Crisis Services & Links

Crisis Services

Lifeline – www.lifeline.org.au
Suicide Line – www.suicideline.org.au
Kids Line – www.kidshelp.com.au
Mens Line – www.mensline.org.au
Women’s Domestic Violence – www.wdvcs.org.au

Sexual Assault Crisis Line – phone: 1800 806 292 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

1800 RESPECT 1800 737 732 (24 hours, 7 days)
Centre Against Sexual Assault – www.casa.org.aus

Depression and stress helpline emergency contacts

If you are feeling unwell and need urgent help, contact the following emergency services:

Ambulance – 000
Police – 000
Psychiatric Triage – North West Mental Health Region – 1300 874 243
Lifeline – 13 11 14
Suicide Line – 1300 651 251

Anxiety and depression services

The Australian Depression Institute – www.adi.net.au
Beyond Blue – www.beyondblue.org.au
Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria – www.adavic.org.au
Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria – www.arcvic.org.au/

Mental health services

Sane Australia – www.sane.org
Orygen Youth Health – www.oyh.org.au

Gender & Sexual Diversity Resources


An after-hours, peer-to-peer support service run by volunteers in the LGBTIQ+ community. QLife is not a crisis support service. Peer supporters cannot provide counselling however they can provide referrals to LGBTIQ+ inclusive counselling services if needed. This service is run by Switchboard Victoria.

Rainbow Door

A free specialist LGBTIQ+ helpline that supports individuals and families of all ages and identities with family violence, including intimate partner violence, elder abuse, sexual assault and relationship issues.

Thorne Harbour Health

Family violence counselling and case management services to LGBTIQ+ communities and Family Violence Flexible Support Packages for those who are considering leaving or have recently left a violent relationship.

Another Closet Domestic & Family Violence and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer People (LGBTIQ)

Service for young people

Reachout – www.au.reachout.com
Kids Line – www.kidshelp.com.au

Family violence response centre for women

Safe Steps

Family violence response centre for women (and women identifying) victims of family violence including crisis support, information and accommodation.

Substance use support service

Australian Drug Foundation – www.adf.org.au

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