Crisis Help and Support

The organisations listed below provide support for children, families and communities. These organisations are not part of the Relationships Australia network. Links will open in a new window.

Organisation

Contact Number

Service/Support Hours

Lifeline

131 114

24/7 A free telephone counselling service.

Kid’s Helpline

1800 551 800

24/7 A counselling service for kids and young people.

1800 RESPECT 1800 737 732 24/7 National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service.

Child Abuse Prevention Service

1800 688 009

24/7 Family support, abuse prevention and community education services.

MensLine Australia

1300 789 978

24/7 Counselling and resources for men in crisis.

The Salvation Army

1300 363 622

24/7 Salvos telephone counselling service.

Ageing

1800 500 853

8am - 8pm Mon to Fri; 10am - 2pm Sat.
Information for older people and their carers.

Family Relationship Advice Line

1800 050 321

8am - 8pm, Mon to Fri; 10 am - 4pm Sat.

Parentline Australia

1300 301 300

9am - 9 pm Mon to Fri.
Support, counselling and parent education.

The Line

1800 MYLINE
(1800 695 463)

24/7 Support for young people in relationships.

Tresillian

1800 637 357 free call NSW or 02 9787 0855 nationally

24/7 Advice for parents of children 0-5 years from Child and Family Health nurses.

SANE Helpline

1800 187 263

9am - 5pm Mon to Fri.
Mental health information and referral service.

Quitline

137 848 or 131 848

7am - 10.30pm Mon to Fri; 9am - 5pm weekends and public holidays. Information on how to quit smoking.

Family Drug Support

1300 368 186

24/7 Information and referral.

Interpreter Services

131 450

9am - 5 pm Mon to Fri.

SIDS and Kids

1300 308 307

24/7 Information for parents about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

If you need to report an incident of child abuse or neglect refer to the Reporting Abuse and Neglect: State and Territory Departments Responsible for Protecting Children.


Relationships Australia State and Territory websites

The views or opinions expressed in this information are general in nature and do not constitute professional advice. You may benefit from professional help to deal with individual and complex issues.