Links to useful organisations

We hope this page of useful links is of assistance to you. If you have a link that you think should be added to the page, please email us.

Financial support


Travel and accommodation assistance

If you or your child need to travel long distances for medical treatment, you may be eligible for state government financial support. See the below links.

Mental health and wellbeing resources

Links to Australian organisations with information and support for the mental health of you and your family.

  • Crisis support If you, or someone you know, is experiencing emotional distress and would like to access immediate support, please connect with Lifeline.
  • Beyond Blue 24/7 mental health support. Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best mental health.
  • Carers Australia Short-term counselling and emotional and psychological support services for carers and their families in each state and territory.
  • Embrace Multicultural Mental Health A national platform for multicultural communities and Australian mental health services to access resources, services and information in a culturally accessible format.
  • Access to professional counselling. Eligible people can receive up to 10 individual and up to 10 group allied mental health services each year.
  • Head to Health An innovative website that can help you find free and low-cost, trusted online and phone mental health resources.
  • Headspace Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.
  • Kids Helpline A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
  • MensLine Australia A telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.
  • MindSpot Clinic An online and telephone clinic providing free assessment and treatment services for Australian adults with anxiety or depression.
  • Relationships Australia A provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.
  • SANE Australia Information about mental illness, treatments, where to go for support and help for carers.

For families who have lost a child to CDH

  • Angelgowns A not-for-profit charity that specialises in supplying angel gown garments to families that have sadly had a baby pass away.
  • Heartfelt A volunteer organisation of professional photographers dedicated to giving the gift of photographic memories to families who experience stillbirth or have children with serious or life-threatening illness.
  • Sands provides individualised care from one bereaved parent to another.
  • Rednose grief and loss over 40 years’ experience supporting grieving individuals and families. Access their 24/7online support line or resources.
  • The Compassionate Friends Victoria dedicated to supporting grieving parents, siblings and grandparents in the event of the death of a child.
  • Griefline provides free counselling support to anyone experiencing grief and loss.

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