At a glance

Bethany Community Support Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit community services organisation providing high-quality support services for women, men, children and families living in the Barwon and South West regions of Victoria. 

Our flexible and responsive intake service considers the complexity of our clients’ needs and connects them to the most appropriate service, or services, from a broad range of programs which include:   

  • Children and family services
  • Whole-of-family family violence services
  • Disability support services (we are a NDIS provider)
  • Financial counselling and support
  • Gambler’s help
  • Housing services
  • Emergency relief

Our staff are located in three locations: Hamlyn Heights (our head office site); Geelong West; and Warrnambool. We also have a number of staff working in co-located spaces across the region, including in schools and community hubs, and have staff undertaking home outreach.

Bethany’s service area spans from the western suburbs of Melbourne to the Victoria/South Australia border. 

The Bethany team value people and community, and work together to support children, families and individuals to be the best they can, develop secure relationships and participate in their community.

Bethany Kindergarten Services

Bethany Kindergarten Services operate 21 kindergartens in the Greater Geelong area, delivering quality early childhood education programs for local children, enhanced by access to a range of support services for kindergarten children and families. For more information, please visit the Bethany Kindergarten Services website.

Our commitment to diversity

At Bethany, we embrace our diverse community, and are committed to providing an accessible and inclusive space and service for all employees, volunteers, service users and visitors. We work with people and partner organisations representing all sections of the community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities; and with those who identify as LGBTIQ. All of Bethany’s offices are accessible to people who use wheelchairs and those with mobility issues. Interpreter and translator services are available to all our clients upon request.