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


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


24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500



The early years of a child’s life sets the foundation for their future health, development and learning. The directorate provides care and protection services for children and young people.


Providing children with permanent, safe and caring families.

Child & Family Centres

Delivering a one-stop-shop for supporting families.

Child & Youth Protection Service

Supporting children, young people and families requiring a care or justice response.

Melaleuca Place

Providing a safe place for children to heal.