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.
|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|
|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|
People engaging with the National Redress Scheme (NRS) can access a range of free services including counselling, case management, advice and support. For more information visit the NRS website.
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