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|
|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|
|SAMSN||Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm||1800 4 SAMSN (72676)
|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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knowmore’s Executive Officer Warren Strange was interviewed by Samantha Donovan from the ABC regarding the delays in processing National Redress Scheme applications. You can read the transcript of the interview below. THOMAS ORITI: The National Redress Scheme...
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This update has been republished from the NRS newsletter and provides an update on the National Redress Scheme, including support over the holiday season and application progress. For more information, call 1800 737 377 from Australia or +61 3 6222 3455 from overseas,...