Volunteer as a Face to Face Counsellor
Lifeline Hunter Central Coast offer Personal and Relationship counselling to the community so that more people can access the help they need. The service is highly reliant on the support of volunteer counsellors who generously give their time to make this service possible.
Face to Face Counsellor Training 2017
Pre-course information night: 6th April - Newcastle, 24th April 2017 - Central Coast. 5.00pm – 7.00 pm participants must pre-register
Training Commences: 8th May 2017
Applications will close: Friday the 21st April 2017
Available at Locations: Newcastle, Central Coast and Armidale
If applicants are accepted into the 8 week course - attendance is compulsory for all training dates and times listed below:
- Monday 8 May 2017, 5.00 – 8.00 pm
- Saturday 13 May 2017, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm
- Monday 15 May 2017, 5.00 – 8.00 pm
- Monday 29 May 2017, 5.00 – 8.00 pm
- Saturday 10 June 2017, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm
- Monday 5 June 2017, 5.00 – 8.00 pm
- Monday 19 June 2017, 5.00 – 8.00 pm
- Monday 26 June 2017, 5.00 – 8.00 pm
Interested in becoming a Volunteer Counsellor for Lifeline's Personal & Relationship Counselling Service?
Please enquire to register your interest and receive more information on upcoming course dates.
Alternatively you can call the Newcastle office 4940 2000 or Central Coast 4320 7400 for more information.
Client / Participant
"You really did save my life tonight. I was very very close to doing something silly."
"I thought no one could help me and I felt so desperate,
but talking to someone was the first step to getting my life back."
"The perspective offered in my lowest moments,
gave me the strength to continue at moments when I could otherwise have given up."
Jenna"I never knew it would bring so much relief to talk to someone who cared"
John"Thank you for that information and thank you for talking to me.
I actually feel a bit better getting it out of my system and saying how I really feel."
Kathy"I want to compliment Lifeline for the professional and caring approach. I was very impressed with the service I received yesterday.
I'd also like to say that many years ago Lifeline literally saved my life when I was in a very dark place. Thank you."
Katie"Thanks heaps for your help, I feel calmer and a lot less like harming myself now."
Matt"I even feel better typing to you tonight - I feel like I have taken some action.
I was a bit scared of calling; but find online chatting less scary. What a great idea."
Renee"Thank you for having such wonderful people taking time to help others."