Lifeline Services in Geelong and South West Victoria

As part of Australia’s leading suicide prevention service provider, Lifeline Geelong & South West Victoria operates a portion of the Lifeline Crisis Support telephone service. The service offers callers confidential, personal support from trained crisis supporters through our 24 hour telephone crisis support service.  

24/7 Telephone Crisis Support: 13 11 14 

This 24 hour, 7 day a week service operates with the assistance of trained volunteer telephone crisis supporters.  

Lifeline’s telephone crisis supporters receive more than a million calls every year nationally. Our crisisupporters undertake an intensive training program and are required to continually update their crisis support skills through on-going training.  

Abuse and Violence Issues

Lifeline Geelong & South West Victoria is part of the Lifeline Direct network, and primary focus is providing support to Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. The National Lifeline Crisis Hotline is available 24 hour, 7 day a week on 13 11 14.  Our Lifeline service is available to anyone…

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Family and Relationship Counselling

Personal crises vary from person to person, and situation to situation. If you are experiencing problems within your family and relationship, Lifeline Geelong & South West Victoria offices operate a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week telephone crisis support service where you will be given the support and advice you are seeking. We also have a range of…

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Grief and Loss Crisis Support

Coping with grief and loss can be difficult, be it soon after the loss or much further down the track. Lifeline Geelong & South West Victoria can help with this challenging time by providing telephone crisis supporting with our qualified crisis supporters. We also have written tool kits that can provide some immediate help for your situation. If…

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Loneliness Crisis Support

In today’s world many people can feel a sense of isolation and loneliness as they may live away from family, are seeking new friends or have undergone family changes. Lifeline’s crisis support provides qualified crisis supporters that can listen to your situation and provide tools and advice to help.  Both callers and Lifeline’s volunteers report a brief,…

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Mental Health Support

At Lifeline Geelong & South West Victoria we have resources that provide information on a range of issues you or someone you know may be suffering from. Our 24 hour, 7 day a week telephone crisis support service can help with any concerns you have or are experiencing by providing advice and support. We also…

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Suicide Prevention and Support

If you or someone you know is considering suicide call Lifeline on 13 11 14. If life is in immediate danger call Emergency Services on 000. At Geelong & South West Victoria we provide a range of suicide prevention and support services: Lifeline Geelong Barwon Region offers callers confidential, personal support from trained crisis supporters…

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