In an emergency situation where a person is in immediate danger or at risk of harm, ring:

Emergency Services (000)

1800RESPECT – PHONE: 1800 737 732

24hr. National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence counselling service

Abuse and Neglect Hotline – PHONE: 1800 800 052

8am-8pm Daily. A national referral service for anyone wanting to report claims of abuse and neglect against people with a disability in any government-run or government-funded disability service.

Disability Hotline Website

Beyondblue Information Line – ph: 1300 244 636

Information and resources about depression. 

Bravehearts – PHONE: 1800 272 831

8am-8pm Weekdays. Information and Support Line, for Child Abuse Victims (any age).

Domestic Violence Line – PHONE: 1800 656 463

24 Hour. Telephone service for people affected by domestic violence. 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Telephone Counselling and Information Line – ph: (02)8594 9596

Operates 7 days a week – from 5.30pm to 10.30pm

Kids Helpline – PHONE: 1800 551 800

24hr. Kids Help Line (KHL) is a free Helpline for children and young people aged 5 to 18

Kids Helpline Website

Lifeline – PHONE : 13 11 14

24hr. Telephone counselling service. Contact Lifeline if you are feeling low, depressed or suicidal, or worried about a friend or family member and need immediate help.

Lifeline Website

Mensline – PHONE: 1300789978

Mensline Australia is the national telephone support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. 

Mensline Aus Website

Mental Health Information Service – PHONE: 1300 794 991

9am-5pm Weekdays. Free, anonymous helpline via phone and email. A wide range of information is also available to the public on other services that can directly impact mental health for individuals or their families. Also has access to interpreters. 

Mental Health Association Website

NSW Mental Health Triage  – PHONE: 1800 011 511 Mental Health Line

24hr. NSW Health. Can connect through to local Mental Health Team.

Rape Crisis Service – PHONE: 1800 424 017

24hr. NSW Rape Crisis is a service delivered by Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia

Salvo Care Line – PHONE: (02) 8736 3292

24hr. Christian counselling service.

Salvos Website

SANE Australia Helpline – PHONE: 1800 187 263

9am – 5pm Weekdays. SANE Helpline provides information about symptoms, treatments, medications, where to go for support and help for carers. Easy to read pamphlets and other information are also sent out on request.

Sane Website

Suicide Call Back Service – PHONE: 1300 659 467

National 24/Helpline. 

Suicide Call Back Service Website

Survivors & Mates Support Network (SAMSN) – PHONE: 0439838 787

Support Groups and Workshops for male survivors of childhood sexual assault and their families.

Vietnam Veterans Counselling Service – PHONE: 1800 011 046

After Hours telephone crisis counselling for veterans and their families.