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

131126

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

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

Reconciliation Week

27 May - 3 June 2020

Learn more at Events ACT
or Libraries ACT


The Community Services Directorate delivers excellence through client centered services and strives to create a safe and equitable community.

The Directorate is an organisation that delivers excellence through client-centred services to those who need them.  Our vision is to empower people to meet their full potential and enable the development of inclusive and strong communities.

Information on Community Services in relation to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The following community service information has been provided to assist you during the COVID-19 crisis.  It contains helpful information on CSD services as well as access to centres and sites and cancelled and/or postponed events. COVID-19 community service information.

Reconciliation Day: Community Activity Packs

Spend your ACT Reconciliation Day public holiday with us as we bring you a range of free activities for all members of your household to engage with. Our activities are designed to promote conversation and foster a deeper understanding of our national story and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Reconciliation Day Community Activity Packs