Need help now?
Someone to talk to now—for young people
If you want to talk to someone now, go to
Kids Helpline or call them on 1800 55 1800. It's a free call, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
eheadspace also offers online chat or email support services for young people aged 12–25, as well as their family and friends. You can call them on 1800 650 890. its a free call. The eheadspace team are available between 9am – 1am (AEDT) 7 days a week.
If you're outside Australia, Child Helpline International is a global portal for all child helplines around the world. Click on the 'Where We Work' tab, select your continent or country on the world map, and a list of relevant child helplines will display.
Someone to talk to now—for parents and caregivers
If you have specific concerns about your child at school, contact the class teacher, then the principal of your school.
If you want to speak to someone else about your child now, contact the
parent line in your area for support from outside the school.
Report bullying that involves students firstly to the relevant teacher, and subsequently the principal if necessary.
If you want to report bullying which may involve a crime or serious online bullying find contact details at Reporting to other authorities.