Support services

COVID-19 assistance and support

Murrumbidgee COVID-19 Hotline (open every day from 7 am – 9 pm): 1800 831 099

National Coronavirus Health Information Line 24/7: 1800 020 080

Health Direct 24/7: 1800 022 222 - for health advice from a registered nurse

Beyond Blue Coronavirus hotline 24/7: 1800 512 348

Disability Information helpline: 1800 643 787

Support for individual and households: The Salvation Army (salvationarmy.org.au or 137 258) and St Vincent de Paul (vinnies.org.au or 131 812). You can also visit serviceproviders.dss.gov.au to find services in our area.

Aged care support: 1800 200 422 or myagedcare.gov.au


Mental health, safety and support

If anyone is in immediate danger call 000.

Australian Government Head to Health website: headtohealth.gov.au

Murrumbidgee Accessline (24/7): support, advice and referral to mental health and drug and alcohol services on 1800 800 944 (freecall). Carers, other health professionals and emergency workers can use Accessline for advice about a person's clinical symptoms, their need for care and local treatment options.

Beyond Blue Support Service (24/7): 1300 224 636 or beyondblue.org.au/get-support for online chat (3 pm-12 am) or email responses (within 24 hours)

Black Dog Institute: online resources: blackdoginstitute.org.au/resources-support

Headspace and eHeadspace - for young people aged 12-25: 1800 650 890

Lifeline (24/7): 131 114 or text 0477 131 114 between 6 pm and midnight

Open Arms (24/7) – Counselling for veterans and families for mental health conditions, including PTSD. Call 1800 011 046

Suicide Call Back Service (24/7) – 1300 659 467


Relationships and family help

Important NSW numbers for help

NSW DV Line 24/7 - 1800 656 463

Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services - 1800WDVCAS or 1800 938 227

Aboriginal DFV Hotline 24/7 - 1800 019 123

NSW Rape Crisis - 1800 424 017

TIS - need an interpreter? - 131 450

 

Important national numbers for help

Emergency 24/7 - 000

1800 RESPECT 24/7 - 1800 737 732

Kids Help Line 24/7 - 1800 551 800

Sexual Assault Counselling Aust - 1800 211 028

Men's Line - 1300 789 978

Men's Referral Service 24/7 - 1300 766 491

TIS - need an interpreter? - 131 450

 

Important online help for your safety

1800RESPECT chat online (24/7) - www.1800respect.org.au

Kids Help Line webchat counselling (24/7) - kidshelpline.com.au

MensLine online counselling - mensline.org.au

Men's Referral Service live chat - ntv.org.au

 


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Local Organisations