Contacts: Imprisonment supervision and prisoner rights

Adult Parole Board of Victoria

Tel: 9094 2111

Email: apb.enquiries@justice.vic.gov.au

Web: www.adultparoleboard.vic.gov.au

Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO)

1 Hoddle Street, Richmond Vic 3121

Tel: 9413 7000

Web: www.acso.org.au

ASCO provides services for ex-prisoners.

Australian Vietnamese Women’s Association

Tel: 9428 9078

Email: info@avwa.org.au

Web: www.avwa.org.au

Brotherhood of St Laurence

Tel: 9483 1183

Web: www.bsl.org.au

Centrelink

Tel (Centrelink employment services): 13 28 50

Web: www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/centrelink

Corrections Victoria

Tel: 8684 6600

Web: www.corrections.vic.gov.au

Corrections Victoria’s housing program coordinator

Email: cvhousing@justice.vic.gov.au

DirectLine

Tel: 1800 888 236 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Web: www.directline.org.au

Alcohol and drug counselling

Fines Victoria

Tel: 9200 8222

Web: https://online.fines.vic.gov.au

Flat Out

54 Pin Oak Crescent, Flemington Vic 3031

Tel: 9372 6155

Web: www.flatout.org.au

Flat Out is a support service for women leaving prison.

Housing support services

Tel: 1800 825 955 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Connects callers with the nearest housing service

Jesuit Social Services

Tel: 9421 7600

Web: https://jss.org.au

Justice Assurance and Review Office

Victorian Government Department of Justice and Community Safety

Tel: 8684 6394

Email: jaro@justice.vic.gov.au

Web: www.justice.vic.gov.au/contact-us/justice-assurance-and-review-office-jaro

Justice Health

Victorian Government Department of Justice and Community Safety

Tel: 9947 1601

Email: justicehealth@justice.vic.gov.au

Web: www.corrections.vic.gov.au/justice-health

Justice Health is responsible for delivering health services to people in Victoria’s prisons

Lifeline

Tel: 13 11 14 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Melbourne City Mission

Tel: 9977 0000

Web: www.melbournecitymission.org.au

MensLine Australia

Tel: 1300 789 978

Information and support to assist men with issues relating to anger, behaviour, relationships and parenting

Parentline Victoria

Tel: 13 22 89 (8 am to midnight, seven days a week)

Web: https://kidshelpline.com.au/parents

Support and advice for parents

Post Sentence Authority

Tel: 1300 076 724

Web: www.postsentenceauthority.vic.gov.au

Prison Network Ministries

Tel: 9873 4190

Web: http://prisonnetwork.org.au

Supports women who are, or have been, in Victoria’s prisons

Salvation Army – Court and Prison Services

Tel: 13 72 58

Web: www.salvationarmy.org.au

SANE Australia

Tel: 1800 187 263

Web: www.sane.org

Information and advice about mental illness

Sheriff’s Office

Tel: 9200 8222 (metro); 1800 150 410 (regional)

St Vincent de Paul Society

Tel: 9895 5800

Web: www.vinnies.org.au

SuicideLineVictoria

Tel: 1300 651 251 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Support for people who are thinking about suicide, or who have been affected by suicide

Victoria Legal Aid (VLA)

Legal Help phone line: 1300 792 387

Web: www.legalaid.vic.gov.au

Victorian Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (VACRO)

Tel: 9605 1900; 1800 049 871

Email: info@vacro.org.au

Web: www.vacro.org.au

Victorian Ombudsman

Tel: 9613 6222; 1800 806 314

Web: www.ombudsman.vic.gov.au

Womens Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE)

Tel: 1300 134 130

Web: www.wire.org.au

Support, advocacy and information for women in Victoria

WISE Employment

Tel: 1800 685 105

Email: enquiries@wiseemployment.com.au

Web: www.wiseemployment.com.au

Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service

Tel: 9322 3555; 1800 015 188 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Crisis support and safe accommodation for women and their children