Useful links

There are many Australian organisations that can offer advice and support to you and your family. We’ve put together a selection of links which you may find helpful.

24 Hour Help Lines

Parentline: 1300 1300 52
Parent Line is a telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents and carers of children ages 0 to 18 in New South Wales.

Kids’ Helpline:
1800 551 800
A national 24-hour telephone counselling service for children and young people in Australia.

13 11 14
A national 24-hour telephone counselling service for all ages.

NSW Family and Community Services Helpline: 

132111   A 24 hour help line to report children at risk of harm,-carers-and-families

and Resources for parents, carers and families.


1300 272 736

Parenting guidance for the early years.

Karitane Careline: 

1300 227 464

Consultation regarding common issues for children up to age 5years.


Other Useful Links

Reach Out:
A national online youth suicide prevention program.


DRUG ARM Australasia is a non-profit organisation committed to the promotion of a healthy lifestyle without the use of unnecessary drugs.

Information about depression and anxiety for teens, parents and carers.

Australian Psychological Society (APS):


Hospitals and Local Health Support

Northern Beaches Hospital: 9105 5000

Hornsby Hospital (Child and Youth Unit): 94779123

Child, Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) Brookvale: 9388 5150

NSW Mental Health Line: 1800 011 511 (to locate other Mental Health Teams)