Accidental Counsellor Training

  Lifeline H2H’s next ‘Accidental Counsellor’ workshop will be taking place at our Gordon offices on Tuesday morning, September 19, (9am – 1pm). ‘Accidental Counsellor’ is a 4-hour workshop which focuses on the core skills necessary

Wahroonga Book Fair Winning Auction Bids

  Our Giant Book Fair Silent Auctions are steadily growing in popularity. The July 13-16 Wahroonga Book Fair’s Silent Auction netted a good crop of bids, details of which are here for our book fair followers

Welcome back Holland America Line!

It’s great to have Holland America Line on board again as a major prize sponsor of this year’s Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Sapphire Gala Ball. Thank you Holland America Line for your generous support. This year’s Sapphire Gala Ball

Being Mums

Starting early August, Lifeline will be running a group for mothers, with babies up to 1 year old, who feel stressed at times and find it hard to cope. The group will create space for mothers

Forthcoming DV-alert and DV-aware training

On Wednesday and Thursday 23rd-24th August, Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury will be running its DV-alert* training (Domestic Violence Response Training) at its Park Street, Gordon centre, (8.45am-4.30pm each day). Click here for further information including course details,

New safeTALK session announced for 27 July 2017

We will be holding a session of safeTALK on Thursday 27 July 2017 at Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury (4 Park Avenue, Gordon). safeTALK is a half-day presentation to increase suicide alertness. Participants learn how to recognise when

We’ve been shortlisted … vote for us NOW!

Here at Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury, we are proud to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Social Enterprises category at this year’s 2017 Better Business Awards! We have achieved in the following five areas:

It’s National Volunteer Week This Week!

It’s Volunteer Week this week, and Lifeline is celebrating a milestone! Over 10,000 Telephone Crisis Supporters have volunteered their time to Lifeline centres all over Australia over the past five years. So here at Lifeline Harbour

Record-breaking Book Fair for Thornleigh!

Congratulations to all concerned on a wonderful record-breaking Thornleigh Giant Book Fair this weekend just passed. With sales up by over 10% from last year, this was Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury biggest-ever Thornleigh book fair. Commented

Official Bobbo Photos Now Uploaded!

See the full gallery of more than 350 wonderful Bobbin Head Cycle Classic 2017 photographs here at the online gallery of official event photographer, Jason Kirk Photography. Amazing photographs of a simply wonderful day. Enjoy!

Oh what a Bobbo it was!

Congratulations to everyone who participated – as a rider, supporter, Rotary representative or volunteer – in the Bobbin Head Cycle Classic on Sunday. A huge thank you to you all for making our 2017 event another

New DV-alert 2-day Training Workshop

Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury will be conducting a 2-day DV-alert domestic and family violence response training workshop at Christie Conference Centre, 100 Walker Street, North Sydney on the 1st and 2nd May, 8.45am – 4.30pm. See

Caring for someone with Hoarding Disorder?

There are still a few places left on our first-ever support group for those who are caring for someone with Hoarding Disorder. If you know someone who is living with and/or caring for someone who has

2017 Sapphire Gala Ball date announced

This year Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury’s Sapphire Gala Ball is growing, and we will be hosting the event at the amazing Grand Ballroom in the Westin Hotel, Sydney.  We hope to see many familiar faces and

Chatswood Book Fair Success

Despite energy-sapping heat and humidity, people flocked to last weekend’s Chatswood Giant Book Fair, and what a fantastic event it was! A great selection of near as-new books, a wonderful positive atmosphere, and lots of very

It’s on!

Starting tomorrow! The Lifeline Giant Book Fair is on at The Concourse, Chatswood, from 8 am until 5 pm tomorrow, Saturday February 4, and same times on Sunday, February 5. Bring your friends, bring your kids.

Wonderful Christmas Hamper Feedback!

What wonderful comments and expressions of gratitude were received from the many individuals and families we distributed Christmas hampers to, this Christmas past! In previous years many of our Christmas Hamper Appeal donors have inquired how

Group Programs Taking Place in 2017

Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury’s complete calendar of Support Groups taking place in 2017 has just been released. It includes day programs for those living with diagnosed depression or bipolar; our always heavily-subscribed Hoarding Treatment program; and

Keen Cyclist Matt Kean To Ride the Bobbo

The State member for Hornsby, Matt Kean, has just registered for The Bobbo, eager to get in early to raise funds – and suicide awareness – for Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury, which is a major partner

Lindfield $2 December Book Sale

Tens of thousands of books going at $2 each,(children’s books 5 for $1!), laid out on three levels, under a leafy canopy at our Lindfield Book Depot, (now with much improved access track!). We have heaps

Hunters Hill “Special Books”

HUNTERS HILL 2016 Book “SPECIALS” This listing is to give all our Book Fair supporters equal opportunity to know in advance what ‘Special Books’ we will have at the book fair. Special books may not be

Our Lifeline H2H shops are now on Instagram!

Our Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury retail shops are now on Instagram. Instagram gives us a great way of announcing our newest and most interesting arrivals instore, and a means of celebrating the contributions of our amazing

Hunters Hill Book Fair 2016

Our next Giant Book Fair will take place at Hunters Hill Town Hall on the weekend of Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 November, 8.00am – 5.00pm both days.   We’ll be bringing along over 40,000 high

Bobbin Head Cycle Classic 2017

On Sunday 26 March 2017 we are hoping to raise a record amount for Lifeline through next year’s Bobbin Head Cycle Classic event. But we won’t be able to do it without your support as a

First Ever Castle Hill Book Fair

Not long to go now to our first-ever Castle Hill book fair. Over 40,000 books, CDs, DVDs and computer games. Pristine fiction at a fraction of retail prices. Non-fiction in 40 different subject areas. Lifeline Harbour

Oh what a night it was!

What a fantastic Sapphire Gala Ball it was! Our biggest and best-ever. A sell-out, not only of tables and seats at the event, but also of our $100 diamond raffle keys. A big night, a big

New Spring Fashions At Our Lifeline H2H Shops

Lots of funky fashion and designer chic at our Pennant Hills and other North Shore Lifeline shops, all ready for you to step into spring in style. “I don’t believe anyone should pay full price for clothing!”,

Comedy for a Cause!

Comedy For A Cause presents a showcase of some of the best comedians from the Sydney and Melbourne International Comedy Festival in support of Rotary Club of St Ives. Date: Saturday September 10, 2016 Doors: 6:30pm Showtime:

Lifeline H2H Book Sales – Blog

Louise Owens from the READ ME blogsite, recently visited our Hornsby Book Depot. Louise stated during her visit, “I saw lots of lovingly cleaned stacks of Beatrix Potter books, Ladybird books, Georgette Heyer books, Agatha Christies

2016 Sapphire Gala Ball

It’s on again! A date for your diary – Saturday September 3 2016 The Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Sapphire Gala Ball, proudly sponsored by The Star, is one of the  biggest fundraising events of our year.


We need more volunteers for our shops! Business is growing. Our retail network is growing, with a fourth store opening soon. And our need for volunteers is growing. “We will particularly be needing volunteers for our

Waitara, here we come!

We are delighted to announce that in mid-April we will be opening a brand new Lifeline shop in Edgeworth David Avenue, Waitara. For more than 20 years, the site was occupied by the Edgeworth David Hardware

Thank you Chatswood!

Oh what a fair it was! Well, we did call it a Giant Book Fair, but happily our second Lifeline book fair at The Civic Pavilion, The Concourse, Chatswood, proved to be even more ‘giant’ than


ABC Commercial hosted Creating Thriving Workplaces Forum and Q&A workshop as part of Mental Health Month on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury’s CEO, Wendy Carver was invited to take part in the panel,

ASX Thomson Reuters Charity Foundation raffle

Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury are again proud to be a charity partner of the ASX Thompson Reuters Art Union raffle. As a charity partner Lifeline H2H has the opportunity to sell tickets in the annual raffle with the proceeds raised going to

2015 Sapphire Gala Ball

On the 29th August 2015 our annual Sapphire Gala Ball is taking place. A fabulous evening of live entertainment, great food and wine, music, dancing and inspiring stories. Plus it raises invaluable funds for our crisis

Lifeline H2H launches YouTube channel

We are delighted to announce that Lifeline H2H has officially launched our YouTube channel. Featuring 10 videos showcasing our wonderful staff, volunteers and events (and with many more to come) the channel promotes Lifeline’s vital work

Lifeline OpShop calls for more goods

Lifeline Pennant Hills store manager Sophie Honnes is calling for more donations. Picture: Adam Ward. SINCE Lifeline’s Pennant Hills store opened in September it has had a steady stream of customers and as a result is

OAM Honour for a Lifeline Volunteer

Congratulations, Lyndell ! Our very own Lyndell van Noort, Hornsby Book Fairs team category leader for cookery, was honoured with an OAM in this week’s Australia Day Awards “…for services to the community of Ku-ring-gai”. Lyndell,

Great Gala – what a ball!

On Saturday 13 September Lifeline H2H hosted our annual Sapphire Ball. The night was a huge success – lots of fun, but most importantly we raised more than $123,000 net in funding for our crisis support

New Pennant Hills Store Opening

Opening Wed, Sept 10 2014 September 10, World Suicide Prevention Day, is the date set for the opening of our brand new Lifeline retail store in Pennant Hills. Open Monday to Sunday, the new store will

Lifeline Celebrates Extraordinary Volunteers

This week marks the 25th year of National Volunteer Week and Lifeline would like to recognise the extraordinary dedication of our volunteers in agreement with the 2014 theme of ‘celebrating the power of volunteering’. “Lifeline’s suicide

Gala Ball Raises $96,000 for Lifeline H2H

Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury reached a significant milestone this year, and we had a BIG celebration to mark our 45th Birthday. Our fundraising team, together with a committee of hard working volunteers, organised the outstanding Sapphire

Lifeline H2H launch new website

Welcome to the new site.  Please have a look around and let us know if there is any aspect of the work we do at Lifeline H2H that you would like to know more about. We