Emergency and support contacts

If you need support, please contact: 

Mental health and crisis support

Lifeline https://www.lifeline.org.au/
Call 13 11 14 for 24/7 Crisis Support
Get help by text (https://www.lifeline.org.au/crisis-text/)
Get help by online chat (https://www.lifeline.org.au/crisis-chat/)

Kids Helpline (https://kidshelpline.com.au/)
Free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25 on 1800 55 1800.

Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service (https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/)
Trained counsellors available 24/7 on 1800 512 348. Support is also available by web chat and through online forums.

National Debt Helpline (https://ndh.org.au/)
Professional financial counsellors offer a free confidential service that helps people tackle their debt problems by phone on 1800 007 007 or by web chat.

Ask Izzy (https://askizzy.org.au/)
Information on services, including housing, food, health, counselling, domestic violence and legal services, in your area.

Help with Centrelink and employment services issues

Legal help with Centrelink
Free specialist community legal centres in every State and Territory

Department of Education Skills and Employment (DESE)
JobSeeker help and complaints line: 1800 805 260
Digital Services Contact Centre for people receiving online employment services: 1800 314 677

Helpline
Australian Unemployed Workers Union Advocacy Hotline: 1800 289 848

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