Helplines in Melbourne

Contact numbers for help in the event of child abuse, violence against women, drugs, HIV/AIDS. Plus contacts for crisis lines and support groups in Melbourne...

Victorian State Emergency Service (SES): Can be contacted from anywhere in Victoria to provide assistance if a property is affected by a flood or storm Tel: 132 500 (24 hours)
Victorian bushfire information line Tel: 1800 240 667
Red Cross information line Tel: 1800 240 667
Non-emergency police assistance. To find the nearest Victoria police station: Click here Tel: 131 444
Crime Stoppers Tel: 1800 333 000
Poisons Information Tel: 13 11 26 (24 hours)
Nurse-on-call: Provides 24-hour health information and advice Tel: 1300 606 024
Emergency dentist Tel: 03 9341 1040
Lifeline: 24-hour counselling service Tel: 13 11 14
Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA) Tel: 03 9635 3610 (24 hours)
Parenting advice and information Tel: 13 22 29 (24 hours)
Workplace and dangerous goods incidents Tel: 13 23 60 (24 hours)
Gas emergency Tel: 132 771
Accident towing Tel: 131 176
VicRoads: traffic hazards and freeway conditions Tel: 13 11 70
Gamblers helpline Tel: 1800 858 858 (24 hours)
Animal emergencies (RSPCA) Tel: 03 9224 2222