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.
Parenting groups, family services and supports (previously BCYF).
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.
Supports for young people 12-25, including mental health, drug & alcohol support, homelessness and family reconciliation.
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.
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.