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Police, Fire, Ambulance: 000
Police attendance: 131 444
Domestic Violence Helpline: 1800 800 098
Poisons Information Line: 13 11 26
Lifeline crisis support: 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service for people at risk of suicide, and their carers: 1300 659 467
If you are worried a child is being abused or neglected.
Phone: 13 14 78 (24 hours)
Information on a broad range of topics for children and young people up to 25 years, including about becoming a parent.
Phone 1800 55 1800
Advice for dads, mums and carers on baby and child health and parenting, including feeding and settling babies.
Phone: 1300 364 100 (24 hours)
Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS)
Phone: 1300 733 606 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday for an appointment.
Child health nurses provide advice and support on baby and child health, development and parenting. Child and Youth Health Information about a wide range of parenting topics, and pregnancy.
You can also find the My Health and Development Record (the Blue Book)
Information on raising babies, children and teens (in a number of languages)
Children’s safety, including safe car seats.
Phone: 8161 6318
Safe sleeping for babies.
Phone: 8332 1066
Information about mental health and education for children.
Bullying and harassment information, advice and helplines.
Special needs education helpline
Phone: 1800 222 696
Special Education Resource unit
Metropolitan Youth Health (MY Health) young parent programs
Providing individual and group support before, during and after pregnancy and while you’re parenting. MY Health also has nurses, midwives, doctors and counsellors.
Phone: 8255 3477
Phone: 8326 6053
Phone: 8243 5637
A program for young parents at Angle Vale
Phone: 8243 5637
Support for parents and caregivers in nurturing children’s development and wellbeing
Phone 1300 364 277
Supporting young women with children to finish their education
Phone 8215 6700
Phone 8359 1022
Parenting support and accommodation at a number of locations, including on-site learning programs where residents can complete their high school education.
Phone 8131 3400
Phone 1800 615 677
Phone 8245 7100
Phone 8440 2200
Phone 8633 8600
Supporting pregnant and parenting young people to make the right choices for themselves and their children.
The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating and other information about eating well.
Promoting sport and physical activity for girls.
Tips for helping children and teens to eat well and be active.
For people with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and other specified feeding or eating disorders.
Phone: 8198 0800
Mon-Fri 9am to 4.30pm
Support for those affected by eating disorders.
Supporting people with eating disorders and body image issues.
Phone: 1800 33 4673
Eating disorders information for young people, parents and professionals.
Phone (02) 9412 4499
Phone: 08 8303 1660
Email: health.parentingsa [at] sa.gov.au
Fax: 08 8303 1653