There are many support services available to help you.
All service providers can offer referrals to additional services depending on your specific needs.
SA Financial Counsellors Association – State-wide
P: 1800 007 007
Free independent counselling and advocacy for all financial matters, including fines and associated social implications.
P: 1300 364 277 or 1800 182 325
Family and relationship counselling, dispute resolution, gambling help service, youth and children, multicultural services, separation support, adoption support, and children’s contact service.
Mental Health Coalition
For a range of service providers near you.
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 our mental health triage service on 13 14 65.
P: 1800 858 858 (24 hours)
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)
Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS).
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
P: 8418 2500
A: 258 Hutt St Adelaide
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
- Emergency or crisis services
- Day Centre and meals
- Health and wellbeing
- Education and employment
- Legal and budget.
P: 8232 2282
Catherine House provides solutions for women experiencing homelessness, emergency and transitional housing, mental health programs, and educational and pre-employment courses.
Central Domestic Violence Service
P: 8365 5033 (East) or 8268 7700 (West)
Central Domestic Violence Service supports women and children who are experiencing and/or escaping domestic and family violence.
Southern Domestic Violence Service
P: 8382 0066 (Christies Beach) or 8297 9644 (Ninko Kurtangga Patpangga)
Both sites offer accommodation and outreach services to women and children experiencing the effects of domestic and family violence.
Northern Domestic Violence Service
P: 8255 3622 (Elizabeth South) or 8522 9100 (Willaston)
The provision of early intervention and prevention programs. Direct service support to families, including crisis intervention, accommodation, outreach, advocacy, and tailored support packages to meet family risk and need.
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.
Respond SA (Relationships Australia)
P: 1300 364 277 or 1800 182 325
Supporting adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and their families and friends, to work through issues of abuse and trauma.
Office for Youth
P: 8413 8178
The Office for Youth provides support to programs that work with disadvantaged and vulnerable young people across South Australia.
Re-Engage Youth Services
P: 8326 6540
Re-Engage exists to provide direct benevolent relief to young people suffering multiple and complex needs, issues and barriers by providing intensive personalised case management services and delivering a range of programs.
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.
Baptist Care SA
Life Without Barriers