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How it can help


(24 hour helplines are in bold)


Ngala Parenting Line

Phone support and advice to parents and carers of children up to 18.

(08) 9368 9368 (WA Metropolitan)

1800 111 546 (Regional)

Raising Children Network

Research-based material on child’s development, behaviour, health, nutrition, play and learning

Pregnancy, Birth and baby

Support parents from pregnancy to preschools by providing information and resource services


24/7 telephone line, online chat and forum, email support for Australians experiencing depression, anxiety or suicide thoughts

1300 22 4636


24/7 Telephone Crisis Line & Online Crisis Support Chat

13 11 14


Peer-support and professional counsellor staff offer perinatal mental health counselling, information and referrals to parents and friends

1300 726 306

SANE Australia

Information about mental illness, treatments where to go for support and help carers

1800 187 263

MensLine Australia

24/7 Telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems

1300 78 99 78

About CoLab - Collaborate for Kids

CoLab's vision is that young children in Australia develop, learn and thrive so they can build a better future for themselves and their communities.

CoLab was launched in 2017 through a partnership between Telethon Kids and the Minderoo Foundation.

CoLab is made possible by Minderoo's founding commitment to ensure every Australian child gets the best possible start in life.