Counselling Services for Men and Boys

National and Canberra based organisations offering specialised counselling services for men and boys who have in the past or are currently experiencing family violence include:

Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS)

The DVCS runs the 28 week Room4Change program for men who want to stop using violence and controlling behaviours.

Phone 6280 0900

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre (CRCC)

Counselling and support is provided to men over the age of 16 through the Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault program.

Phone 6247 2525
Text 0488 586 518

Brother to Brother

Brother to Brother provides 24 phone based counselling for Aboriginal men needing extra support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lines are staffed by Aboriginal men, including elders, to promote a culturally-safe service.

Phone 1800 435 799


EveryMan provides counselling for men with complex needs including those using or experiencing family violence. Support is also offered to family members who have concern about men in their lives.

Phone 6230 6999


Menslink supports young men in the Canberra region through counselling, mentoring and school outreach programs.

Phone 6287 2226

Men's Referral Service

The Men’s Referral Service offers assistance, information and counselling to help men who use family violence. Support is also given to women, friends and family members seeking help for their men.

Phone 1300 766 491

MensLine Australia

MensLine provides a 24 hour telephone and online support and information service for men and boys who are dealing with family and relationship difficulties.

Phone 1300 78 99 78