Parenting brings many challenges - if you are experiencing emotional distress help is available. You can access our referral-based, early intervention and prevention counselling service for parents of children from birth to five years. There are also many free online and phone services that are here to help.

If you are in a life threatening situation please call 000 to receive immediate help.

How do I access counselling services?

Please contact:

  • tel 02-9522 1000
  • fax 02-9522 1080

Other services

1300 22 4636

Beyond Blue have information and resources availble to help you take care of yourself. Caring for yourself is as important as caring for your baby.

Beyond Blue

1300 851 758

The Gidget Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to promote awareness of perinatal anxiety and depression among women and their families.

Gidget Foundation

13 11 14

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

1800 011 511

The NSW Mental Health Line is available 24 hour across NSW. It will connect you with the right care.

1300 726 306

PANDA supports women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and early parenthood.


Info to your phone for dads on the go.


1300 1300 52

Telephone counselling information and referral service for parents of children aged 0-18 in NSW.