Open Door Health Clinic

The Open Door Health Clinic provides assessment and treatment of physiotherapy and podiatry issues to adults in crisis or experiencing homelessness in South Australia. All services are FREE of charge and a medical referral is not required.

Services are provided by professionally supervised final year undergraduate physiotherapy and podiatry students from the University of South Australia and/or fully qualified volunteer physiotherapists and podiatrists.

To book an appointment please contact service direct (walk-ins are also welcome).


Hepatitis SA

Hepatitis SA is a non-profit, community-based organisation that provides information, education and support services to South Australians affected by Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C, their family and friends, and professionals who support them.

This service also provides the clean needle program (CNP), peer education and support groups.

For more information please refer to their website or phone the service direct using the links provided

2 Locations Open

Aboriginal Sobriety Group

A not-for-profit organisation providing care and support to Aboriginal people, individuals, families and communities who wish to lead a drug and alcohol free lifestyle.

This service provides healing pathways away from grief, loss, trauma and abusive lives whilst practising Aboriginal culture, custom, tradition and spirituality.

Services include homelessness assistance, crisis accommodation. Mobile Assistance Patrol (MAP) transport, rehabilitation, support and outreach programs.

2 Locations Open

StandBy Support After Suicide - Country SA

StandBy Support After Suicide provides support to anyone impacted by suicide at any stage in their life including witnesses, schools, workplaces, groups and individuals, front line responders and service providers.

Services include crisis counselling, referral, support, information and 24/7 face to face outreach response.

This service is FREE and provided for anyone who resides in Country SA and has been bereaved by suicide, by referral from emergency/community services or self referral.


The Salvation Army Sobering Up Unit

Provides shelter, support referrals and advocacy for persons who are assessed when presenting at the unit as requiring a safe place to sober up or recover from the immediate effects of alcohol and drug use. The unit also caters for people apprehended under the Public Intoxication Act (PIA) in South Australia. Priority of access is accorded to persons assessed as being in greatest need.

No referral is required. Admission is based on a brief assessment when presenting at the unit.

The service operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Location: 62A Whitmore Square, Adelaide, SA 5000


Mental Health Triage Service

SA Health Mental Health Triage Service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This service is the main point of access into the mental health service, can provide information, advice in an emergency or crisis situation. This service is staffed by mental health clinicians who will assess and refer to acute response teams where appropriate.

If you feel that you may be in need of mental health support and have never accessed a mental health service before, please contact your general practitioner or phone our mental health triage service on 13 14 65.


Crisis Care Helpline - 131 611

Crisis Care Helpline provides a response in regards to child abuse and neglect matters, along with crisis situations relating to children who are under the care of the Guardianship of the Minister.

The Crisis Care helpline is available Monday - Friday 4pm - 9pm and 24/7 Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays by calling 131 611.



Lifeline provides a 24/7 helpline for crisis support and suicide prevention on 13 11 14.

Lifeline can also be contacted via text message on 0477 13 11 14 between 12pm - 2am (AEST).

There is an online chat option via their website, which is available between 12pm - 2am (AEST) seven days a week.

Lifeline offer information and fact sheet resources via their website.


DSSA Aboriginal Connection Program

The Aboriginal Connection Program aims to assist Aboriginal people with alcohol and other drug use issues and complex needs in the inner city and metropolitan areas of Adelaide. The program uses an assessment, case planning and case work approach in transitioning clients through the relevant alcohol and other drug use interventions and treatment stages (including assessment, detoxification, and rehabilitation).

Referrals to the Aboriginal Connection Program may be accepted for consideration if the client is assessed and meets the criteria for a multi-agency intervention through the Adelaide Zero Project – Inner City Community of Practice initiative meeting.

Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm