Emergency support

Below is a list of emergency contacts in case you need support.

Urgent Ambulance, Fire or Police Assistance

Call Triple Zero (000)

  • Someone is seriously injured and in need of urgent medical attention
  • If you have just witnessed a serious accident or crime
  • In case of fire

This is the national Emergency Call Service, and is not handled by Uniting.

Crisis and homelessness support

If you are in need of immediate assistance, the Ask Izzy website can help direct you. If you are a Telstra mobile phone user, you can access the site even if you are out of credit.

If you are homeless, at risk of homelessness or escaping family violence, call 1800 825 955 – 24 hour, statewide, toll free.

Women and children experiencing family violence can call Safe Steps on (03) 9322 3555 or toll free 1800 015 188 (not free from mobile).

Other services

  • Lifeline – 13 11 14
  • Men’s Line – 1300 789 978
  • Kids Help Line – 1800 551 800

Alcohol and Drug services

DirectLine: (24 hours telephone counselling service, 7 days a week) call 1800 888 236 toll-free