Community Resources available in Victoria:
13 11 14
24 hr counselling support for anyone experiencing emotional distress.
1300 651 251
24 hr support for people experiencing suicidal thoughts.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Switchboard (Switchboard Victoria):
1800 184 527
3pm to Midnight support for members of the LGBTQI+ communities
1800 Respect National Helpline:
1800 737 732
National domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support.
Women's Domestic Violence Crisis Support Victoria (Safe Steps):
1800 015 188
24 hr family violence crisis support and advice.
1800 888 236
24 hr confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral.
Victims of Crime Helpline:
1800 819 817
For adult male victims of family violence and victims of violent crime.
Centre Against Sexual Assault:
1800 806 292
24 hr counselling, support and referral for women and men who have experienced sexual assault, their friends and families.
13 12 78
For children and young people whose safety is at risk.
Blue Knot Helpline and Redress Support Service:
1300 657 380
9am-5pm support for adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, parents, partners, family and friends as well as professionals who work with them.