Parenting SA

Safety for children and young people

Adults Supporting Kids (ASK)

A self-service website for adults concerned about the safety or wellbeing of a child, young person, or family.

Find resources and services in your area, use the self-service Just ASK tool, or seek help through Chat (9:00 am to 5:00 pm weekdays).

Child Abuse Report Line
Phone this services if you think a child may be at risk of violence, abuse or neglect, including Female Genital Cutting, or early or forced marriage.
Phone 13 14 78 (24-hour service)
Child abuse reporting - when to report and what happens next

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

If you are in Australia and need help (eg if you are at risk of Female Genital Cutting or forced marriage)
Phone 1300 555 135 (24-hour service)

If you are outside Australia
Phone +61 2 6261 3305
Text +61 421 269 080

Australian Federal Police (AFP)

The AFP is specially trained to help people at risk of forced marriage
Phone 13 12 37

Australian Red Cross

You can get support to contact the Australian Federal Police
Phone 8100 4500
Freecall 1800 733 276

Office of the eSafety Commissioner

Online safety information for parents and children
Phone 1800 880 176

Kidsafe SA

Information on keeping babies and children safe. Advice on buying, hiring, fitting safe car seats.
Phone 7089 8554

Hours: 8.30 am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

SIDS and Kids SA

Information about safe baby sleep and grief support
Phone 8332 1066

Hours: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday (crisis response available 24/7)

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Last Updated:
02 Mar 2021
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07 Dec 2023
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