Where we are unable to provide legal assistance to you directly, we will assist you to access another lawyer.
Below is a list of national help and counselling services available to you.
|1800 RESPECT||24-hour sexual assault and domestic violence support||1800 737 732|
|Blueknot||Counselling and support for survivors||1300 657 380|
|Mental health support||1300 224 636|
|Bravehearts||Counselling for survivors and child protection advocacy||1800 272 831|
|Support and advocacy for Forgotten Australians||1800 008 774|
|Child Migrants Trust||Social work services, including counselling and support for family reunions||1800 040 509|
|Find and Connect||Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants||1800 161 109|
|headspace||Mental health support for young people – (website and drop in centres only)||N/A|
|Lifeline||24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention||13 11 14|
|Suicide Call Back Service||24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention||1300 659 467|
Australian Government funded community-based support services
Since the announcement of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual
For more information visit the DSS website.
Australian Government funded
community-based support services
Since the announcement of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse there has been increased demand for support services. The Australian Government wants to provide support to those affected by the Royal Commission and those engaging with the National Redress Scheme, when it commences in 2018, so the Department of Social Services (DSS) is funding a range of services, including counselling, case management, advice and support.
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The Hon Christian Porter MP
The Hon Dan Tehan MP
Minister for Social Services
The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) has today welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government that knowmore will be provided with ongoing funding to support survivors of institutional child sexual abuse access redress under the Commonwealth Redress Scheme.read more
The 2018 Community Legal Centres Queensland Conference is taking place 8 to 9 March 2018 at the Oakwood Hotel & Apartments, 15 Ivory Lane, Brisbane.read more