24 hours, 7 days
MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service (e.g. addiction, anxiety, divorce, stress) offering support for Australian men anywhere, anytime.
3pm–12am AEST, 7 days
QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. QLife services are free and include both telephone and web chat support, delivered by trained LGBTI community members across the country. Our services are for LGBTI individuals, their friends and families, and health professionals in Australia.
Free legal help
The Older Persons Advocacy Network offers free, independent and confidential support and information to older people seeking or already using Australian Government-funded aged care services across the nation, along with their families and carers.
OPAN comprises nine state and territory member organisations that help people to work through issues with their aged care. They are in a position to provide people with advice to find suitable aged care services, assisting with aged care system understanding, informing people about their rights and supporting people staying connected with those they care about.
5pm-9pm, 7 days (including public holidays)
Offers palliative care advice for those receiving palliative care services as well as their carers, families and health professionals.
7am-10pm, every day of the year
Offers free, confidential advice for anyone who needs information about a life-limiting illness, palliative or end-of-life care. This is non-emergency health advice only and is available to everyone in Victoria.
9am-5pm, 7 days
Our FREE Helpline provides the WA community with information and support on end of life planning, palliative care, and grief and loss.
This service is open to any member of the WA community dealing with palliative care or end of life issues.
Our knowledgeable staff will listen to your situation and concerns, answer your questions, and provide you with the information and resources you need.
All calls are fully confidential.