connectEDspace - support for young people

Young people can face all sorts of pressures – including problems at school, with friends or at home.
connectEDspace is a website by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV), dedicated to young people to help provide all the information they need to deal with the stuff they go through each day.

Aboriginal Family and Relationship Support

RAV provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and individuals to help strengthen family relationships.

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained person to discuss couple issues, conflicts with friends, relationship breakdown, parenting, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, grief, sexual problems, childhood sexual abuse, stress and work related tensions and disputes.


Relationships Australia Victoria has an established reputation for delivering quality training across a range of areas related to family relationships. Our nationally-accredited training and professional development workshops encompass the learning and development needs within the community services sector.

Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is a leading training organisation with national and international expertise and 70 years' experience in relationship counselling, conflict resolution, family dispute resolution (FDR), family relationships, couple therapy and parenting education.

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) (registration code 21977), RAV provides quality higher education, vocational training and professional development in a range of areas relating to relationship counselling, FDR, mediation and relationship education.

Our nationally-recognised training courses are built on a framework of competency-based workplace training and assessment, and are focused on the knowledge and skills required to perform in the workplace.

We also offer a range of professional development short courses, which provide opportunities for professionals to further enhance their skills in the community, welfare, education and legal sectors. All RAV facilitators are experienced educators with extensive expertise in fields including psychology, social work and mediation/FDR.

We also offer clinical supervision and consultancy services and accreditation as a Registered Mediator for those who wish to undertake or have completed the appropriate training.

Download our 2021 training flyer.