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

Children & Young People


Stepping up for Children and Young People

The aim of A Step Up for Our Kids is to provide better outcomes and improve the lives of vulnerable children and young people in out of home care. A Step Up for Our Kids is child focused and will recast services around the child or young person, placing their needs at the centre of the care system. Some of the key changes for children and young people include:

An Information Sheet on A Step Up for Our Kids for Children and Young People is available to provide further information.

Children