Cedar Health Service
The Cedar Health Service provides holistic health support to people 16 years and older who have been subjected to abusive and unsafe behaviour from a partner or ex-partner.
The service is free and focuses on specialised healthcare that addresses the impacts of domestic and family violence.
It is inclusive and open to everyone, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation or cultural/linguistic background.
Phone: (08) 8444 0700
Address: 47 Dale Street, Port Adelaide
Domestic Violence Crisis Line
The Domestic Violence Crisis Line can help by:
- developing safety management strategies that suit your unique situation
- linking you with tools that promote safety and technology security
- facilitating access for you and your children to safe accommodation
- providing domestic and family violence counselling over the phone
- providing information and referrals to accommodation, police, legal, housing, specialised counselling and financial supports available
- supporting you to remain safe at home.
Phone: 1800 800 098 (Free call 24 hours)
Due to the volume of calls the crisis line receives, leave a message rather than stay on hold. A specialist counsellor will return your call at a safe time nominated by you.
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Phone: 13 11 14
If you find it hard to talk, you can also text 0477 13 11 14. Lifeline Text is available 6.00pm - Midnight (AEST), 7 days a week.
You can also access support via online chat from 7pm to Midnight (Syd time) 7 days.
Mental Health Triage Service (24 hours)
The SA Health Mental Health Triage Service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service:
- is the main point of access into mental health services
- can provide advice and information in a mental health emergency or crisis situation
- is staffed by mental health clinicians
- will assess and refer to response teams where appropriate.
Phone: 13 14 65