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Last updated: August 2020

Crisis or emergency accommodation
Crisis and emergency accommodation is available for people who are:
•    escaping family violence
•    experiencing or at risk of homelessness
•    experiencing another emergency.

A range of specialist services provide crisis and emergency accommodation in South Australia.


First point of contact
Contact (24 hours, 7 days a week - freecall from a landline)
These services will assess your situation and work with you to find the best option to suit your needs.

Homelessness Gateway (including families) phone 1800 003 308

Youth Gateway (aged 15 to 25 years) phone  1800 807 364

For extreme emergencies contact Police on 000 or 131 444.

Further information


Ask Izzy can help you to find the services you need, now and nearby. It is free and anonymous, and you can search over 360,000 services to find housing, meals, healthcare, counselling, legal advice, addiction treatment and a whole lot more.

If you’re on the Telstra mobile network, you can access Ask Izzy even if you don’t have credit.

To make contact with a legal centre specific to your location

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