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Whether you’re going through a break-up, divorce, or facing issues with friends, family, children, or coping with grief and loss, know that you don’t have to go through it alone. Our directory includes community-led organisations and services that focus on providing support to those facing relationship problems.

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Australian Dads Network

The Australian Dad's Network offers peer support groups, online forums, and educational resources to help fathers navigate parenthood, share life experiences, and support their children.

 Website   Free

Baptist Care

Locations: Metropolitan Sydney - Bankstown, Campbelltown and Penrith

Baptist Care offers a men's support group for men seeking to change their behaviour. Facing Up Men's Behaviour Change - a 20-week men's behaviour change support group for men who want to stop being abusive within their family relationships.

 Website   1300 130 225   Free

Bridging the Gap – Men’s Resource Centre

Locations: 183 Rose Avenue, Coffs Harbour

The Men's Resource Centre is a safe space where men can gather and talk, receive counselling, and attend programs. Open from Tuesday to Thursday, 9am to 3pm, the centre offers:
  • Free counselling (including specialised trauma counselling)
  • Free psychologist appointments with our qualified psychologist
  • Self help programs such as drugs and alcohol, parenting, cooking on a budget and anger management.

 Website   (02) 5606 2167   Free

Change Happens Psychotherapy and Consultancy

Locations: Sydney

Clinical therapist who works with men individually, in same sex couples and in groups. Provides a space where men who are single, in a relationship, who identify as straight, gay and bisexual pan, trans or non-binary can be open to talk through their issues without judgment or embarrassment.

 Website    0407 915 076   Costs may be involved

Complete Men

Locations: Brunswick Heads

The Complete Men Foundation is a not-for-profit charity providing weekly men's groups in South East Queensland and Northern NSW with an online group for men from other regions. The Foundation offers workshops, individual support and programs for men to engage in, as well as related personal growth activities. The groups offer opportunities for men to connect, share, and seek help with emotional, financial, and relationship challenge.

The Northern NSW Support Group is based in Brunswick Heads.

 Website   Free

Dads at Dalwood

Locations: Seaforth (Northern Sydney)

The program is designed to maximise engagement and participation for fathers. A male family counsellor provides dedicated support for dads by ensuring father friendly access, a dad’s e-mail group, individual counselling for dads, dads playgroups, evening discussion groups, activity afternoons for children and dads. ​

 Website   (02) 9951 0365   Free

Dads Group

Dads Group promotes positive parenting for fathers and father figures and give new Dads the support and connection they need. Their early intervention approach provides new Fathers with positive social relationships and easier pathways to health services if they need them. Search for a Dads Group near you on the location map: Join a Dads Group — Dads Group

Additional groups:

 Website   Free

Dads in Distress (A program of Parents Beyond Breakup)

Dads in Distress (DID) is an Australian non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting fathers and families experiencing separation or divorce. Established in 1999, DID offers a range of support services, including peer support groups, telephone support, and online resources. The organisation aims to provide a safe and confidential space for fathers to share their experiences, learn coping strategies, and develop positive parenting skills.

 Website   1300 853 437   Free


Offers support for men based in the ACT who are at risk of homelessness, living with mental health issues, disabilities, perpetrators or survivors of violence, ex-prisoners, socially isolated, having relationship or parenting difficulties.

 Website   02 6230 6999   Free

Family Advocacy and Support Service

Free legal advice and support at court for people affected by domestic and family violence. General phone number: 1300 00 FASS
  • ACT - If you need help with your legal or non-legal issues from a duty lawyer or FASS social support worker, call 1300 654 314 to be transferred to the FASS and Family Violence team.
  • NSW - If you need help with your legal issues and want to speak to a duty lawyer, call the Legal Aid NSW Early Intervention Unit on 1800 551 589. If you need help with your non-legal issues and want to speak to a FASS social support worker, call FASS social support services men: 1300 00 3277.

 Website   NSW - 1800 551 589; ACT - 1300 654 314   Free

Fathering Project

A service directory platform to help fathers connect with their children and build strong, healthy relationships, including where to find local fathering community gatherings and mentoring, as well as resources such as podcasts and fact sheets and tips, and links to events and workshops.

 Website   Free

Grab Life by the Balls

Locations: Port Stephens

A local community organisation for blokes to build stronger social connections through mateship. They run laid back events for men to connect, hang out and be themselves in Port Stevens.

 Website   Free

Mantle Health

The Mantle Program supports men to be better partners, fathers, brothers, colleagues, leaders, and friends, and to improve mental health outcomes for men and those around them. Mantle provides professional and one-on-one psychological support through a secure and discreet video telehealth service.

 Website   1300 646 753   Costs may be involved

Mates in Construction (NSW)

MATES provides suicide prevention services to the construction industry through community development programs on sites, and by supporting workers in need through case management and a 24/7 help line.

 Website   1300 642 111   Free

Men and Family Centre

Locations: Goonellabah, Tweed Heads

The men’s behaviour change program, MEND, is for men who want to stop hurting and frightening the people they love. This involves challenging traditional masculinities that are often based on concepts of status, power, strength, avoidance of emotional expression, ownership and control.

 Website   Goonellabah 0458 172 846, Tweed Heads 0422 195 003   Free

Mensline Australia

MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men, across areas of concern to men, including mental health, family violence, relationships and addiction.

 Website   1300 78 99 78   Free


Offers counselling, trauma-informed psychotherapy, supervision, workshops and coaching services relating to men, young men, and those in their lives, to achieve their greatest potential. There are also some men's groups, including different 'Walking with Intention Men's Groups" and "Separation and Divorce Men's Group".

 Website   0411 411 103   Costs may be involved

Mentoring Men

Mentoring Men provides free long-term one-to-one life mentoring for men suffering from mental health challenges like loneliness, anxiety and depression. With the early intervention of a mentor, these challenges can be prevented from escalating into full blown mental health crises. A mentor will listen to problems and give support when the going gets tough.

 Website   1300 583 925   Free

MENtors for Men

Locations: Coffs Harbour, Kempsey

Mentors for Men connect with men in the community and establish peer support, mentoring networks and services to improve men’s physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing. Through training, mentors are able to address men’s behaviour, risk-taking, and health through self-awareness.

 Website   0419 258 023   Free

Mongrels Men

Locations: Metropolitan Sydney - Northern Beaches, Ku-ring-gai, Bondi, North Sydney; Central Coast - Avoca; Hunter New England - Nelson Bay;

Offers meet ups, golf days, meditation and yoga activities, physical and team sport activities, fund raising events. Support for men through sports, fitness, exercise, connection and community.

 Website   Free

Mr Perfect

Bringing men together at weekend BBQs in local parks across Australia, to create community and connection. Check the map to see if there is a BBQ running near you soon. Or get support to start a BBQ in your town.

 Website   Free

OMNI (Older Men New Ideas)

Locations: Wagga Wagga, West Wyalong, Tamworth, Tomaree (Nelson Bay), Holbrook, Griffith

OM:NI is for men aged over 50. OM:NI groups create safe male-only sharing experience to help members reduce loneliness, address issues that affect their lives, and enhance their health, wellbeing and lifestyle in retirement.

Local groups generally meet fortnightly. You can search for local groups online and how to make contact with organisers.

 Website   Free

One4Life Redfern – Men’s Group run by Anglicare

Locations: Redfern, Alexandria area

The One4Life program supports people living in the Redfern/Waterloo areas as they strive for better living habits by establishing healthy, positive relationships in a loving environment. There are online, phone or face to face, individual, group support for men.  

 Website   1300 111 278   Free


OzHelp works with the government, blue collar workplaces, corporate partners, and the community to provide mental health and wellbeing support and training services to high risk, hard to reach industries that are most at risk of suicide. OzHelp provides 24/7 phone support and free counselling to workers in the building and construction industry and their families.

 Website   Building and Construction: 1300 694 357 Transport and Logistics: 1800 464 327   Free

Penrith Men’s Walk and Talk

Locations: Penrith

Just a bunch of knockabout locals who get together every Thursday evening for a walk and talk.

 Website   Free

RedNose Grief and Loss

Information and connection for men who are grieving the loss of a child. Men can also connect 24/7 to speak directly with grief counsellors.

 Website   1300 308 307   Free

Survivors & Mates Support Network (SAMSN)

SAMSN provides a peer support line and other support for male survivors of child sexual abuse and their families. The Peer Support Line is designed so that you can book your own appointment.  Alternatively, you can contact one of the planned support workers on 1800 472 676 to discuss all your support options, including booking you an appointment with one of your peers.

 Website   1800 472 676   Free

Sydney Gay Counselling

Locations: Byron Bay

Individual and couple counselling, sexual identity support for GBTIQ. Support for gay, bisexual or transgender individuals feeling depressed and anxious because of their personal life, career or relationships, sexual orientation or gender identity. Counselling is available via Zoom online or in person at Byron Bay.

 Website   (02) 8968 9323   Free

The Dads Cooperative Project

Sydney based community support group for new fathers and dads to connect, learn from one another and share their experiences.

 Website   Free

Uniting Burnside Men and Family Relationships

Locations: Metropolitan Sydney - Cabramatta, Campbelltown, Wisemans Ferry; Mid North Coast - Coffs Harbour

Information and referral, casework, parenting groupwork, culturally appropriate program development, dads and kids playgroups, for fathers in families and separated fathers.
  • Cabramatta Men and Family Relationships - also has a Fathers Support Service to help men living in South West Sydney to maintain and improve relationships with their children. More
  • Uniting Men in Families - Coffs Harbour. Support program for fathers to help achieve positive family relationships and parenting skills. More
  • Uniting Doorways for Men with Families: Macarthur (Campbelltown). A free and confidential service for men (18+) with children who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless. Call (02) 4629 5159 More
  • Wisemans Ferry Community Men’s Shed - supported by Uniting Ability Links, it is a positive, alcohol-free activity space. More

 Website   1800 864 846   Free


13YARN is the first national service of its kind for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in crisis. We offer a confidential one-on-one over the phone yarning opportunity and support with a trained Lifeline Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter for mob who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping.

 Website   13YARN on 13 92 76   Free

1800 RESPECT National Sexual Assault Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service

1800 RESPECT National Sexual Assault Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service. Online resources are available for relationships, abuse and violence, and an online service directory for locating services on a state-by-state basis. Call 1800 737 732 to talk, or visit their website for an online chat, with a trained counsellor.

 Website   1800 737 732   Free


Locations: Metropolitan Sydney - Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Potts Point, Newtown, Redfern, Mt Druitt, Penrith, Richmond, Katoomba; Central Coast - Gosford, Wyong; Hunter New England - Cessnock, Singleton, Maitland, University of Newcastle, Islington, Newcastle West, Hamilton; Western NSW - Lithgow, Bathurst, Orange, Wellington, Dubbo, Forbes, Canowindra, Cowra, Condobolin, Coonamble, Lightning Ridge, Walgett, Brewarrina, Bourke ; Southern NSW - Young, Goulburn, Queanbeyan, Batemans Bay, Moruya, Jindabyne, Cooma, Bega; Murrumbidgee - Brungle, Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga; Illawarra Shoalhaven - Wollongong, Nowra, Dapto; Mid North Coast - Forster, Taree, Port Macquarie, Kempsey, Bellingen, Coffs Harbour; Northern NSW - Grafton, Maclean, Lismore, Casino, Ballina, Byron Bay, Tweed Heads, Mullumbimby, Tenterfield, Glen Innes, Armidale, Tamworth, Moree; Far West NSW - Broken Hill, Wilcannia

ACON provides services in community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders, across Metropolitan Sydney and Regional NSW. Service for men, including free alcohol and other drugs counselling and mental health counselling. To locate ACON services in NSW, use their location map which pinpoints local sexual health clinics (orange pin), LGBTIQ+ community groups (rainbow pin), Aboriginal community health services (Aboriginal flag pin) and the services offered at ACON offices.

 Website   Free

Anglicare Counselling

Anglicare Counselling provides support and counselling to individuals, adolescents, families and couples for:
  • mental health issues, including anxiety, depression,
  • relationship issues, improved communication,
  • stress and support for domestic violence and abuse.
The locations page provides a list of locations across NSW via a filter.

 Website   1300 651728   Free

Baptistcare Penrith

Locations: Penrith

Clinically trained teams provide individual counselling, couples counselling, relationship support programs and groups. Special programs in trauma, domestic and family violence, Men’s Behaviour Change program, and anger management.
  • Facing Up is a program for men to move beyond their familiar destructive patterns of violence in their families, to create safe and respectful relationships.

 Website   1300 130 225   Free


Preventative mental health programs for young people. Through sharing lived experience stories and peer-to-peer education batyr provides programs to keep young people from reaching the point of crisis, and changing lives. Programs:
  • batyr@school - a suite of programs suitable for different stages, tailored to each cohort. All our programs can be delivered face-to-face or online.
  • batyr@uni - structured peer-to-peer programs, student leadership training, staff training and on-campus events.

 Website   0402 576 114   Free

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue is one of Australia's most well known mental health support organisations. Beyond Blue offers online peer support community, free online confidential counselling with a counsellor on 1300 22 4636, as well as a wide range of online resources. The New Access Mental Health Coaching Program is for anyone feeling overwhelmed or stressed by everyday issues. A guided 6-session program, it’s designed to give you the skills to manage everyday life stresses such as work, study, relationships, health or loneliness. The program is confidential and free of charge.

 Website   1300 22 4636   Free

Family Relationship Centres

Family Relationship Centres specialise in providing joint Family Dispute Resolution mediation sessions on parenting arrangements.  Some centres, such as Wagga Wagga Family Relationships Centre, provide counselling, specialist family violence counselling, and men's behaviour change groups. Local Centacare locations can be searched on map via filters -

 Website   1300 619 379   Free

Family Support Newcastle

Locations: Newcastle

Various programs for men including:
  • Men’s Project – to help men experiencing difficulties with being a father.
  • Intensive Family Preservation Project – for parents (including fathers) who have had Family and Community Services involved with their family to improve children’s safety.

 Website   02 4926 3577   Free

Fighting Fit: Defence force health and wellbeing

The 'Fighting fit' portal is a resource for all current and ex-serving ADF Members and their families. There are targeted resources for specific personnel and situations, including commanders, reservists, those preparing for deployment, veterans, and health professionals.
  • 1800 IMSICK (1800 467 425) is a national 24-hour call service providing world class nurse triage and health support for all ADF entitled personnel within Australia.

  • All-hours Support Line - 1800 628 036 - is a 24/7 triage line to help you access ADF or civilian mental health services, including psychology, medical, social work, and chaplain services.

  • Defence Member and Family Helpline - 1800 624 608

 Website   1800 IMSICK - 1800 467 425   Free

Grandparents in Distress (A program of Parents Beyond Breakup)

'Grandparents in Distress’ is a national support group for grandparents experiencing separation from their grandchildren. Parents Beyond Breakup not only supports parents experiencing trauma through family breakdown and separation but also acknowledges the specific issue of grandparent-grandchild contact during custody battles commonly termed ‘parental alienation’ where one side of a child’s family is disadvantaged or removed by the other parent, a factor closely linked to stress, anxiety, depression, isolation and suicide in Australia. Every child deserves to have a relationship with both sides of their family.

 Website   1300 853 437   Free


Locations: Central and Eastern Sydney, South Western Sydney, Western Sydney

Directory of local service providers and health professionals in Central and Eastern Sydney, South Western Sydney, Western Sydney.

 Website   Free

Hunter Centre – Relationships Australia

Locations: Broadmeadow

Taking Responsibility – Men’s Behaviour Change Program is for men looking to overcome a history of abusive behaviour towards their female partner – including violence, coercive control and verbal abuse – and who want to make positive changes in their lives and relationships. This voluntary program provides regular one-on-one meetings with a support worker, as well as an 18-session group-based men’s behaviour change program.

 Website   1300 364 277   Free

Inner City Legal Centre Safe Relationships Project

Locations: Kings Cross

The Safe Relationships Project provides court assistance and other support for people who are gay, lesbian or bisexual; people who are transgender; and people who are intersex and are experiencing or escaping an abusive relationship. It can assist clients in accessing legal representation and to apply for apprehended domestic violence orders (ADVO) or apprehended personal violence orders (APVO) to help put an end to the violence they are experiencing.
  • Call: (02) 9332 1966
  • Location: Kings Cross Library/Neighbourhood Centre — Darlinghurst Rd, Kings Cross

 Website   (02) 9332 1966   Free

Jewish Care

Locations: Woollahra, Randwick, Hunters Hill

A whole community approach to support for individuals and their families experiencing a mental health crisis, relationship challenges, NDIS, AfterCare support and a My Wellbeing App.

 Website   1300 133 660   Free

Kids Helpline

A counseling and support service for children and young people aged 5 to 25. They provide free and confidential phone and online counselling services, as well as information and referrals to support services.

 Website   1800 55 1800   Free

Love Bites – Biala Sexual Assault Service

Locations: Gosford

Love Bites is a respectful relationships program created by The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN). Love Bites Central Coast uses a partnership approach to coordinate the program on the Central Coast. Love Bites is a suite of respectful relationships and consent education programs designed for high school students aged 11-17. 
Biala Sexual Assault Services - counselling for sexual assault victims, including males, females, adolescents and children. Groups are held at the Holden Street address. Provides court support and preparation for non-offending family members and victims of sexual assault.

 Website   Biala - (02) 4320 3175; Love Bites Central Coast - 0412 943553   Free

National Centre for Childhood Grief (NCCG)

Locations: Hornsby, Denistone

The NCCG provides specialist bereavement care services for children aged 3-17 years as well as adults. Services include: individual counselling, group programs, camps and more. In-person and online. Centre at Denistone East.

 Website   1300 654 556   Costs may be involved

Odyssey House NSW

Locations: Metropolitan Sydney - Waterloo, Blacktown, Eagle Vale, Liverpool, Kirribilli, Hornsby, Baulkham Hills; Southern NSW - Bowral

Odyssey House provides alcohol and other drug use rehabilitation services with programs at community service hubs to meet clients’ physical, emotional and intellectual needs, reconnect with family and strengthen their social connections. Community programs include alcohol and drug recovery, individual treatment, relapse prevention, post custodial support, after care, continuing, family support groups, parent support groups. Mingu Yabun provides a specialist program for First Nations people combining healing programs with western alcohol and other drug treatment models, as well as access to cultural healing methods for treating wellbeing, alcohol and other drug use and mental health.

 Website   1800 397 739   Free

Penrith Centre – Relationships Australia

Locations: Penrith

Men and Relationships program helps men who may have difficulty connecting with others or lack confidence in their relationships. Suggests practical ways to break cycles of behaviour that undermine relationships. This 8-week group workshop is available online or face-to-face.

 Website   1300 364 277   Free

Police Post Trauma Service Group

Locations: Sydney - Campbelltown, Windsor; Mid North Coast - Wauchope; Murrumbidgee - Wagga Wagga; Northern NSW - Alstonville; Central Coast - Gosford

Service provides support and referrals to those who are suffering from PTSI (formerly PTSD), anxiety, depression and addictions. They provide counselling, support groups, education resources, and a helpline (open from 7.00 am to 10.00 pm).

 Website   0432 569 589   Free

Port Stephens Family and Neighbourhood Services

Locations: Port Stephens, Raymond Terrace, Newcastle

Men’s Family Safety provides supports to men and young men in the Port Stephen’s LGA who have previously used or are currently using violence including domestic or family violence.

Program assists in:

  • Making safer choices and managing feelings.
  • Adjusting to life changes in response to any AVO or ADVO conditions in place.
  • Any housing challenges or crisis, including homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Becoming the person, father or partner they want to be and achieve what is important to them.
  • Managing mental health and stresses through discussion and exploring the services available.

 Website   02 49 800 800   Free


QLife is a free, national, anonymous service that offers support and referral to LGBTI people, their friends and families. Online resources for community members and health professionals, include QGuides, QLives and a LGBTIQ+ referral database.
  • Qlife support is available 3.00pm – 12.00am midnight daily.
  • QLife offers support via phone 1800 184 527 and webchat:

 Website   1800 184 527   Free

Relationships Australia NSW

Relationships Australia NSW offers services and counselling for individuals, couples and families. Additional programs include:
  • Adolescent family therapy
  • Family advocacy and support service - provides support to men going through the Family Court system in cases of domestic and family violence
  • Taking Responsibility - Men's Behaviour Change Program is an 18-week group program to help men to develop safe and respectful relationships.

 Website   1300 364 277   Free

Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service providing 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people at risk of suicide, concerned about someone at risk, bereaved by suicide and people experiencing emotional or mental health issues.
  • 24/7 call back service - 1300 659 467
  • 24/7 online counselling support here

 Website   1300 659 467   Free

The Line

Relationship information and counselling services for young people. This website talks about relationships, gender, sex, bystander action, technology and communication, how to keep it healthy and respectful, and avoid crossing the line into behaviour that makes someone feel frightened, intimidated or diminished.

 Website   Free

The Ted Noffs Foundation

Locations: Canberra; Metropolitan Sydney - Liverpool, Randwick, Katoomba, Penrith

Youth Drug and Alcohol Counselling program provides drug and alcohol and mental health counselling services to young people (12-25 years old). The Street Universities build safer communities by providing opportunities for disadvantaged young people aged 12 – 25 with drug, crime and mental health issues. Evidence-based counselling is available to help youth reduce their drug use and involvement in crime and to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Youth Homelessness Services provides support for youth leaving out of home care and youth with complex needs.

 Website   1800 151 045   Free

Tribal Warrior

Locations: Redfern

For young Aboriginal people aged between 12 - 25 years to support their health and wellbeing. An Aboriginal community initiative, which promotes connection to culture, heritage and identity. Provides cultural tours, maritime training, employment pathway opportunities, mentorship, health and wellbeing programs for the Aboriginal community.

 Website   (02) 9699 3491   Free


WellMob is a digital library of over 300 mental health and wellbeing resources developed by and for First Nations Australians including websites, apps, videos, fact sheets, podcasts, pdfs, and social media. WellMob takes a holistic strength-based approach around Indigenous wellbeing. The resources provide information, stories of lived experience, promote hope, and break down shame or stigma about mental health and wellbeing issues. WellMob is easy to navigate. The resources have been grouped under six broad topics: Mind, Body, Our Mob, Culture, Keeping Safe, and Healing. Each of these main topics link to several sub-topics. In three clicks it is possible to find culturally appropriate resources without having to search the web.

 Website   Free