Contact Survivors of Suicide
We are a not for profit, volunteer run organisation.
Please contact us via the form below. We will reply as soon as possible. You may also like to follow us on Facebook.
Please contact Kristy Steenhuis about volunteering, donations, sponsorship, the equine program, or any other SOS enquiries:
0427 762 929
For enquiries about Bereavement Support Groups, please contact the group coordinators below.
Depressed or Suicidal? Get help now!
Lifeline: 131114 | www.lifeline.org.au
Suicide Help Line: 1300 651251 | www.suicideline.org.au
Kids Help Line: 1800 551800 | www.kidshelp.com.au
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636 | www.beyondblue.org.au
Mental Health Information Line: 1300 789 978
Sane: 1800 18 7263 | www.sane.org
Lost a Loved One to Suicide?
We hold monthly bereavement support groups. These meetings are informal, confidential and non-judgemental, providing attendees with the opportunity to meet others who have been affected by suicide.
SOS Ballarat meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7:00pm at Black Hill Primary School, Chisholm Street, Ballarat.
Contact Tania: 0449 913 535
SOS Gippsland meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 7:00pm at the Newhaven Secondary College, Boys Home Rd, Newhaven.
Contact Jillian: 0413 056 165
National White Wreath Day
National White Wreath Day is held annually on the 29th of May around Australia.
National White Wreath Day, in remembrance of people who die by suicide, was founded by Fanita Clark, with the White Wreath Association Ltd organising a National Suicide Remembrance Day each year.
The public encouraged to lay photographs, flowers, wreaths, poems and sentimental memorabilia for those lost to suicide.
SOS organises White Wreath Day in Ballarat.
Here are the details for 2016:
Sturt Street, Ballarat – outside the Town Hall
Live Music: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Memorial Service: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Volunteer, Donate or Sponsor SOS
We are always looking for volunteers, donors and sponsors to help us deliver bereavement support services to those who have lost a loved one to suicide - as well as promoting suicide discussion and prevention.