Telephone & Online Counselling
What support is available through the 1800RESPECT telephone and online counselling service?
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1800RESPECT telephone counselling is available 24/7, whether you're seeking help for yourself, a friend or relative, a colleague or a client. Professionals are also encouraged to use 1800RESPECT for support with secondary referrals or vicarious trauma. Call 1800 737 732.
Translators and Interpreters
The telephone Translators and Interpreters Service (TIS National) is available free of charge.
To arrange an interpreter:
Call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 and ask for an interpreter. The counsellor will make the arrangements, or
Call TIS on 131 450 and ask them to contact 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732.
1800RESPECT online counselling offers one-to-one, online contact with a qualified and experienced counsellor. The counsellor can offer:
The opportunity to ask questions
Access to information including referral to services
Online counselling is only one form of counselling and may not be appropriate for all people. Face-to-face or telephone counselling may be more appropriate.
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