If life is in danger call Triple Zero 000
If life is in danger call Triple Zero 000

What's On at Lifeline Ballarat?

Each year Lifeline Ballarat supports keynote events to raise awareness and fundraise for our crisis support and suicide prevention services to the community. Scroll down and stay up to date with our latest events.

Upcoming Training

We are currently recruiting volunteers.

Upcoming online information sessions:

Our January Information Session has just been held, so our next one will be in early March, 2024. See below for details:

Monday March 11, 2024 at 6pm. Click this link to register your attendance:

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqfumuqT4iHNY8i-BWsLCFAT0DdPgOeilZ

Thursday May 23, 2024 at 6pm. Click this link to register your attendance:

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkdO6spzkjE9z12Y87-Z4PSDjNbZ6r2N0i

Please contact our team for more information:

Email: lifeline.ballarat@vt.uniting.org

Phone: (03) 9051 7471 or 0466 852 016

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ASIST 2-day Suicide Intervention Training

Date: Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th March, 2024

Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm both days

Venue: Ballarat Hospice Care Inc., 1836 Sturt Street, Alfredton, 3350

ASIST is a two-day interactive, skill-building workshop that prepares professionals and caregivers (of all kinds) to provide suicide first aid interventions.

Learn to:

  • Recognise people who may be having thoughts of suicide
  • Ask them about suicide, hear their story and understand their situation
  • Help them keep safe and develop and effective personal safe plan
  • Connect them to community supports and resources
  • See the flyer for more information and for a link to the booking site

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In 2023, the our Community and Workplace Training team delivered over 20 workshops in the Ballarat and Grampians region, training approximately 400 community members in the areas of suicide, domestic family violence and crisis support.

We are currently finalising our 2024 Training Calendar. Stay tuned for more information about our upcoming workshops.

If you would like to organise a specific workshop for your community, organisation or club, please go to our Training page to learn about our workshops or contact our Training team on:

Email: Training.LLB@vt.uniting.org

Phone: 0403 105 849

Past Events

Group participating in Out of the Shadows walk
Group of people in front of banner in a fundraising walk
People at Ballarat Begonia Festival Parade
People at tables at a gala dinner
Lifeline information stall set up outdoors