In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)

In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)
ACT Public Hospitals

Canberra Hospital

5124 0000

Calvary Hospital

6201 6111

Mental Health

Call Mental Health Triage on

1800 629 354

(free call except from mobiles or public phones) or

6205 1065

Poisons Hotline

For a poison emergency in Australia call


Drug and Alcohol Help Line

The Drug and Alcohol Help Line is available 24-hours, 7 days a week on

5124 9977

Health Protection Service

For after hours urgent public health matters including environmental health, radiation safety, food poisoning and communicable disease management phone:

(02) 6205 1700


24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

If you're looking for someone to talk to, the information at these links might help:

Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help people achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

Belconnen Community Service
Provides a wide range of programs and services to individuals, families, children and young people in the Belconnen region.

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre
The service provides direct relief through the provision of aid services to persons affected by sexual violence.

Child and Youth Protection Services
Child and Youth Protection Services works in partnership with the community to protect children and young people from being harmed and from harming others, and with families and carers to ensure children and young people are safe.

Carers ACT
The service supports, connects and empowers carers to maintain their caring role and personal wellbeing.

Child and family centres
A one-stop-shop for supporting families during the early years of a child’s life.

CONTACT Canberra community information
A directory of services, community organisations and support groups in the Canberra region.

Companion House
The organisation supports people who sought safety in Australia from persecution, torture and war related trauma.

The organisation offers a range of services and programs for children, seniors, people with disability and people experiencing hardship across the ACT.

Domestic Violence Crisis Service
The service provides support for children, young people and adults who are affected by domestic and family violence.

Legal Aid ACT
The service assists people in the ACT who are socially or economically disadvantaged with legal issues.

Gambling Helpline
The service provides private and confidential support for anyone affected by gambling.

Health Direct
Free, quality, approved health advice available 24-hours.

Lifeline Canberra
The service supports people in crisis and save the lives of those experiencing thoughts of suicide.

Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services
The service provides settlement and related services for migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants in the ACT and region, in a caring, supporting and enabling way.

Woden Community Service
Provides a wide range of support services including services for families and young people, and services for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.