Urgent Mental Health Care Centre (UMHCC)

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  • Integrated mental health support
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Mental Health Hub
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215 Grenfell Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
Kaurna country
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A safe place. To be yourself

This location is a Head to Health program. Caring, friendly and helpful mental health and wellbeing support in a calm, safe, and welcoming environment.


The Urgent Mental Health Care Centre (UMHCC) provides high-engagement support in a calm, “lounge room like” space to help with your urgent mental health needs. 

The UMHCC offers an alternative to presenting at hospital Emergency Departments for a mental health crisis. 

What to expect

A welcoming place for people experiencing a mental health crisis 

We work with you to understand what will help right now, and then if needed, connect you with the right support for later. 

Using a combination of peer-led recovery and clinical support, we provide evidence-based, caring, safe and inclusive urgent mental health support. 

Who is this for?

  • aged over 16 
  • live in Adelaide 
  • experiencing a mental health crisis 
  • willing to attend the UMHCC* 

* This includes Sections 56/57 but who choose the UMHCC for assessment and are likely to stay. 

Exclusion Criteria

  • People under an Involuntary Treatment Order 
  • People administered intramuscular medication in the management of acute symptoms prior to arrival at the UMHCC 
  • People aged 16–17 years under a section 56/57 

How to access this service

Visit us

If you think you may need support in the future or know someone who does, you can drop in and learn more about how we can help.

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Call us

You can call our service. Your call with our staff will be confidential.

Call us on 08 8448 9100
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215 Grenfell Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
Kaurna country
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The Urgent Mental Health Care Centre is a Neami National service, delivered in partnership with RI International and supported by SA Health and the Australian Government. 

Nearby services 

Are you (or anyone you know) in a crisis and need immediate help?
Emergency ambulance, fire or police
24 hr crisis support & suicide prevention