Crisis Services in Canberra ACT

Financial Help & Crisis Relief

  • Alternatives to Violence Project  The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a network of independent not-for-profit grass-roots volunteer groups offering experiential workshops on creative conflict transformation in prisons, schools, and the wider community.
  • Canberra Rape Crisis Centre – Sexual assault counselling for women and children.
  • Kids Help Line  is Australia's only free, confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and 18.
  • Lifeline Canberra
  • Salvation Army
  • St Vincent de Paul Society – NSW and ACT branch of the Christian support organisation.
  • Teen Challenge – Counselling, rehabilitation, suicide prevention and support for youth
  • White Wreath Association Inc. TM Action Against Suicide
    Created to bring to the attention of the Australian public, the increasing number of people who suicide in Australia every year. The White Wreath Association was founded in 1999 by Fanita, the mother of a suicide victim. The association will continue to speak out until changes are made. The White Wreath Association is non-political, non-denominational, anti-discriminatory. Suicide affects all walks of life, all cultures and all ages.