Support

Emergency

If you or a child or young person in your care is in imminent or immediate danger, call 000 if an emergency or 131 444 for non- urgent police assistance.

For assistance in a mental health emergency, contact the mental health triage service - telephone 13 14 65 available 24 hours, seven days a week.

Kids Matter

KidsMatter is a mental health and wellbeing initiative for children. KidsMatter Early Childhood works with early childhood education and care services to support the mental health and wellbeing of young children, their families and early childhood educators using a promotion, prevention and early intervention framework.

Kids Helpline

7 days, 24 hours counseling services for children and young people from 5-25 years old - Phone 1800 55 1800.

Headspace

National youth mental health foundation for children and young people from 12-25 years old - Phone 1800 650 890.

QLife

QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people. The service provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to diverse people of all ages experiencing poor mental health, psychological distress, social isolation, discrimination, experiences of being misgendered and/or other social determinants that impact on their health and wellbeing.

Phone 1800 184 527 between 3pm - midnight every day or go to their website for an online chat option.

Parents Helpline SA

7 days, 24 hours advice for dads, mums and carers on baby and child health and parenting, including feeding and settling babies - Phone 1300 364 100

Child Abuse Report Line (CARL)

Call CARL if you suspect children or young people are being abused or neglected - Phone 13 14 78

Health and Community Services Complaints Commission

For complaints about health and community services - Phone 8226 8666 or lodge a complaint online.