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

Social Work


The Social Workers in the Child Development Service work with families who are already engaged with the Child Development Service.

Some of the areas Social Workers assist with:

How we can help:

For more information about the Social Work profession please see Australian Association of Social Workers.

If you would like to see a Social Worker you can ask the therapist who is working with your child by contacting the Child Development Intake on (02) 6205 1246 or send an email to child.development@act.gov.au.