What does it involve?

Being a Lifeline volunteer is very rewarding but also requires significant commitment. Potential volunteers need to attend an information session to find out more about the recruitment and training process – this will help you to make an informed decision before taking on the role. To become an accredited Crisis Supporter, you must complete specialist… 

Upcoming training: ASIST & Accidental Counsellor

Join us for our next public training sessions, held at Uniting Communities, 10 Pitt Street, Adelaide. ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills) – Thursday 19 & Friday 20 July. Click here for more details Accidental Counsellor – Monday 6 August. Click here for more details  

Generous support from CMV Foundation

We are excited to announce that CMV Group has kindly donated $5000 from the CMV Foundation to help us train volunteer Crisis Workers to continue saving lives. The CMV Foundation was formed in 1953 and has a long history of providing support to worthy causes in the community. Learn more about the initiative.

Lifeline Dinner Table a success!

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the inaugural Lifeline Dinner Table on 28th October, and to all of our supporters in the lead-up to the event. We’re proud to announce that with the valuable support of our sponsors and guests, we were able to raise over $25,000 for people in crisis. These funds… 

Celebrity chef speaks out on mental health in hospitality

A great article about our upcoming fundraising dinner in The Advertiser today! Our Lifeline Dinner Table special guest speaker, celebrity chef Simon Bryant, shares his thoughts on mental health awareness in the hospitality industry.

Shining for Lifeline Adelaide

A big thank you to Foundation Shine Inc. for donating funds raised at their recent Mother’s Day lunch supporting mental health in South Australia. This gift will help us continue to support those experiencing crisis in our community. Robyn May, below right, presents a cheque to Uniting Communities’ Chief Executive, Simon Schrapel.

Lending a hand of support

Thank you to Brendan McDonnell from Herman’s Hands for the generous donation to Lifeline Adelaide from the sale of streetwear by this great new brand. Brendan (second from right) was joined by the Lifeline Adelaide Ambassador and Port Adelaide Football Club player Matthew Lobbe (second from left) as they met with Lifeline volunteers and heard about how they support… 

Welcome to our new Ambassador, Matt Lobbe

Lifeline Adelaide is proud to announce Matt Lobbe, Port Adelaide Football Club ruckman, as an Ambassador for the service. Matt is passionate about breaking down the stigma around mental health problems, becoming an Ambassador in 2016 to promote positive mental health, particularly in the workplace, and to help challenge negative stereotypes. Having seen the impact of mental… 

Foundation Shine puts the spotlight on mental illness

Foundation Shine hosted their annual Mothers’ Day luncheon in May, contributing part of the donations from the event to Lifeline Adelaide. Drawing a large attendance at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the luncheon was held to raise awareness and funds to support organisations who provide mental health services. The charity aims to make a difference to people…