National counselling service to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
24/7 Counselling call service and online chat
Provides an outreach service for young people aged 13-18 who have, or are at risk of developing, mental health issues and/or alcohol & other drug (AOD) dependence across the Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, and Nambucca LGAs.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership.
Service for adults experiencing anxiety and/or depression. This national service connects people with local, ongoing support with a mental health professional.
Call 24 hours / 7 days
The Disability Information Helpline provides information and referrals for people with disability who need help because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Essential service for aged care and NDIS participants, shopping, medical services and banking. Takeaway lunches every second Monday, some domestic assistance and direct support and regular phone check-ins
Emergency Relief packages for people in NSW who have been directed to self-isolate and have no family or friends able to help with shopping, packages with 2 weeks of food and personal care items are available.
Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Anytime. Any reason.
For Children (aged 5-12), Teens (aged 13-17), Young Adults (aged 18-25), Carers and Schools.
Life house Care Pantry provides low cost groceries and personal care products for pension or Health Care Card holders, selected by you, from only $10. You get a range of choice plus a bunch of free bread, fruit & vegetables.
Bellingen: Tuesday 10-12, Friday 10-12 at 64 Hyde Street, Bellingen at Lifehouse Care Shop
Urunga: Tuesday 9:30-13:30 at Cardows arcade Bowra St
Providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Crisis Counselling
Mental Health support
Support for carers
Phone, chat and text contact options available
24 hours a day / 7 days a week
Care for pregnancy, labour and birth
EPAS (complications prior to 20 weeks)
Pregnancy Care (self refer from 14 weeks)
Men’s Referral Service provide support for men who recognise their behaviour is causing a problem at home. Working directly with men who use domestic or family violence, to support them to change. They also provide support for people who are concerned about the behaviour of someone close to them.
MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns.
24 hours / 7 days
Free Community legal service including information, advice, advocacy education, casework and representation for eligible clients living in the Midcoast (Manning region), Port Macquarie-Hastings, Kempsey, Nambucca, Bellingen and Coffs Harbour Areas.
9am to 5pm Mon to Fri
Provides affordable housing to individuals or families on low to moderate incomes who are having difficulty securing housing in the private rental market.
Assists young people, aged 17 to 25 years, to find and keep stable and safe accommodation, to build skills for independent living and to improve health and wellbeing.
Details all financial support available due to Covid (federal and state)
Includes links to apply etc, and provides links to support crisis situations
Information, assessment and referral for older people who need care
My Aged Care is the Australian Government’s starting point on your aged care journey. Find and access the government-funded services you need.
People can join and participate in online or virtual NA meetings as most physical NA meetings have been cancelled.
Numerous available times online
Provides a range of in home supports services and personalised home care packages for all ages including, Domestic and Medical supports, Respite care, Veterans home care and DVA community Nursing.
Crisis and ongoing counselling which includes the provision of information and support
A specialised medical service which always includes general health and wellbeing assessment and treatment, if needed, and can include the collection of evidence (e.g DNA) related to the assault for legal purposes
Support for non-offending family members, significant others and carers advocacy
Court preparation, court support and court reports
National 24/7 telehealth provider that offers free professional phone and online counselling for people living in Australia
Webchat also available and alternative number when busy is 03 8371 2862. You do not require a medical referral to initiate contact. This means you can access free professional counselling anywhere, at a time that is convenient to you
A range of services for women and their children who have experienced domestic and family violence.
Provides a variety of support services across the Coffs Harbour, Bellingen and Nambucca local government areas and the Mid-North Coast district. Including crisis support, case management, counselling and court advocacy across our programs, however, much of this has transitioned to phone and where safe and video concerning.