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What we do

A local friendship service providing daily personal telephone contact to persons living alone by suitably screened Lifeline volunteers. A welfare check and a cheerful chat from someone who cares.

At Lifeline South East we provide a suite of inclusive counselling and help services; manage a Warehouse and six Retail Outlets across the Limestone Coast; the income from which supports the provision of programs and services which focus on the needs of our local community in times of crisis.

   

Our support services

13 11 14 Service

LLSE contributes to a 24-hour Telephone Crisis Support, Information and Referral Service that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Financial Counselling Service

Our qualified Financial Counsellors provides advice, advocacy and support to individuals and families who are experiencing financial difficulties; includes budgeting advice, financial information, and assistance through negotiation with creditors.

Limestone Coast Regional Gambling Help Service

Offers free and confidential counselling to those individuals, friends, or family that are struggling with the consequences of problem gambling or are directly affected by the problem gambling of another.

   

Outreach Programs

Care Ring

A local friendship service providing daily personal telephone contact to persons living alone by suitably screened Lifeline volunteers. A welfare check and a cheerful chat from someone who cares.

Prisoner Listener Program

An award-winning suicide prevention peer support program for suitably assessed prisoners. The program provides ‘Listeners’ with basic counselling skills and equips them to assist a peer at a low ebb.

Suicide Bereavement Support Service

Supported by Grant and City Councils to be a central point of contact for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one through suicide. Conduit agency for referrals.

Suicide Prevention Network

Supportive Foundation member and host agency for the Mount Gambier and District Suicide Prevention Network (a community-based network focused on empowering our community to prevent suicide).

   

Community Education and Training

LLSE has trained and experienced staff available to groups and organisations seeking to increase their awareness, knowledge, and skills in Psychological First Aid, Problem Gambling, Financial Counselling, and Suicide Awareness. These services are subject to demand and availability of resources.

Crisis Supporter Workplace Training

LLSE delivers nationally recognised training on behalf of Lifeline Australia. By volunteering as a Telephone Crisis Supporter, you will help change lives by supporting people when they need it the most.

Suicide Awareness Training for Prison Staff

Orientation Training and Annual Refresher Training, specifically for Correctional and Prison Support Staff in Suicide Awareness; Equips staff with skills in recognising signs of self-harm or suicidal ideation in prisoners.