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					EMERGENCY CONTACT LIST
(Last updated: October 2007)

UWS Counselling and Disability Services are open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Staff are always more than happy to help
in emergency situations. However, there may be times when an emergency occurs outside office hours. If this happens, or if you
simply prefer to contact a specialist agency, you may find the following information helpful.


24 HOURS EMERGENCY SERVICE
Ambulance, Fire, Police                                                                       000


MENTAL HEALTH
(Agencies that deal specifically with psychological and emotional welfare)

Blacktown Mental Health Service (24 hours)                                                    02 9881 8888
Bankstown Mental Health Service (after hours 02 9722 8000)                                    02 9780 2777
Campbelltown Mental Health                                                                    02 4629 5400
Liverpool Mental Health                                                                       02 9828 4666
Western Area Mental Health Service (Penrith & Hawkesbury)                                     1800 650 749
Penrith Mental Health                                                                         02 4724 6350
Parramatta Mental Health                                                                      02 9843 3222
Fairfield Mental Health                                                                       02 9794 1700
Aboriginal Mental Health                                                                      02 9515 9699
Mental Health Information and Referrals – www.mentalhealth.asn.au                             02 9816 5688 or 1800 674 200
Salvo Care Line Counselling Service (24 hours)                                                02 9331 6000
Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention                                                    02 9331 2000
SANE Mental Illness Helpline (9am – 5pm Mon-Fri)                                              1800 187 263
Transcultural Mental Health Centre (8:30am – 5:30pm Mon-Fri)                                  1800 648 911


CRIME/VIOLENCE
The following agencies deal with criminal matters. You can call these services to report a crime, get advice or general information.

NSW Crimestoppers (NSW Police) – www.police.nsw.gov.au/crimestoppers                          1800 333 000
DOCS Helpline to report child abuse and neglect (24 hours)                                    132 111
Sexual Assault (for referral to local service)                                                02 9926 7580
Survivors of Child Abuse                                                                      1300 657 380
Child Abuse Line                                                                              1800 066 777
Domestic Violence                                                                             1800 656 463
Rape Crisis Centre (24 hours)                                                                 02 9819 6565 TTY 02 9181 4349
Victims of Crime Counselling Service (24 hours)                                               02 9374 3000
Penrith Area Sexual Assault Service (Springfield Cottage)                                     02 4734 2512
Westmead Sexual Assault Service (Grevillea Cottage) (24 hours 9845 5555)                      02 9845 7940
Police Assistance Line (PAL)                                                                  131 444


YOUTH SERVICES
Youth services are generally aimed at assisting people under the age of 18 years. However, if you are concerned about a younger
person, you can call these numbers to get information and advice.

Youth Line                                                                                    02 9951 5522
Aboriginal Children’s Services (24 hours)                                                     02 9698 2222
Telefriend Counselling                                                                        02 9419 8622
20/10 Gay and Lesbian Youth Services (24 hours)                                               1800 652 010 or 02 9585 6300
Early Childhood Intervention Services                                                         1300 656 865
Kids Helpline www.kidshelp.com.au                                                             1800 551 800
Legal Aid Helpline for under 18’s                                                             1800 101 810
Lifeline www.wesleymission.org.au/centres/lifeline                                            13 11 14
Dial-A-Mum (8am – Midnight)                                                                   02 9477 6777
Salvo Youth Line                                                                              02 9360 3000
Hawkesbury Health Centre – Youth Health Team                                                  02 4560 5714
Teen Challenge (Substance Abuse Rehab/Training) www.one80tc.org                               1800 679 657
Redbank House (Westmead Hospital)                                                             02 9845 6577




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POLICE STATIONS
Typically, if you need the Police in an emergency situation, you would dial 000, however, local Police can help with information on
local matters. If you are having a party at home, it is also a good idea to register your party with your closest police station. Call
your local station for further information.

Police Headquarters (Parramatta) www.police.nsw.gov.au                                           1800 622 571
Auburn Police                                                                                    02 9646 8699
Bankstown Police                                                                                 02 9783 2199
Blacktown Police                                                                                 02 9671 9199
Camden Police                                                                                    02 4655 0500
Campbelltown Police                                                                              02 4620 1199
Castle Hill Police                                                                               02 9680 5399
Fairfield Police                                                                                 02 9728 0399
Granville Police                                                                                 02 9760 6199
Liverpool Police                                                                                 02 9821 8444
Merrylands Police                                                                                02 9897 4899
Mt Druitt Police                                                                                 02 9625 0000
Parramatta Police                                                                                02 9633 9633
Penrith Police                                                                                   02 4721 9444
Quakers Hill Police                                                                              02 9678 8999
Springwood Police                                                                                02 4751 0299
Windsor Police                                                                                   02 4560 6999


HOSPITALS
Children’s Hospitals:
        Randwick                                                                                 02   9832   1111
        Westmead                                                                                 02   9845   0000
Bankstown Hospital                                                                               02   9722   8000
Blacktown Hospital                                                                               02   9881   8000
Campbelltown Hospital                                                                            02   4634   3000
Liverpool Hospital                                                                               02   9828   3000
Nepean Hospital                                                                                  02   4734   2000
St John of God (North Richmond)                                                                  02   4588   5088 or 1300 656 273
Westmead Hospital                                                                                02   9845   5555


MISCELLANEOUS
Relationships Australia                                                                          1300 364 277 or 02 9418 8800
Gay and Lesbian Counselling Services (7 days, 4pm – midnight)                                    02 8594 9596 or 1800 184 527
Credit Helpline                                                                                  1800 808 488
Grief Support                                                                                    02 9489 6644
Department of Community Services (DOCS) – Sydney West Branches
        Auburn                                                                                   02 9643 2377
        Bankstown                                                                                02 8713 7800
        Blacktown                                                                                02 9830 1000
        Burwood                                                                                  02 8372 9000
        Campbelltown                                                                             02 4621 5600
        Fairfield                                                                                02 9205 6000
        Katoomba                                                                                 02 4782 3066
        Liverpool                                                                                02 9602 8044
        Mount Druitt                                                                             02 8887 7400
        Parramatta                                                                               02 9354 1888
        Penrith                                                                                  02 4731 6222
        St Marys                                                                                 02 9673 4777
        Hawkesbury                                                                               02 4574 6666
Women’s Legal Resources Centre, NSW                                                              02 9749 5533 TTY 1800 674 333
- Indigenous Women’s Contact Line                                                                1800 639 784
- Domestic Violence Advice Line                                                                  02 8745 6999 TTY 1800 626 267

Women’s Information and Referral Service is a telephone service that refers calls (usually women) to an appropriate agency that
can take care of a particular issue. Or, you can visit the NSW Department of Women website www.women.nsw.gov.au




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