Youth Support Services – Wyndham/ East-Kimberley

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Anglicare WA: The Kutjungka Youth Social and Emotional Well Being and Crisis Prevention Service

Support Service

The Kutjungka Youth Social and Emotional Well Being and Crisis Prevention Service provides counselling, psychosocial education and other community activities to enhance the wellbeing of young people.

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Address2 Banksia Street
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9166 5000
Emailinfo@anglicarewa.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.anglicarewa.org.au/get-help/aboriginal-communities/kutjungka-youth

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Anglicare WA: The Kimberley Sexual Abuse Prevention and Support Service Service

Support Service

The Kimberley Sexual Abuse Prevention and Support Service offers free counselling to child and adult victims of sexual abuse and assault. Counselling takes place in a safe environment, where victims are able to comfortably work through trauma with highly qualified counsellors.

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Address2 Banksia Street
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9166 5000
Emailinfo@anglicarewa.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.anglicarewa.org.au/get-help/sexual-abuse-support-services/kimberley-sexual-assault-and-abuse-counselling-service

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Anglicare WA: Victim and Child Witness Service

Support Service

The Anglicare WA Victim and Child Witness Service provides confidential support to adult victims of crime and to all children and youth who have been hurt themselves, or who need to speak or give evidence in court.

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Address2 Banksia Street
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9166 5000
Emailinfo@anglicarewa.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.anglicarewa.org.au/get-help/family-and-domestic-violence/victim-and-child-witness-service

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Anglicare WA: Parent and Adolescent Counselling Service

Support Service

The free service is designed for young people who are 12-18 years old and their parents or carers who are frustrated or experiencing conflict.

The Parent and Adolescent Counselling Service provides:

  • Counselling to individuals, families and groups
  • Parenting workshops and seminars
  • Referrals to other services
  • Mediation and assistance in resolving family conflicts

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Address2 Banksia Street
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9166 5000
Emailinfo@anglicarewa.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.anglicarewa.org.au/get-help/family-and-domestic-violence/victim-and-child-witness-service

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Boab Health

Support Service

The Youth Counselling program provides individual counselling and family support for young people living in Kununurra. To be eligible for counselling the young person must be 11 to 18 years old, at risk of developing a mental health condition and be enrolled at a Kununurra school. Their youth counselling service utilises effective and appropriate youth specific modalities, a range of creative therapeutic engagement tools, as well as relevant group based options to compliment the individual based services.

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Address96 Coolibah Drive
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9166 8100
Emailknxreception@boabhealth.com.au
Website urlhttps://boabhealth.com.au/

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State and National Youth and Children Support Services

Kids helpline

Kids 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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eheadspace

Youth Mental Health 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 - 1pm (Melbourne time)

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

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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

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

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

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Suicide Call Back Service

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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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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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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1800RESPECT

Sexual Assault and Domestic and Family Violence Service

1800RESPECT is a confidential service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 1800RESPECT provide support 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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