Help Lines

Cancer Council Connect

Cancer Council ACT
5 Richmond Avenue
FAIRBAIRN  ACT  2609
Phone: (02) 6257 9999
Website: www.actcancer.org

Cancer Council Helpline

Cancer Council ACT
5 Richmond Avenue
FAIRBAIRN  ACT  2609
Phone: 13 11 20
Website: www.actcancer.org

Free, confidential, phone information and support service.  Covers all aspects of cancer, including prevention, early detection and treatment.  Can also assist with practical and emotional support as well as referral to appropriate services in the area.

healthdirect Australia

NHCCN Ltd
PO Box 122
CIVIC SQUARE  ACT  2608
Phone: 1800 022 222
Website: www.healthdirect.org.au

Online health information and 24 hour phone line.

Kids Helpline

Phone: 1800 55 1800
Website: www.kidshelp.com.au
Free, anonymous 24-hour counselling service for people aged 5 to 18.

Lifeline Canberra

Phone: 13 11 14
Website: www.act.lifeline.org.au

MensLine Australia

Phone: 1300 78 99 78
Email: talkitover@menslineaus.org.au
Website: www.menslineaus.org.au

Confidential national support service for men with family or relationship concerns.  Also available to women or family members concerned about a male family member.  Cost of a local call (higher from mobiles).  Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

National Continence Helpline

Continence Foundation of Australia
Level1, 30-32 Sydney Road
BRUNSWICK  VIC  3056
Phone: 1800 330 066
Website: www.continence.org.au

Provides free, confidential advice about bladder and bowel control, plus local referrals, brochures and product information.

Now What

Website: www.canteen.org.au/join/

Online discussion about experience of the impact of cancer.  Website contains information about cancer types, hospitals, test and treatments, relationships, grief and loss.

TELECHAT

Red Cross House
3 Dann Close
GARRAN  ACT  2605
Phone: 6234 7634
Website: www.redcross.org.au/act

Oerates 7.30am to 10am.  Free service.  This service links a volunteer with a client to engage in social conversations up to three times per week.  It is a phone service.

TELECROSS

Red Cross House
3 Dann Close
GARRAN  ACT  2605
Phone: 6234 7634
Website: www.redcross.org.au/act

Operates 7.30am to 10am.  Free service.  This program links a volunteer with a client to make a daily phone call to check on their wellbeing.