COVID-19 - Community Support and Resources

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1800 Glenelg Together

1800 Glenelg Together is a free community hotline for Glenelg Shire residents requiring support during the Coronavirus pandemic.

The hotline will direct community members to local support services such as:

- Food and hygiene support and deliveries

- Medication deliveries

- Phone check in and support


The hotline is monitored by the friendly staff at Portland District Health and is available:

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 3pm

Friday: 10am - 4pm


You can contact the hotline via phone or email:

Phone: 1800 512 461

Email: 1800GlenelgTogether@swarh.vic.gov.au


Emergency Relief

  • Salvation Army

(03) 5523 3749

Local support for emergency relief such as food, financial assistance and housing.


  • Red Cross

1800 RED CROSS

Local support for emergency relief such as food, financial assistance and housing.


  • St Vincent de Paul

1800 305 330

Local support for emergency relief such as food, financial assistance and housing.


  • Portland Community Mealshare

(03) 5523 3749

33 Henty St, Portland VIC 3305

Free community meal every Monday evening.


Family Support

  • 1800 RESPECT

1800 737 732

The national hotline for sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling.


  • Safe Steps

1800 015 188

The state-wide access point for those who need to leave a violent situation and access emergency crisis accommodation


  • MensLine Australia

1300 789 978

Telephone and online counselling service for men.


  • Maternal and Child Health Advisory Line

13 22 29

Parenting health tips and advice.


  • Parentline

13 22 89

Counselling and support for parents and carer.


Mental Health Support

1800 512 348

Information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.


  • Lifeline (24 hours)

13 11 14

Crisis support and suicide prevention.


1800 551 800

Free phone and online counselling for kids, teens, young adults, parents and carers.


  • DirectLine (24 Hours)

1800 888 236

Alcohol and drug counselling and referral.


  • Suicide Support Line

1300 651 251


Online resources and information to support mental health and wellbeing.


  • Headspace Portland

(03) 5522 1484

Youth mental health and counselling service.

1800 Glenelg Together

1800 Glenelg Together is a free community hotline for Glenelg Shire residents requiring support during the Coronavirus pandemic.

The hotline will direct community members to local support services such as:

- Food and hygiene support and deliveries

- Medication deliveries

- Phone check in and support


The hotline is monitored by the friendly staff at Portland District Health and is available:

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 3pm

Friday: 10am - 4pm


You can contact the hotline via phone or email:

Phone: 1800 512 461

Email: 1800GlenelgTogether@swarh.vic.gov.au


Emergency Relief

  • Salvation Army

(03) 5523 3749

Local support for emergency relief such as food, financial assistance and housing.


  • Red Cross

1800 RED CROSS

Local support for emergency relief such as food, financial assistance and housing.


  • St Vincent de Paul

1800 305 330

Local support for emergency relief such as food, financial assistance and housing.


  • Portland Community Mealshare

(03) 5523 3749

33 Henty St, Portland VIC 3305

Free community meal every Monday evening.


Family Support

  • 1800 RESPECT

1800 737 732

The national hotline for sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling.


  • Safe Steps

1800 015 188

The state-wide access point for those who need to leave a violent situation and access emergency crisis accommodation


  • MensLine Australia

1300 789 978

Telephone and online counselling service for men.


  • Maternal and Child Health Advisory Line

13 22 29

Parenting health tips and advice.


  • Parentline

13 22 89

Counselling and support for parents and carer.


Mental Health Support

1800 512 348

Information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.


  • Lifeline (24 hours)

13 11 14

Crisis support and suicide prevention.


1800 551 800

Free phone and online counselling for kids, teens, young adults, parents and carers.


  • DirectLine (24 Hours)

1800 888 236

Alcohol and drug counselling and referral.


  • Suicide Support Line

1300 651 251


Online resources and information to support mental health and wellbeing.


  • Headspace Portland

(03) 5522 1484

Youth mental health and counselling service.