BCYF & Bethany have merged! Our two like-minded not-for-profit organisations are now Meli. Learn more

Community Support

BCYF and Bethany have recently merged to form Meli, with a goal to strengthen our community throughout life’s stages. Although our merger is still in the transition phase, we would like to inform you that you can still access all BCYF and Bethany services and programs at their respective websites.

Family Support

Parenting groups, family services and supports (previously BCYF).

Family Violence

Support for people and families experiencing family violence to find safety. We also support people who are using violence to make better choices for themselves and their families.

Youth Services

Supports for young people 12-25, including mental health, drug & alcohol support, homelessness and family reconciliation.

Housing support

Support and advocacy for people experiencing difficulties with their housing arrangements.

Support for Families, Parents & Carers – Bethany

Playgroups, family programs and kinship care (previously Bethany).

Alcohol & Other Drug Support

Alcohol & Other Drug supports for young people, adults and families.

Money Help

Support and counselling for financial services including emergency relief and Gambler’s Help.

Individual & Family Counselling

Professional family and relationship counselling.

Support your Staff Wellbeing

Confidential counselling service for employees needing assistance with their wellbeing, either personally or at their workplace.

Refugee & Asylum Seeker Counselling

Emotional and practical supports for those newly arrived or who have been living in Australia.

Communities That Care

Supporting schools, parents and neighbourhoods in the northern suburbs of Geelong.

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