Red Cross Helpline 1717 and Online Chat

The 1717 Helpline and Online Chat are services available to all those who are in need of assistance and provide an opportunity to talk about issues in complete confidentiality and anonymity with a neutral party. The helpline can also provide information about options and services available to individuals who need further assistance in solving their issues.


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  • Open 24/7.
  • Toll-free from any number 
  • Confidentiality – anonymity – neutrality 
  • Available for those in need of assistance

Here you can read frequently asked questions regarding the 1717 Helpline.