Support Services

Additional support services are available below

SERVICE CONTACT DESCRIPTION
1800Respect 1800 737 732 National, 24/7 Sexual Assault & DV Helpline
Accommodation (Temporary) Hotline 1800 152 152
(NSW only)
Department of Housing provides temporary accommodation in low-cost hotels, motels, caravan parks and similar
ADIS Alcohol & Drug Information Service 1800 250 015 National number that will refer callers to State specific numbers via recorded message
Alcoholics Anonymous 1300 22 22 22 or (02) 9599 8866 To support people with alcohol addiction
ASSERT (02) 9212 2348 Sexual Health counseling for men & women. Note this is based in NSW but services other states
Beyond Blue Info Line 1300 224 636 Mental Health Support & Referrals
CAPS (Child Abuse Prevention Service) 1800 688 009 Telephone support offering information, referral and ongoing support to those affected by child abuse, concerned about the welfare of a child, or needing family or parenting support.
CentreLink 132 468 Info about payments and services for Medicare and Child Support
Child Protection Helpline – 24/7 132 111 Hotline to report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect.
Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 To report information on a crime anonymously
Domestic Violence Line – 24/7 1800 656 463 If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, you can ring the Domestic Violence Line.
E Headspace 1800 650 890 For young people 12-25-online chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental professional
GROW 1800 558 268 National service, a peer supported program for growth and personal development for people with a mental illness and/or experiencing difficulty in coping with life’s challenges
Health Direct Australia 1800 022 222 Direct medical or health advice from a trained nurse 24/7
Housing Contact Centre – 24/7 1800 422 322 Hotline for queries about social housing or tenancy enquiries.
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 Kid’s Helpline is Australia’s only free, private, confidential phone & online counseling service specifically for young people aged 5-25yrs
Lifeline 13 11 14 A 24/7 telephone crisis line for people at risk of suicide or needing support through a crisis
Link2home -24/7 1800 152 152 If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, link2home telephone service can help.
Mensline -24/7 1300 789 978 Telephone and online support, information and referral service, for men dealing with relationship problems
Mental Health Helpline 1800 011 511 Emergency assessment & advisory service to assist mental health clients & their carers
Narcotics Anonymous na.org.au Support for people with drug addiction
NSW Elder Abuse Helpline 1800 628 221 If you or someone you know is experiencing elder abuse, call the NSW Elder Abuse Helpline.
Parentline 1300 30 1300 Supports relationships between parents, children and their families
Police/Fire/Ambulance 000 Emergency Services
Police Assistance Line 131 444 National service for non emergency assistance
Quitline 13 78 48 Support in helping people to stop smoking
Relationships Australia 1300 364 277 Counselling support for relationships, families, mediations and education programs
Salvo Care Line 1300 36 36 22 Support for bereavement, grieving and loss of a loved one through suicide
SANE Australia 1800 18 7263 Support for people with Mental Health issues, education and information service
Sleep Health Foundation (02) 8814 8655 NSW-Information and community education
www.sleephealthfoundation.org.au
Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counseling to people 15 years and over