Useful telephone numbers:


All Emergencies - Ambulance - Fire – Police: Dial - ‘000’


TTY Emergency Number - to contact the above services - 1800 067 167


National Breastfeeding Helpline 1800 MUM 2 MUM (or 1800 686 2 686) 24 hours, 7 days
Family Relationship Advice Line 1800 050 321 8 am – 8 pm (Mon-Fri) 10 am – 4pm (Sat) (local time)
Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS) 1800 422 599 (02) 9361 8000 (Sydney metro) 24 hours, 7 days
Child Care Access Hotline 1800 670 305 1800 639 327 (TTY service for people with a hearing/speech impairment) 8 am – 9 pm (Mon-Fri)
Violence Against Women 1800 200 526 Confidential 24 hour helpline
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800 24 hours, 7 days
Lifeline 131 114 24 hours, 7 days
Mensline Australia 1300 789 978 24 hours, 7 days (Support and referral to specialist men's services)
Medicare Public Enquiries Line 132 011 9 am – 5 pm (Mon-Fri)
National Poisons Information Centre 131 126 24 hours, 7 days
Playgroup Australia 1800 171 882 9 am – 3 pm (Mon-Fri)
Sane Australia Mental Health Helpline 1800 187 263 9 am – 5 pm (Mon-Fri)
Parentline 1300 130 052 24 hours, 7 days
Karitane Care Line 1300 227 464 (02) 9794 1852 (Sydney metro) 24 hours, 7 days (Mon-Thurs)8 am – 11 pm (Fri-Sun)
Tresillian Parent Helpline 1800 637 357 (02) 9787 0855 (Sydney metro) 24 hours, 7 days