Immediate Assistance

Need help now?

CALDS's understanding and qualified people are waiting to take your call and guide you in the time of crisis or difficulty.

Lifeline Crisis Support

Confidential telephone crisis support service. Available 24/7.

Lifeline live chat

Confidential support using real-time chat technology. Available 12pm-6am (AEST), seven days a week.

Family Relationship Advice Line

Help for families affected by relationship or separation issues. Available Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm; Sat 10am-4pm; except national public holidays.

Family and Child Connect

Help with the challenges of parenthood. Available Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.

Gambling support

Gambling counselling, support and information. Available Mon-Fri, 8.30am-4.30pm. Call:

National Debt Helpline

Free and confidential financial counselling. Available Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4.30pm.

Next Step After Care

Help for young people who have left care. Available 24/7.

Child Safe Line

Call if you have child safety concerns within a UnitingCare service or program. Available Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.

Time for Grandparents

Telephone information, referral and support to all grandparents in Queensland. Available Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.

Seniors Enquiry Line

Information and referral service for Queensland seniors. Available Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.

Farmer to Farmer

Don’t let the drought beat you. Get tailored support from a fellow farmer.

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

Help if you – or someone you know – are experiencing abuse as an older person. Available Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.