There are many support services available to help you.
National Debt Helpline
P: 1800 007 007
Free independent counselling and advocacy for all financial matters, including fines and associated social implications.
P: 1300 364 277
Family and relationship counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation), and a range of family and community support and education programs.
Mental Health Coalition
Find out about all the mental health events happening around South Australia.
SA Health - Mental Health Triage Service
P: 13 14 65 (24 Hours)
If you feel that you may be in need of mental health support and have never previously accessed a mental health service before, please contact your general practitioner or phone the mental health triage service on 13 14 65.
Gambling Help Services operate in a range of SA metropolitan and country locations, providing free and confidential personal, financial, and family counselling and support.
Gambling Help provides:
- professional, confidential gambling counselling
- counselling and therapy for individuals, couples, family, and friends
- financial counselling to help you deal with debts, and help you to budget and manage credit issues
- information and support
- support groups.
Drug and Alcohol Services SA
P: 1300 13 1340 (8:30am to 10:00pm, 7 days per week)
P: 13 11 14
For crisis support and suicide prevention.
P: 1300 222 222
Al-Anon Family Groups
P: 1300 252 666
A service to help the families of alcoholics.
Hutt Street Centre
Helping people facing homelessness
P: 8418 2500
A: 258 Hutt St Adelaide
Homeless Connect SA
P: 1800 003 308 (for families, individuals or those at risk – 24 hours)
Youth Gateway (15-25):
P: 1300 306 046 or 1800 807 364
Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence
P: 1300 782 200 or 1800 800 098 or 8152 9200
Southern Adelaide Domestic Violence Service
P: 8382 0066
Western Adelaide Domestic Violence Service
P: 8268 7700
Eastern Adelaide Domestic Violence Service
P: 8365 5033
Northern Adelaide Domestic Violence Service
P: 8255 3622 (Elizabeth) P: 8522 9100 (Willaston)
Ninko Kurtangga Patpangga (Ninko)
P: 8297 9644
- Safe, supported crisis and short term accommodation
- Domestic and family violence counselling and support via the phone or face to face
- Domestic violence educational programs and support groups for women and children
- Referral and information about: health, legal, financial, accommodation and immigration matters
- Assistance for women from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-English speaking backgrounds
- Access for women with disabilities.
Migrant Women’s Support Program
P: 8152 9260
This program provides culturally sensitive needs and risk assessments, safety planning, support, information, advocacy, referrals and other relevant services.
P: 8232 2282
Catherine House provides solutions for women experiencing homelessness, emergency and transitional housing, mental health programs, and educational and pre-employment courses.
Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service
P: 1800 817 421 (24 hours)
Emergency support and counselling service.
P: 1800 737 732 (24 hours)
A national sexual assault and family domestic violence counselling service.
P: 1800 188 118 or 1800 998 187 (Redress Support Services)
Office for Youth
P: 8413 8178
The Office for Youth provides support to programs that work with young people across South Australia.
St John's Youth Services
P: 8359 2989
St John’s Youth Services works with young people in the Adelaide metropolitan area aged from 16 to 25, who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Multicultural Youth SA
P: 8346 3364
Multicultural Youth SA is a community-based, not-for-profit organisation that provides a diverse range of services and programs to support multicultural young people and young families living in South Australia.
There are also a range of providers offering a combination of services. These include accommodation, crisis care, financial support, counselling, education, and many more.
W: ucwb.org.au (Bowden), ucwpa.org.au (Port Adelaide), ucwcsa.org.au (Country)
Baptist Care SA
Life Without Barriers