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Lifeline North Coast (NSW)

Providing support for the North Coast community.

Out of Shadows Event

Lifeline North Coast will be marking World Suicide Prevention Day on the 10th September. This year, we will commemorate “Out of the Shadows” by way of welcoming individuals, friends and families who have lost someone to suicide to, come together to attend a "Virtual Walk".

Click the link to find out more.

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What we do

Lifeline North Coast (NSW) provides a telephone crisis support service. The service is delivered by volunteers who are skilled and equipped to assist those who call by providing support to people in crisis and referral options. We also provide other community services, these include general face-to-face counselling, free problem gambling counselling and education sessions, free financial counselling, ASIST suicide intervention and safeTalk workshops.

Woman running a training course
A rack of used clothing for sale
People sitting in a circle for a counselling session

Volunteer with Lifeline North Coast

There are different types of volunteering that you could do to help Lifeline North Coast support our community. Our crisis supporters answer the calls to Lifelines crisis support services, volunteer in retail stores as a shop assistant or in the warehouse sorting stock or driving the truck.

Make a donation to save a life

Lifeline operates thanks to the support of our army of volunteers, and the generosity of our sponsors and donors.  Without this help, Lifeline could not provide such valuable services free of charge.

Your local Lifeline Centre is staffed by local volunteers.  By donating to your local Lifeline Centre, or by volunteering to be trained either as a counsellor or in a support role, you are directly helping your community.

You can donate by phoning the office on 02 6651 4093, the warehouse on 02 6658 3287. 

Electronic Transfer:

Account name:  Lifeline North Coast NSW
Institute: Bananacoast Credit Union (BCU)
BSB: 533 000
Account: 100 204 415

Cheques and Money Orders must be made payable to Lifeline North Coast (NSW) and can be sent to:

Lifeline North Coast (NSW)
PO Box 2041, Coffs Harbour
NSW 2450

We like to send all our donors a thank you card and a tax receipt for their donation, therefore it is essential (if you donate via an electronic transfer) that you contact us (either via post, telephone or email) to let us know your contact details, the amount you have donated and the date the donation was made. Please note that without this information we are unable to receipt donations and we won't be able to thank you.

  

  

small truck

We are always in need of clothing, bric-a-brac, books, and furniture to sell at our shops. All money raised through our Op-Shops helps fund the work that we do in the North Coast community and goes towards saving lives.

Contact one of our retail stores for more information.

Store Locations

Community & corporate training

Through our community training programs we aim to be a leader in providing services to the NSW North Coast’s mental health, wellbeing and suicide safety.

ASIST has saved and changed hundreds of thousands of lives around the world.
safeTALK helps expand the reach of suicide intervention skills in communities around the world.
This half day workshop equips people with the skills needed to de-escalate difficult situations as they arise, and most importantly, the value of boundary setting and self-care.
Is a crisis support training program that equips participants to provide support to people in the aftermath of a disaster or critical event.
Designed for health, allied health, higher education, childcare, and community frontline workers in Australia, the General DV-alert workshop enables participants to recognise the signs of domestic and family violence, respond appropriately, and refer to appropriate services.

No one should face their darkest moments alone