Referral Assistance

If You’re in Need of Urgent Assistance

Chris Mackey and Associates is not a crisis centre. If you need immediate or urgent assistance, please contact one of the following services by clicking the link in the name or contacting the number directly.

If you are in immediate danger, please call 000 (triple zero) for police or ambulance

Alternatively, you may wish to call:

  • Lifeline – 13 11 14 (24 hours a day)

Lifeline is Australia’s leading suicide prevention service, providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour crisis support.

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service providing 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people affected by suicide.

Barwon Health’s Adult Mental Health Services provides community and in-patient services for people aged 16 to 65 years, who are affected by serious complex mental illness.

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Qualified counsellors at Kids Helpline are available via WebChat, phone or email anytime and for any reason.

24-hour national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

Safe Steps provides specialist support services for anyone in Victoria who is experiencing or afraid of family violence. They have a 24/7 crisis phone line.

The Sexual Assault Crisis Line Victoria (SACL)  is a state-wide, after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault.

Supports men and boys who are dealing with family and relationship difficulties. 24/7 telephone and online support and information service for Australian men.

This service is open and available to support people impacted by sexual assault and women, children and young people experiencing family violence.


Directories to Help Find a Service or Practitioner

Please feel free to access these referral source tools for a range of services. Many of the links listed below provide the option to refine a search by specific filters, such as location, prospective client’s age, or cost.


Free Services You May Wish To Follow Up