A welcoming place for people experiencing a mental health crisis

A free service, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Urgent Mental Health Care Centre is located at 215 Grenfell Street, Adelaide.
If you can, call ahead on 08 8448 9100 to let us know you are on your way.

Open 24/7

You can arrive or make a referral 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Responding to COVID

We are following health advice to ensure we continue to stay open and meet the needs of our guests. When currently visiting the UMHCC you’ll notice that the team are wearing masks, goggles and gowns.

Emergency contact

If you or someone you care for needs immediate emergency assistance, please call 000 or Lifeline 13 11 14. To speak to the Mental Health Triage team, call 13 14 65.

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An alternative to hospital in a time of crisis

The UMHCC offers an alternative to presenting at hospital Emergency Departments for a mental health crisis. The UMHCC accepts emergency services referrals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Welcoming, safe and inclusive support

Throughout the stay at the centre, we work closely with each person to reduce distress, understand their immediate needs and develop a care plan for support into the future.

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An evidence-based recovery approach

Drawing from leading international research, we focus on what works to support people in a mental health crisis. With a long history of providing complex recovery-based support, we match the support to each person's needs.

We're here to help you though a crisis.

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