Uniting Communities is monitoring and responding to the current situation regarding COVID-19.

We are enacting a number of measures across our organisation to reduce the risk of infection, whilst allowing continuity of services wherever it is appropriate and safe to do so. The vast majority of our services are continuing, but some will be temporarily modified.

We thank you for your cooperation and patience during this rapidly changing time.

Please refer to this page for all the latest updates and information.

Organisational statements and media releases

2 April 2020: New support line looks out for mental health during COVID-19 pandemic
18 March 2020: Organisational response


Advocacy

Call to the Federal Government for COVID-19 energy relief package


Services for Older People

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve, so too does our response to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our customers, our staff and the communities we support. We are continuing to monitor the situation so that we can provide the highest quality services, while keeping everyone safe.

Home and Community Aged Care

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Residential Aged Care

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Crisis support and counselling

The South Australian COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line is here to help you if you would like support for your mental health and wellbeing. We provide counselling over the phone and via video calls, and can also arrange referrals to a range of services if needed. The service is available from 8am – 8pm daily on 1800 632 753 .

If you need crisis support, Lifeline Adelaide is available 24/7 on 13 11 14, via text on 0477 13 11 14 from 5.30pm – 11.30pm each night, or via online chat from 6.30pm – 11.30pm each night.

If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, please call the Homelessness Gateway Service on 1800 003 308 (free call from any phone) for support with referrals to a specialist service. You can also submit an enquiry online if you do not need immediate support.