Hep C Services in SA
Call Hepatitis SA for confidential information and support about hepatitis, as well as free written information.
Hepatitis SA also runs peer-based information and support sessions. Call 8362 8443 to find out about upcoming sessions.
The HepSA Library has a range of magazines, articles, videos, CDs, tapes and multimedia resources available to help you or your loved ones better understand hepatitis C, treatment options, and other related issues. It also offers free broadband internet access. The library is open 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday at our Hackney Road address.
Other Related Organisations
Clean Needle Programs
To find out about programs operating in SA, contact the Alcohol and Drug Information Service.
Phone 1300 131 340
Provides peer-based support, information and education for drug users, and is a Clean Needle Program outlet.
Phone (08) 8334 1699
Community Access & Services SA
Provides social services and support to the Vietnamese and other communities, including alcohol and drug education, and a clean needle program.
Phone (08) 8447 8821
Other Free Phone Services
Rural and Remote Mental Health Service: 13 14 65
24-hour information and crisis line.
beyondblue: 1300 22 46 36
Mental health information line.
Lifeline: 13 11 14
National, 24-hour telephone counselling service for the cost of a local call.
Just Ask: 1300 13 11 14
Lifeline's rural mental health information service. 9AM to 5PM, Monday to Friday.
SANE Australia: 1800 187 263
National Helpline free call number. Available 9AM to 5PM, Monday to Friday (EST).
A Program of Relationships Australia (SA)
Free and confidential counselling for people with hepatitis C. Daytime and evening appointments are available. Telephone counselling is also available for people living in rural or regional SA. Living Well with Hepatitis C courses are also offered throughout the year.
192 Port Road, Hindmarsh
Call (08) 8340 2022 and ask for MOSAIC
(Personal Education and Community Empowerment) - A Multicultural Program
PEACE provides support, education, information and referral services for culturally and linguistically diverse communities affected by, or at risk of, hepatitis C and/or HIV infection.
Phone (08) 8245 8100
Adelaide Dental Hospital
The Adelaide Dental Hospital is a specially funded clinic for people with hepatitis C who also have a Health Care Card to receive dental care. Some research on dental health is carried out at the clinic, but it is up to you to decide if you want to participate.
Phone Hepatitis SA on 8362 8443 or 1300 437 222 (regional callers) for a referral
An Aboriginal-controlled community health service with a clean needle program and liver clinic.
Phone (08) 8223 5011
Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council of SA
Ensures the development of effective programs to reduce harm related to substance misuse in Aboriginal communities.
Phone (08) 8362 0395
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CNP at HepSA
Full range of free needles and syringes, plus water and filters for sale.