Mental Health Services

Samaritans provide mental health services and support in Newcastle, the Hunter Valley, Central Coast and Mid North Coast of New South Wales.

Samaritans Mental Health support programs are based around regaining confidence, skills and relationships.

Read more about our support available through the National Disability Insurance Scheme via the home page, or search below.

Phone 4922 1500

ARAFMI Hunter Samaritans

Samaritans supports the carers of people with mental illness in Newcastle and the Hunter. ARAFMI Hunter Mental Health Carers offer support and counselling for the families and friends of people with mental illness. Mental illness can have a ripple effect…

Phone 1800 270 738 for referrals

Rural Young Minds

Samaritans provides mental health wellbeing support to youth in Muswellbrook, Upper Hunter and Liverpool Plains Rural Young Minds (RYM) is a program for young people aged 12-25 years that have complex-severe mental health concerns. The program addresses “the missing middle”…

Phone 1300 656 336 (Option 2)

Disability Behaviour Support

At Samaritans, we know everyone’s needs are different. Our Clinical Services Unit can work with you and your family to equip you with tools and strategies specific to your needs.

Phone 4953 0051


These programs assist people with a mental illness and psychiatric disability to have satisfying and valued lives as full members of the community.

Phone 4931 1000

headspace Maitland

Provides mental and health wellbeing support, information and services to young people and their families across Australia. Hunter headspace, based in Maitland, is auspiced by the Samaritans.