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

Young Women


Here you can find information and links to services and organisations for young women.

(ACT) Youth InterACT External Link - is an internet based information and resource gateway for young people aged between 12 and 25 who live in the ACT region.

(ACT) Youth Coalition External Link - is the peak youth affairs body in the ACT and is responsible for representing the interests of people between the ages of
12 and 25 years, and those who work with them.

(ACT) YWCA of Canberra External Link - provides a broad range of services to assist women, young people, families and the community as a whole.

Australian Government Youth External Link - is a gateway to youth information, programs, services, resources and entertainment for young people between the ages of 12 and 25.

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme External Link - provide young Australians (between 16 and 23 years of age) with opportunities to develop personal skills, team work, leadership through learning how to sail a 44 metre, square rigged tall ship.

Young Women’s Network of UNIFEM External Link - is a dynamic network of young women and men who support the priority areas of UNIFEM Australia with a particular emphasis on the promotion of young women.