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Helpful Links for Families

Support Services

Acute Response Team (ART)

Provides specialist child and adolescent mental health information, assessment and support for young people and their families.

Phone: 1800 048636


ADIS – Alcohol & Drug

Information Services.

Phone: (08) 9442 5000


Beyond Blue

Phone and online counselling for those struggling with depression and anxiety.

Phone:  1300 224 636

Website: www.beyondblue.org.au


Community Drug Service Team

Provide counselling in relation to drug / alcohol issues.

Phone:  (08) 9382 6724


Crisis Care (Family Helpline)

Problems within the family including domestic violence, homelessness, child welfare and general arguments.

Phone:  (08) 9223 1111

Phone:  1800 199088


Department of Child Protection

Provides a range of child safety and family support services to Western Australian individuals, children and their families.

Phone:  (08) 9222 2555

Phone:  (08) 9223 1111 (Crisis)

Phone:  1800 622258

Website: www.dcp.wa.gov.au


Family Helpline

Confidential telephone counselling and information service for families with relationship difficulties.

Phone:  (08) 9223 1111


Fremantle Family Support Network

Provides a one stop shop to guide families looking for support and information for Mental Health, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Family Violence or Financial Difficulties.

Email:      ffsn@stpats.com.au

Website: www.wafsn.org.au



Free confidential service for young people (17 – 25) seeking information or support for their mental or physical health and wellbeing.

Phone:  9431 7453 (Fremantle)

Website: www.headspace.org.au


Kids Helpline

24hr confidential crisis and advice line tailored towards children and adolescents.

Phone:  1800 551800

Website: www.kidshelpline.com.au


Lifeline Australia

24hr confidential crisis advice line adolescents/adults.

Phone:  13 11 14

Website: www.lifeline.org.au


Mental Health Emergency Response Line

Staffed by mental health professionals. Provides psychiatric emergency assessment & advisory service to assist mental health clients and their carers.

Phone:  (08) 9224 8888

Phone:  1300 555788 (Perth metro)

Phone:  1800 676822 (Peel region)


Mercy Carer Reconnect

Outreach support service for 12 – 18 year olds, with a focus on family conflict support.

Phone:  1800 800046


Parenting WA Line

Telephone information and support service, 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Phone:  62791200


PDIS – Parent Drug Information Service

Parent support agency.

Phone:  (08) 9442 5050



A free online resources dedicated to providing information for students struggling with mental health and addiction issues.

Website:  www.drugrehab.com

Samaritans Crisis Line – Youth

Crisis telephone service which offers anonymous, non-judgement support from appropriately trained individuals.

Phone:   (08) 9388 2500

Phone:   1800 198313 (tollfree)

Website: www.samaritanscrisisline.org.au


SANE Helpline

Provides information about symptoms and treatments related to mental illness, where to go for support, help for carers, and how to look after yourself.

Phone:  1800 187263


Silver Chain Commonwealth Respite and  Carelink Centre

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Supports Young Carers through the Young Carer Respite Programme and the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The Young Carers Respite Programme provides educational support to students (up to and including 18 years of age) who are in a significant caring role, and who require support to complete their secondary education or vocational equivalent, due to the demands of their caring role.

Website: www.dss.gov.au

Website: www.acna.org.au


WA Police – ‘Leavers’ App for Android

The Leavers mobile application provides information relating to Leavers Week such as help lines, event lists, bus timetables, event maps and hints and tips for staying safe.

play.google.com/store/ leaverswapol.itc.com.wapolwa


WA Police – ‘Leavers’ App for iPhone

The Leavers mobile application provides information relating to Leavers Week such as help lines, event lists, bus timetables, event maps and hints and tips for staying safe.



Women’s Health and Family Services

Support with mental health issues, as well as drug and alcohol abuse.

Phone:  (08) 6330 5400



Prevention of suicide and depression. Works with young people aged 12 – 25 to help them overcome issues associated with depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts through the provision of free, unlimited and professional face-to-face individual and family counselling.

Phone:   (08) 6266 4333

Website:  www.youthfocus.com.au


schoolballs.com.au is a website to help you save time and money when planning for your school ball.  It provides tips, advice and a free service to sell your ball dress after your ball.

Website: www.schoolballs.com.au

Education Resources

Agency Contact
Australian Apprenticeships www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au
Central Institute of Technology www.northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au
Challenger Institute of Technology www.southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au
Curtin University www.curtin.edu.au
Department of Education www.education.wa.edu.au
Edith Cowan University www.ecu.edu.au
Education and Training International www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au
Murdoch University www.murdoch.edu.au
School Curriculum and Standards Authority www.scsa.wa.edu.au
The University of Notre Dame www.notredame.edu.au
The University of Western Australia www.uwa.edu.au
TISC www.tisc.edu.au/static/home.tisc
Training WA www.dtwd.wa.gov.au