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Emergency and Crisis

There is a range of services available to provide support and immediate response to people in crisis or in need of urgent medical care.

These include:

  • emergency medical care;
  • emergency medical transport;
  • 24 hour telephone counselling, advice and referral services
  • individual and family crisis assistance; and
  • psychiatric or drug related emergencies.


The hospitals listed in this section provide 24 hour emergency services for people who have had a serious accident or suddenly become ill and require urgent medical care.


Crisis Care can arrange help including temporary accommodation, protection for children, financial aid, counselling and support services.


Various 24 hour telephone services are available to assist people or provide referral to services which can help.


Country hospitals and nursing posts provide or can arrange emergency services. Ambulance services or the Royal Flying Doctor Service can also help you access these services. Refer to Hospital Services Section for location of rural hospital services.

For more information on these and other health services, call healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222.

Other information can be found in the Hospital Services Section.

In this listing:


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Non-Government Organisations and Associations   St John Ambulance Australia (WA)
209 Great Eastern Highway, Belmont WA 6104     Tel: 000 (Emergency calls)


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Department of Health, Western Australia   Armadale Health Service
3056 Albany Highway, Mount Nasura WA 6112     Tel: 08 9391 2000
Private/Commercial Health Care Providers   Joondalup Health Campus
(formerly Wanneroo Hospital)
Corner of Grand Boulevard and Shenton Avenue, Joondalup WA 6027     Tel: 08 9400 9400
Department of Health, Western Australia   King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women/Women & Newborn Health Service
374 Bagot Road, Subiaco WA 6008     Tel: 08 9340 2222
Private/Commercial Health Care Providers   Peel Health Campus
110 Lakes Road, Mandurah WA 6210     Tel: 08 9531 8000
Department of Health, Western Australia   Princess Margaret Hospital for Children
Roberts Road, Subiaco WA 6008     Tel: 08 9340 8222
Department of Health, Western Australia   Rockingham General Hospital
Department of Health, Western Australia   Royal Perth Hospital
Wellington Street, Perth WA 6000     Tel: 08 9224 2244
Department of Health, Western Australia   Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Hospital Avenue, Nedlands WA 6009     Tel: 08 9346 3333
Department of Health, Western Australia   St John of God Midland Public Hospital
(formerly Swan District Hospital)
1 Clayton Street, Midland WA 6056     Tel: 9462 4000
Private/Commercial Health Care Providers   St John of God Murdoch Hospital
100 Murdoch Drive, Murdoch WA 6150     Tel: 08 9366 1111


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Department of Health, Western Australia   healthdirect Australia 1800 022 222
Department of Health, Western Australia   Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
(formerly Next Step Alcohol and Drug Information Services)
Perth WA 6000     Tel: 08 9442 5000 (all hours)
Department of Health, Western Australia   Child Protection Unit
(formerly Child Sexual Abuse Unit)
Perth WA 6000     Tel: 08 9340 8222
Government of Western Australia   Family Help Line
Tel: Free call STD: 1800 643 000
Non-Government Organisations and Associations   Kids Help Line
Tel: 1800 55 1800 (Counselling Line)
Department of Health, Western Australia   Mental Health Emergency Response Line
(formerly Psychiatric Emergency Team)
Perth WA 6000     Tel: 08 9224 8888
Non-Government Organisations and Associations   Ngala Family Resource Centre
9 George Street, Kensington WA 6151     Tel: +61 8 9368 9368
Government of Western Australia   Parenting WA Line
Tel: 08 6279 1200
Commonwealth of Australia   Poisons Information Centre
Perth WA 6000     Tel: 13 11 26 (all areas, all hours)
Non-Government Organisations and Associations   Royal Flying Doctor Service (WA)
Jandakot Airport, 3 Eagle Drive, Jandakot WA 6164     Tel: 1800 625 800 (24/7 medical & emergency calls only)
Department of Health, Western Australia   RuralLink
Tel: 1800 552 002
Non-Government Organisations and Associations   Samaritans Crisis Line
(formerly Suicide Emergency Line - Country)
Samaritan House, 60 Bagot Road, Subiaco WA 6008     Tel: Administration: 08 9381 5725
Non-Government Organisations and Associations   Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC)
Perth WA 6000     Tel: 9340 1828 (crisis line 24 hours)