Help and Support for Young People


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Ask Izzy is a great website for young people that will help you find local supports for what you need. Whether its Wi-Fi charging, housing, food, health, drugs and alcohol, finding work, money or lots of other things, Izzy could help you out! 

The Youth Service Directory is made especially for Gippsland. You can find out where to get help for health, sexual identity, jobs and courses, money, family violence and more, this directory can help.

Headspace provides online chat support from 9am to 1am (Melbourne time), if you can’t or don’t want to make a phone call. There is also a Group Chat option to speak with people who are going through the same thing as you. Please call 1800 650 890 or follow the link for support.

BeyondBlue provides online chat (from 7pm-midnight, 7 days a week) or phone support (24/7), call 1300 22 4636 or follow the link for online services.

Kids Helpline provides 24/7 phone support and online chat support services. You can also email them and get a response within 24 hours. Call 1800 55 1800 or follow the link for online services.

Lifeline provides 24/7 phone support services and online chat support from 7pm to midnight (Sydney time). Call 13 11 14 or follow the link for online services.

For all other support services please follow the Ask Izzy link to find the best service for your needs.