The SupportLink Referral Management Service was first trialled by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) at Tuggeranong Police Station in 1997, in an effort to build stronger referral pathways between police and external agencies to improve partnerships and early intervention outcomes.

Since this time, the partnership has grown from strength to strength. ACT Policing use SupportLink to refer individuals and families seeking support and assistance for a wide range of issues to local service providers, as well as notifications and reports to local Government organisations, including (but not limited to):

  • Abandoned vehicles
  • Aged and disability support
  • Alcohol and drug misuse
  • Bereavement support
  • Business, home and motor vehicle security
  • Children and youth protection reports
  • Domestic and family violence support
  • Domestic animal reports
  • Drug and alcohol diversion education
  • Financial councelling
  • Gambling support
  • Homelessness
  • Individual, family and parenting support
  • Legal advice
  • LGBTI support services
  • Mediation and conflict resolution
  • Mental health support
  • Migrant services
  • Restorative justice
  • Suicide prevention 
  • Support following motor vehicle accidents
  • Support for victims of crime 
  • Youth services

For more information visit the SupportLink website.


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