For the Whole of Their Life.

Local Support Services

 Headspace: is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.  

Contact: 4931 1000

Address: 73 Elgin St, Maitland


eHeadspace: is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 - 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional

Contact: www.eheadspace.org.au


Lifeline: Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. They are committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope. Their vision is for an Australia free of suicide.

Contact: 13 11 14 


Kids Helpline: Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Any time, any reason.

Contact: 1800 422 599


Parenting Hotline: Parent Line is a telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents of children ages 0 to 18 who live in New South Wales. Our service includes the Early Childhood Intervention Info line since early 2011, providing information and support about concerns about child development, disabilities and developmental delays.

Contact: 1300 130 052


Drug and alcohol Information Service:

Whether you are having issues with alcohol or other drugs, are concerned about someone else’s alcohol or other drug use, or just have general questions about alcohol or other drugs, you can call ADIS any time of the day or week for support, information, counselling and referral to services in NSW.

Contact: 1800 422 599