Counselling – Geraldton

The services below provide counselling and support services related to domestic violence, if you need immediate assistance call 000 or 1800 RESPECT on 1800 737 732.

Desert Blue Connect

Counselling and Support Service

The service provides advocacy for those experiencing family violence, and provide assistance with:

  • Referrals to housing, financial or legal organisations
  • Risk assessment & safety planning
  • Applying for a family violence restraining order
  • Court support
  • Referrals to other agencies

Address25 Chapman Road
 GERALDTON WA 6531
Phone(08) 9964 2742
Website urlhttps://www.desertblueconnect.org.au/service_category/family-violence-support/

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Desert Blue Connect

Counselling and Support Service

The Desert Blue Connect Pregnancy Counsellor can support you with:

  • Your options – trying to decide whether to continue a pregnancy or not
  • Concerns you may have about termination (abortion), adoption or parenting
  • Termination (abortion) options in Geraldton and Perth and information about the types of termination
  • Health issues with pregnancy or maternal health concerns
  • Past issues in your life or family that have surfaced when faced with an unplanned pregnancy
  • Sexual assault and violence
  • Post termination (abortion) support
  • Referral to other support or medical services, referrals for termination (abortion)
  • Information about termination (abortion) procedures, contraception options, adoption processes or parenting resources

Address25 Chapman Road
 GERALDTON, WA 6531
Phone(08) 9964 2742
Website urlhttps://www.desertblueconnect.org.au/service/unplanned-pregnancy-counselling/

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Hope Community Services

Counselling and Support Service

Hope Community Services support services include:

  • Counselling (individually and in groups)
  • Community pharmacotherapy referral
  • Advocacy for individuals and families affected by alcohol or other drugs and mental health concerns.
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Integrated Team Care – Laverton, Leonora, Esperance and Kalgoorlie
  • Alcohol and other drugs Outreach
  • Youth Justice services including Bail services

Address307 Marine Terrace
 GERALDTON, WA 6530
Phone(08) 9921 7409
EmailLisa.VanNiekerk@hopecs.org.au
Website urlhttps://hopecommunityservices.org.au/

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Ngala Geraldton Family Counselling Service

Counselling

The Geraldton Family Counselling Service (GFCS) service provides individuals, families and groups the opportunity to learn more about personal development, relationship issues, childhood behaviour difficulties, parenting, depression and anxiety, grief and loss, anger management and separation issues.

You don’t have to be referred to get an appointment, you can make one yourself or you can be referred by a service provider who might make the appointment for you.

Address24-28 Gregory Street
 GERALDTON, WA 6530
Phone(08) 9921 4477
Website urlhttps://www.ngala.com.au/service/geraldton-family-counselling-service/

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Centacare

Victims of Crime Counselling and Support Service

Centacare offers confidential counselling and support services to victims of crime.

They can support for victims by way of counselling, referrals, assistance with victim impact statements, providing information and support when giving evidence, support when making an application for a restraining order and assistance with enquires about criminal injuries compensation.

Address 3 Maitland Street
 GERALDTON, WA 6530
Phone(08) 9921 1433
Emailadmin@centacaregeraldton.org.au
Website urlhttps://centacaregeraldton.org.au/services/

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Pregnancy Problem House

Counselling and Support Service

Pregnancy Problem House specializes in helping women and couples find solutions. They offer non-judgmental understanding, accurate information, and personalised care.

Address4B George Road
 GERALDTON, WA 6530
Phone1300 200 406
Emailinfo@pregnancyproblemhouse.com
Website urlhttps://www.pregnancyproblemhouse.com/

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Helping Minds

Counselling and Support Service

Helping Minds support children, young people, adults and families that are affected by mental illness. They provide quality, confidential support and services to children, youth, adults and families who are caring for someone with a mental illness or individuals who affected by a mental illness.

The majority of services are free of charge and focus on: advocacy, understanding the mental health system, education, counselling and support, school holiday programs and respite.

Address180 Durlacher Street
 GERALDTON, WA 6530
Phone(08) 9427 7100
Website urlhttps://helpingminds.org.au/

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Headspace

Youth Counselling and Support Service

Headspace Geraldton is a free and confidential health service for young people aged between 12 and 25 years. There are no fees for the service, even GP appointments are bulk billed to Medicare with your permission.

Address193 Marine Terrace
 GERALDTON, WA 6530
Phone(08) 9943 8111
Emailadmin@headspacegeraldton.com.au
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/geraldton/

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State and National Counselling Support Services

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;
  • You need counselling, information or other support.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 days

Phone(08) 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008
Website urlhttps://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/CrisisAndEmergency/Pages/CrisisCare.aspx

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1800 RESPECT

Sexual Assault and Domestic and Family Violence Service

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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Women's Domestic Violence Helpline

Women's Support Service

The Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service. This service provides support and counselling for women experiencing family and domestic violence.

This includes:

  • Phone counselling
  • Information and advice
  • Referral to local advocacy, support services
  • Safe accommodation if required; and support in escaping situations of family and domestic violence.

Phone(08) 9223 1188 or 1800 007 339
Website urlhttps://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/CrisisAndEmergency/Pages/Women%27s-Domestic-Violence-Helpline.aspx

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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 Service

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 Counselling: 24 Hours, 7 Days

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

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Kidshelpline

Crisis Support

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
Emailwww.kidshelpline.com.au/kids/get-help/email-counselling/
Website urlhttps://kidshelpline.com.au/

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RuralLink

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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LifeLine

Crisis Support

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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Suicide Call Back

Mental Health Crisis Support

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

Crisis Support

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
  • 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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The 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

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 days

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

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eheadspace

Youth Mental Health Support

eheadspace provides free online and telephone 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), 7 days

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

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Blueknot

Childhood Trauma Support

Blue Knot Helpline is a specialist service which support adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, parents, partners, family and friends as well as the professionals who work with them.

HOURS:

  •  Monday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm AEST

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

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QLife

LGBTI Support Service

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. 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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Patricia Giles Centre

Family and Domestic Violence Support Service

Patricia Giles Centre provides assistance to those experiencing or escaping family and domestic violence though women's and children's counselling, the safe at home program, housing support programs and safe accomodation in a crisis or emergency.

HOURS:

  •  Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Phone(08) 9300 0340
Website urlhttps://www.patgilescentre.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
Website urlhttps://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/

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