About Lifeline Geelong Barwon Region
Lifeline is a worldwide organisation that focuses on telephone crisis supporting. Lifeline Geelong provides a service that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Geelong Barwon Region Lifeline division was established in 1978 and is accredited with Australian National Lifeline. Lifeline has qualified trained crisis supporters who provide support and advice to callers.
Geelong Lifeline Callers
People call Lifeline for many reasons and the needs of people calling Lifeline Geelong vary across age-groups and between rural and metropolitan areas. Our aim, no matter what the reason, is to provide care and emotional support to people in their time of need.
In Geelong alone our telephone crisis supporters take around 8000 calls per year. Some of the areas people need advice and support for include: