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24/7 Support & Advice
If your loved one has passed away, please call our funeral directors, and we can assist you and your family every step of the way through this often difficult time.
With funeral services for religious, non-religious and many different cultural backgrounds, our experienced staff are here to help 24/7.
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When Someone Dies
Contact us when your loved one has passed away, at any time. We are open 24 hours, seven days a week.
Funeral director will liase with the appropriate professionals and people to get the required documents.
We take your loved one into our care. We will contact you to begin funeral arrangements.
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All Religions & Cultures
At Allison Monkhouse we understand and respect all religions and cultures which is why we are so often called on for specific funeral services and needs. We have dedicated staff for various communities including and not limited to: Cambodian, Chinese, French, Greek, Indian, Korean, Laotian, Sri Lankan, and Vietnamese.
Modern, Well Equipped Chapels
Our elegant and spacious chapels are equipped with professional sound & display equipment, air-conditioning and many look over a tranquil water garden. Our larger chapels can accommodate up to 150 people and facilities are available to serve light refreshments.
Supporting You, Always
Our caring and compassionate staff are on call 24 hours 7 days a week to guide you through the arrangements, ensuring we meet all needs as requested by you, your loved one and any cultural or religious requests.
24 Hour Advice Line
Serving Victorian Families for Six Generations and Over 160 Years
Contact Allison Monkhouse and let our caring staff guide you in arranging a meaningful farewell. Contact your local Allison Monkhouse branch and let our caring staff guide you through what can appear to be a maze of arrangements and legal requirements.
Our branches are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week or, if you prefer, you can request that we call you back at a time convenient for you.
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(03) 9988 9165
Many Languages. Many Cultures
Providing a service that honours your loved one’s religion and culture is of utmost importance to all of the staff at Allison Monkhouse, which is why we have dedicated staff who speak multiple languages, serving many of Melbourne’s ethnic communities. This wide selection of translators and bilingual staff can assist you and your loved ones through the planning arrangements and details that are specific to your culture or background.
Dutch & German
Els van der Scheer is a Dutch native who is also fluent in German. She has many years experience serving families.
Families from the many French-speaking nations and territories have been served by us including France, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, French Polynesia and French-speaking African countries.
We have been assisting Greek and Greek Orthodox families for over 20 years and we are familiar with the funeral requirements.
Indian & Sri-Lankan
For many years, Sri-Lankan and Indian families have been served by us. We have particular experience with Hindu and Buddhist families.
We have served the Korean community for a number of years and can assist Korean families, whether they are Protestant, Catholic, Buddhist or from another tradition.