Telephone Crisis Support, Lifeline Gippsland
The Lifeline telephone crisis support service is available 24 hours a day, every day of the week. Call the Lifeline phone number on 13 11 14 to get through to a trained volunteer.
The Lifeline phone service offers confidential crisis support and respects everyone’s right to be heard, understood and cared for. We also provide information about other counselling and support services available in the Gippsland community and around Australia.
Our volunteer crisis supporters are ready to talk and listen, no matter how big or small the problem might seem. They are experienced in telephone crisis support and trained to offer emotional support in times of crisis or when callers might be feeling down.
If you or someone you know might be at risk or just need someone to listen, call the Lifeline phone number on 13 11 14.
The issues that Lifeline provides telephone crisis support for include:
- Family and relationship issues
- Mental health concerns
- Suicide prevention and support
- Abuse and violence
- Life direction
Calls to the Lifeline phone service are the cost of a local call. However, additional charges can apply for calls from pay phones, mobiles or some home phone plans. Mobile call rates are dependent on the caller’s carrier and their contracted rate. Callers to the Lifeline phone service should be aware that additional costs can also apply for calling 13/1300 numbers from some land lines. These costs are dependent on the caller’s carrier and contracted phone plan.