Here are some professional support services that may be able to help you when you need it.
A non-government organisation set up to help tenants and other renters in New South Wales.
Housing Appeals Committee:1800 629 794 or (02) 8741 2555
An independent agency that helps people who are unhappy with decisions made by social housing providers.
Health Direct Australia:1800 022 222
A free, safe, practical health information and advice service, supported by the Australian government.
My Health Record:1800 723 471
A secure online summary of your health information and history that is controlled by you.
Relationships Australia: (02) 9418 8800 or 1300 364 277
A leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.
Carers Australia: 1800 242 636
Short-term counselling, and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families.
NSW Family Services: (02) 9692 9999
An organisation that represents over 250 family services in NSW and can help you find a service in your local area.
Parent Line NSW: 1300 1300 52
Toll free, 24 hour telephone information, counselling and referral service for all NSW parents of children aged 0 – 18 years. Operates 7 days (including public holidays).
Alcoholics Anonymous: (02) 9799 1199
Family Drug Support: (02) 9818 6166 or 1300 368 186
Narcotics Anonymous: (02) 9212 3444
1800 Respect: 1800 737 732 National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service.
Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Lifeline’s telephone crisis support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the cost of a local call (mobile phone calls are free of charge). If you or someone you know are in danger, please call emergency services by dialling 000.