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Referral list

Emergency numbers

Any emergency 107
Ambulance 10177
Flying Squad - Police 10111
Suicide Emergencies 0800 537 567
Suicide Attempt or Threat

012 342 2222 (Lifeline)

Netcare Poison Centre 082 911
24hr Emergency Contraception 0800 246 432
CrimeStop 08600 10111

Counselling

LIFELINE
24hr telephone counselling service;  face-to-face counselling (by appointment); rape counselling;  training & outreach programmes; trauma debriefing; corporate training

012 342 2222

Child abuse

Child Protection Unit 012 334 4365
CHILDLINE
24 hr crisis counselling & referral line; face-to-face counselling to children (3-18 years) who have been sexually abused, raped, or traumatised; preparation of the child to testify in court and provide support to the parents and counselling; educational programmes to raise awareness of child abuse and how to prevent it
24 hr national line 0800 055555

Abuse

People Opposed to Human Abuse 012 805 7416
People Opposed to Women Abuse (POWA) 011 642 4345

Eating Disorders

Anorexia & Bulimia Support Group 011 640 1965

Hospitals

Pretoria Academic 012 354 1000
Wilgers 012 807 0019

Houses of Safety

Elkana House 012 335 6892
Oasis House 012 664 3537
 Potters House 012 320 2123

Marriage and Family

FAMSA 012 460 0733

Rape

Lifeline

012 342 2222

Rape Crisis Centre 012 342 9000

Spiritual/Religious Counselling

Association of Christian Counselling 012 346 6339
Anchor Christian Counselling 011 791 0204
 Islamic Careline 011 838 6086
Jewish Family & Community Council 011 648 9124
Telefriend 012 351 9999

Support Groups

Compassionate Friends (Bereavement) 011 440 6322
Hospice Association  021 531 2094
Lifeline 012 342 2222
Depression 0800 567 567

Substance abuse

Overeaters Anonymous 011 792 9888
Smokenders 011 784 7838

Legal issues

Unisa Law Clinic 012 429 4838