Adelaide

Adelaide Free Bikes

Don’t have a bike here in the city? Or want to come to the city but don't have a bike? Then hire an Adelaide Free Bike from one of 20 locations around the city and North Adelaide or one of seven locations in the suburbs.

Adelaide City Council

Adelaide City Council provides a range of services for residents, visitors and workers.

Colonel Light Centre, 25 Pirie Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8203 7203
Email: city@cityofadelaide.com.au

Adelaide Metro

Adelaide Metro provides transport services for the Adelaide Metropolitan region.

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Adult Migrant English Program

TAFE SA English Language Services (ELS) delivers the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) across South Australia. Classes are full-time or part-time, day or evening. In addition, students can study by distance learning, privately with e-learning modules or with a volunteer home tutor who visits for two hours per week.

For humanitarian entrants and migrants aged 18 years and above with less than 'functional English'. Eligible students must register within the first six months of arrival in Australia. Entry to classes may occur only in the first two weeks of each school term.

At:  Various TAFE SA Campuses, including Adelaide, Berri, Noarlunga, Mt Gambier, Salisbury and Thebarton.

Brian Burdekin Clinic

The Brian Burdekin Clinic provides health and welfare services to homeless and marginalised people. Services include: medical, nursing, podiatry and physiotherapy services; housing support and assistance; general social support.

At: 27 Selby Street, Adelaide
Open Monday and Thursday 8.30am to 4pm and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8.30am to 1pm. Closed first Friday of every month
Tel: +61 8 8231 4801

Catherine House

Catherine House provides housing support and case management. For homeless women over 21 years of age without children and not on the HSS program within Adelaide.

Tel: +61 8 8232 2282
Email: reception@catherinehouse.org.au

Community centres

Community centres offer a range of activities and programs for local people. Find local community centres and houses.

Drop-in clinic

A nurse-led drop-in health service for humanitarian entrants within the first 12 months of residency. Run by the Migrant Health Service.

At: 21 Market St, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8237 3900 or 1800 635 566
Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30 and 2pm to 4.30pm

Health Services

A free online directory of private and public health related services in SA, as well as a current list of bulk billed doctors in Adelaide:

Humanitarian Settlement Services (HSS)

On arrival casework services and community development and participation programs for individuals and families and their new and emerging communities. Provided by the Australian Migrant Resource Centre of SA.

At: 59 King William Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8217 9509
Email: admin@mrcsa.com.au

You can find out more about services in your area via the Department of Social Service's humanitarian settlement services locator.

Immunisation

Immunisation services for all adults and children.

Interpreting and Translating Centre

The Interpreting and Translating Centre provides fee-based 24-hour interpreting and translating services in approximately 140 languages and dialects.

At: Level 4, 44 Pirie Street, Adelaide
Office opening hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Tel: 1800 280 203  
Email: itc@sa.gov.au

Justice of the Peace

Available to authorise copies of original documents and sign statutory declarations for free. JPs are volunteers who offer their time for free and may not be available at all times.

Find a JP in your area

Libraries

Various information and services are available at local libraries, often in other languages.

Libraries of SA

Magdalene Centre

The Magdalene Centre provides a range of services including information and referral, emergency assistance, financial counseling, pro bono financial advisory clinic, no interest loan scheme, and bargain centre. For those on low incomes. Run by the Parish of St Mary Magdalene Moore Street, the Cathedral Church, and Anglicare SA.

At: 82 Gilbert Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8305 9434

Migrant Health Service

The Migrant Health Service provides free, culturally sensitive health care to recently arrived refugees and asylum seekers in the early resettlement period.

At: 21 Market Street, Adelaide
Tel: 1800 635 566 / 8237 3900

Migration Support Programs (Red Cross)

Red Cross Migration Support Programs provide services to asylum seekers living in the community, as well as others affected by migration.

Tel: 1800 733 276

Migration Museum

The Migration Museum works towards the preservation, understanding and enjoyment of South Australia's diverse cultures by providing a. place to discover the many identities of the people of South Australia through the stories of individuals and communities.

82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8207 7580
Email: migration@history.sa.gov.au

Migrant Resource Centre Arts

Promotes the cultural traditions of refugee community groups including engagement of young people in cross-cultural understanding and pathways in mainstream arts through training and career pathways. Run by the Australian Migrant Resource Centre of SA.

At:  23 Coglin Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8217 9500 
Email: admin@amrc.org.au

Office of Consumer and Business Services

The Office of Consumer and Business Services provides services and information to the general public on:

  • Consumer Affairs (includes Product Safety)
  • Business and Occupational Services (includes Business Names, Associations and Co-operatives, Licensing)
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Tenancies (includes Residential,
  • Retail, Bonds and support to the Residential Tenancies Tribunal)

At: Ground Floor, Chesser House, 91-97 Grenfell Street, Adelaide
Tel: 131 882

Personal counseling

Relationships Australia (SA) provide family counseling, individual counseling and financial counseling about sexual concerns, domestic and family violence, separation, HIV and Hepatitis, post adoption, and problem gambling.

At: 161 Frome Street, Adelaide (Corporate Office)
Tel: +61 8 8223 4566 / 1300 364 277 / 1800 182 325 (country callers)
Email: mail@rasa.com.au

Refugee Services - Baptist Care SA

Baptist Care SA support people from refugee backgrounds who are living in Adelaide with programs and activities that promote inclusion, hope, independence, life skills and connections to the local community.

At: 130 Rose Terrace, Wayville
Tel: +61 8 8273 7100 
Email: enquiries@baptistcaresa.org.au