Support services available
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
● 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.