Counselling and support


Forced Adoption Support Services

1800 21 03 13 (calls made from a mobile phone may incur additional costs)
The helpline is answered locally to you and available weekdays.

Services will provide you with:

  • Referrals and information based on individual needs; and
  • Where possible, face to face support, records tracing and counselling.

Services funded in your state or territory are:

  • Relationships Australia NSW (ACT & NSW)
  • Relationships Australia Vic
  • Jigsaw Qld
  • Relationships Australia WA
  • Relationships Australia SA
  • Relationships Australia Tas
  • Relationships Australia NT




MensLine Australia

1300 78 99 78
Available nationally, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for the cost of a local call*

MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support, information and referral service for men, specialising in family and relationship concerns.

*Call cost higher from mobiles



Dads in Distress

Dads in Distress Support Services

1300 853 437
24/7 Helpline

DIDSS offers peer support* that aims to provide help and hope for separated dads and their families.

*DIDSS does not provide professional counselling or legal advice.