24 hour helplines

NEED HELP NOW? If someone is injured or at immediate risk of hurting themselves or someone else, call 000 immediately.

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Call 13 11 14 or go to lifeline.org.au for 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Suicide Call Back Service

Call 1300 659 467 or go to suicidecallbackservice.org.au for 24-hour counselling if you or someone you know is affected by suicide.

Mental Health Line NSW

Call 1800 011 511 or click here for 24-hour professional help, advice, and local referrals if you or someone you know is experiencing psychological distress.

Brother to Brother 

Call 1800 435 799 for 24-hour support from Aboriginal men, including Elders, who provide a culturally safe service.

Child Protection Helpline

Call 132 111 or click here for information about child protection and reporting a child at risk.

Kids Helpline

Call 1800 55 1800 or go to kidshelpline.com.au for private and confidential 24-hour counselling for young people aged 5–25.

MensLine Australia

Call 1300 789 978 or go to mensline.org.au for a 24-hour counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns.

Rape Crisis Line NSW

Call 1800 424 017 or go to rape-dvservices.org.au for 24-hour counselling if you've experienced, or are at risk of sexual assault.

1800 Respect

Call 1800 737 732 or go to 1800respect.org.au for 24-hour counselling and support for those impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence, and abuse.


Need an interpreter? Call Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) National on 131 450 or visit tisnational.gov.au.