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Important Contacts for the Summer break




Important Contacts for the Summer break

Why is it, that when you’re having the time of your life, thinking everything is just *right* that suddenly, it all turns to mush!

We’ve all been there, and it helps if you’re prepared. Well consider this our (belated) little gift to you.

Here’s a list of helpful contacts for you to bookmark, should you require assistance over the Summer break. (And while we’re grateful that you’ve bookmarked them, we really hope you won’t need them!)

Central Coast Council
In the first instance, report potholes, broken street lights or other city services issues in the first instance to Central Coast Council online  or by phone at 02 4306 7900.

If you have an urgent Department of Housing property maintenance issue, please call Housing Maintenance on 1800 422 322.

Legal Advice
If you require legal advice, you can contact Legal Aid NSW for free advice on 1300 888 529 or online

Other Services
Police / Ambulance / Fire emergencies                                  000

Police Assistance Line (non-urgent)                                       131 444

Crime Stoppers                                                                       1300 333 000

State Emergency Service (SES)                                             132 500

Traffic Information Line                                                           132 701

Traffic Incident Reporting Line                                                131 700

Ausgrid (power outage, hazard or emergency)                       131 388

National Home Doctor                                                              13 74 25

Poisons Centre                                                                          13 11 26

Healthdirect                                                                              1800 022 222

Link2Home (urgent accommodation)                                      1800 152 152

Domestic Violence Helpline                                                     1800 656 463

NSW Sexual Violence Helpline                                               1800 424 017

Kids Helpline                                                                            1800 55 1800

Lifeline                                                                                     131 114

NSW Mental Health Line                                                        1800 011 511

Dementia Helpline                                                                   1800 100 500

Wires                                                                                      1300 094 737

Socares (Animal Shelter)                                                        4350 3184

Animal Hospital West Gosford                                               4323 3886

Saving important numbers like the phone numbers we’ve shared above, is crucial for quick response in emergencies. Timely access to these contacts ensures immediate help for accidental poisonings or injured animals. Preparedness can prevent critical delays, potentially saving lives and mitigating harm to both humans and animals in distress.

Important Contacts for the Summer break