Home isolation, quarantine periods and/or the spread of Coronavirus can be stressful and may leave you feeling concerned. There are a range of support services available, including talking to a counsellor or other mental health professional.Head to Health
The Head to Health website provides links to trusted Australian mental health online and phone supports, resources and treatment options. It also has online programs and forums, as well as a range of digital information resources.
Using the search page, you can navigate to various resources and services for help if you’re experiencing mental health concerns, or trying to support someone else. If you’re not sure where to start,
Where to get help
- Department of Health Social Work Services:
- South: (03) 6166 8354
- North: (03) 6777 4155
- North West: (03) 6478 6119
- Lifeline: 13 11 14 (24 hours, 7 days)
- Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636 (24 hours, 7days)
- MensLine Australia: 1300 789 978 (24 hours, 7 days)
- Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800 (24 hours, 7 days)
- Headspace: 1800 650 890
- Life in Mind
- SANE forums
Emergency Food Relief
There are a number of organisations who can help with emergency food relief. You can view and download the contacts below.
St Vincent de Paul Support
The St Vincent de Paul Society offers a variety of support for people in need. See their attached poster for services and how to contact them.
Domestic Violence Support
The Tasmanian Government has provided funding to enhance the safety and wellbeing of people affected by family violence. The packages are available to view and download below.
National Debt Hotline
If you are feeling overwhelmed and need assistance, free financial counselling is now available.
Call 1800 007 007 or visit https://ndh.org.au for more information.
Channel Churches Care
Channel Churches Care is a collaboration of local churches supporting Channel community residents during times of hardship as a result of COVID-19. They provide practical, spiritual, or social support to residents living between Huntingfield and Woodbridge.
There are a variety of ways to contact them:
- Direct phone: 0491 800 778
- Facebook: @ChannelChurchesCare (external link)
- Website: channelchurchescare.com (external link)
Contact them if you have any questions or would like to make a referral or request some support.