Northern Territory

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Asylum seekers

Australian Red Cross – Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) – 08 8945 3655

Child Protection

Territory Families

Child Protection Hotline: 1800 700 250

Alice Springs 08 8955 6001

Casuarina 08 8922 7111

Palmerston 08 8999 4789

Community Health/Immunisations

Northern Territory Government – Department of Health

Casuarina Community Care Centre – 08 8922 7301

Palmerston Community Care Centre – 08 8999 3344

Alice Springs Community Health Centre – 08 8951 6711

Counselling and Support

Dawn House – 08 8945 1388

TEAMhealth – Child and Family Wellbeing Service – 08 8943 9600

Relationships Australia – Family Relationships Centre

Darwin – 08 8923 1400

Alice Springs – 08 8950 1000

Dental

Northern Territory Government – Department of Health – Oral Health –

Central referral point for all NT – 08 89226466

Disability

Northern Territory Government – Department of Health – 1800 139 656

Carpentaria Disability Services – 08 8945 4977

Somerville – 08 8920 4100

Autism NT – 08 8948 4424

Domestic/Family Violence

Northern Territory Police – 08 8927 8888

Police Family Violence Units

Darwin – 8999 0865

Alice Springs – 8951 1891

Katherine – 8973 9663

Northern Territory Crisis Line – 1800 019 116

Domestic Violence Counselling Service

Alice Springs 08 8952 6048

Darwin 08 8945 6200

East Arnhem Region 08 8987 0428

Jabiru 08 8979 3154

Katherine 08 8972 1733

Tennant Creek 08 8962 1011

Domestic Violence Legal Services – 08 89997977

Domestic Violence Advice Service

Alice Springs – 08 89521391

YWCA

Domestic and Family Violence Centre – 08 89329155

Victims of Crime

08 8941 0995

Free Call – 1800 672 242 or 1800 670 242

Family Planning

Family Planning Welfare NT – 08 8948 0144

Female Genital Mutilation

Northern Territory Department of Health

Women’s Health Strategy Unit – 08 8985 8018

Finance

Anglicare – 08 8985 0000

Catholic Care NT – 08 8944 2000

Hearing

Deaf NT – 08 8945 2016

Hearing NT – 08 8922 7110

Housing

NT Government – Territory Housing

Darwin – 08 8922 8814

Palmerston – 08 89994767

Anglicare

Youth Accommodation Support Service – 08 8985 0000

Team Health

Community Housing Program – 08 8943 9600

Salvation Army

Homeless Men’s Program – 08 8997 1000

Catherine Booth House (Single Women) – 08 8981 5928

Red Shield Hostel – 08 8981 5994

YWCA

Palmerston Family Crisis Accommodation and Support Service – 08 8932 9155

Casey House (Youth) – 08 8948 2044

Oakley House (Young Women) – 08 8945 3774

Stanley House (Single Young Women) – 08 8945 3774

Dawn House (Women and Children) – 08 0845 1388

Darwin Christian Ministries

Christian Outreach Centre (Families) – 08 8947 0633

Sisters of Charity/Missionaries of Charity

Queen of Peace House (Women and Children – boys under 8) – 08 8981 3428

St Vincent  De Paul

Bakhita Centre – 08 8985 5333

Emergency Relief – 08 8942 1548

Infectious Disease

NT Government – Centre for Disease Control – 08 8922 8044

Royal Darwin Hospital – TB Clinic – 08 8922 8804

Interpreters

TIS

Doctor’s Priority Line – 1300 131 450

General Public – 131450

Northern Territory Interpreting and Translating Services (NTITS) – 1800 676 254

Legal

Top End Women’s Legal Service – 08 8941 9989

Darwin Community Legal Service – 08 8982 1111

Central Australian Women’s Legal Service – 08 8952 4055

Women’s Information and Legal Service – Katherine – 08 8972 1712

Australian Red Cross – International Humanitarian Law – 08 8972 1712

Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission – 08 8999 3000

Maternal and Child Health

Alice Springs – 08 8951 6711

Casuarina – 08 8922 7301

Karama – 08 8927 7532

Katherine – 08 8973 8570

Nightcliff – 08 8948 9088

Palmerston – 08 8999 3344

Mental Health

Top End Mental Health Services

Inpatient Services – 08 8922 7800

Tamarind Centre – 08 8999 4988

Alice Springs – 08 8951 7710

TEAMHealth – 08 8943 9600

Headspace Top End – 08 8931 5999

Mental Illness Fellowship NT (MIFNT) – 08 8948 1051

Community Mental Health Teams

Alice Springs – 0889 51 7 710

Darwin – 08 8999 4988

Katherine – 08 8973 8722

Nhulunbuy – 08 8987 0412

Tenant Creek – 08 8962 4300

Nutrition and Physical Activity

Royal Darwin Hospital – 08 8922 8727

Alice Springs Hospital – 08 8951 7783

YMCA – 08 8981 8323

NT Refugee Specialized General Practice

Top End Medical

Casuarina – 08 8995 7900

Stuart Park – 08 8930 4900

Rosebery – 08 8997 6500

Arafura Medical Centre

Casuarina – 08 8988 6622

Palmerston – 08 8932 4333

Settlement and Migrant/Refugee Services

Melaleuca Refugee Centre – Humanitarian Settlement Services, Torture Trauma Counselling – 08 8985 3311

Anglicare – Community Settlement Services – 08 8985 0000

Salvation Army – (African Specific) – 08 8945 1947

Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory (MCNT) – 08 8945 9122

Max Solutions – Complex Case Support – 08 8945 7088

Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Referral Centre – 08 8922 6472

Ruby Gaea House (Darwin Centre Again Rape) – 08 8945 0155

Sexual Assault Referral Centre – Alice Springs – 08 8951 5880

Centacare – Katherine – 08 8971 0777

Royal Darwin Hospital

Reception – 08 8922 8888

TB Clinic – (08) 8922 8804

 

 

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