Resources

Prenatal, perinatal and postnatal well-being

ACT

Perinatal Wellbeing Centre (formally PANDSI) 

Based in Canberra, Perinatal Wellbeing Centre is a community based non-governemnt organisation providing support to families in the ACT.

They provide counselling and group based therapy for those who need it.

http://www.perinatalwellbeingcentre.org.au (02) 6288 1936

NATIONAL

Centre of Perinatal Excellence – COPE

A not for profit organisation devoted to reducing the impacts of emotional and mental health problems in the pre and postnatal periods.

http://www.cope.org.au 1300 740 398

PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness

Supporting the mental health of expecting and new parents and assisting with the recovery of perinatal anxiety and depression.

http://www.panda.com.au 1300 726 306

Beyond Blue

Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age or wherever they live.

http://www.beyondblue.org.au 1300 224 636

Gidget Foundation

Supporting the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents to ensure those in need receive timely, appropriate and supportive care.

http://www.gidgetfoundation.org.au 1300 851 758

Unplanned Pregnancy Support 

ACT

Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT

A place to access free, non-decision based counselling in the event of an unplanned pregnancy. They can provide information and referrals for further counselling and if required, abortion services. You can also access contraception here including IUD insertion and more.

http://www.shfpact.org.au 02 6247 3077

NATIONAL

Children by Choice

An independent, Brisbane-based non-profit organisation committed to providing unbiased information on all unplanned pregnancy options. They have a pro-choice and client-centred approach.

http://www.childrenbychoice.com.au 1800 177 725

Marie Stopes Australia 

Providing both medical and surgical abortion services along with contraceptive treatments for men and women.

Post procedure counselling is also available.

Referrals are not needed to access abortion.

http://www.mariestopesaustralia.com.au 1300 863 546