Please use the following helplines and service providers listed below when you need to find help or chat to someone about your personal issues or if someone you know needs help. If you or someone you know is in danger or crisis, call EMERGENCY SERVICES on 000, this is a free call anywhere in Australia.


National Counselling Helpline, information and support 24/7 – 1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732 or
www.1800respect.org.au


The Sanctuary Women and Children’s Refuge – Gold Coast

The Sanctuary women and Children’s Refuge is a non-profit temporary transitional residence and house of hospitality providing safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelter to permanent housing on the Gold Coast of Qld.
Contact – Simone Patterson, Owner/Director, Counsellor/Social Worker on 0422 031 199
http://www.cscare.com.au or email: simone@sanctuaryrefuge.com.au


Kid’s Help Line 1800 55 1800 www.kidshelp.com.au

24 hour telephone and online counselling available for children and young people in Australia. Online newsletter, support, information and resources.


Life Line 13 11 44 www.lifeline.org.au

24 hours telephone counselling. For getting through tough times.


Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast Inc.

Counselling: 5532 9000
Administration: 5591 4222
For after hours support please contact DV Connect on 1800 811 811
Website: www.domesticviolence.com.au


Men’s Line 1300 789 978 www.menslineaus.org.au

For men struggling with emotions.


Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636 www.beyondblue.org.au

Individual information about depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and post-natal depression.


The Line www.theline.gov.au

Australian Government website about healthy and respectful relationships


Child Abuse Prevention Service 1800 688 009

www.childabuseprevention.com.au
24 hour crisis support services for parents.


Relationships Australia 1300 364277 www.relationships.com.au

For couples and abused and abusive partner counselling.
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