The Pinery Fire Recovery Centre located in Gawler will close at 5 pm on 23 December 2016. Any ongoing support requirements after this date will be provided by staff of the Northern Adelaide Plains Recovery Centre located at Virginia.
Their opening hours are Monday to Friday 8 am to 6 pm; closed weekends and public holidays.
However, the Pinery Fire Recovery Centre phone number will remain active: 0477 744 254.
Support and services available are:
- emotional support
- health services available in the community
- replacement of important documents and identification
- natural resource management
- rural business support
- information from Centrelink
- useful community contacts
The contact details for the Virginia Horticultural Centre on Old Port Wakefield Road, Virginia are:0477 744 258 or 0484 327 667.
Following is also a list of contact number of services in the region which can offer additional support:
Bushfire Recovery Line 1800 302 787, open 24 hours (call centre transferring to other Government hotlines)
CFS Hotline 1300 362 361, open 24 hours (roadblocks, dangerous trees, fires, water)
Housing SA Gawler 131 299, open business hours
Beyond Blue 1300 224 636, open 24 hours (mental health support)
Youth Beyond Blue 13 11 14, open 24 hours (mental health support)
Lifeline 1300 789 978, open 24 hours (crisis support)
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800, open 24 hours (telephone counselling)
Inner North Community Mental Health Services 8521 2117, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (website 24/7 www.sahealth.sa.gov.au)
Red Cross 8100 4500/option 4, business hours (website redcross.org.au)
Global Care 0413 303 576, business hours (counselling service to the fire-affected community)
Lutheran Community Care 0419 866 385, business hours (emotional wellbeing counselling service to the fire-affected community)
Lutheran Community Care 0438 977 206, business hours (financial counselling)
St Vincent De Paul 8112 8777, business hours (donated goods/grants)
Centrelink 132 300, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm (financial information)
Salvation Army 8523 4844, Mon-Fri 9am-4pm (emergency assistance)
U-Care 8522 4522, Mon-Fri 9.30am-3pm (emergency assistance)
Anglicare SA 8305 9200 or 8522 8102, business hours (emergency assistance with food and clothing, financial counselling, loss and grief counselling)
Insurance Council Hotline 1800 734 621, business hours (claims enquiries and insurance assistance)
Legal Services 1300 366 424, business hours (free telephone legal services; also http://www.lsc.sa.gov.au