Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.PDF version of page information

On this page

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 131 114

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 Health direct 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

Confidentiality

We keep it zipped youth friendly confidentially resources

Disability

Medicare card resources

Youth friendly Medicare card resource (Medicare card fact sheet and how to get your own Medicare card)

Mental Health

Out of Home care

  • You Childstory (Information and resources for 15-25 year olds young people who are currently in or have been in out-of-home care

Parenting

Supporting students in schools

Education public school (An A to Z of information about public schools for parents/workers)

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

Homeless/housing

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: Tuesday 14 August 2018