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Family Health Services

There are a range of family services available on the North Coast. Please click on the tabs below to find the nearest family service in the your area.

If there are any health services that are not here, that you feel need to be here, register with Healthy North Coast and log in to add them.

  • Hastings-Macleay

    • 1800RESPECT

      1800RESPECT is a 24 hours a day, 7 days per week telephone and online crisis and trauma counselling service  aimed at assisting people who have been or who are affected by sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

      Phone: 1800 737 732 Website: https://www.1800respect.org.au

    • Australian Breastfeeding Association

      The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s leading source of breastfeeding information and support.

      Phone: 1800 686 268 Website: http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/

    • BreastScreen NSW North Coast

      The BreastScreen program on the North Coast offers free mammogram appointments, all year round, at its permanent clinics located in Tweed Heads, Lismore, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie. All women over 40 years of age are eligible to attend, however women aged between 50-69 years are particularly encouraged to make the important call to have a screening mammogram as they are in the high risk age group. A GP referral is not required. Visit http://www.bsnsw.org.au/ to find out when the mobile service is in your area, or call to make a booking.

      Phone: 13 20 50 Website: http://www.bsnsw.org.au/

    • Cancer Council telephone information and support service

      Cancer Council’s  telephone information and support service is a confidential service where you can speak to a specialist cancer professional about anything to do with cancer. For more information call the hotline or visit http://www.cancercouncil.com.au.

      Phone: 13 11 20

    • Domestic Violence Line

      The Domestic Violence Line provides telephone counselling, information and referrals for women and same-sex partners who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence.

      Phone: 1800 656 463 Website: http://www.community.nsw.gov.au/docs_menu/parents_carers_and_families/domestic_and_family_violence/dv_line.html

    • Family Planning NSW

      Family Planning NSW provides specialised services and programs and advocate to promote the reproductive and sexual health and rights of all.

      Phone: 1300 658 886

    • Gambling Help

      Gambling Help is a NSW Government initiative to help  people experiencing problems with gambling to connect with the services that can help them overcome their gambling problem.

      Phone: 1800 858 858 Website: http://www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au/

    • Karitane

      Karitane is a helpline for parents caring for newborn babies. Karitane offers advice on  settling, feeding, and sleeping.

      Phone: 1300 227 464

    • Kids Life

      Kids Life empowers parents to help children reach their full potential by providing information on parenting, education, development and family matters. Visit http://www.kidslife.com.au.

      Website: http://www.kidslife.com.au

    • Kidscount (Australian Childhood Foundation)

      Kidscount is a website for parents that is all about childhood. It has information that can help you to raise happy and confident children.

      Phone: 1800 176 453

    • MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers)

      Mums enjoy time out whilst their children are cared for in our MOPPETS program. MOPPETS provides a time where mothers can get together and talk about issues with other mums.

      Phone: 02 6628 6668

    • National Dementia Helpline

      The National Dementia Helpline is staffed by trained and experienced professionals. National Dementia Helpline services are provided by Alzheimer’s Australia state organisations ensuring you get accurate, local information and support.

      Phone: 1800 100 500 Website: http;//www.fightdementia.org.au

    • New Horizons – Kempsey

      New Horizons provide innovative services which support individuals, strengthen communities and enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. New Horizons currently run a number of services including aged care, disability,  employment, Homeless, Indigenous and Mental Health.

      Phone: (02) 8036 8100 Website: http://newhorizons.net.au Address: Shop 3/146-148 Belgrave Street, Kempsey NSW 2440

    • New Horizons – Port Macquarie

      New Horizons provide innovative services which support individuals, strengthen communities and enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. New Horizons currently run a number of services including aged care, disability,  employment, Homeless, Indigenous and Mental Health.

       

      Phone: 02 6588 8100 Website: http://newhorizons.net.au Address: 2/133-137 Gordon Street, Port Macquarie NSW 2444

    • New Horizons – Taree

      New Horizons provide innovative services which support individuals, strengthen communities and enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. New Horizons currently run a number of services including aged care, disability,  employment, Homeless, Indigenous and Mental Health.

      Phone: (02) 6515 0900 Website: http://newhorizons.net.au Address: 140a Victoria Street Taree NSW 2430

    • NSW Rape Crisis Centre

      SW Rape Crisis Centre provides the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault, family or domestic violence and their non offending supporters. Counselling services for women who were sexually assaulted in childhood are also available from Women’s Health Centres across NSW.

      Phone: 1800 424 017 Website: www.nswrapecrisis.com.au/

    • Parent Line

      Parent Line is a telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents of children ages 0 to 18 who live in New South Wales.

      Phone: 132 055

    • Pregnancy Birth and Baby

      Pregnancy Birth and Baby is a 24-hour phone and online service that provides information and advice for pregnant women, new parents and their familes.

      Phone: 1800 882 436 Website: www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au

    • Raising Children Network

      The Raising Children website offers up-to-date, research-based material on more than 800 topics spanning child development, behaviour, health, nutrition and fitness, play and learning, connecting and communicating, school and education, entertainment and technology, sleep and safety. Visit www.raisingchildren.net.au

      Website: www.raisingchildren.net.au

    • Suicide Call Back Service

      The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who are; suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide or health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.  The Suicide Call Back Service is especially suited to people who are geographically or emotionally isolated.

      Phone: 1300 659 467 Website: http://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

    • Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service

      The Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service is a state -wide service that aims to improve the sexual and emotional health of women in NSW whose male partners are same sex attracted.

      For more information about this service visit: www.womenpartners.org.au

      Phone: 1800 787 887

  • Mid North Coast

    • 1800RESPECT

      1800RESPECT is a 24 hours a day, 7 days per week telephone and online crisis and trauma counselling service  aimed at assisting people who have been or who are affected by sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

      Phone: 1800 737 732 Website: https://www.1800respect.org.au

    • Australian Breastfeeding Association

      The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s leading source of breastfeeding information and support.

      Phone: 1800 686 268 Website: http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/

    • BreastScreen NSW North Coast

      The BreastScreen program on the North Coast offers free mammogram appointments, all year round, at its permanent clinics located in Tweed Heads, Lismore, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie. All women over 40 years of age are eligible to attend, however women aged between 50-69 years are particularly encouraged to make the important call to have a screening mammogram as they are in the high risk age group. A GP referral is not required. Visit http://www.bsnsw.org.au/ to find out when the mobile service is in your area, or call to make a booking.

      Phone: 13 20 50 Website: http://www.bsnsw.org.au/

    • Cancer Council telephone information and support service

      Cancer Council’s  telephone information and support service is a confidential service where you can speak to a specialist cancer professional about anything to do with cancer. For more information call the hotline or visit http://www.cancercouncil.com.au.

      Phone: 13 11 20

    • Domestic Violence Line

      The Domestic Violence Line provides telephone counselling, information and referrals for women and same-sex partners who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence.

      Phone: 1800 656 463 Website: http://www.community.nsw.gov.au/docs_menu/parents_carers_and_families/domestic_and_family_violence/dv_line.html

    • Family Planning NSW

      Family Planning NSW provides specialised services and programs and advocate to promote the reproductive and sexual health and rights of all.

      Phone: 1300 658 886

    • Family Relationship Centre

      Family Relationship Centres are a source of information and confidential assistance for families at all stages in their lives. Centres have a focus on providing family dispute resolution (mediation) to enable separating families achieve workable parenting arrangements outside the Court system. Whether you are going through separation, starting a relationship, want to make your relationship stronger, or having relationship difficulties, the Centres can help.

      Phone: 1800 050 321. Website: http://www.familyrelationships.gov.au Address: 24 Park AVE Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

    • Far North Coast Family Referral Service

      Far North Coast Family Referral Service provides information and referral for families seeking support. Far North Coast Family Referral Service brings together families, support services and community resources to help promote the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and families. Family Referral Workers will help families to identify their most important needs, and connect them with the best services for them.

      Phone: 1300 338 774

    • Gambling Help

      Gambling Help is a NSW Government initiative to help  people experiencing problems with gambling to connect with the services that can help them overcome their gambling problem.

      Phone: 1800 858 858 Website: http://www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au/

    • Karitane

      Karitane is a helpline for parents caring for newborn babies. Karitane offers advice on  settling, feeding, and sleeping.

      Phone: 1300 227 464

    • Kids Life

      Kids Life empowers parents to help children reach their full potential by providing information on parenting, education, development and family matters. Visit http://www.kidslife.com.au.

      Website: http://www.kidslife.com.au

    • Kidscount (Australian Childhood Foundation)

      Kidscount is a website for parents that is all about childhood. It has information that can help you to raise happy and confident children.

      Phone: 1800 176 453

    • MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers)

      Mums enjoy time out whilst their children are cared for in our MOPPETS program. MOPPETS provides a time where mothers can get together and talk about issues with other mums.

      Phone: 02 6628 6668

    • National Dementia Helpline

      The National Dementia Helpline is staffed by trained and experienced professionals. National Dementia Helpline services are provided by Alzheimer’s Australia state organisations ensuring you get accurate, local information and support.

      Phone: 1800 100 500 Website: http;//www.fightdementia.org.au

    • New Horizons – Coffs Harbour

      New Horizons provide innovative services which support individuals, strengthen communities and enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. New Horizons currently run a number of services including aged care, disability,  employment, Homeless, Indigenous and Mental Health.

      Phone: 02 6691 8100 Website: http://newhorizons.net.au Address: 16 Keona Circuit, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

    • New Horizons – Grafton

      New Horizons provide innovative services which support individuals, strengthen communities and enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. New Horizons currently run a number of services including aged care, disability,  employment, Homeless, Indigenous and Mental Health.

      Phone: 02 6644 3900 Website: http://newhorizons.net.au Address: 26 Villiers Street, Grafton NSW 2460

    • NSW Rape Crisis Centre

      SW Rape Crisis Centre provides the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault, family or domestic violence and their non offending supporters. Counselling services for women who were sexually assaulted in childhood are also available from Women’s Health Centres across NSW.

      Phone: 1800 424 017 Website: www.nswrapecrisis.com.au/

    • Parent Line

      Parent Line is a telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents of children ages 0 to 18 who live in New South Wales.

      Phone: 132 055

    • Pregnancy Birth and Baby

      Pregnancy Birth and Baby is a 24-hour phone and online service that provides information and advice for pregnant women, new parents and their familes.

      Phone: 1800 882 436 Website: www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au

    • Raising Children Network

      The Raising Children website offers up-to-date, research-based material on more than 800 topics spanning child development, behaviour, health, nutrition and fitness, play and learning, connecting and communicating, school and education, entertainment and technology, sleep and safety. Visit www.raisingchildren.net.au

      Website: www.raisingchildren.net.au

    • Suicide Call Back Service

      The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who are; suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide or health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.  The Suicide Call Back Service is especially suited to people who are geographically or emotionally isolated.

      Phone: 1300 659 467 Website: http://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

    • Switch

      The SWITCH Program provides Case Management services to young people aged 16 to 25 years.  Switch assists young people by respectfully supporting the plans they have for their lives, focusing on developing connectedness with family and community. Through collaborative relationships with other services and relevant networks, appropriate supports where identified will be developed.

      Phone: Far North Coast: 6627 3990, Mid North Coast: 6563 1230

    • Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service

      The Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service is a state -wide service that aims to improve the sexual and emotional health of women in NSW whose male partners are same sex attracted.

      For more information about this service visit: www.womenpartners.org.au

      Phone: 1800 787 887

  • Northern Rivers

    • 1800RESPECT

      1800RESPECT is a 24 hours a day, 7 days per week telephone and online crisis and trauma counselling service  aimed at assisting people who have been or who are affected by sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

      Phone: 1800 737 732 Website: https://www.1800respect.org.au

    • ACON

      ACON promotes the health and wellbeing of the GLBTI community and people with HIV through providing information and support for people at risk of or affected by HIV, including sex workers, people who use drugs and the family and/or carers of people with HIV.

      ACON health services also cover sexual health, mental health, alcohol and other drug use, ageing, homophobic violence, domestic violence, counselling, community care, housing, workplace equality

      Phone: (02) 6622 1555 Website: www.acon.org.au Address: 27 Uralba Street Lismore

    • Australian Breastfeeding Association

      The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s leading source of breastfeeding information and support.

      Phone: 1800 686 268 Website: http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/

    • Bangalow Community Health

      Bangalow Community Health Centre provides nursing services to the Byron Shire area and it includes all the people living in the Northern Rivers area. There is no referral necessary to receive treatment at this community health centre and there is no charge for the customer with the exception of the hiring of some equipment as its required.

      Phone: 02 6687 0007 Address: 35 Granuaille Road, Bangalow

    • BreastScreen NSW North Coast

      The BreastScreen program on the North Coast offers free mammogram appointments, all year round, at its permanent clinics located in Tweed Heads, Lismore, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie. All women over 40 years of age are eligible to attend, however women aged between 50-69 years are particularly encouraged to make the important call to have a screening mammogram as they are in the high risk age group. A GP referral is not required. Visit http://www.bsnsw.org.au/ to find out when the mobile service is in your area, or call to make a booking.

      Phone: 13 20 50 Website: http://www.bsnsw.org.au/

    • Cancer Council telephone information and support service

      Cancer Council’s  telephone information and support service is a confidential service where you can speak to a specialist cancer professional about anything to do with cancer. For more information call the hotline or visit http://www.cancercouncil.com.au.

      Phone: 13 11 20

    • Child and Family Health Nursing Services

      Monitoring growth & development of children 0-5 years/ immunisations/ infant feeding advice & support.

      Phone: 02 6620 7687

    • Domestic Violence Line

      The Domestic Violence Line provides telephone counselling, information and referrals for women and same-sex partners who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence.

      Phone: 1800 656 463 Website: http://www.community.nsw.gov.au/docs_menu/parents_carers_and_families/domestic_and_family_violence/dv_line.html

    • Family Planning NSW

      Family Planning NSW provides specialised services and programs and advocate to promote the reproductive and sexual health and rights of all.

      Phone: 1300 658 886

    • Family Relationship Centre

      Family Relationship Centres are a source of information and confidential assistance for families at all stages in their lives.Centres have a focus on providing family dispute resolution (mediation) to enable separating families achieve workable parenting arrangements outside the Court system. Whether you are going through separation, starting a relationship, want to make your relationship stronger, or having relationship difficulties, the Centres can help.

      Phone: 1800 050 321. Website: http://www.familyrelationships.gov.au Address: Level 1, 5 Market Street Lismore

    • Far North Coast Family Referral Service

      Far North Coast Family Referral Service provides information and referral for families seeking support. Far North Coast Family Referral Service brings together families, support services and community resources to help promote the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and families. Family Referral Workers will help families to identify their most important needs, and connect them with the best services for them.

      Phone: 1300 338 774

    • Gambling Help

      Gambling Help is a NSW Government initiative to help  people experiencing problems with gambling to connect with the services that can help them overcome their gambling problem.

      Phone: 1800 858 858 Website: http://www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au/

    • Karitane

      Karitane is a helpline for parents caring for newborn babies. Karitane offers advice on  settling, feeding, and sleeping.

      Phone: 1300 227 464

    • Kids Life

      Kids Life empowers parents to help children reach their full potential by providing information on parenting, education, development and family matters. Visit http://www.kidslife.com.au.

      Website: http://www.kidslife.com.au

    • Kidscount (Australian Childhood Foundation)

      Kidscount is a website for parents that is all about childhood. It has information that can help you to raise happy and confident children.

      Phone: 1800 176 453

    • Kyogle Community Health

      Kyogle Community Health provides a wide range of services are provided including; Community Mental Health Services, Head Injury Service, Aboriginal Health, Adolescent Mental Health, Audiometry (Hearing Tests), Baby Health Clinic, Child & Family Health, Child Protection, Community Aged Care, Community Nursing, Diabetes Education, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol, Early Childhood Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Palliative Care, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Service, Sexual Assault, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Women’s Health and Cardiac Rehabilitation

      Phone: (02) 66300488 Address: 199 Summerland Way Kyogle NSW 2478

    • Kyogle Family Planning Service

      Kyogle Family Planning Service supports women and men from adolescence onwards to make choices for themselves about their reproductive and sexual health by providing high quality, confidential and professional reproductive and sexual health services.

      Phone: 6630 0488 Address: Kyogle Community Health Centre, 199 Summerland Way, Kyogle NSW 2478

    • Lismore Family Planning Service

      Lismore Family Planning Service supports women and men from adolescence onwards to make choices for themselves about their reproductive and sexual health by providing high quality, confidential and professional reproductive and sexual health services.

      Phone: 02 6620 7660 Address: Level 3/29 Molesworth Street, Lismore NSW 2480

    • MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers)

      Mums enjoy time out whilst their children are cared for in our MOPPETS program. MOPPETS provides a time where mothers can get together and talk about issues with other mums.

      Phone: 02 6628 6668

    • Mullumbimby Community Health

      Mullumbimby Community Health Centre provides community health services free of charge. Services include Aboriginal health, diabetes education, adolescent mental health, child and family services, community nursing, speech pathology and more.

      Phone: 02 6684 2376 Address: Azalea Street Mullumbimby

    • National Dementia Helpline

      The National Dementia Helpline is staffed by trained and experienced professionals. National Dementia Helpline services are provided by Alzheimer’s Australia state organisations ensuring you get accurate, local information and support.

      Phone: 1800 100 500 Website: http;//www.fightdementia.org.au

    • New Horizons – Lismore

      New Horizons provide innovative services which support individuals, strengthen communities and enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. New Horizons currently run a number of services including aged care, disability,  employment, Homeless, Indigenous and Mental Health.

      Phone: 02 6626 0000 Website: http://newhorizons.net.au Address: 6 Industry Drive, East Lismore NSW 2480

    • Northcott Disability Services

      Individual and family support, support is provided to people with a physical disability and their families. Client ages range from infancy through to adulthood.

      Phone: 02 6686 3822

    • Northern Rivers Family Care Centre

      The Northern Rivers Family Care Centre is staffed with specialist nurses and social workers. Regular outreach clinics are held in Iluka, Ballina and Ocean Shores. For a referral to the Centre please see a health professional such as your local Child and Family Health Nurses, your family Doctor or Paediatrician. Opening Hours:  8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday

       

      Phone: (02) 6622 8705 Address: 46 Uralba Street, Lismore

    • NSW Rape Crisis Centre

      SW Rape Crisis Centre provides the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault, family or domestic violence and their non offending supporters. Counselling services for women who were sexually assaulted in childhood are also available from Women’s Health Centres across NSW.

      Phone: 1800 424 017 Website: www.nswrapecrisis.com.au/

    • Our House

      Our House is a joint project by Northern Rivers Community Cancer Foundation (NRCCF) and Our Kids. It is a purpose built accommodation for cancer patients and their families who are receiving care at the new Cancer Unit at Lismore. It is also will provide accommodation for parents who have children in Children Ward or babies in Special Care Unit in Lismore Base Hospital. Visit http://www.ourhouse.org.au for more information.

      Phone: 02 66294350 Website: http://www.ourhouse.org.au Address: 145 Laurel Ave Lismore NSW 2480

    • Parent Line

      Parent Line is a telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents of children ages 0 to 18 who live in New South Wales.

      Phone: 132 055

    • Pregnancy Birth and Baby

      Pregnancy Birth and Baby is a 24-hour phone and online service that provides information and advice for pregnant women, new parents and their familes.

      Phone: 1800 882 436 Website: www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au

    • Raising Children Network

      The Raising Children website offers up-to-date, research-based material on more than 800 topics spanning child development, behaviour, health, nutrition and fitness, play and learning, connecting and communicating, school and education, entertainment and technology, sleep and safety. Visit www.raisingchildren.net.au

      Website: www.raisingchildren.net.au

    • Suicide Call Back Service

      The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who are; suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide or health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.  The Suicide Call Back Service is especially suited to people who are geographically or emotionally isolated.

      Phone: 1300 659 467 Website: http://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

    • Switch

      The SWITCH Program provides Case Management services to young people aged 16 to 25 years.  Switch assists young people by respectfully supporting the plans they have for their lives, focusing on developing connectedness with family and community. Through collaborative relationships with other services and relevant networks, appropriate supports where identified will be developed.

      Phone: Far North Coast: 6627 3990, Mid North Coast: 6563 1230

    • The Family Centre

      The Ballina Byron Family Centre is a non-government community based organisation that provides services to families and individuals in the Ballina and Byron Shires.

      Phone: 02 6686 4109 Website: www.thefamilycentre.org.au Address: 62 Tamar St, Ballina

    • The Winsome

      The Winsome provides a range of services for the homeless in Lismore including  nursing and medical services, accomodation, mental health. To find out more click here.

      Phone: 02 6622 4055 Address: 11 Bridge St, Lismore NSW 2480

    • Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service

      The Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service is a state -wide service that aims to improve the sexual and emotional health of women in NSW whose male partners are same sex attracted.

      For more information about this service visit: www.womenpartners.org.au

      Phone: 1800 787 887

  • Tweed

    • 1800RESPECT

      1800RESPECT is a 24 hours a day, 7 days per week telephone and online crisis and trauma counselling service  aimed at assisting people who have been or who are affected by sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

      Phone: 1800 737 732 Website: https://www.1800respect.org.au

    • Australian Breastfeeding Association

      The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s leading source of breastfeeding information and support.

      Phone: 1800 686 268 Website: http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/

    • BreastScreen NSW North Coast

      The BreastScreen program on the North Coast offers free mammogram appointments, all year round, at its permanent clinics located in Tweed Heads, Lismore, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie. All women over 40 years of age are eligible to attend, however women aged between 50-69 years are particularly encouraged to make the important call to have a screening mammogram as they are in the high risk age group. A GP referral is not required. Visit http://www.bsnsw.org.au/ to find out when the mobile service is in your area, or call to make a booking.

      Phone: 13 20 50 Website: http://www.bsnsw.org.au/

    • Cancer Council telephone information and support service

      Cancer Council’s  telephone information and support service is a confidential service where you can speak to a specialist cancer professional about anything to do with cancer. For more information call the hotline or visit http://www.cancercouncil.com.au.

      Phone: 13 11 20

    • Domestic Violence Line

      The Domestic Violence Line provides telephone counselling, information and referrals for women and same-sex partners who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence.

      Phone: 1800 656 463 Website: http://www.community.nsw.gov.au/docs_menu/parents_carers_and_families/domestic_and_family_violence/dv_line.html

    • Family Planning NSW

      Family Planning NSW provides specialised services and programs and advocate to promote the reproductive and sexual health and rights of all.

      Phone: 1300 658 886

    • Far North Coast Family Referral Service

      Far North Coast Family Referral Service provides information and referral for families seeking support. Far North Coast Family Referral Service brings together families, support services and community resources to help promote the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and families. Family Referral Workers will help families to identify their most important needs, and connect them with the best services for them.

      Phone: 1300 338 774

    • Gambling Help

      Gambling Help is a NSW Government initiative to help  people experiencing problems with gambling to connect with the services that can help them overcome their gambling problem.

      Phone: 1800 858 858 Website: http://www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au/

    • Karitane

      Karitane is a helpline for parents caring for newborn babies. Karitane offers advice on  settling, feeding, and sleeping.

      Phone: 1300 227 464

    • Kids Life

      Kids Life empowers parents to help children reach their full potential by providing information on parenting, education, development and family matters. Visit http://www.kidslife.com.au.

      Website: http://www.kidslife.com.au

    • Kidscount (Australian Childhood Foundation)

      Kidscount is a website for parents that is all about childhood. It has information that can help you to raise happy and confident children.

      Phone: 1800 176 453

    • MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers)

      Mums enjoy time out whilst their children are cared for in our MOPPETS program. MOPPETS provides a time where mothers can get together and talk about issues with other mums.

      Phone: 02 6628 6668

    • National Dementia Helpline

      The National Dementia Helpline is staffed by trained and experienced professionals. National Dementia Helpline services are provided by Alzheimer’s Australia state organisations ensuring you get accurate, local information and support.

      Phone: 1800 100 500 Website: http;//www.fightdementia.org.au

    • New Horizons – Tweed Heads

      New Horizons provide innovative services which support individuals, strengthen communities and enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. New Horizons currently run a number of services including aged care, disability,  employment, Homeless, Indigenous and Mental Health.

      Phone: 07 5506 4300 Website: http://newhorizons.net.au Address: 1 & 2 - 8 Rivendell Drive, Tweed Heads South NSW 2486

    • NSW Rape Crisis Centre

      SW Rape Crisis Centre provides the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault, family or domestic violence and their non offending supporters. Counselling services for women who were sexually assaulted in childhood are also available from Women’s Health Centres across NSW.

      Phone: 1800 424 017 Website: www.nswrapecrisis.com.au/

    • Parent Line

      Parent Line is a telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents of children ages 0 to 18 who live in New South Wales.

      Phone: 132 055

    • Pregnancy Birth and Baby

      Pregnancy Birth and Baby is a 24-hour phone and online service that provides information and advice for pregnant women, new parents and their familes.

      Phone: 1800 882 436 Website: www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au

    • Raising Children Network

      The Raising Children website offers up-to-date, research-based material on more than 800 topics spanning child development, behaviour, health, nutrition and fitness, play and learning, connecting and communicating, school and education, entertainment and technology, sleep and safety. Visit www.raisingchildren.net.au

      Website: www.raisingchildren.net.au

    • Suicide Call Back Service

      The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who are; suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide or health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.  The Suicide Call Back Service is especially suited to people who are geographically or emotionally isolated.

      Phone: 1300 659 467 Website: http://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

    • Switch

      The SWITCH Program provides Case Management services to young people aged 16 to 25 years.  Switch assists young people by respectfully supporting the plans they have for their lives, focusing on developing connectedness with family and community. Through collaborative relationships with other services and relevant networks, appropriate supports where identified will be developed.

      Phone: Far North Coast: 6627 3990, Mid North Coast: 6563 1230

    • Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service

      The Women Partners of Bisexual Men Service is a state -wide service that aims to improve the sexual and emotional health of women in NSW whose male partners are same sex attracted.

      For more information about this service visit: www.womenpartners.org.au

      Phone: 1800 787 887

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