A welcoming place for people experiencing a mental health crisis

A free service, open 24 hours a day,
7 days a week.

The Urgent Mental Health Care Centre is located at 215 Grenfell Street, Adelaide. If you have any questions contact our team.

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Open 24/7

You can arrive or make a referral 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.

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 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.

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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We’re here to help you though a crisis.