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Department for Child Protection offices

Head office

Department for Child Protection
31 Flinders Street
Adelaide, SA 5000
Phone: 8124 4185

Postal address

GPO Box 1072
Adelaide, SA 5001

Service hubs

The Department for Child Protection services are delivered in metropolitan Adelaide through the following service hubs:

  • Assessment and Support
  • Protective Intervention
  • Guardianship.

Assessment and Support hubs

The Assessment and Support hubs provide care and protection services including:

  • investigation and assessment of concerns about child safety
  • safety planning and family conferencing
  • connecting families with support services
  • applications to the Youth Court.

Central Assessment and Support office

Woodville

824 Port Road
Woodville SA 5011
Phone: 8304 0120
Fax: 8304 0155 (Map)

Southern Assessment and Support office

Noarlunga

5 Alexander Kelly Drive 
Noarlunga Centre SA 5168 
Phone: 8207 3000 
Fax: 8207 3099 (Map)

Northern Assessment and Support Office

Elizabeth

18 Langford Drive 
Elizabeth SA 5112 
Phone: 8207 9000 
Fax: 8207 9030 (Map)

Protective Intervention hubs

The Protective Intervention hubs provide specific services including:

  • in-home support to families and connecting families with support services
  • establishing the best connections between the child and family
  • reunification of the child with the family
  • permanency planning for the long-term safety and wellbeing of children in care.

Southern Protective Intervention office

St Marys

15-31 Ayliffes Road
St Marys SA 5042 
Phone: 8374 6111 
Fax: 8374 6100 (Map)

Northern Protective Intervention office

Blair Athol

350 Main North Road
Blair Athol SA 5084
PO Box 594 
Prospect East 5082
Phone: 8269 8300
Fax: 8269 8370 (Map)

Guardianship hubs

The Guardianship hubs specialise in providing out-of-home care support including:

  • case management for children and young people in out of home care
  • planning to ensure the developmental needs and special interests of children and young people in care are being supported
  • establishing the best connections between children and their birth and foster families
  • supporting young people with the transition from adolescence to adulthood and independent living.

Central Guardianship office

Hindmarsh

153 Port Road
Hindmarsh SA 5007
Phone: 8406 2777
Fax: 8347 2424 (Map

Southern Guardianship office

Marion 

233 Sturt Road 
Sturt SA 5043 
Phone: 8298 0800 
Fax: 8298 0801 (Map)

Northern Guardianship office

Salisbury

16-18 Ann Street 
Salisbury SA 5108 
Phone: 8209 4910 
Fax: 8209 4999 (Map)

Rural locations

Department for Child Protection country offices share the roles of Assessment and Support, Protective Intervention and Guardianship.

The country boundaries are geographically based and reflect the SA Government Greater Adelaide and Country region boundaries.

Eyre and Western

Ceduna  

60 Poynton St 
Ceduna SA 5690 
Phone: 1800 330 032 (freecall) 
Phone: 8626 2444 
Fax: 8625 2987 (Map)

Port Lincoln 

71 Tasman Terrace 
Port Lincoln SA 5606 
Phone: 1800 018 331 (freecall) 
Phone: 8688 3344 
Fax: 8688 3355 (Map)

Whyalla 

163 Nicolson Avenue 
Whyalla Norrie SA 5608 
Phone: 1800 245 242 (freecall) 
Fax: 8648 8899 (Map)

Far North

Coober Pedy 

Hutchison Street 
Coober Pedy SA 5723 
Phone: 1800 032 205 (freecall) 
Phone: 8672 4555 
Fax: 8672 4544 (Map)

Port Augusta 

5 El Alamein Road 
Port Augusta SA 5700 
Phone: 8648 5060 
Phone: 1800 100 118 (freecall) 
Fax: 8648 5061 (Map)

Murray and Mallee

Berri (Riverland office) 

14 Kay Avenue
Berri SA 5343 
Phone: 1800 800 195 (freecall) 
Phone: 8595 2400 
Fax: 8595 2411 (Map)

Murray Bridge 

1-5 Seventh Street 
Murray Bridge SA 5253 
Phone: 1800 330 042 (freecall) 
Phone: 8535 6200 
Fax: 8535 6222 (Map)

Yorke and Mid North

Port Pirie

75 Gertrude Street 
Port Pirie SA 5540 
Phone: 1800 804 550 (freecall) 
Phone: 8638 4311 
Fax: 8638 4319 (Map)

Kadina (Branch of Port Pirie office) 

10 Digby Street 
Kadina SA 5554 
Phone: 1800 804 550 (freecall) 
Phone: 8828 0400 
Fax: 8828 0444 (Map)
Opening hours: 8.45am to 12.30pm and 1.15pm to 5.00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 

Adelaide Hills

Mount Barker (in DCSI office) 

23 Mann Street 
Mount Barker SA 5251 
Phone: 7424 7888 
Fax: 7424 7810 (Map)

Victor Harbor (branch of Mount Barker office) 

3/10 Crozier Road 
Victor Harbor SA 5211 
Opening hours: 
8.45 am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday  
Phone: 8555 8100 
Fax: 8555 8100 (Map)

Barossa

Gawler 

Shop 9, Northern Market Shopping Centre 
Corner Murray and Cowan Streets 
Gawler SA 5118  
Phone: 8521 4444 (social work and administration) 
Fax: 8521 4466 (Map)

Limestone Coast

Mount Gambier (in DCSI office) 

9 Elizabeth Street
Mount Gambier SA 5290 
Phone: 1800 800 747 (freecall) 
Phone: 8735 1700 
Fax: 8735 1733 (Map)