Assistance directory

Click on the button above to download the directory that contains all the contact details you need in case you require assistance.

Suicide Risk or Attempt
For any person experiencing suicidal thoughts or for family members or individuals who may be concerned about another person experiencing or expressing suicidal thoughts
Suicide Helpline - Call:0800 029 999

Depression and Anxiety, and other mental health matters
For any person - yourself or a friend - if you are feeling sad, anxious, depressed or have any mental health concerns
Cipla SADAG 24-Hour Helpline - Call: 0800 456 789 or WhatsApp: 076 882 2775

Domestic Violence, Gender Based Violence and Child Abuse
During the lockdown, many individuals and particularly women and children, may be at increased risk of sexual violence, domestic violence and inter-personal violence. If someone is worried about a dangerous home situation for themselves, a family member or community member there are free helplines (also called hotlines) available:
Domestic Violence Command Centre - Call: 080 042 8428 OR SMS: 32312 OR dial *120*7867#
Women Abuse - Call: 0800 150 150
Substance Abuse Helpline - Call: 0800 12 13 14
Childline - Call: 0800 055 555

To report any incident of crime or suspected criminal activity
SAPS Crime Stop - Call: 0860 10 111 OR SMS 32211

COVID-19 / Corona Virus - Information and Advice

National COVID-19 Hotline - Call: 0800 029 999 OR WhatsApp "Hi" to 0600 123 456

UNHCR Helpline is available to all refugees and asylum seekers throughout South Africa.