Lifeline is a general 24 hour telephone counselling service. Unlike other telephone services, Lifeline is able to respond to any personal issue or crisis making it the most accessible telephone counselling service. They also specialise in issues regarding suicide.
Salvo Care Line
Salvo Care Line is The Salvation Army's 24 hour telephone counselling service. Trained Christian telephone counsellors are available to listen, assist you and provide appropriate referrals from our extensive database. Salvo Care Line counsellors will offer a listening ear and help you work through a range of options which might include information and referrals to empower you to change your situation.
- Phone: 1300 36 36 22
- Website: http://salvos.org.au/need-help/family-and-personal-issues/telephone-counselling.php
Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential 24 hour counselling service for young people aged 5 - 25 years. Counselling is offered by phone, email and over the web. No problem is too big or too small to talk about.
Parentline provides counselling, information and referrals for parents of children 0-18 years old. The line can assist parents to: identify immediate concerns as a parent, recognise individual skills and strengths, consider and develop strategies for making meaningful change, explore important aspects of a family (e.g. values and dynamics), look at unique family relationships, identify information needs, access relevant resources, and, access individually-paced over-the-phone parenting skills training.
Mensline Australia provides a national 24 hour telephone counselling and referral service for men and families with relationship concerns. Relationships involve partners as well as friends, children, parents, and work colleagues - anyone who you interact with in your day-to-day life. Mensline Australia provides prompt, safe, anonymous and respectful support to callers.
- Phone: 1300 78 99 78
- Online: (Available at Website)
- Website: http://www.mensline.org.au/
Griefline provides a support telephone service free of charge to people who are experiencing grief as a consequence of a significant loss in their lives.
1800 Respect is a telephone counselling and support line for anyone who is at risk of or has experienced sexual assault, domestic and/or family violence at any time in their life. Supporters or friends are also able to contact 1800RESPECT for assistance.
- Phone: 1800 737 732
- Website: http://www.1800respect.org.au/
Quitline is a telephone information and advice or counselling service for people who want to quit smoking. Counsellors on the Quitline can assist with determining the best way for you to quit, coping with withdrawal symptoms, quit courses and details of local organisations which provide individual help and counselling.
- Phone: 131 848 or 13 78 48
- Website: http://www.quitnow.gov.au/
DirectLine provides 24 hour counselling, information and referral for individuals suffering from an alcohol or drug problem. Support is also offered for family or friends of alcohol or drug affected individuals. Counsellors can provide immediate counselling, crisis intervention, assistance in developing strategies to manage alcohol or drug problems, information about how to reduce the harm associated with alcohol and drug use, and provide referral to treatment and support services.
- Phone: 1800 888 236
- Website: http://www.health.vic.gov.au/aod/directline.htm
Life Goes On
Life Goes On is a counselling support service for the seriously ill and their carers. They seek to offer comfort and guidance by providing strategies and choices for both the seriously ill and those who care for them to help individuals get more out of life despite thier illness or loss. All Life Goes On counsellors have survived a life-threatening illness or cared for someone who did. All counsellors are professionally trained, and have a level of empathy, experience and understanding that will be of genuine help.
- Phone: 1300 364 673
- Online: (Coming Soon)
- Website: http://www.lifegoeson.org.au/