Resources - Services and supports
Description: Information and resources to support the mental health and wellbeing of people with intellectual disability. You can search for mental health services in your area.
Type: Website and directory
Description: Search for a health service using this website.
Description: Information and services to help people with disability, their family, friends and carers to find the support they need.
Description: Information about the NDIS and NDIS plans.
Community and support groups
Description: Helps connect people of the same age with similar interests.
Description: Provides support groups, services and advocacy support.
Description: A group that can help with taking trips. They organise supported group travel.
Description: Pairs adults with intellectual disability with volunteers to take part in social activities.
Description: You can call Lifeline on 13 11 14 if you are in a crisis or thinking about suicide. They also have webchat.
Type: Phone and webchat service
Description: This service has telephone and online counselling to help people who have thoughts of suicide. You can call them on 1300 659 467 at any time, on any day.
Type: Phone support service
Description: A telephone and online counselling service for anyone who has mental health problems. You can call them on 1300 22 4636. Their website also has information about mental health.
Type: Phone support service and information website
Description: A telephone and online counselling service that supports Australian men. You can call them on 1300 78 99 78.
Type: Phone support service
Description: Get support from SANE Australia who have a free service offering 1 counselling session. You can call them on 1800 187 263.
Type: Phone counselling service
NSW Mental Health Line
Description: You can ring the Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511 any time, on any day. The mental health worker will ask you questions about your mental health and what sort of help you need. They may refer you to the local mental health team or they may give you information and contact details about other services that can help you.
Type: Phone Service
Description: This phone support service provides mental information, support, and referral (suggesting services). You can call them on 1300 794 991.
Type: Phone Information service and website
Jobs and volunteering
Description: Website offering employment training and help with finding and keeping a job.
Description: Program that supports people to take part in volunteering to learn new skills.
Description: Information about community transport services for people with disability.
Description: Information about the Taxi Subsidy Scheme. This is available to people who live in NSW who cannot use public transport due to disability.