Difficult situations arise throughout life and even in ministry, but you don't need to face them alone. Below are some excellent, confidential support services and resources available to anyone in Australia.

LifeLine: 13 11 14
Crisis support and suicide prevention, online and phone.
Visit their website

MensLine Australia: 1300 78 99 78
Phone and online support, resources, and referrals
Visit their website


Alcohol and Drug Foundation: 1300 85 85 84
Connection to support and information services
Visit their website

ASIC: Financial Counselling
Connection to financial counsellors and legal aid

Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636
Depression and anxiety support services and counselling
Visit their website

Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders:
1800 33 4673
Support and resources by phone, online and email

Cancer Support
A list of cancer support organisations for adults,
children and teens

Carers Australia: 1800 242 636
Support, resources and advocacy for carers
Visit their website (for state & territory websites)

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Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
Anytime. Any reason. Ages 5 to 25, parents, and carers.
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Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467
24/7 online and phone counselling.
Visit their website


Domestic & Sexual Violence Supports: 1800 737 732
Confidential information, counselling, and support

Gambling Help Online: 1800 858 858
24/7 confidential counselling, support and information
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Headspace: (03) 9027 0100
Online and walk-in support for young people (12-25 yrs)
Visit their website

HealthDirect: 1800 022 222
24 hour health advice and support

LGBTQI & Gender Support: 1800 184 527
Nationwide supports, connections and counselling

Support, planning and counselling for Australian families
Visit their website (for state and territory phonelines)

Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277
Counselling for individuals, couples, and families
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Sands: Miscarriage, Stillbirth & Newborn
Death Support
: 1300 072 637
Confidential, 24/7 support via phone and online
Visit their website