Support services

Not every question can be answered by a Growing Up in Australia team member. For life issues, crises and emergencies, here is a list of services that can help.

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Ambulance, Police, Fire 000
GENERAL SUPPORT
Poisons Information Centre 13 11 26
Police Assistance Line (Non-emergencies. For VIC, please contact your local police station) 13 14 44
Kids Helpline (5-25 years of age) 1800 551 800
Reach Out
 
1800RESPECT (National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling)  1800 737 732
Office of the eSafety Commissioner (Cyber safety education and bullying support) 1800 880 176
Bully Zero Australia Foundation 1800 028 559
Gamblers Anonymous – Australia Refer to website for state-based phone numbers
MoneySmart (Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC))  
MENTAL HEALTH
Beyond Blue 1300 224 636
eHeadspace (National Youth Mental Health Foundation)
 1800 650 890
Lifeline 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
DRUG-RELATED SUPPORT
Counselling Online (Drug and alcohol counselling) Refer to website for state-based phone numbers
National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline 1800 250 015
Alcohol and Drug Foundation 1300 858 584
Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) (12-21 years of age) 1800 458 685
GENDER, SEXUALITY AND SEXUAL HEALTH
Transcend (Sex and Gender Diversity)  
QLife (Gender, sexuality and sexual health) 1800 184 527
Sexual Health and Family Planning  ACT (02) 6247 3077
True: Relationships and Reproductive Health  Qld (07) 3250 0200 (Brisbane office) Refer to website for other Queensland office phone numbers
Family Planning NSW 1300 658 886
Family Planning Welfare Association of NT Inc. Refer to website for regional numbers
Sexual Healthline (SHine) SA 1300 794 584
Family Planning Tasmania Refer to website for regional numbers
Family Planning Victoria 1800 013 952
Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ) WA (08) 9227 6177

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