A welcoming place for people experiencing a mental health crisis

Non-judgmental, caring and helpful support in a calm, comfortable environment.
You can arrive at the UMHCC to receive urgent mental health support between 12pm and 10:30pm each day, including weekends and public holidays.
215 Grenfell Street, Adelaide

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.

We're here to help through a crisis

The Urgent Mental Health Care Centre (UMHCC) provides high-engagement support in a calm, "lounge room like" space to help with urgent mental health needs.

As an alternative to going to hospital emergency for a mental health crisis, we offer urgent support to understand what will help right now, and then if needed, the right support for later.

Using a combination of peer-led recovery and clinical support, we provide evidence-based, caring, safe and inclusive urgent mental health support.

Call 08 8448 9100
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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 until 10:30pm each day, including weekends and public holidays.

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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.

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The UMHCC operates between 12 pm – 12 am every day

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