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Support

We all need a little extra support from time. Thankfully help is as close as your phone or your computer or your tablet or — basically anything else that lets you make a phone call or send an email. 

If you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on 000.

To talk to someone now call Lifeline 13 11 14 or Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467.

National

beyondblue

Learn more about anxiety, depression and suicide prevention, or talk through your concerns with our Support Service. Our trained mental health professionals will listen, provide information and advice, and point you in the right direction so you can seek further support.

Contact

1 300 22 4636

Opening Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Daily webchat 3pm-12am AEST

Lifeline

Provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Contact

13 11 14

Opening Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Relationships Australia

Provides relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. Relationships Australia provides counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of support and education programs

Contact

1 300 364 277

Men's Line

National telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. Men's Line Australia is staffed by professional counsellors, experienced in men’s issues.

Contact

1300 789 978

Opening Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Suicide Call Back Service

A nationwide service suited to people who are geographically or emotionally isolated that provides telephone and online counselling to People who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide or supporting people affected by suicide. 

Contact

1300 659 467

Opening Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Sane Australia

SANE Australia is a national charity working for a better life for people affected by mental illness

Contact

1800 18 7263

Opening Hours

Monday 9.00am – 5.00pm AEST
Tuesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED
Daily webchat 9am-5pm AEST

Q Life

QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex (LGBTI). QLife provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to people of all ages across the full breadth of people’s bodies, genders, relationships, sexualities, and lived experiences.

Contact

1800 184 527

Opening Hours

7 days a week, 3pm – 12am Australia wide

Befrienders Worldwide (International)

Befrienders Worldwide is a dynamic and expanding global network of 349 emotional support centres in 32 countries, spanning 5 continents. These centres are staffed by more than 25,000 volunteers who provide vital support to an estimated 7 million service users each year. Befrienders Worldwide centres provide an open space for those in distress to talk and be heard. This is via telephone helplines, SMS messaging, face to face, internet chat, outreach and local partnerships.

Victoria

VAC

The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) is Victoria's leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and providing health services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities. 

Contact

General enquiries: 03 9865 6700
Alchohol & Other Drug Counselling: 1800 906 669

Opening Hours

Monday 9.00am – 7.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 9.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 9.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 9.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

Switchboard

A free, confidential and anonymous telephone counselling, referral and information service for the Victorian and Tasmanian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) communities and their supporters.

Contact

1 800 184 527

Opening Hours

Seven Days a week 3pm - 12am

New South Wales

GAMMA NSW

A peer support service for men who are or have been involved in long-term heterosexual relationships and are coming to terms with their sexual attraction to other men in NSW. GAMMA operates a phone support line and organises meetings and social events.

Contact

1800 804 617

ACON

Specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health in NSW. ACON delivers a range of services for the broader LGBTI community in NSW

Contact

02 9206 2000

Opening Hours

Monday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

Australian Capital Territory

AIDS Action Council

Provides information, referral and support for people impacted by HIV in the ACT.

Contact

02 6257 2855

Opening Hours

Monday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

Queensland

QuAC

Specialising in sexual health and HIV services, QuAC delivers a range of services for the broader LGBTI community in Queensland

Contact

07 3017 1777

Opening Hours

Monday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

Northern Territory

NTAHC

Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council Inc (NTAHC) provides education and support in the area of blood borne viruses. NTAHC seeks to improve access to treatment and maintains strong links to services providing clinical care

Contact

08 8944 7777

Opening Hours

Monday 8.30am – 5.00pm ACST
Tuesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

Western Australia

WAAC

Specialising in sexual health and HIV services, the Western Australian AIDS Council (WAAC) delivers a range of services for the broader LGBTI community in Western Australia.

Contact

08 9482 000

Opening Hours

Monday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

South Australia

SAMESH

Provides support, education and training about Sexual Health and HIV for men who have sex with men and people living with HIV in South Australia.

Contact

08 7099 5300

Opening Hours

Monday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

Tasmania

TasCHARD

TasCAHRD aims to increase awareness of and reduce the incidence of HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis and Related Diseases through campaigns, events, fundraising, advocacy, health, finance and other assistance services.

Contact

03 6234 1242

Opening Hours

Monday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

Switchboard

A free, confidential and anonymous telephone counselling, referral and information service for the Victorian and Tasmanian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) communities and their supporters.

Contact

1 800 184 527

Opening Hours

Seven Days a week 3pm - 12am