This page lists crisis services available in different countries.

If you need help, please don’t be alone.


Quick links to help in different countries:

International crisis websites
United States
United Kingdom
New Zealand


International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies
This site contains lists of crisis services in many different countries and languages.

The Icarus Project Crisis Toolkit
A self-help web page about supporting yourself in a crisis.


13 11 14
Phone line support is available 24/7. Online counselling available 7pm – 4am (AEDT), 7 days.

Suicide Callback Service
1300 659 467
The Suicide Call Back Service provides free nationwide professional telephone and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.

National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line (24/7)
1800 737 732
National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service for people living in Australia

Men’s Help Line (24/7)
1300 789 978
A professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men

Adults Surviving Sexual Abuse (ASCA) – professional support line (limited hours – see below)
1300 657 380
Hours: 9am – 5pm, 7 days

Kids help line
1800 55 1800
A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.

1800 650 890
Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families.

Carers Australia
1800 242 636
Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families in each state and territory

Finding local Australian sexual assault and domestic violence crisis services:

There are many local sexual assault and domestic violence crisis and support services across Australia. Most offer free support and access to counselling. The website below provides a list of all local services across Australia:

If you or someone else are in immediate danger please call 000 now



Suicide prevention lifeline (24/7)
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

National crisis hotline for domestic violence (24/7)
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

National Sexual Assault Hotline (24/7)

If you or someone else are in immediate danger please call 911 now



National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline (24/7)
0808 2000 247

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre national freephone helpline (limited hours – see below)
0808 802 9999
(12-2.30pm and 7-9.30pm every day of the year)

Samaritans (24/7)
08457 90 90 90
Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.

If you or someone else are in immediate danger please call 999



0800 543 354 or (09) 5222 999 within Auckland

Suicide Crisis Helpline
0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

Women’s Refuge Crisis Line
0800 733 843 (0800 REFUGE)
For women living with violence, or in fear, in their relationship or family

Find a local NZ sexual assault support centre near you

List of more New Zealand help lines

If you or someone else are in immediate danger please call 111 now

This information is up to date as at 31 May 2015, however I cannot guarantee that information will remain up to date over time. If the links provided don’t work or are out of date, please contact the emergency phone number for your area.


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