Support Groups

Australia-wide information and advice service for people wanting to quit smoking.
Cancer Council Victoria
Non-profit organisation involved in cancer research, patient support and cancer prevention. 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton 3053
Alcoholics Anonymous
Group which helps men and women to recover from alcoholism. Website provides information on meetings across Melbourne and Victoria. 24 hour helpline.
Provides information and counselling for panic, anxiety and depression. 222 Burke Road, Glen Iris 3146
Breast Cancer Network Australia(BCNA)
Provides up to date information, treatment, care and support to women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. 293 Camberwell Road, Camberwell 3124
Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)
Government run organisation which provides information on alcohol and other drugs via its website.
HIV & Sexual Health Connect
Organisation which provides confidential information, support and counselling for people diagnosed with HIV, AIDS and other sexual health problems.
Beyond Blue
A national, not for profit organisation which works to address problems associated with depression, anxiety and related disorders.
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA)
Peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia providing research, awareness and support to men and their families. Ground Floor, 15-17 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000
Mind Australia
Offers a range of services to assist people with mental illness including outreach services, mentor program and residential rehabilitation. 86-92 Mount Street, Heidelberg 3084
Kids Help Line
Free, confidential and anonymous counselling service specifically for young people between 5 and 25. 24 hour information line
Gamblers Help
Provides help and support for people struggling with gambling issues. 24 hour free, confidential support line.
Victim Support Australia
Provides help, support and advice for victims of crime.
Australian German Welfare Society
Society which offers assistance and services to all German-speaking migrants free of charge. Also organises event and activities for the community. 4th floor, 24 Albert Road, South Melbourne 3206.