Youth Worker News

Information and activities for students from our Youth Worker Courtney Fare

September 2017 - School Holiday Activities

Everyone needs a bit of extra support at times, so here are a few services that can provide some general or lifesaving assistance:

Food Packages / Support
St Vincent De Paul 1300 794 054 (between 9am and 1pm daily)
The Salvation Army Emergency Relief Services 08 9260 9599 www.salvationarmy.org.au
Blue Sky Community Group 08 9376 9999
Foothills Information and Referral Service 08 9359 1266 www.firs.org.au

Support/Information
Lifeline 24/7 Crisis Line Telephone crisis support, suicide intervention and prevention, mental health support service 13 11 14
Crisis Care (Family Helpline) Problems within the family, including domestic violence, homelessness, child welfare and general arguments 08 9223 1111 (metro) or 1800 199 008 (country).
Kids Helpline Free telephone and online counselling service for young people between 5 and 25 years 1800 551 800
Mental Health Emergency Response Line Rapid response to mental health emergencies, including advice for carers 08 9224 8888
Parenting WA Information, support and referral services to parents, carers, grandparents and families with children up to 18 years 08 6279 1200
SDERA (School Drug Education and Road Aware) Parent and Family Drug Support Line 9442 5050, Alcohol and Drug Support Line 9442 5000 www.sdera.wa.edu.au
Poisons Information Service 12 11 26

For all life threatening emergencies, please call 000