Sometimes you may need some support or advice on issues affecting you or your friends. Here are a  range of services that may be able to help. If you can’t find what you are looking for,  then get in contact and one of the City’s Youth Workers who may be able to help via the Contact Form

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ReachOut is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people, providing practical support to help them get through everything from everyday issues to tough times.


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.


Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 is a 24-hour a day service that has people waiting to talk to you about anything you need. You can also receive counselling via email. This service is free and confidential – everything you say is between you and the counsellor and no-one has to know you’ve contacted them.


Youth Focus is an organisation designed to support young people who are suffering from depression or having suicidal thoughts. It provides info and support on suicide and depression and it offers access to free counselling, peer support, mentoring and youth camps. All aimed to help you overcome any difficulties and build resilience.


Youth Beyond Blue contains info about anxiety and depression. They have video logs, music videos and heaps of information and advice on what to do. Plus you can share your story or read others. A great place to go for support and info about what’s going on.


Freedom Centre (FC) is for young people (under 26) to support each other and their communities to be informed, happy and healthy about their sexuality, sex and gender.

My Money My Life

My Money My Life is a financial resource designed to assist young people in managing their own finances. The resource contains tips, stories and examples to help young people avoid the many pit falls that can be associated with activities such as buying your own car, moving out of home, paying bills or managing a mobile phone contract.

Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS)

This is a 24 hour confidential telephone service that provides information, counselling, referral and advice to anyone concerned about their own or another’s alcohol or other drug use. Call 1800 422 599

Family Drug Support

This is a 24 hour information, help and referral service. Call 1300 386 186