Sup­port ser­vices avail­able

Fraser Coast Chronicle - - NEWS -

DUR­ING and af­ter nat­u­ral disasters, some peo­ple may find them­selves on tough times.

If you know any­one that might need as­sis­tance, here are three pub­li­ca­tions that may be of as­sis­tance.

The fol­low­ing guide books are avail­able at Fraser Coast Re­gional Coun­cil of­fices.

● Just in Case Card Emer­gency re­lief, hot show­ers, im­me­di­ate help, free meals, on­go­ing hous­ing con­tacts.

Read on­line: Fol­low the links at www.hbnc.net.au

● Lit­tle Lime Book

A guide to wel­fare and sup­port ser­vices on the Fraser Coast.

Read on­line: www.fraser­coast.qld.gov.au/the-lit­tle­lime-pocket-book

● Lit­tle Black Book

A direc­tory of ser­vices, con­tacts, sup­port groups and aims to em­power men to reach their po­ten­tial and en­joy a long and high-qual­ity life.

Read on­line: www.fraser­coast.qld.gov.au/the-lit­tle­black-book

Fur­ther sup­port:

● be­yond­blue aims to in­crease aware­ness of de­pres­sion and anx­i­ety and re­duce stigma. Be­yond­blue can be called at 1300 224 636, 24 hours a day.

● Life­line pro­vides 24-hour cri­sis coun­selling, sup­port groups and sui­cide pre­ven­tion ser­vices. Call 13 11 14.

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