District Council of Tumby Bay
 
 

Children and Youth Information

The District Council of Tumby Bay Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) are committed to identifying and addressing the needs of our District youth. We have an enthusiastic and vibrant Committee of young people who are constantly working to improve the quality of life for young people in the District.

You can contact the YAC Committee by phoning Christine Charlton on 8688 2101 or emailing her on ccharlton@tumbybay.sa.gov.au


Youth Helpline Numbers

Kids Helpline - 1800 551 800                                                                                                                                                  

Anonymous and confidential telephone counselling for people aged 5-18 years

Child Abuse Hotline -  13 147 8                                                                                                                                          

Reporting of suspected child abuse

Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800    www.kidshelp.com.au                                                                                                                     

Free private and confidential telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.                                                                                                                                                       

Youth and Parent Services - 08 8443 3802
Emergency accommodation for young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Health, Protection and Safety

Emergency - 000
Police, Fire, Ambulance

Police Assistance - 131 444
Dial 131 444 for non-urgent police assistance

Tumby Bay Police Station - 8688 2188

Victim Support Service  SA - 8723 2968 / 1800 182 368
Counselling and information for people who have been a victim of crime

Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service - 1800 817 421
Crisis Counselling

Birthline Pregnancy Support Services Inc - 8331 1223 / 1300 655 156
Birthline offers you the opportunity to freely discuss your concerns with a competent,
compassionate, non-judgmental and understanding counsellor
who is particularly sensitive to the needs of those facing an unplanned pregnancy.

Pregnancy Advisory Centre - 1800 672 966

Crisis Care Unit - 13 16 11
Counselling and practical help for individuals and families in any type of crisis.

Domestic Violence - 1800 800 098

Lifeline - 13 11 14
Counselling for people with any type of crisis.

Health Service 24 Hours Crisis and Emergency Assistance - 131 465

Tumby Bay Hospital - 8688 2007

ShineSA - 8256 0700 / 1800 188 171
Sexual Health Information Networking and Education

Schooling Information

Australian School Directory

A school's directory containing all Government and Private schools in Australia. Helps parents and the public find schools by location and type. Schools can be found by region, suburb and nearby suburbs and by gender, religion, special needs, boarding and curriculum. Go to http://www.australianschoolsdirectory.com.au/

Private Schools Directory

A school's directory containing all Private schools in Australia. Helps parents and the public find schools by location and type. Schools can be found by region, suburb and nearby suburbs and by gender, religion, special needs, boarding and curriculum. Go to http://www.privateschoolsdirectory.com.au/

 

 

Alcohol and Drugs

Alcohol and Drug Information Service - 1300 13 1340
Counselling service for people with drug and alcohol problems and their family and friends.

Poisons Information Centre - 13 11 26
Emergency medical advice on what to do if someone has swallowed or been exposed to a poison, whether by accident or intentionally.

Safe Sharps -  Identify locations where used sharps can be disposed of appropriately www.safesharps.org.au