Helplines and Emergency Numbers

Find below a list of 24 Hour Helplines and Emergency Services available in the Tasmanian Central Coast area

NameNumberInformation
National Coronavirus Helpline1800 020 080
A Tasmanian lifeline 1800 98 44 34 A Tasmanian Lifeline will be staffed from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week
Lifeline131114If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide or experiencing a personal crisis, help is available. Call Lifeline on 13 11 14 (24/7) or dial 000 if life is in danger.
Sexual Assault Support Service1800 697 87724/7 crisis service that can provide immediate support to you if you have recently been sexually assaulted, or if you are a survivor of historical assault in need of support.
Alcohol & Drug Service1300 139 641 or after-hours 1800 811 994A service offering a range of treatment, information, education and community-based supports for Tasmanians affected by alcohol and drug use
Telecross1300 885 698Telecross can provide a daily call from a volunteer who’ll check on your wellbeing
Parent Line1300 808 178Available 24/7 to assist parents, of children 0-5 years, with stressful parenting issues or concerns
Lifeline13 11 14Support for people in distress/contemplating suicide
StandBy0400 183 490For anyone impacted by suicide at any stage of their life
Kids Helpline1800 551 800For young people 5-25 years old
Emergency Fire, Ambulance, Police000Any life threatening emergency
Health Direct1800 022 222Speak about your health concerns with a registered nurse
Mental Health Service Helpline1800 332 388Mental health advice, assessment and referral
Pharmacy Weekend CoverFullife Pharmacy 64252286
Priceline Pharmacy 64251095
Thompson's Pharmacy 64251051
Westside Pharmacy 64256666
Penguin Pharmacy 64372262
On Saturdays in Ulverstone, one of the following pharmacies is rostered on to provide weekend cover: fullife, Priceline or Thompson’s. For more information, ask staff or see their front windows.
In addition Westside Pharmacy & Penguin Pharmacy are open every Saturday 9am-1pm.
GP (Weekends and Public Holidays)Patrick St Clinic: 6425 1611
Victoria St Clinic: 6425 2900
Urgent clinics, from 9am to 12noon, are shared between Patrick Street and Victoria Street Clinic. You must call first.
GP (Extended weeknight clinics)Patrick St Clinic: 6425 1611
Victoria St Clinic: 6425 2900
Two days a week (varying days) by appointment for urgent matters. You call first.
Safe at Home Family Violence Response and Referral Line1800 633 937If you or someone you know is impacted by family violence call the Safe at Home Family Violence Response and Referral Line
Statewide Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1800 697 877If you or someone you know is impacted by sexual violence call the Statewide Sexual Assault Crisis Line

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If you are in the North West and you are experiencing flu like symptoms you must quarantine and call your GP or the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.  You may need to be tested for COVID-19