Help & Support

If you need help or support there are people you can call.

Emergency

If you or another person is in immediate danger, Call 000 (Triple Zero).
If you are deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment text call 106.


Safety and Violence 

1800RESPECT

1800RESPECT is Australia’s 24/7 national sexual assault, domestic and family violence service. If you are affected by any form of violence, sexual abuse or harassment, you can call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or chat online.

Sunny

1800RESPECT has an app called Sunny to help women and girls with disability learn about and get help with violence. Learn more and download Sunny.

Homelessness Australia

If you are experiencing or at risk of homelessness, there are services that can help you. Visit the Homelessness Australia website to find a service in your area.


Mental Health Support

Lifeline

Lifeline is Australia’s  national support service for people experiencing a personal crisis. If you are experiencing crisis or thinking about taking your life, call 13 11 14 any time of day or night.

Head to Health

Head to Health is an Australian Government website made to help you find digital mental health services and support from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations.

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 – 25. No problem is too big or too small! If you are in need of support.

Call 1800 55 1800 or chat online

Headspace

Headspace is a national confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 – 25 can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.

Call 1800 650 890 or visit eHeadspace

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help people in Australia through anxiety and depression. If you are struggling with your mental health, you can contact Beyond Blue at any time of day for support, advice and referral. Call 1300 22 4636 or chat online.

Butterfly Foundation

The Butterfly Foundation is Australia’s national support service for all Australians impacted by eating disorders and body image issues, and for the families, friends and communities who support them. For advice and support you can call the Butterfly Foundation on 1800 33 4673 or chat online.


Advocacy and Legal Support

If you are experiencing discrimination, need help to access a service or need support with a legal matter, there is support available.

Disability Advocacy Finder 

Disability advocacy is work an individual, a group or an organisation does to stop a person with disability being treated badly, or to help a person with disability with any issues they may have. The Australian Government Disability Advocacy Finder is a tool made  for the purposes of listing the contact details and locations of disability advocacy agencies.

If you need an advocate you can use the Disability Advocacy Finder to find one near you.

Youth Law Australia

Youth Law Australia is a community legal service that is dedicated to helping children and young people in Australia and their supporters to find a legal solution to their problems.

Find out more and get help on the Youth Law Australia website.


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