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Extra Resources for Help

Need Extra Help?

The below contacts and resources are government funded and provide evidence-based services, information, and resources.


Services Australia Social Workers

If you are going through a difficult time, Services Australia social workers can help you with:

  • short term counselling
  • information
  • referrals to support services.

Call 136 150 - 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and ask to speak to a social worker.


Parentline Victoria
132 289

8am-12am 7 days

Young People

There are several excellent online supports available for young people.

These include:

Youth Beyond Blue
The Black Dog Institute
iBobbly for younger Aboriginal People


Kids Helpline provides confidential telephone and online counselling services to young people aged 5–25 years old for any reason.

Call 1800 551 800 or visit the Kids Helpline website

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

WellMob provides social, emotional, and cultural well-being online resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

MindSpot Indigenous Wellbeing Course is designed to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults aged Eighteen years and over to learn to manage mild, moderate and severe symptoms of depression and anxiety. The Indigenous Wellbeing Course aims to support you in gaining better control over your symptoms by learning core skills that will improve your confidence and help you get back to living an entire and satisfying life.

New and expecting parents

PANDA provides new or expecting parents with a free national helpline service for women, men and their families affected by perinatal mental illness. 1300 726 306 or visit the PANDA website.

Parentline has trained professional counsellors with experience in helping families offer advice and information for parents and carers. Support is available for behavioural and emotional problems, discipline, adolescent issues, family relationships, sole parent issues, school problems, child care and juvenile justice. Call 1300 130 052 or visit the Parentline Website


QLife provides early intervention, peer-supported telephone counselling and referral services for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and intersex (LGBTI). Call 1800 184 527 or visit the QLife website.

Support for Men

MensLine is a telephone and online support service for men with family and relationship concerns. MensLine is staffed by professional counsellors who are experienced in men’s issues.

Call 1300 789 978 visit the MensLine website.

Transcultural Mental Health Resources

The Transcultural Mental Health Centre provides a wide range of culturally relevant mental health resources and publications for use by culturally and linguistically diverse communities and in a wide range of languages.

Learn more...