Some people will tell you that home life is ‘private’ and ‘bad things’ will happen if you tell anyone. Workers at The Orange Door are experienced in dealing with children and young people.
- welcome you
- listen to you to understand your situation
- ask what you would like to happen next
- give advice
- connect you to services that can help
Services are free and you don’t need a referral.
Children or young people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander can choose to be supported by an Aboriginal worker at The Orange Door or be referred to an Aboriginal service.
All cultural and religious preferences are respected, including the option to request a male or female worker. It’s your choice. The Orange Door works with multicultural communities to meet the diverse needs of families.
The Orange Door welcomes everyone, regardless of migration status. You can seek help or support if you are a migrant or a refugee or do not have permanent residency.
Tell a worker if you use communication aids or require an interpreter, including Auslan.
The Orange Door is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (closed public holidays). Out-of-hours support