Parent Line is a free telephone counselling and support service for parents and carers with children aged 0 to 18 who live in NSW.
Our Counselling Hours
Our team of trained, professional counsellors are available
9am to 9pm Monday to Friday and 4pm to 9pm on weekends.
What Can I Talk About?
Parent Line receives calls from parents, carers and professionals who have questions or concerns about a child or young person. Our qualified and caring counsellors can help you whether you are caring for a baby, child or teenager.
24 Hour Emergency Contacts
For immediate parenting help outside of our counselling hours:
24 Hour Emergency Contact Numbers
Family & Community Services Reporting Line 132 111
Lifeline 13 11 14
Mental Health Access Line 1800 011 511
Health Direct 1800 022 222
For Domestic and Family Violence Support
Domestic Violence Line 1800 656 463
Women's Legal Service NSW 1800 801 501
Indigenous Women's Legal Contact Line 1800 639 784
Men's Referral Service 1300 766 491
Parent Line is funded by the NSW Government through The Department of Communities and Justice. Parent Line is proudly managed by CatholicCare.
Parent Line acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.