More resources and support services

There are many resources and support services available to you during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Listed below are links to mental health support, domestic violence services, online support and mutual aid groups, telephone services and financial and legal services.

Wellbeing and mental health

Online support and mutual aid groups

Telephone services and support

Harm reduction

Practical information and resources from NUAA for people using drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic. It covers harm reduction and cannabis use, injecting use, and Opioid Treatment Programs.

Domestic and family violence information, support and services

  • NSW Domestic Violence Line provides a statewide telephone crisis counselling and referral service for women and persons who identify as female 24/7 on 1800 65 64 63 (hearing impaired and interpreters are available on 133 677).
  • 1800 Respect is the National Sexual Assault Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service. It is a confidential 24/7 online and telephone counselling, information and referral service.
  • Mens Referral Service is a men’s family violence telephone counselling, information and referral service for men who are using DFV. They also provide support and referrals for other workers and services, and women and men needing information on behalf of a male partner, friend or family.
  • No to Violence has useful tips on adapting to online support where DFV may be an issue, with specific tips on responding to men who perpetrate violence.

Support with legal or financial challenges

Links compiled via Network of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies NSW.