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Support
Services

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.

Service Name
(click on name for website)

Description

Contact

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
Suicide Call Back Service 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention 1300 659 467

Government funded
support services

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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An update from the National Redress Scheme – October 2019

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