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Emergency contacts

Emergency

If life is in danger, phone 000 (triple zero)

Helplines A to Z

Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS)

Help for older people experiencing abuse from family or others.
Phone the Elder Abuse Hotline 1800 700 600

Al-Anon/Alateen Families of Alcoholics

Phone 1300 252 666 (24 hours)

Alcohol and Drug Information Service

Phone 1300 13 13 40

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

CFS - Country Fire Service

If life is in danger, phone 000 (triple zero) 
Bushfire Information Hotline 1800 362 361
Bushfire Safety Guide in Easy English

Child Abuse Report Line (CARL)

Phone 13 14 78 (24 hours)

Domestic Violence Crisis Line

For crisis counselling, support and referral to safe accommodation.

Phone 1800 800 098

Homelessness Gateway Service

Phone 1800 003 308

Gambling Help Online

Phone 1800 858 858 (24 hours)

Kids Helpline

Phone 1800 55 1800 (24 hours)

Lifeline

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

Mental Health Assessment and Crisis Intervention Service (ACIS)

Phone 13 14 65 (24 hours)

Nunga Mi:Minar - Northern Regional Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence Service

For Aboriginal women and their children experiencing or escaping family violence.

Phone 1800 003 308

Parent Helpline

Phone 1300 364 100 (24 hours)

Pregnancy Options - SHine SA

Phone 1300 794 584

SES - State Emergency Service

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

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

Yarrow Place

Responding to adult rape and sexual assault in South Australia. 
Phone 1800 817 421 or 8226 8777 (24 hours)

Page last updated : 30 Sep 2021

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