The StandBy Response Service provides crisis counselling, information and links to anyone who has been bereaved through suicide.
This includes families, friends, associates, witnesses, schools, workplaces, groups and individuals, emergency and community responders, and communities.
This service is FREE and provided for anyone who resides in Country SA and has been bereaved by suicide.
The service includes:
- the StandBy Coordinator, which is the entry point for the Suicide Coordinated Community Response Plan
- the StandBy Suicide Bereavement Response Service, which provides crisis counselling, information and links to further services
- the StandBy Crisis Response Team, which provides a 24 hour face to face outreach response via referral from Police, Ambulance, emergency and community services, and
- the the StandBy Referral Pathway, which provides early response and linkage to ongoing support.
You can be referred to the program through any support agency or you can self-refer.
The Crisis Response Team are not volunteers.
This service is funded by the Australian Government.
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. This includes people with hepatitis B or C, their family and friends, and professionals who support them. We also provide hepatitis C and clean needle program (CNP) peer education and support services, and operate a CNP secondary site.
Hepatitis SA works to bring about a society where:
- viral hepatitis transmissions are minimal,
- the physical, emotional and social health and well-being of people affected by viral hepatitis are catered for, and
- the link between health and social justice is understood.
Support groups are available in Hackney and Port Adelaide
Helpline is available
Website has a locations map of Pharmacies able to stock new treatments and a comprehensive range of support services, information and publications.
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 medical referral is not required.
Podiatrists can help treat any foot problem including:
- Callus or corns
- Foot and ankle injuries
- Foot pain
- Nail problems including infections
Physiotherapists can assess and treat a wide range of conditions, including:
- Neck and back pain
- Joint and muscle injuries
- Neurological conditions
- Movement related disorders
Please contact us to arrange an appointment (walk-ins are also welcome).
Clinic Open Wednesdays 1 - 4.30pm
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.
Car parking- Timed parking tickets can be purchased (coin or credit card) for parking on Pirie Street.
A not-for-profit organisation providing care and support to Aboriginal people of 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 practicing Aboriginal culture, custom, tradition and spirituality.
There are several services connected to this group.
- Homelessness assistance
- Crisis accommodation Woodville Gardens
- Mobile Assistance Patrol in both Adelaide City and Riverland areas
- Inner City Youth Service
- Rehabilitation in Monarto
If you are not sure which service you need please ring the main administration office in Adelaide City on (08) 8223 4204
182-190 Wakefield Street,
Adelaide SA 5000
Administration Office Hours
Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5pm
Shelter in a safe, supportive environment for persons who are, due to their level of intoxication, assessed as being at risk of harm to themselves or others if not provided with a safe place to sober up.
- Assessment of the person’s level of intoxication, monitoring throughout the sobering up process, arranging medical intervention if necessary, providing basic physical needs such as a bed, clothing, bathing, laundry facilities and an appropriate meal;
- Responding to phone calls from members of the public, clients and their families;
- Advocacy, assistance and referral for clients seeking accommodation, medical, welfare, counselling and rehabilitation services.
- Encouraging clients to consider the harm and risk associated with their alcohol and/or drug use, giving information about medical detoxification services and rehabilitation programmes and arranging referral as appropriate.
No referral is required. Admission is based on a brief assessment when presenting at the unit.
Location: 62A Whitmore Square, Adelaide, SA 5000
The SA Health Mental Health Triage Service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
is the main point of access into mental health services
- can provide advice and information in a mental health emergency or crisis situation
- is staffed by mental health clinicians
- 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
Monday - Friday 4pm-9pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays open 24 hours
- Child protection assistance
- Domestic violence support
- Family conflict support
- Financial support in urgent situations
- Foster care or other alternative care for children
- High risk adolescence behaviour support
- Homelessness assistance
- Natural disasters assistance
- Personal trauma assistance
- Suicide prevention and support
Lifeline Crisis Support provides a 24 hour helpline for crisis support and suicide prevention.
There is a huge range of helpful content and help resource tools on the website including videos and fact sheets to offer some self guided help.
There is on online chat available for South Australians from 6.30pm till 3.30am (7pm-4am AEST)