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For urgent help

24/7 Phone helplines

  • In case of fire, medical or police emergency, dial 000
  • Kids Helpline (up to age of 25 years) 1800 55 1800
  • Lifeline 13 11 14

Health services

Aboriginal Medical Services (AMS)

Provide a range of health services (including free medical services, social and emotional wellbeing support, sexual health, dental health) for the local Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities. They can also help young people to get a Medicare card and give general advice. To find your local AMS in NSW go to Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council or phone 02 9212 4777

General practitioners, hospitals or pharmacy

Search for your local service at National Health Services Directory or Healthdirect Australia offers free after hours support on 1800 022 222

Youth health services

Health information and services by topics

Alcohol and other drugs information and services



Medicare card resources

Youth friendly Medicare card resource (How to get your own Medicare card)

Mental Health

Out of Home care

Leaving out-of-home care information for young people (being developed)


Supporting students in schools

Department of Education– schooling (information about public education, including school finders, calendar, school operational status, key initiatives)

Sexual and reproductive health

Sexual assault and domestic/family violence

Transition care for young people with chronic illness

General health information and healthy lifestyle support

Other support


Link2Home (24/7) 1800 152 152
The service is for people who are homeless or who are worried they will become homeless, as well as for advocates acting on a person's behalf. NSW statewide homelessness information, assessment and referral telephone

LGBTI young people

Young carers

Current as at: Friday 15 December 2023