Support Services Found: 23

1800 Respect

24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling, information and referral for anyone in Australia who has experienced or been impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence. Staffed by trauma specialist counsellors.

Australian Childhood Trauma Group

Professional support services for government agencies, non-government agencies and schools.

Australian Psychological Society

The Australia Psychological Society is a service that provides a referral to help you find a psychologist to suit your needs. Referrals are drawn from our database of more than 2,400 APS registered psychologists around Australia, covering every state and territory.

We provide an online search, a telephone service and an email referral service to the general public, GPs and other health professionals who are seeking the advice and assistance of a qualified and suitable APS psychologist in private practice.

Outside Melbourne1800 333 497
in Melbourne(03) 8662 3300

Blue Knot Foundation

(Formerly Adults Surviving Child Abuse – ASCA). National professional phone counselling, information and support for adult survivors of child abuse with referral database of experienced professionals and agencies. Provides workshops for survivors, family members, partners and friends. Professional development for health professionals is also available.


Specialist case management, counselling and telephone counselling for child and adult survivors, non-offending family members and friends.  Services include counselling, support engaging with the Royal Commission, preparation of written statements, attending private sessions and public hearings.

Care Leavers Australia Network

Support and advocacy for people who grew up in Australian orphanages, children’s homes and in foster care, and their families. Counselling and case management available. Support provided to engage with the Royal Commission including preparation of written submissions and support attending both private and public hearings.
Face to face
Government Funded

Child Migrants Trust

Social work services including counselling and support for family reunions.
Face to face
Government Funded

Child Wise

Trauma informed telephone and online counselling for childhood abuse. Training and organisational capacity building on child abuse prevention.
Government Funded

Children with Disability Australia

Provides information, referral and systemic advocacy regarding the experiences of children with disability.
Government Funded

CREATE Foundation

CREATE Foundation supports children and young people with an out-of-home care experience aged 0-25 years. Join clubCREATE for free events, programs, grants, giveaways and surveys.

Find and Connect

Support and counselling for Forgotten Australians and former Child Migrants.  Family tracing and access to care records.


Counselling and referral service for young people aged 12- 25 years. Also supports parents.
Face to face

Healing Foundation

Service to help build the capacity of Indigenous organisations and support the development of the Link Up network.
Government Funded

In Good Faith Foundation

Provides independent advocacy, case work, referral and support to aid recovery for victims, their families and communities responding to clergy, religious and lay abuse.
Government Funded


24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention.
Phone131 114

Lighthouse Foundation

Specialist attachment and trauma informed training.

MensLine Australia

A national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns.
Government Funded

Mental Health Professionals Network

Provides mental health practitioners with networking and online professional development opportunities across Australia.

People with Disability Australia

Operating a national telephone line for advice, information, referrals and advocacy support. Provides training and individual advocacy support to people with disability.
TTY number1800 422 016
Government Funded

Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia

24/7 phone counselling provided nationally. Face-to-face counselling provided within NSW and VIC.

Relationships Australia

Family and relationship counselling as well as a range of specialist counselling services.
Face to Face (at specified locations)
Government Funded

Suicide Call Back Service

24/7 counselling for people 18 years and over who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal or people bereaved by suicide.


Provides advocacy, referrals and support services to people who have experienced religious/clergy abuse, with a focus on the Jewish community.
Government Funded