Useful phone numbers

Legal Advice
Legal Aid Youth Hotline for under 18s 1800 101 810 Open from 9.00am to midnight weekdays, 24 hours on weekends and public holidays
Legal Aid NSW (head office)
(02) 9219 5000 8.30am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday
LawAccess (referral point for legal services in NSW) 1300 888 529 Free legal information and referrals
The Shopfront Youth Legal Centre (02) 9322 4808 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday
(follow the prompts to speak to a solicitor after hours).

Services for Victims of Crime
Police Assistance Line 131 444 To report non-violent offences
Victims Access Line
8688 5511 or 1800 633 063 Open 24 hours
Domestic Violence line 1800 656 463 Open 24 hours
Rape Crisis Centre/Sexual Assault Hotline 1800 424 017 Open 24 hours

Child protection and adolescent services
Child Protection helpline (Community Services) 132 111 Open 24 hours
Child protection Helpline for mandatory reporters 133 627 Open 24 hours

Accommodation
Youth Emergency Accommodation Line (02) 9318 2058 or 1800 424 830 Recorded message with information about vacancies in youth refuges
Homeless Persons Information Centre (02) 9265 9081 or 1800 234 566 Open 24 hours

Alcohol and Other Drugs
Family Drug Support 1300 368 186 Open 24 hours
Alcohol and Drug Information Service (02) 9361 8000 or 1800 422 599 Open 24 hours

Mental Health
Mental Health Information Service

1800 011 511

Open 24 hours across NSW
Counselling and support
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800 Open 24 hours
Lifeline 13 11 14 Open 24 hours
Salvos Care Line 1300 363 622
Open 24 hours