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Department for Communities and Social Inclusion

Emergency contacts

Keeping Safe in Emergencies
This advice will help you plan, and cope during emergencies such as Extreme Heat, Bushfire Survival, Home Fire Safety, Influenza, Flood and Earthquake.

Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) Help for older people experiencing abuse from family or others.

Al-Anon/Alateen Families of Alcoholics Opening hours: 24 hours
Phone: +61 8 8231 2959

Alcohol and Drug Information Service Phone: 1300 131 340

Anglicare
Provide Emergency relief in the north, south and centre of the city.

Centacare
Provide housing support and advice on domestic violence.
Phone: +61 8 8210 8200

Child Abuse Report Line (CARL)
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

Drought Hotline (SA)
Phone: 180 20 20

Homelessness gateway Service 
Phone: 1800 003 308

Gambling Helpline
Opening hours: 24 hours
Phone: 1800 060 757 (freecall)

Kids Helpline
Phone: 1800 551 800

Lifeline Phone: 131 114

Mental Health: Assessment and Crisis Intervention Service (ACIS) Opening hours: 24 hours
Phone: 131 465 (statewide emergency crisis)
Phone: +61 8 8394 7011 (for callers outside of South Australia)

Parent Helpline Phone: 1300 364 100

Pregnancy Helpline
Phone: 1300 139 313

State Emergency Service
Flood and storm: 132 500
Life-threatening emergencies: 000

Women's Information Service
Provides help and advice on relationships, legal matters, housing, finances, material assistance, work, education and preventing violence.
Phone: 1800 188 158

Yaitya Tirramangkotti
Phone: 13 14 78 (See also Child Abuse Report Line)

Youth Healthline
Phone: 1300 131 719

Yarrow Place The lead health agency responding to adult rape and sexual assault in South Australia.
Opening hours: 24 hours
Phone: 1800 817 421

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28 Oct 2016
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