In a Crisis?

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in a crisis?

For urgent assistance

Emergencies: Ambulance/Fire/Police000
Lifeline, 24 hr counselling service13 11 14
Salvation Army Care line, 24/7 counselling service1300 363 622
Suicide Call Back service1300 659 467
NSW Rape Crisis line1800 424 017
1800 RESPECT (DV and sexual assault)1800 737 732
Men's Line Australia1300 789 978
Kid's Helpline1800 55 1800
Salvation Army Youth line, 24/7 counselling service1300 363 622
BeyondBlue1300 22 4636
Parentline, free support for NSW parents/carers with children 0–18 yrs1300 1300 52
Domestic Violence line (freecall)1800 656 463
Youth Emergency Accommodation Line (YEAL) 1800 424 830
yaa.com.au

At risk of homelessness or homeless

Link2Home state wide emergency accommodation service, including refugees – 7 days a week1800 152 152
Youth Accommodation line1800 424 830
9698 5833
Indigenous Australians1800 727 555
aho.nsw.gov.au
Housing NSWhousing.nsw.gov.au

Other useful contacts

Beyond Blue
Information and support regarding anxiety and depression.
beyondblue.org.au
Black Dog Institute
Information regarding mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar.
blackdoginstitute.org.au
Womens Legal NSW
Advice and legal information for women.
womenslegalnsw.asn.au
Reach Out
Support for those experiencing difficult times who are under 25 yrs of age.
au.reachout.com
Headspace
National youth mental health support services – talk to someone online, book an appointment or download useful support information regarding mental health issues.
headspace.org.au
Kidshelp
Counselling support for children and teens – web, email and phone support.
kidshelp.com.au
Lifeline
Online counselling support service. Also information on services in your area.
lifeline.org.au
Parentline
Free parenting support for parents/carers in NSW with children 0 – 18 yrs old.
parentline.org.au
The Inspire Foundation
Combines technology with the direct involvement of young people to deliver innovative and practical online programs that prevent youth suicide and improve young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
inspire.org.au
SANE Australia
Information and advice 9-5 weekdays. Request free Info Pack from them.
sane.org
Somazone
Website focuses on health and lifestyle issues such as mental health, drug-use, relationships and body image, with fact sheets, personal stories and advice on where to get help.
somazone.com.au
It's allright
SANE’s website for young people with a parent or friend affected by mental illness.
itsallright.org
Twenty10
Works with and supports young people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities, their families and friends. Located at Level 1, 45 Chippen Street, Chippendale.
8594 9555
twenty10.org.au
Qlife
Provides free telephone counselling, web chat, information, referrals and support for LGBTI people, their families and communities. Open 5:30pm – 10:30pm every day.
1800 184 527
qlife.org.au