Other support

knowmore provides free legal advice and practical help in a confidential and supportive environment. Our specialist counsellors/social workers will support you in using our services. If you need further support, we will help you to access the most appropriate services.

Below is a list of national help and counselling services available to you. For a full list of services in your area please go to the National Redress Scheme support page.

Service Name
(click on name for website)



1800 RESPECT 24-hour sexual assault and domestic violence support 1800 737 732
Blueknot Counselling and support for survivors 1300 657 380
beyondblue Mental health support 1300 224 636
Bravehearts Counselling for survivors and child protection advocacy 1800 272 831
Care Leavers Australasia Network 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
Mensline Support and counselling service 1300 789 978
Survivors & Mates Support Network (SAMSN) A service for male survivors and their supporters.
Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
1800 4 SAMSN (72676)
Send email
Sexual Assault Counselling Australia For people who experienced sexual abuse while under the age of 18 1800 211 028
Suicide Call Back Service 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention 1300 659 467
Moneysmart Information and tools to help people make financial decisions N/A
National Debt Helpline Free and confidential advice from professional financial counsellors 1800 007 007