South Australia - Resources
POLICE – OOO
In an emergency and if you fear for the safety of yourself or your children, telephone 000 and ask for the police. Available 24 hours
Police patrol attendance 131 444 If you need the police to attend a crime or emergency.
SA Police Family Violence Investigation Units
Police encourage all victims of domestic violence to contact police on 000 in an emergency or on 131444 for police attendance.
Each metropolitan police area operates a Family Violence Investigation Section (FVIS) where police specifically investigate reports of child abuse and domestic violence.
Eastern Adelaide Family Violence Investigation Unit 8172 5890
Elizabeth Family Violence Investigation Unit 8207 9381
Holden Hill Family Violence Investigation Unit 8207 6150
Western Adelaide Family Violence Investigation Unit 8207 6413
South Coast Child and Family Investigation Unit 8392 9172
Sturt Child and Family Investigation Unit 8207 4801
In country areas, contact your local police station.
Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence Gateway Service
Courts Administration Authority web site Abuse Prevention Program and Family Violence Courts
Domestic Violence Services
Domestic Violence Helpline
Domestic Violence Crisis Service
Migrant Women’s Support and Accommodation Service
Nunga Mi:minar Shelter (Northern Region Domestic Violence Service)
Phone: 8367 9417
Ninko Kurtangga Patpangga (Southern Region Domestic Violence Service
Phone: 8297 9644
Eastern Adelaide Domestic Violence Service
Phone: 8365 5033
Southern Adelaide Domestic Violence Service
Phone: 8382 0066
Northern Adelaide Domestic Violence Service
Phone: 8255 3622
Crisis Care Unit
Law Handbook Online
Women’s legal service advice
Business Hours:10.00am to 4.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
After Hours: 6pm-8pm Tuesday
Telephone Advice: 8221 5553
TTY: 1800 670 864
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Program
Website: Womens Legal Service SA: .
Rural Women's Outreach Program
The Women’s Legal Service (SA) Inc Rural Women’s Outreach Program provides to women living outside of metropolitan Adelaide.
The Rural Women’s Outreach Program also provides outreach services to Port Augusta and surrounding areas such as Coober Pedy, Nepabanna and Leigh Creek.
The Legal Services Commission has a central office in Adelaide, and seven offices in metropolitan and regional SA.
159 Gawler Place, Adelaide
Legal Aid SA Telephone Advice Service
Phone 1300 366 424 (cost of a local call) Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm
For Child Support Help telephone (08) 8111 5576
for more Community legal services click here
Sexual Assault Services
Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service
Level 2 55 King William Rd, North Adelaide, 5006
Phone: (08) 8226 8777 or Toll Free in SA:
Place | Rape and Sexual Assault Service
A 24-hour Crisis Care service can be reached by telephoning crisis care on 131-611.
Nunkuwarrin Yunti Aboriginal Health Service
Nunkuwarrin Yunti Clinical Services: Client Information
Our consulting hours
182-190 Wakefield Street, Adelaide
Brady Street Clinic
A free service but appointments are necessary.
Website: Nunkuwarrin Yunti Inc. - About Us
TIS — Translating and Interpreting Service
Victim Support Service
11 Halifax St Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: 08 8231 5626
Country Toll-Free 1800 182 368
Regional Services can be found at: Victim Support Service
Women’s Information Service
Website: Women's Information Service
Women’s Health Statewide
Dale Street Women's Health Centre ,
47,Dale St. Pt
Southern Women's Community Health centre, Noarlunga Centre
Bldg 8 Alexander Kelly Dr, Noarlunga Centre, SA 5168
Services for Children
Parent Help Line — Child & Youth Health
Report Child abuse
To report child abuse, call the Child Abuse