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

Do you need help?

Get out of hereAre you in danger?

If you have been threatened or you are fearful for yourself, a child or a family member, call the police on 000.

Do you need help?

Contact a family violence or sexual assault service on the numbers, below:

Domestic Violence Crisis Service (24 hours): (02) 6280 0900
Canberra Rape Crisis Centre: (02) 6247 2525
National Sexual Assault and Family Violence Counselling Service (24 hours): 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)

Do you want to help a family member or friend?

Visit the What can you do? website to find out how you can help a family member or friend who may be experiencing domestic or family violence.

Do you need financial assistance?

If you are affected by domestic or family violence you can apply for Safer Families Assistance. Safer Families Assistance is available to people who are seeking to establish or re-establish a home following the experience of domestic and family violence.