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About hello hunter!

Neighbours helping neighbours

Hello Hunter partners with churches to mobilise volunteers to help people in need, regardless of their faith background, commitment, or other social standing or identity. It is for people in the Hunter Region experiencing loneliness and or social isolation.


How we help!

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Friendly chat

Our volunteers are available for a friendly chat. They are not counsellors or health professionals but they have time to listen. 


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If you need other support the Hello Hunter Call Centre can research what is available in your local area.

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Hello Hunter partners with Churches and their volunteers are available to pray with you on request.

A request for a call back can be placed at anytime by leaving a message on 4948 6837 or you can facebook message, email  or fill out an online 'Help Request' and we will get back to you! 

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NOTE: Call Centre Demonstration Scenario (the neighbour in this clip has been acted by a volunteer). The privacy of all those who reach out for support is protected. 


Hello Hunter is not a crisis or emergency number.

  • If you are in immediate risk of harm please call triple zero  000 (If someone is seriously injured or in need of urgent medical help, your life or property is being threatened or you have just witnessed a serious accident or crime).
  • If you are having suicidal thoughts it is important to reach out and let someone know how you’re feeling. Call  LIFELINE 13 11 14 .
  • If you are experiencing domestic violence call NSW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE 1800 6564 63.
  • The Hello Hunter Help Directory contains information about ways to connect and where to get help.

Hello Hunter is committed to the safety of volunteers, staff and every person who reaches out for assistance. If you have any feedback, concerns or complaints we encourage you to connect with us by completing a feedback form. 



  • Hello Hunter is a non-contact service. Friendly chats are by phone or other social media platforms. 
  • Hello Hunter is persons 18 years and over.
  • Hello Hunter volunteers are screened and trained to be able to provide a 'friendly chat'. They are not specialists in disability, counselling, financial, health or other specialist skills. If you need specialist assistance, you will be referred to the appropriate service.
  • Hello Hunter is for persons living in the Hunter Region.

Volunteer and Church Information

Hello Hunter partners with Christian churches and their volunteers who are screened, trained and supported by their own church team leader.

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Hello, Hunter, is a grass roots, not-for-profit charity that is funded by community generosity.

Donations ensure that the call centre and its ‘community safe’ operations can be sustained and also help to get the word out to community about the help that is available. Donations are tax deductible.

 If you would like a donate here are some giving options below:


CityServe Account Details:
Acc Name: City Serve
BSB: 082 514
Acc: 771845378
Ref: Hello Hunter

Donations to CityServe Incorporated  are tax deductible. Please email for your tax deductible receipt.


You can make a donation online and to receive an immediate tax receipt. You can make a one off donation or set up ongoing payment options. 

Click on the 'Donate Now' button below.


Hello Hunter is a charity of CityServe Incorporated ABN 96145519715. It is registered with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commision (ACNC). 

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