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Australian Capital Territory


StandBy is delivered by Wellways throughout the ACT and provides support for individuals, families, workplaces, and communities that have been affected by suicide.

This is offered free of charge at a time and place that best suits those requesting support. In addition, Wellways provide workshops and other training opportunities designed to increase awareness and understanding around responding to suicide bereavement.

The service is delivered to all communities contained in the ACT PHN network.

Wellways has operated in the ACT for over 10 years and has strong links with local services. The service partners with local community groups to help promote the program and support the individuals and families that we work with.

Coordinator Shravankumar Guntuku

24/7 Phone 1300 727 247


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StandBy acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live. Our staff recognise the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community and their continuing connection to land and water, and pay respect to their elders past, present and emerging.

Our organisation is a place where human rights are respected and people of diverse genders and sexual orientation are welcomed and supported.

If you or someone you know is in need of immediate support please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or 000.

StandBy – an initiative funded by the Australian Government.
Post Suicide Support – an initiative funded by the NSW Government
StandBy is a program of Youturn Limited.