The Sunlight Centre provides
free face to face crisis counselling

However, it is not a 24 hour service. If you, or someone you know is in immediate danger, please dial 000

Our Services & Support

Do you have suicidal thoughts? Have you had any recently?

Please call us on 1300 259 724 and a therapist will help find you a time and date for your first appointment. 

Clients can attend up to 15 free therapy sessions

If you’re under 18 please ask a parent or guardian to call or be able to come along to at least your first session

Are you currently self-harming or have strong urges to?

Please call us on 1300 259 724 and a therapist will help find you a time and date for your first appointment.

Clients can attend up to 15 free therapy sessions

If you’re under 18 please ask a parent or guardian to call or be able to come along to at least your first session

Do you want to get support for your work place or community group around mental health?

Our ‘Healthy Mind Workshops’ educate while giving practical every day tools for all participants to use. Especially Leadership and Management roles to help support a member of staff in a moment of crisis. 

Has there has been a suicide in or around your group and would you like a professional to offer support?

Our Healthy Mind Workshops are interactive so participants can ask questions, either in the group or during breaks

2017 Facts from the Australian Bureau of Statistics

9

Close to 9 Australians ended their lives each day in 2017

18

Suicide was the biggest preventable killer of under 18s in Australia last year

75%

75% of completed
suicides were male

1 in 5

Each year approximately
1 in every 5 Australians will experience a mental illness.

The Sunlight Centre is a registered charity (PBI – Public Benevolent Institute and DGR – Deductible Gift Receipt) and clients can self-refer and do not need a mental health plan. Our therapists are fully accredited, insured and richly experienced to work through what ever their client presents with, and follows the Sunlight Centre’s therapy model.

The Sunlight Centre provides up to 15 free face to face counselling sessions.

The Sunlight Centre creates a warm, non-judgmental environment to ensure each client feels safe and listened to. Please click on ‘Talk to Us’ to ask us a question about our therapy for yourself or someone you know.

Accountability

80% of The Sunlight Centre’s donation is allocated to direct services and programs to suicidal clients.

The Sunlight Centre believes in transparency when we accept every donation, grant and fund program. We want all that have supported us to know where their hard earned, and graciously received donations go. We always recommend knowing where your donations go