Emergency Telephone Numbers

FIRE BRIGADE (a fire in a building/house)- Call 000

POLICE (all criminal emergencies, etc)- Call 000

AMBULANCE (vehicle accident/someone’s life at risk)- Call 000

SES (State Emergency Service- if a tree has landed on powerpole, etc)- Call 13 25 00

CRIME STOPPERS (if you see a burglary in action, etc)- Call 1800 333 000

NATIONAL SECURITY HOTLINE (report possible terrorist activities)- Call 1800 123 400

ELECTRICAL FAULTS (SYNERGY- 24 hr service)- Call 13 13 51

GAS FAULTS (ALINTA- 24 hr service)- Call 13 13 52

TELEPHONE FAULTS (landline home phone)- Call 13 22 03

WATER OR SEWERAGE FAULTS (WATERCORP)- Call 13 13 85

ALCOHOL & DRUG INFORMATION- Call 9442 5000

PROBLEM GAMBLING- Call 1800 622 112

QUITLINE (Giving up Smoking)- Call 13 78 48

WOMENS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE- Call 9223 1188

MENS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE- Call 9223 1199

MENS LINE AUSTRALIA- Call 1300 789 978

Mens Line is the national telephone support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is staffed by professional counselors experienced in mens issues. www.menslineaus.org.au

WOMEN’S INFORMATION SERVICE WA (WIS)- Call 08 6217 8230 or 1800 199 174 (Open Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm)

The Women’s Information Service WA is staffed by fully trained and dedicated volunteers. Common inquiries include seeking information and/or referral for health issues, finances, legal matters, counseling and domestic violence.

CRISIS CARE- Call 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008

Crisis Care helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service provides telephone crisis care when:

  • you need someone to help sort out a serious problem
  • you are concerned about the wellbeing of a child
  • you are escaping domestic violence and need help
  • you are alone or afraid and urgently need to talk to someone
  • you are homeless
  • you need counseling, information or other support

SAMARITANS CRISIS LINE- Call 9381 5555

Non-judgemental, non-religious emotional support for the despairing and suicidal. Crisis support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

LIFELINE- Call 13 11 14

Lifeline is a confidential telephone crisis support service available 24/7. Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can contact Lifeline. Regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation, Lifeline has trained volunteers ready to listen, provide support and referrals to their callers. Lifeline answers around 1400 calls every day from people needing crisis and suicide prevention services. www.lifeline.org.au

POISONS INFORMATION CENTRE- Call 13 11 26

HEALTH DIRECT- Call 1800 022 222

SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTRE- Call 9340 1828  or 1800 199 888 (24 hour emergency line)

AIDS HELPLINE- Call 9482 0000

ASSOCIATION FOR SERVICES TO TORTURE AND TRAUMA SURVIVORS (ASeTTS)- Call 08 9227 2700

www.asetts.org.au

MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY RESPONSE LINE (MHERL)- 24/7- Call 1300 555 788

  • This is a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week emergency response line. These services should be used by people involved in mental health emergency in the community. This may include:
  • individuals who feel they require urgent assistance
  • families or carers of those with mental illness
  • members of the general public who witness a mental health crisis and require assistance
  • health professionals and community welfare service providers

“BEYOND BLUE” (Depression/Suicidal)- Call 1300 224 636

Is a national, non-profit organization working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related disorders in Australia. Beyond Blue has produced PDF printable resources into over 25 different languages available to download on their website. www.beyondblue.org.au

SANE AUSTRALIA HELPLINE- Call 1800 187 263

Free and confidential service that provides information and referral only. www.sane.org

SUICIDE PREVENTION- Call  13 11 14

SUICIDE CALLBACK SERVICE- Call 1300 659 467

The suicide callback service provides free crisis counseling to people at risk of suicide, carers for someone who is suicidal and those bereaved by suicide, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week across Australia.

CHILD ABUSE- Call 9222 2555

KIDS HELPLINE- Call 1800 551 800

ABORTION GRIEF COUNSELLING- Call 1800 003 707

PREGNANCY COUNSELLING- Call 1800 003 707