External Support Services

If you’re looking for specific advice or specialist support, these organisations may be able to help.

Triple Zero (000)

If life is in danger call 000. 

Lifeline 24/7 Crisis Support

13 11 14

Crisis Support For Indigenous Australians

13 92 76

24/7 crisis lines

You can call these crisis lines 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Emergency 000

If you or someone you are with is in immediate danger, please call 000


24-hour crisis support telephone service
13 11 14

Lifeline Crisis Chat


Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders crisis support line. Available 24/7.

13 92 76 (13 YARN)

Kids Helpline

For children and young people ages 5 to 25 and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
1800 551 800 (24/7)

Kids Helpline

NSW Mental Health Line

1800 011 511

Mental Health Line

Suicide Call Back Service

 24/7 phone, video and online professional counselling to people who are affected by suicide
1300 659 467

Suicide Call Back Service

Alcohol and other drugs

Alcohol and Other Drugs Information Service (ADIS)

ADIS provides phone counselling, support, referrals and information for people affected by alcohol or other drugs
1800 422 599

Counselling Online

Online text-based counselling for people concerned about their drinking or drug use. 

Counselling Online

Your Room

A place to get facts about alcohol and other drugs.

Carers and families

Carers Australia

Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families.
(02) 6122 9900

Carers Australia

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI)

Young Carers Helpline

Gives young people tips on how to look after themselves and the person they are caring for.
1800 242 636

Young Carers Network

For 24-hour telephone crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14

If life is in danger, call 000

Lifeline South Coast would like to acknowledge the lives that have been lost to suicide. We are committed to supporting those with a lived experience of suicide and aim to reduce the stigma around seeking help for poor mental health and suicidal crisis.