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

Community Education

The Community Services Directorate provides a number of development opportunities for government and non-government organisations. We also provide some training opportunities to members of the public.

Many of these opportunities assist and support in the provision of services that promote the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and families while others are focused on personal development.

To find out what courses are available this year click on the link below and follow the registration process for the specific course you are interested in.

Community Education Training Calendar

Restrictive Practice e-learning

Contact Us

Address GPO Box 158 Canberra City, ACT 2601
Enquiries 6207 1382