If you need someone to talk to, whether you are feeling isolated or lonely - we’re here for you.
Right now, many of us are dealing with stress and life changes resulting from COVID-19. Good social connection is essential to help maintain physical and mental wellbeing.
Our COVID Connect service is here for you.
A Red Cross volunteer is happy to call you for a friendly chat – once or regularly – its up to you!
What is COVID Connect?
COVID Connect is a free service from Australian Red Cross to provide a friendly chat, a listening ear to help maintain or improve social connection to anyone who needs it during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Who is this service for?
COVID Connect is for adults of all ages. It is available to anyone and allows for regular access to a friendly human voice, listening ear and tips to improve social connection.
We have hundreds of trained volunteers, ready to have a yarn or chat in over 160 languages.
Note: COVID Connect is not a service for people wanting assistance with their mental health or those who require assistance in a crisis.