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Department for Communities and Social Inclusion

Extreme Heat Services for Rough Sleepers

2017-02-08

Homelessness Services will be providing rough sleepers with bottled water, sunscreen and information regarding overnight emergency relief/accommodation during the current extreme heat. Support for rough sleepers is available through the SA Homelessness Gateway 1800 003 308.

These centres are open for rough sleepers during the current extreme heat.

Location Date Opening times
Hutt Street Centre, 258 Hutt Street Wednesday 8th February 7.00 am to 1.00 pm
  Thursday 9th February 6.00 am to 1.00 pm
  Friday 10th February 6.00 am to 1.00 pm
  Saturday 11th February closed
WestCare Centre, 11-19 Millers Court Wednesday 8th February 9.00 am to 7.00 am Thursday
(overnight, dinner provided)
  Thursday 9th February 9.00 am to 7.00 am Friday
(overnight, dinner provided)
  Friday 10th February 9.00 am to 7.00 am Saturday
(overnight, dinner provided)
  Saturday 11th February 6.00 am to 10.00 pm
Trace a Place, 135 Currie Street (For Youth) Wednesday 8th February 7.00 am to 7.00 pm
  Thursday 9th February 7.00 am to 7.00 pm
  Friday 10th February 7.00 am to 7.00 pm
  Saturday 11th February 12.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Youth 110 (foyer), 110 Waymouth Street 
(For young people under 22)
Wednesday 8th February 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm
  Thursday 9th February 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm
  Friday 10th February 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm
  Saturday 11th February 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm

Adelaide City Council is providing the following respite options:

  • The Bus Station is available for respite from the heat during usual opening hours, 6.00 am – 9.30 pm 7 days a week.
  • Libraries and Community Centres are public spaces available for respite and use of services during usual operating hours

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