Crisis Support

Are you feeling overwhelemed by life and finding it hard to cope?

You are not alone – we all experience tough times, but sometimes we can’t solve our problems by ourselves. Going through a difficult situation alone can be stressful, confusing and exhausting. You can reach out to any of the organisations below – many are available 24 hours a day. Their websites also include lots of valuable information.

Please call 000 (emergency services) if your life is in danger.

Other helpful contacts include:

Provides support and information on anxiety, depression and suicide.
P: 1300 22 4636

Kids Helpline
Australia’s only free, private and confidential, phone counselling service specifically for young people between 5 and 25 years of age.
P: 1800 55 1800

Provides 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
P: 13 11 14

A 24 hour information and referral telephone service for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless across NSW.
P: 1800 152 152

MensLine Australia
A 24 hour telephone and online support and information service for Australian men.
P: 1300 78 99 78

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
P: 1800 799 7233

Remember we also have Family Centres are located at Brookvale, Naremburn, Waitara and on the Central Coast at Tuggerah. Our Family Centres are open from 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday. We provide a range of family support services that directly address family wellbeing, parenting, relationships and more.

We work in partnership with other organisations and agencies and refer families as needed. Contact details for our Family Centres can be found here.