Support Organisations

The following eating disorders support organisations in each state are not crisis assistance but will be able to provide support specific to eating disorders and advice on where to seek help in your local area.

The Butterfly Foundation

Supportline: 1800 33 4673

Phone: 02 9412 4499

Fax: 02 8090 8196



Address: 103 Alexander St, Crows Nest NSW 2065

Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders (CEDD)

CEDD is an academic and service support centre based in Sydney.

Phone: 02 9515 6040

Fax: 02 9515 6442



Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV)

The Eating Disorders Victoria is a non-profit organisation which aims to support those affected by eating disorders and to better inform the community about disordered eating. The EDV helpline operates from Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 5pm.

Telephone: 1300 550 236




Eating Disorders Association Inc Queensland

The Eating Disorders Association Inc (Qld) is a non-discriminatory, non-profit organisation. The Eating Disorders Association is funded by the Mental Health Branch of Disability Services Queensland, to provide information, support and referral services for the state of Queensland, Australia.

Telephone: (07) 3394 3661

Fax: (07) 3394 3663



Isis The Eating Issues Centre

Isis works with people over 17 with serious eating issues such as anorexia, bulimia and compulsive eating.

Telephone: (07) 3848 3377

Fax: (07) 3844 6466



Western Australia

Women’s Health Works

Women’s Health Works is a non-profit community organisation that provides a range of education, information and support services to women, including self help groups for people experiencing an eating disorder.

Telephone: (08) 9300 1566

Fax: (08) 9300 1699



ARAFMI Mental Health Carers & Friends Association Incorporated

ARAFMI is a non-profit community based organisation that provide information and support for families and friends of people with mental health issues, including: family support counselling, support group program advocacy, respite and community education.

Telephone: (08) 9427 7100 or 1800 811 747 (rural freecall)

South Australia

Centacare: PACE

PACE supports individuals living with panic anxiety, obsessive compulsive and eating disorders and those that support them. Services include telephone support, face to face counselling and referral pathways.

Telephone: 08 8159 1400


Eating Disorders Association of South Australia (EDASA)

EDASA is a non government, not for profit incorporated association based in South Australia providing practical advice, empathic support and guidance for those affected by eating disorders in South Australia.




ARAFMI Tasmania

Phone: 03 6331 4486

Fax: 03 6334 8719



Northern Territory

Top End Mental Health Services (TEMHS)

Phone: 08 8999 4988

Fax: 08 8999 4999