SERVICES

Here are contact details to services and links you might find useful – services that you might wish to access for yourself or to get advice for someone you know.

Click on your relevant state to find local services. Each link includes youth specific services, plus services for men and women, as well as child protection agencies.

VIC |  NSW |  ACT |  QLD |  SA |  NT |  TAS

Also included is a list of links to youth websites offering more information.

These services and links are a good start, if you are after further information. Some of these services will refer you to other services and websites – be sure to persist until you find what you are after.

IN AN EMERGENCY, PHONE POLICE: 000

For a more general inquiry on help and support contact:

Kids Helpline

Phone: 1800 55 1800
Website: http://www.kidshelpline.com.au
If you need someone to talk to, you can call the Kids Helpline. You can call the Kids Helpline for free any time, any day to talk about any problems or issues you have. The Kids Helpline is confidential which means that anything you talk about will be kept private. (Kids Helpline).

Additional National Services

Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
Phone: 1800 75 33 82
Email: clearinghouse@unsw.edu.au
Website: http://www.austdvclearinghouse.unsw.edu.au/home.html
If you want information on family violence, abuse and sexual assault, you can access the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse online. (ADFVC).

Relationships Australia

Phone: 1300 364 277
Website: http://www.relationships.com.au
Relationships Australia provides support and information about issues that may affect relationships with others. For example, Relationships Australia can give you information about family violence and ways of dealing with abuse within relationships. If you or a family member is experiencing violence, you can call Relationships Australia as they can provide family violence counseling. (Relationships Australia).

Lifeline

Phone: 13 11 14
Website: http://www.lifeline.org.au
If you know an adult that needs someone to talk to about a problem or issue, they can call Lifeline. Lifeline can be called any time, any day to talk to someone about any problems. (Lifeline).

National Children’s and Youth Law Centre

Phone: (02) 9385 9588
Website: www.ncylc.org.au
The National Children's and Youth Law Centre is dedicated to addressing human rights issues for children and young people in Australia through legal change - the only community legal centre of its kind in Australia (NCYLC).

National Association of Services Against Sexual Violence (NASASV)

Email: info@nasasv.org.au
Website: http://www.nasasv.org.au
The National Association of Services Against Sexual Violence (NASASV) is the peak body for organisations who work with victim/survivors of sexual violence and who work to prevent sexual violence (NASASV).

Child Support Agency: A Guide for Teens

Website: http://www.csa.gov.au/__documents/publications/1333.pdf