COVID-19 looking after your mental health

29 July 2020
Health and Wellbeing Social Participation and Online Community Life in Australia Employment Migration and Visa

AMES Australia's communication team have summarised the following resources published by the State or Federal Government departments and we hope you'd find these content useful.

COVID-19 contact our 24-hour hotline: 1800 675 398

Social Support Hub,

The Social Support Hub lists all 79 Victorian councils in alphabetical order, and details of other organisations offering support and assistance to older people. For each council listing there is a phone number, website and email addresses. Older people can make contact to find out about social support services offered by council and other organisations.


Your visa and travel questions answered,

This simple questionnaire help users to gain some ideas regarding their visa and travel scenarios.


Victoria Together,

Victoria Together is an online hub to support Victorians through the coronavirus response.
As a dedicated platform, Victoria Together is connecting Victorians to our state’s best digital experiences and activities.


Translated resources - coronavirus (COVID-19),

COVID-19 translated information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, health professionals and industry. Information includes factsheets and promotional materials.


Subtitled videos to support your mental health: Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean, Italian, Greek & Arabic

Beyond Blue is providing Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service

If you need support during the coronavirus pandemic, please call their 24-hour hotline: 1800 512 348

Other mental health resources: 

Lifeline on 13 11 14

Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800

MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978

Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467

Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636

Headspace on 1800 650 890

ReachOut at

Care Leavers Australasia Network (CLAN) on 1800 008 774

Family crisis response and support during coronavirus:



@safestepsFV 1800 015 188 (Victoria’s 24/7 confidential family violence support service.)

Subtitled videos on physical distancing: Greek, Chinese, Italian, Korean, Vietnamese & Arabic

Other Useful links: 

AMES Blogs: content regarding employment, studies, community works and more.

COVID19 Daily Updates, March-June 2020

AMES Australia Online Service Standards

Migration News and updates

Useful General Info For Students IPP Asylum Seekers and Refugees Information Job Seekers Resources Partnerships Volunteers WithMe WithAMES Skilled Migration and Professionals Youth