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Emergencies

Some situations may require immediate assistance from a counsellor. The counsellors have some priority timeslots available between 9am and 5pm. If you feel you require such an appointment, call 02 4221 3445 or visit Level 3, Building 11 and the counsellors will attempt to see you as soon as possible. Outside office hours, if you are on campus and require immediate help, contact UOW security:

Otherwise, contact your nearest major hospital or attend the emergency department for assistance:

  • Wollongong Hospital: 02 4222 5000

You may also find one of the following services helpful:

  • Lifeline: 131 114
  • Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467
  • Headspace: 02 4220 7660
  • NSW Rape Crisis Centre: 1800 424 017
  • Wollongong Sexual Assault Service
    • Uranga House: 02 4222 5408
    • After Hours: 02 4222 5000 (ask for the Sexual Assault Counsellor on-call)
  • Mental Health Line: 1800 011 511

A list of additional contacts is available here, which can be easily printed and carried with you.

Last reviewed: 20 December, 2016