Emergency Numbers

In case of EMERGENCY call 000

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Name

Phone Number

Description

Police, Fire and Ambulance

000

Emergency response

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467

24/7 crisis counselling to people at risk of suicide, carers for someone who is suicidal and those bereaved by suicide

Suicideline

1300 651 251

24/7 counselling and information for anyone affected by suicide

Child FIRST

1300 369 146

A service where you can receive information and support if immediate safety of the young person is not compromised.

Child Protection

1300 360 391

Referral where circumstance has a serious impact on the child’s immediate safety, stability or development, or the concern is persistent and entrenched and likely to have a significant impact on the child’s development.

Child Protection Crisis Line

13 12 78

Weekend and after hour service for concerns about the immediate safety of a child or young person within their family unit

Crisis Care Helpline

13 16 11

24/7 telephone counselling for any crisis situation

Direct Line

1800 888 236

24/7 information, counselling and referral for alcohol and other drug related issues

Eastern Health CYMHS ACCESS

1300 721 927

The ACCESS team deal with all referrals for young people needing a mental health response from Eastern Health. They will offer support if you have immediate concerns regarding a young person’s mental state.

Gambler's Helpline

1800 858 858

24/7 telephone support for issues related to gambling

Healthdirect Australia

1800 022 222

24/7 health advice line staffed by registered nurses to provide expert health advice

Kids Helpline

1800 551 800

24/7 counselling for kids

Lifeline Australia

13 11 14

24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention

Mensline

1300 789 978

24/7 counselling for men, including information and referral

WIRE Women's Information

1300 134 130

Information and counselling for women

Nurse-on-call

1300 366 356

24/7 general health advice and information

Sexual Assault Crisis Line

1800 806 292

After hours telephone crisis counselling service for victims or survivors of both past and recent sexual assault

Womens Domestic Violence Crisis Service

1800 015 188

24/7 support and information for women experiencing violence and abuse from a partner or ex partner, another family member or someone else they are close to

OTHER INFORMATION AND SUPPORT LINES

Name

Phone Number

Description

Beyond Blue

1300 224 636

National mental health information line

Child Abuse Prevention Services

1800 688 009

Information, referral and ongoing support to those affected by child abuse, concerned about the welfare of a child, or needing family or parenting support

Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service (DACAS)

1800 812 804

Health and Welfare professionals only: consultancy service

Eating Disorder Helpline

9885 0318

Information, guidance and support to anyone whose life is affected by an eating disorder, body image issues or disordered eating

eHeadspace

1800 650 890

Online telephone support and counselling

Gay and Lesbian Switchboard

13 22 89

Telephone counselling, information and referral service for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) communities

Griefline

9596 7799

Telephone counselling for people struggling with grief and loss

Parentline

13 22 89

Support, counselling and education for parents

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline

1800 882 436

Information and counselling for women, their partners and families relating to issues of conception, pregnancy, birthing and post natal care

Relationships Australia

1300 364 277

Relationship support services for individuals, families and communities

SANE Australia

1800 187 263

Mental health information regarding symptoms, treatments, medications, support and health for carers

ONLINE COUNSELLING

Please note that online counselling services are not always able to respond immediately

Name

Website

Description

Counselling Online

http://www.counsellingonline.org.au

Online counselling for anyone worried about or seeking help for their own alcohol and/or other drug use, or anyone concerned about the alcohol or other drug use of a family member or friend

Counselling online is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week across Australia

eHeadspace

https://www.eheadspace.org.au

Free online support for young people and families that are going through a tough time. Also a great way for young people who are worried about someone they know to get some extra support

Gambling Help Online

http://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/accessing-support/online-counselling/

Online counselling and email support for anyone wanting help with a gambling concern

Kids Helpline Web Counselling

http://www.kidshelp.com.au/teens/get-help/web-counselling/

Access to a Kids Helpline counsellor over the web