I need help

Sometimes, the fastest way to get the information or help you need is to call someone.

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Key contacts

In an emergency or if someone is in danger: call Triple Zero 000

In an emergency if you have hearing or speech impairment: call 106 to make a text emergency call

If you need translation or interpretation: call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450

If you want to report abuse or neglect: call the National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline on 1800 880 052

If you want help with domestic violence: call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732

If you have a concern or complaint about the NDIS: call the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission on 1800 035 544

Health and wellbeing

If you need urgent help with poisons: call the Poisons Information Centre on 131 126

If you are in crisis, anxious or depressed and want to talk with someone:

If you are grieving: call Griefline on 1300 845 745

If you need urgent mental health care:

If you need emergency respite:

Life help

If you want help with drug or alcohol addiction: call DirectLine on 1800 888 236

If you want help with gambling addiction: call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858

If you are in debt or financial trouble: call the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007

If you need legal help:

Government services

If you want help with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS): call the NDIS on 1800 800 110

If you want help with My Aged Care: call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422

If you want help with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs: call the department on 1800 555 524

If you want help with Medicare: call Medicare general enquires on 132 011

If you want help with Centrelink: call Centrelink on 132 307

If you are a carer and want help: call Carer Gateway on 1800 422 737