Contact us: +61 8 8226 8800

Department of Human Services

Emergency contacts

Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS)
Help for older people experiencing abuse from family or others.
Phone the Elder Abuse Hotline 1800 372 310

Al-Anon/Alateen Families of Alcoholics - open 24 hours
Phone 1300 252 666

Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Phone 1300 131 340

Anglicare SA
Emergency relief in the north, south and centre of the city.
Phone 8305 9200

Centacare
Housing support, counselling and advice on domestic violence.
Phone 8215 6700

Child Abuse Report Line (CARL) - open 24 hours
Phone 13 14 78

Domestic Violence & Aboriginal Family Violence Gateway Service

  • Provide counselling and support for victims of domestic violence and emergency accommodation.
  • Help for women who are victims of domestic violence, safety after separation, help for men who are troubled by their violence, providing referral for support and counselling.
  • Open 24 hours (after hours diverts to Homelessness Gateway Service) for crisis counselling, support and referral to safe accommodation.

Phone 1800 800 098

Homelessness Gateway Service
Phone 1800 003 308

Gambling Help Online - open 24 hours
Phone 1800 858 858

Kids Helpline - open 24 hours
Phone 1800 55 1800

Lifeline - open 24 hours
Phone 131 114
If life is in danger, phone 000 (triple zero)

Mental Health Assessment and Crisis Intervention Service (ACIS) - open 24 hours
Phone 13 14 65 (metro and country callers)

Parent Helpline - open 24 hours
Phone 1300 364 100

Pregnancy Options - SHine SA
Phone 1300 794 584

State Emergency Service - open 24 hours
Flood and storm response, phone 132 500
If life is in danger, phone 000 (triple zero)

Women's Information Service
Help and advice on relationships, legal matters, housing, finances, material assistance, work, education and preventing violence.
Phone 1800 188 158 or 8303 0590

Yaitya Tirramangkotti - open 24 hours
Phone 13 14 78 (See also Child Abuse Report Line)

Youth Healthline - open 24 hours
Phone 1300 131 719

Yarrow Place - Responding to adult rape and sexual assault in South Australia. Open 24 hours.
Phone 1800 817 421 or 8226 8777

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05 Jul 2018
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