Help & Support

Keeping Safe

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

If you are suicidal or are in danger of harming yourself in any way, call

LIFELINE: 13 11 14           Men's Help Line: 1300 78 99 78

SUICIDE HELPLINE 1300 651 251

Kids Help Line: 1800 55 1800


Ambulance/Fire/Police: 000           Poisons Information Centre: 13 11 26

We have also included a comprehensive list of other numbers that you may find helpful.

Canberra
New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia


 

CANBERRA

Abortion Grief Counselling - 1300 363 550

Abortion Trauma and Crisis Pregnancy Help – 1300 737 732

Advocate for Survivors of Child Abuse - 1300 657 380

AL - ANON - 02 6251 7726

Alcoholics Anonymous - 02 6249 1340

Ambulance/Fire/Police - 000

ARAFMI - 1800 655 198

Cancer Council - 1800 422 760

Caroline Chisholm Women's refuge - 02 6286 2173

Child Abuse Prevention Services - 1800 688 009

Crisis & Assessment (Triage) Team 24 hours - 02 6205 1065 or 1800 629 354

Crisis Pregnancy - 1800 650 840

Domestic Violence Crisis Service - 02 6248 7800

Drugs in Family - 02 6257 3043

Early Childhood Intervention Infoline - 1300 656 865

Epilepsy Assoc. - Advice & Info - 1300 366 162

Family Crisis Service - 1300 134 294

Family Drug Support - 1300 368 186

Gambling Line - 1800 633 635

Health First - 02 6207 7777

HIV / AIDS Information & referral - 1800 451 600

Kids Helpline - 1800 551 800

Lifeline - 13 11 14

Lone Fathers Association - 02 6258 4216

MAACS - 02 6241 0433

Men's accommodation & Crisis Service - 02 6258 4216

Mental Health Crisis & Assessment Team - 1800 629 354 or 02 6205 1065

Mental Health GROW - 1800 032 120

Parentline - 02 6205 8800

Parent Line ( Mon - Fri 9am - 4:30pm) - 13 20 55

Parent Support Line ( Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm) - 02 6278 3995

Parents without Partners - 02 6248 6333 or 02 6258 4216

Poisons Information Centre - 13 11 26

Rape Crisis Centre - 1800 424 017

Rape Crisis Centre - 02 6247 2525

Samaritan House Men's Shelter - 02 6247 6691

SANE Helpline - 1800 18 SANE (7263)

SIDS - 1800 651 186

St Jude's Family Service - 02 6294 9034

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NEW SOUTH WALES

Abortion Grief Counselling – 1300 363 550

Abortion Trauma and Crisis Pregnancy Help – 1300 737 732

Advocacy Citizen Western Sydney – 02 9893 8210

Advocate for Survivors of Child Abuse – 1300 657 380

Al-Anon Family Group – 02 9279 3600 (Sydney)

02 4969 3889 (Newcastle)

02 4731 1442 (Penrith)

Alcoholic Anonymous – 02 9799 1199
Northside Central Service Office – 02 9488 9820

Anxiety Disorders Alliance1800 626 055 or 02 9570 4519

ARAFMI Helpline – 02 9805 1883 or 1800 655 198

Bonnie Babies Foundation – 02 9410 0704

Breastfeeding Helpline NMAA – 02 9639 8685

Cancer Council NSW – 13 11 20

Centacare Adoption Services – 02 9793 7522

Chemist Emergency Prescription – 02 9235 0333

Child Abuse Line – 1800 066 777

Child Abuse Prevention Services – 02 9716 8000 or 1800 688 009

Crisis Centre, Wayside Chapel – 02 9358 9577

Crisis Pregnancy – 1800 650 840

Dial-A-Mum – 02 9477 6777

Distress Call – 1300 364 454

DoCS Helpline – 132 111

Domestic Violence Line – 1800 656 463

Early Childhood Intervention Infoline1300 656 865

Eating Disorders Support and Information – 02 9412 4499

Epilepsy Association – 02 9856 7090

Family Crisis Centre – 02 9622 0522 or 02 9622 0313

Family Drug Support – 1300 368 186

Fathers' Support Service Uniting Care – 02 9806 0200

FPA Health Line – 1300 658 886

G-Line – 1800 833 635 or TTY 1800 633 649

Gay & Lesbian Counselling Service – http://www.glcsnsw.org.au

Gay & Lesbian Twenty 10 – 02 9552 6130

Glaucoma Australia1800 500 880

Grief Support Inc. – 02 9489 6644

Hepatitis C Helpline – 02 9332 1599

HIV/AIDS Information & Referral – 02 9332 4000 or TTY 02 9332 4268 Immigrant Women's Speakout02 9835 8022

Inner West Migrant Resource Centre – 02 9798 4777

Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800

Legacy Sydney02 9248 9000 or 1800 444 041

LifeLine13 11 14

Lions Club Bankstown02 9792 4884

Lions Club Bondi – 02 9337 6271

Lions Club Cronulla – 02 9544 1361

Lions Club Engadine02 9520 8047

Lions Club Epping – 02 9899 5099

Lions Club Frenchs Forest02 9451 8080

Lions Club Hornsby – 02 9484 8050

Lions Club Kellyville – 02 9634 8454

Lions Club Lane Cove – 02 9428 2377

Lions Club Lugamo02 9153 9536

Lions Club Oatley – 02 9579 3029

Lions Club Parramatta02 9686 6850

Men's Phoneline02 9979 9909

Mental Health GROW NSW – 1800 032 120

Mothersafe02 9382 6539

or 1800 647 848

Nar-Anon Family Groups – 02 9418 8728

Narconon Sydney Inc. – 02 4377 1107

NETS (NSW newborn and paediatric Emergency Transport Services) – 1300 36 2500

The Ted Noffs Foundation – 02 9310 0133 or 1800 151 045

NSW Sports Council for the Disabled – 02 9763 2455

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Support Groups – 1800 626 055 or 02 9570 4519

Parent Line – 13 20 55

Poisons Information Centre – 13 11 26

Public Health Emergencies – 02 9391 9000 or 02 9926 7111

Rape Crisis Centre – 02 9819 6565 or TTY 02 9181 4349

SANE Helpline - 1800 18 SANE (7263)

Salvo Care Line – 02 9331 6000

Salvo Crisis Line – 02 9331 2000

Salvo Youth Line – 02 9380 3000

Self Help Information Network – 02 9660 6136

Sexual Assault Counselling – 02 9926 7580

SIDS NSW/SANDS (NSW) – 02 9721 0124 or 1800 651 186

Solace Association Inc – 02 9909 2660

Sydney City Mission02 9319 6211, 02 9219 2000, 02 9374 3000 or 1800 633 063

Telefriend Counselling02 9419 8622

Triumph over OCD and Phobias (TOP) – 02 9817 2383 or 1800 626 077 (outside Sydney)

Vietnam Veterans Counselling Service – 1800 043 503

Youthline Western Sydney02 9633 3666

Youth Hotline – 1300 364 004

Youth Line Sydney02 9951 5522

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NORTHERN TERRITORY

Abortion Grief Counselling - 1300 363 550

Abortion Trauma and Crisis Pregnancy Help – 1300 737 732

Advocate for Survivors of Child Abuse - 1300 657 380

AIDS / STDS - 08 8922 8122

Alice Springs Community Health Services - 08 8951 6711

Alice Springs Hospital After Hrs Contact - 08 8951 777

Ambulance/Fire/Police - 000

Amity Community Services - 1800 629 683

Australian False memory Association Inc - 1300 888 877

Banyan House for Drug Rehab - 08 8947 0832

Birthline ( reverse Charge) - 08 8363 1444

CASY House (Crisis Youth Shelter) - 08 8948 2044

Centacare Alice Springs - 08 8953 3177

Centacare Darwin - 08 8941 0022

Centacare Katherine - 08 8971 0777

Child Abuse Prevention Services - 1800 688 009

Child Abuse Reporting - 1800 700 250

Crisis Care Unit 24 hrs - 13 16 11

Child Protection - 1800 700 250

Crisis Line - 1800 019 116 or 08 8981 9227

Crisis Pregnancy - 1800 650 840

Darwin Community Legal Service - 1800 812 953

Epilepsy Assoc. - Advice & Info - 1300 366 162

Family Drug Support - 1300 368 186

GROW in the NT - 08 8945 4096

Kids Helpline - 1800 551 800

Lifeline - 13 11 14

Maternal & Nursing Child Services - 08 8951 6711

Mental Health Service (Rural & Remote Assessment & Crisis Intervention 24hr Service) - 13 14 65

Poisons Information Centre - 13 11 26

Pregnancy Help (Centacare NT) - 08 8941 0022

Relationships Australia Darwin / Katherine - 08 8981 6676

Relationships Australia Areas out of Darwin - 1800 652 404

Relationships Australia Alice Springs / Tennant Creek - 08 8952 7344

Relationships Australia Areas out of Alice Springs - 1800 634 505

Ruby Gaea - Darwin Centre. Against Rape - 08 8945 0155

SANE Helpline - 1800 18 SANE (7263)

Sexual Assault Referral Services Alice Springs - 08 8951 5880

Sexual Assault Referral Services Alice Springs after hrs - 08 8951 7777

Sexual Assault Referral Services Darwin (24hrs) - 08 8922 7156

Sexual Assault Referral Services Katherine - 08 8971 0777

Sexual Assault Referral Services Katherine After hrs - 08 8973 9211

Sexual Assault Referral Services Tenant Creek - 08 8962 1715

Sexual Assault Referral Services Tenant Creek after hrs - 08 8962 4399

Somerville Community Services - 08 8945 1533

Top End Mental Health Services (Emergency Assessment Team) - 08 8999 4988

Women's Information Centre - 08 8951 5880

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QUEENSLAND

Abortion Trauma and Crisis Pregnancy Help – 1300 737 732

Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families (ACOA) - 07 3321 1511

Advocate for Survivors of Child Abuse - 1300 657 380

AIDS Information - 1800 177 434

Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Services - 07 3236 2414 or 1800 177 833

ARAFMI - 07 3254 1881

AFMA (Australian False Memory Association inc.) - 1300 88 88 77

Bonnie Babes Foundation - 07 3353 2325

Breast Cancer Support Service - 13 11 20

Brisbane Health Services Information Line - 07 3236 4833

Cancer Helpline, Information and Support Service - 13 11 20

Child Protection Services - 07 3235 9999

Drug-Arm - 1300 656 800

Eating Disorders Association Inc. - 07 3876 2500

Emotions Anonymous 24 hr answering service - 07 3257 1904

Men's Telephone Counselling Service - 1800 600 636

Narcotics Anonymous - 07 3391 5045

Nar-Anon Family Groups - 07 3211 3115

Parentline Counselling Service - 1300 30 1300

Queensland AIDS Council - 07 3017 1777

Queensland Homicide Victim's Support Group - 1800 774 744

Queensland Intravenous AIDS Association - 07 3252 5390

Quitline - 13 1848

Rape and Incest Survivors Support Centre - 07 3391 0004

SANE Helpline - 1800 18 SANE (7263)

SOSBSA - 07 3209 4180

Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline - 1800 010 120

The Compassionate Friends Qld Inc. - 07 3371 2233

Vision Australia Foundation - 1300 365 560

Women's Health Queensland-wide - 07 3839 9988
TTY service - 07 3831 5508

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Abortion Grief Counselling - 1300 363 550

Abortion Trauma and Crisis Pregnancy Help – 1300 737 732

Agoraphobia Distress Service - 08 8294 6181

Al-Anon/Alateen - 08 8212 6824

Al- Anon / Alateen Families of alcoholics - 08 8231 2959

Alcoholic & drug information service - 1300 131 340

Alcoholics Anonymous - 08 8346 3255

Ambulance/Fire/Police - 000

Australian False Memory Assoc. Inc - 1300 888 877

Birthline-Pregnancy Support - 08 8363 1444

Breastfeeding Helpline NMAA - 08 8411 0050

Chest Pain Hotline - 1300 781 188

Child Abuse Prevention Services - 1800 688 009

Child Abuse Report Line - 13 14 78

Crisis Care Unit - 13 16 11

Crisis Pregnancy - 1800 650 840

Child Support Action group - 08 8341 1225

Epilepsy Assoc - 1300 366 162

Family Drug Support - 1300 368 186

Kids Helpline - 1800 551 800

Lifeline - 13 11 14

Living Hope Counselling - 08 8277 4033

Living Hope Youthcall - 08 8277 4400

Men's Information & Support Centre - 08 8212 0331

Mental Health Emergency Assessment & Crisis Intervention Service (ACIS) - 13 1465 or 08 8229 2020

Mental Health Unit (Department of Human Services) - 08 8226 0777

Parent Helpline - 1300 364 100

Parents supporting parents and their sons & daughters who are gay, lesbian or bisexual - 08 8241 0616 or 08 8369 0718

Poisons Information Centre - 13 11 26

Police attendance - 131 444

Police Sexual Assault Section - 08 8207 5716

Rape & Sexual assault Service - 08 8226 8787

SANE Helpline - 1800 18 SANE (7263)

South East Women's Emergency Services - 1800 631 385

Toughlove Parent Support Line - 1300 365 494

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TASMANIA

AA – 03 6234 8711

Abortion Grief Counselling - 1300 363 550

Abortion Trauma and Crisis Pregnancy Help – 1300 737 732

Advocate for Survivors of Child Abuse - 1300 657 380

AIDS council - 1800 005 900

Ambulance/Fire/Police - 000

Child Abuse Prevention Services - 1800 688 009

Child Abuse Survivors - 1300 657 380

Child Youth & Family support - 1800 001 219

Crisis Assessment & new referrals - 1800 332 388

Crisis Pregnancy Counselling (24hr) - 1300 737 732

Domestic Violence Crisis Services - 1800 633 937

Family Drug Support - 1300 368 186

Gambling Helpline - 1800 000 973 or TTY 1800 000 974

Gay/Bisexual Support - 1800 633 900

Hobart Community Legal Service - 03 6223 2500

Hobart Womens Shelter - 03 6234 6323

Jireh House Assoc. Inc ( Accommodation & Support service for women & children escaping domestic violence) - 03 6229 3750

Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800

Lifeline - 13 11 14

Life Link Samaritans - 1300 364 566

McCombe House (emergency accomodation for women & children escaping domestic violence 24hr) – 03 6234 5777

Mental Health Services - 03 6233 2388

Nursing Mothers Assoc. ( 24hr Breastfeeding Helpline) - 03 6223 2609

Poisons Information Centre - 13 11 26

SANE Helpline - 1800 18 SANE (7263)

Sexual Assault Support - 03 6231 1811

State Emergency Service - 03 6230 2700

Suicide Prevention - 1300 360 980

Text Emergency (for TTY) Ph - 106

Veterans Line - 1800 011 046

Victims of Crime - 03 6228 7628

Womens Legal Service Tasmania - 1800 682 468

Young Autism Support Tasmania - 03 6229 7818

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VICTORIA

Abortion Trauma and Crisis Pregnancy Help – 1300 737 732

Adoption Association of Relinquishing Mothers – 03 9769 0232

Adoptive Families Assoc. – 03 9574 8873

Advocate for Survivors of Child Abuse – 1300 657 380

AIDS Line – 03 9347 6099

Al-Anon & Alateen Family Groups – 03 9642 3330

Alcohol and Drugs – Direct Line – 03 9416 1818

Alcoholics Anonymous – 03 9429 1833

Alzheimer's Association of VIC – 1800 639 331

Arthritis Vic Inc Osteoporosis – 03 9530 0255 or 1800 011 041

Bonnie Babes Foundation – 03 9792 2344

Breastfeeding Helpline NMAA – 03 9885 0653

Cancer Helpline – 13 11 20

CARE RING – Your Crisis Line – 13 61 69

Carer Respite Centre – Southern – 1800 059 059

Carers Association VIC – 1800 242 636

Caroline Chisholm Society – 03 9370 3933

Child Abuse – 13 1278

Child Abuse Prevention Services – 1800 688 009

Council of single mothers & their children Inc – 03 9654 0622

Court Network – 03 9603 7433

Crime Victims Support Association – 03 9758 2818

Crisis Pregnancy – 9417 7622

DAS West – Drug & Alcohol Treatment service – 03 8345 6682

Deaf Infolink1300 302 335 or 1300 302 325 TTY

Disability Information Victoria1300 650 865

DrugInfo Clearinghouse – 1300 85 85 84

Drug Line Buoyancy Foundation – 03 9429 3322

Emergency After Hours Respite Service – 1800 727 280

Epilepsy Association – 1300 366 162

Epilepsy Foundation of Vic – 03 9805 9111

Families Anonymous (support for families of drug people) – 03 9889 8112

Family Drug Support – 1300 368 186

Family Planning Victoria03 9257 0100 or 1800 013 952

Gambler's Help – 1800 156 789

Gay & Lesbian Switchboard – 03 9510 5488

Griefline03 9596 7799

GROW – 03 9890 9846

Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800

Lifeline – 13 11 14

Lifeline – Victorian Statewide Suicide Helpline – 1300 651 251

Maternal & Child Health after hours – 03 9853 0844

Maternal & Child Health Line – 13 2229

Men's Help Line – 1300 78 99 78

Men's Referral Service – 03 9428 2899 or 1800 065 973

Mental Health Foundation of Vic – 03 9427 0406

Narcotics Anonymous – 03 9525 2833

OCD & Anxiety Helpline – 03 9576 2477

Panic & Anxiety Disorders Assistance – 03 9889 6760

Parent Line – 13 2289

Poisons Information Centre – 13 1126

Relationships Australia1800 817 569

SANE Helpline - 1800 18 SANE (7263)

Schizophrenia FV Helpline – 03 9482 4189

Sexual Assault – 03 9344 2210 or 1800 806 292
TTY Service – 03 9662 9030

SIDSVictoria03 9822 9611 or 1300 308 307

Stepfamily Association of Victoria03 9481 1500

Telelink (group discussion for people who are homebound) – 03 8587 0200

Thyroid Australia03 9561 2483

TRANX Inc. (Info on tranquillisers and sleeping pills) – 03 9889 7355

Vietnam Veterans Counselling Service – 1800 011 046

WAYSS (provides housing and support services) – 03 9791 6111

Win Support Services – 1800 727 280

Women's Domestic Violence Crisis – 03 9373 0123 or 1800 015 188

Women's Health Information Centre – 03 9344 2007

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Aboriginal Health - general enquires - 08 9222 2455

Abortion Grief Counselling - 08 9450 6091

Abortion Trauma and Crisis Pregnancy Help – 1300 737 732

ACROD (National Industry Assoc. for Disability Services) - 08 9242 5544
http://www.acrod.org.au

Advocate for Survivors of Child Abuse - 1300 657 380

AIDS Line - 08 9482 0044
http://www.waaids.asn.au

Alcohol & Drug Counselling & Info Service - 08 9442 5000
http://www.nextstep.health.wa.gov.au

Alcoholics Anonymous - 08 9325 3566
http://www.alcoholicsanonymous.org.au

Alzheimer's Association of WA - 08 9388 2800
http://www.alzheimers.asn.au

Ambulance, Fire, Police - 000

Australian Breastfeeding Association - 08 9340 1200
http://www.nmaa.asn.au

Anxiety Disorders & Panic Centre Wembley - 08 9381 9400

Arthritis Foundation of WA - 08 9388 2199
http://www.arthritis.org.au

Asthma WA - 08 9481 1234
http://www.asthmawa.org.au

Australian Kidney Foundation WA - 08 9322 1354
http://www.kidney.org.au

Child Abuse Prevention Services - 1800 688 009

Child Sexual Abuse Service (Princess Marg Hosp) - 08 9340 8222

Children's Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation - 08 9340 8330
http://www.childcancerresearch.com.au

Crisis Care - 08 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008

Crisis Pregnancy - 1800 650 840

Continence Advisory Service - 08 9386 9777

Diabetes Australia (WA) - 08 9325 7699

Domestic Violence - 08 9223 1111

Down Syndrome Association of WA - 08 9358 3544

Epilepsy Advice, Info & Education Line - 1300 366 162
Epilepsy Association of WA - 08 9381 1187
http://www.ictservices.com.au/~eawa

Family Court Counselling Service - 08 9224 8248 or 1800 199 228
(Dispute resolution services for families at time of separation)

Family Drug Support - 1300 368 186

Family Helpline - 08 9223 1100 or 1800 643 000

G. Line ( Gambling Problems) - 1800 622 112 or TTY 1800 622 125

Gay & Lesbian Counselling - 08 9420 7201
http://www.glcs.org.au

GROW - 08 9328 3344

Health Direct - 1800 022 222
http://www.health.wa.gov.au

HealthInfo - 1300 135 030
(for help in contacting the right health service)

Heart Support - 08 9381 5434

Kids Helpline - 1800 551 800

Interpreting Service - 13 14 50

Joondalup - 08 9300 3431

Karnany Aboriginal Centre - 08 9274 7929

Lifeline - 13 11 14

Lifeline - Admin & Support Programs - 08 9421 1114

http://www.lifeline.iinet.net.au

Men's Domestic Violence Helpline - 08 9223 1199 or 1800 000 599

Mental Health Direct - 1800 220 400

Multicultural Access Unit - 08 9400 9504
(for written translated health information & policy)

Multiple Sclerosis Society of WA - 08 9365 4888
http://www.multiple-wa.asn.au

Murdoch - 08 9366 1677

Narcotics Anonymous - 08 9227 8361
http://www.naoz.org.au

National Continence Helpline - 1800 330 066

National Heart Foundation - 08 9388 3343
http://www.wa.heartfoundation.com.au

Osteoporosis WA - 08 9388 2199

Paraplegic-Quadriplegic Assoc of WA - 08 9381 0111

Parent Drug Info Service - 08 9442 5050

Parenting Line - 08 9272 1466 or 1800 654 432

People with Disabilities WA - 08 9386 6477

Poisons Info Centre - 13 11 26

Police - 08 9222 1111

Psychiatric Emergency Team (PET) - 1300 555 788 or 1800 676 822

Quitline - 13 18 48

Relationships Australia (WA) - 08 9489 6363

Royal WA institute for the Blind - 08 9272 1122

Salvo Care Line - 08 9227 8655

SANDS (Still birth & Neo-natal Support group) - 1800 686 780

SANE Helpline - 1800 18 SANE (7263)

http://www.sane.org

Schizophrenia Fellowship of WA - 08 9380 6688

Sexual Assault Resource Centre - 08 9340 1828 or 1800 199 888

SIDS Foundation (WA) - 08 9474 3544
http://www.sidsaustralia.org.au

Suicide Emergency Services
- The Samaritans - 08 9381 5555
- Samaritans Youthline - 08 9388 2500
- TTY (for hearing/speech impaired) - 08 9382 8822

Swan Emergency Accommodation - 08 9274 5382
After hrs - 08 9274 1611

Victims of Crime - 08 9356 0524

Vietnam Veterans Counselling Service - 1800 011 046

Women's Refuge Group WA - 08 9420 7264

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