Men’s Support Services – Derby/West Kimberley

Derby Aboriginal Health Service

Men's Service

The Derby Aboriginal Health Service provides services:

  • Women’s Health
  • Men’s Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Child Health
  • Smoking Cessation

HOURS: 

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 4:00pm

Address1 Stanley Street
 DERBY WA 6728
Phone(08) 9158 4200
Emailinfo@dahs.org.au
Website urlhttp://www.derbyaboriginalhealthservice.org.au/services

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State and National Men's Support Services

Men's Domestic Violence Helpline

Men's Support Service

The Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service. This service provides counselling for men who are concerned about becoming violent or abusive.  The service can provide telephone counselling, information and referral to ongoing face to face services if required.  Information and support is also available for men who have experienced family and domestic violence.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone(08) 9223 1199 or 1800 000 599
Website urlhttps://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/CrisisAndEmergency/Pages/Men%27s-Domestic-Violence-Helpline.aspx

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Mensline

Men's Support Helpline

MensLine Australia is the national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. The service is available from anywhere in Australia and is staffed by professional counsellors, experienced in men’s issues.

HOURS:

  • Online chat 24 Hours, 7 Days
  • Counselling, 24 Hours, 7 Days
  • Video chat counselling 24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1300 78 99 78
Website urlhttps://mensline.org.au/

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Crisis Care Helpline

Crisis Helpline

Crisis Care is a telephone information and counselling service for people in crisis needing urgent help. Telephone Crisis Care when:

  • You are concerned about the wellbeing of a child;
  • You are escaping domestic violence and need help;
  • Arguments are causing unhappiness and problems in your family;
  • You are alone or afraid and urgently need to talk to someone;
  • You are homeless; and/or
  • You need counselling, information or other support.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 199 008 or (08) 9223 1111
Website urlhttps://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/CrisisAndEmergency/Pages/CrisisCare.aspx

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1800 RESPECT

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Helpline

1800RESPECT is a national sexual assualt and domestic violence counselling service. 1800RESPECT provide support and counselling for:

  • People experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence
  • Their friends and family
  • Workers and professionals supporting someone experiencing, or at risk of experiencing sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Phone1800 737 732
Website urlhttps://www.1800respect.org.au/

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Rural Link

Mental Health Service

Rurallink gives easy telephone access to experienced community mental health staff, with a focus on supporting people with mental health issues. It is a confidential service that meets the needs of the community and delivering continuous care and support where needed. The service provides a single point of contact providing information, advice, assessment, and where required, referrals to other mental health services.

HOURS:

  • 4.30pm – 8:30am Monday to Friday
  • 24 hours Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Phone1800 552 002
Website urlhttps://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/getting-help/helplines/rurallink/

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Suicide Call Back

Mental Health Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. Suicide Call Back Service services include telephone chat services, online chat and video chat.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1300 659 467
Website urlhttps://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

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Beyond Blue

Mental Health Service

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. Beyond Blue services includes: Telephone support, online chat, email support and online forums.

HOURS:

  • Telephone Service: 24 hours/ 7 days a week,
  • Online Chat: 3pm - 12am, 7 days a week,
  • Email support - get a response in 24 hours,
  • Online forums - 24 Hours, 7 days a week.

Phone1300 22 4636
Website urlhttps://www.beyondblue.org.au/

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eheadspace

Youth Support

eheadspace provides free online support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.

HOURS:

  • 9am – 1am (Melbourne time)

Phone1800 650 890
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/eheadspace/

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Qlife

LGBTI Support

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 webchat 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.

HOURS:

  • 3pm - 12am, 7 days

Phone1800 184 527
Website urlhttps://www.qlife.org.au/

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Another Closet

LGBTIQ Domestic and Family Violence Support

This website is written for people in LGBTIQ relationships who are, or may be, experiencing domestic and family violence. It includes information on: 

  • information about LGBTIQ domestic and family violence; 
  • gaining a better understanding of LGBTIQ domestic and family violence; 
  • safety planning and your rights; 
  • reporting to police and apprehended domestic violence orders; 
  • recovering from domestic violence; 
  • supporting a friend or family member; and 
  • finding information, help and support

Website urlhttp://www.anothercloset.com.au/

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Say it Out Loud

LGBTIQ Domestic and Family Violence Support

Say it Out Loud encourages people from LGBTIQ communities to start talking about their relationships.

Website urlhttp://sayitoutloud.org.au/

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Samaritans

Mental Health Support

The Samaritans is a Western Australian based not for profit organisation telephone counselling for all sorts of worries including:

  • Relationship or family problems
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Financial worries or job-related anxiety
  • School, college or study-related stress
  • Illness – your own or someone you care for
  • Addiction or substance abuse
  • Thoughts of suicide.

Services are available to callers both locally and nationally.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone135 247
Emailsupport@thesamaritans.org.au
Website urlhttps://thesamaritans.org.au/

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Lifeline

Mental Health Service

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. They offer telephone, online chat and text support services.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone131 114
Website urlhttps://www.lifeline.org.au/

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Kidshelpline

Youth Support Service

Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. Kids Helpline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to talk to you. No problem is too big or too small to call Kids Helpline about.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 55 1800
Website urlhttps://kidshelpline.com.au/

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Alcohol and Drug Support Line

Alcohol and Drug Support

The Alcohol and Drug Support Line is a confidential, non-judgemental telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone seeking help for their own or another person’s alcohol or drug use.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 198 024 or (08) 9442 5000
Website urlhttps://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/alcoholanddrugsupportline

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Blueknot Foundation

Childhood Trauma Support

 

If you have experienced childhood trauma, you can speak with a Blue Knot Helpline trauma counsellor including for support and applications around national redress

HOURS:

  • Monday - Sunday 9am-5pm AEST

 

Phone1300 657 380
Emailhelpline@blueknot.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.blueknot.org.au/

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Gambling Help Online

Gambling Support Service

 

Gambling Help is support for anyone affected by gambling. Services include:

  • Free 24/7 chat and email counselling and support services
  • Professional counsellors with expertise in problem gambling and online services
  • A stepping stone for further help-seeking, including telephone and face-to-face gambling services
  • Extensive website content, self-help information and weblinks for additional support.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

 

Phone1800 858 858
Emailhelpline@blueknot.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/

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