Support Services

Support Services

Urgent Crisis Services

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 000 or go to the nearest hospital emergency department.

For support, contact the organisations below:

LifelineCrisis support and suicide prevention13 11 14
Suicide Call Back ServiceSuicide prevention 1300 659 467
13YARNAboriginal & Torres Strait Islander crisis support 13 92 76
1800 RespectNational domestic family and sexual violence1800 737 732
Beyond BlueMental health services1300 224 636
Health DirectHealth care information1800 022 222
Kids HelplineFor young people aged 5 to 251800 551 800
MensLine AustraliaCrisis support for men1300 789 978

Helplines, Resources and Services

Below are a range of agencies and government providers that offer free telephone support, information recources and services to assist you to access further information, support and care.


Disability GatewayAssists disabled people, their families and carers with information and services
The National Disability Abuse and Neglect HotlineA confidential service for reporting abuse and neglect of people with a disability. 1800 880 052

Domestic and Sexual Violence

Australian Institute of Health and WelfareInformation and support service details for domestic and family violence
DV Connect MenslineQLD men affected by domestic or family violence. 1800 600 636
DV Connect WomenslineQLD women affected by domestic or family violence. 1800 811 811
Men’s Referral ServiceCounselling and information to assist men who use violence. 1300 766 491
Mission AustraliaSafety planning, emergency accommodation and advocacy
QLD Government RespectInformation and resources for parents, families, teachers and the community aimed at young people  
Salvation ArmyHelp and resources for women and their children impacted by domestic and family violence
Sexual Assault HelplineFor people who have experienced sexual assault. 1800 010 120

Legal Services

Legal AidFor help regarding a legal issue. The website includes details for the Youth Legal Advice hotline and Indigenous information line.  
Women’s Legal Service QLDFree legal assistance for women in QLD who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault and complex family law matters.


LGBTIQ+ Health AustraliaInformation and resources for LGBTIQ+ people. 1800 184 527
Pride Foundation AustraliaSupports projects that relate to the systematic disadvantage of LGBTQIA+ people
QLIfe AustraliaConfidential peer support and referral service for LGBTIQ+ people.
1800 184 527

Menopause & Perimenopause

Australian Menopause SocietyInformation and resources for women experiencing perimenopause and menopause
Perimenopause and Menopause Symptom Checklist 
Checklist of symptoms for perimenopause and menopause as well as information and resources.

Mental Health

HeadspaceTools and resources to support people with mental health concerns. 1800 650 890
Head to HealthInformation and resources for people struggling with mental health concerns
Open Arms Veterans & Families CounsellingMental health services for Navy, Army and Air Force personnel and their families – 1800 011 046
ReachOutMental health services for young people

Pregnancy and Children

Adoption Change AustraliaProvides support and resources for people considering adoption
COPESupport for becoming a parent
PANDAEmotional and mental health support for parents
Pink ElephantsFamilies expericing miscarriage and preganancy loss
Pregnancy, birth and baby helplineGeneral advice for parents and families
Red NoseGrief due to the loss of a baby or young child – 1300 308 307
Surrogacy AustraliaFor families going through the surrogacy process