Need Someone to talk to?
LifeLine/ChildLine Namibia currently runs the only national helpline-based counselling service in Namibia.
In addition to the HelpLines that are aimed at ensuring children are safe, the Counselling Centre also does face-to-face counselling and school’s outreach programmes.
Call (061) 232221
The crisis line established in 1980, wasmanned by a group of dedicated and well trained
volunteers. Today this line is still in existence and accessible to the general public.
To 0811 400 222
The sms line is alternative medium through which individuals can seek counselling.
A counsellor will tend to the text messages and respond.
The 116 Child HelpLine provides a toll-free service focusing mainly assisting children with problems dealing with emotional distress, abuse (all types), school-related (educational) problems, behavioural problems as well as family problems.
The 106 Gender-Based Violence HelpLine aims to assist those who are in need of help when found in a GBV-related situation. This is also a toll-free service available across Namibia. In partnership with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), this line will also be utilized as a key entry point for reporting Human Trafficking in the near future.