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Victorian Bushfires - Assistance and Support

The effects of the Victorian Black Saturday bushfires continue to be felt right across the community, from families who have lost loved ones to the emergency services workers in the affected areas.

A number of services are available to help you.

Counseling services

Coroners Court of Victoria Family and Community Support Service - 1300 309 519
Monday to Friday

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement - 03 9265 2111
Monday to Friday 

Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800
24-hour counseling service specifically for young people.
Kids Helpline website (external link)


Lifeline - 13 11 14
24-hour counseling

Interpreter Service – 131 450

Hearing Impaired
133 677 (TTY Service)
1300 555 727 (Speak and Listen)