Beyond Blue is an online chat/phone support service for people suffering from Anxiety, Depression and related issues. They offer tailored and specific support for young people, women, men, older people, multicultural people, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQ people and those dealing with pregnancy and early parenthood. They also offer community and forum-based networks for users to seek help from others experiencing the same or similar issues.
Phone: 1300 22 4636
Lifeline WA delivers services that aim to prevent suicide, support people in crisis and create opportunities for emotional wellbeing. Somewhere in Australia there is a new call to Lifeline every minute. People contact Lifeline’s crisis support services about: suicidal thoughts or attempts; personal crisis; anxiety; depression; lonliness; abuse or trauma; stresses from work, family or social situations; self-help information for friends and family.
The SANE Help Centre provides the information, guidance, and referral you need to manage mental health concerns.
Womens' Information Service (WA)
The Women's Information Service offers free, confidential information for women throughout Western Australia. The free telephone service operates from 9.00am to 4.00pm on week days. It provides information and referrals about issues such as health, finances, legal matters, counselling and domestic violence.
Phone: 1800 199 174
1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)
1800 RESPECT is a national 24/7 helpline for andyone who has experienced, or is at risk of, sexual assualt and/or family and domestic violence.
Womens' Domestic Violence Helpline (WA)
The Womens' Domestic Violence Helpline is a state-wide 24 hour service offered by the Department for Child Protection and Family Support. This service provides support and counselling for women experiencing family and domestic violence. This includes phone counselling, information and advice, referral to local advocacy and support services, liaison with police if necessary and support in escaping situations of family and domestic violence.
Phone: (08) 9223 1188
Freecall: 1800 007 339
In an emergency - if someone is in immediate danger - call the police on 000 now.
MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men
Phone: 1300 78 99 78
ManTherapy.org.au is an online resource (driven by Beyond Blue) for men of all ages to learn, discuss and seek support for Mental Health issues.
Phone: 1300 22 2638
Mens' Domestic Violence Helpline (WA)
The Mens' Domestic Violence Helpline is a state-wide 24 hour service offered by the Department for Child Protection and Family Support. This service provides counselling for men who are concerned about their violent and abusive behaviours. The service can provide telephone counselling, information and referral to ongoing face to face services if required.
Phone: (08) 9223 1199
Freecall: 1800 000 599
IN AN EMERGENCY - IF SOMEONE IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER - CALL THE POLICE ON 000 NOW.
Living Proud (formerly Gay and Lesbian Community Services of WA)
Living Proud is available to anyone to talk about sexuality and gender, no matter what they identify as. Their phone counsellors can also refer you to gender and sexuality friendly doctors, psychologists, counsellors or lawyers, and other community groups that you might wish to connect with. They also run community workshops and inclusivity training.
Weeknights 7pm - 10 pm
Phone: 1800 184 527
The Freedom Centre
Freedom Centre provides safe social spaces, peer support, information and referral for young gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans*, intersex, queer and questioning young people, under 26.
Phone: (08) 9228 0354
24 Hour Alcohol & Drug Support Lines
Alcohol & Drug Support Line
(08) 9442 5000
Country callers: 1800 198 024
Parent & Family Drug Support Line
(08) 9442 5050
Country callers: 1800 653 203
Working Away Alcohol & Drug Support Line
1800 721 997
Gambling Help WA is a free service for people with gambling problems, their partners and families. It offers a supportive environment in which to talk about the impact that gambling has on their lives as well as the opportunity to learn new ways to manage behaviour.
Phone: 1800 858 858
Crisis Care (Dept. fro Child Protection & Family Support)
Crisis Care is a 24 hour hotline for families and individuals who:
- may be concerned about the welfare of a child
- are suffering from arguements and unhappiness in a family situation
- are trying to escape a domestic violence situation
- are homeless
- need counselling, information or other support.
Phone: (08) 9223 1111
Country Freecall: 1800 199 008
Kids Helpline (includes teens and young-adults)
Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25, with advice and support for 'grown-ups' through the Parentline (see below).
Phone: 1800 55 1800
Parenting WA Line
Phone: (08) 6279 1200 or 1800 654 432 (free for STD callers)
24 hours a day, 7 days a weekParenting WA Line website.
Support groups and counselling on relationships, and for abusive and abused partners.
Phone: 1300 364 277
Sexual & Reproduction Health
Sexual & Reproductive Health WA provides support for all aspects of sexual and reproductive health for both men and women. Advanced Practice Nurses are available for a confidential and anonymous discussion on a range of issues, including free post pregnancy counselling.
Monday and Tuesday: 8:30am to 5pm
Wednesday to Friday: 8: 30am to 4pm
Metro: 9227 6178
Regional: 1800 198 205
Northbridge (by appointment or drop-in)
Phone: 9227 6177
Quarry Health Centre for under 25s
Phone: 9227 1444 to make an appointment
Midland Womens' Healthcare Place
Phone: 9250 2221 to make an appointment