COVID-19 Service Changes: Alice Springs Region

The following services in the Alice Springs region have been amended, temporarily closed, or opened in response to the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • CatholicCare NT offices in Alice Springs will cease shop front services. Services may be accessed through a dedicated support telephone line: 1800 899 855.

  • Relationships Australia NT counselling services will be conducted via phone and video calls until further notice (correct as at 30 March 2020)

  • All DCLS Seniors and Disability Rights, Tenants Advice and General Legal Services are undertaking all appointments by phone or video link-up. Please phone 8982 1111 for appointments. (Correct as at 30 March 2020)

  • The Gap Youth Centre will be providing limited services from 23 March, with food provision and transport home in small numbers. From 24 March they will not be operating the AHYP. (Correct as at 2 April)

  • No outside services will be able to attend ASYASS properties unless by prior arrangement with the CEO. (correct as at 2 April)

  • St Vincent de Paul Society Emergency relief appointments will be conducted by phone between 8:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday. Call 8948 8100.

  • Alice Springs Town Council advise that fees for usage of the Civic Centre public shower facility will be waived until June 2020. (correct as at 27 March 2020)

  • The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency offices are temporarily closed to clients and the general public. Clients with upcoming court matters or in need of legal assistance can get in touch by calling 1800 636 079. (correct as at 14 April 2020)

  • Australian Red Cross and Melaleuca Refugee Centre are providing emergency relief for international students and VISA holders who have lost employment or income. Contact 0403 987 018 for assistance. (correct as at 9 April 2020)

  • Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission are providing all legal information, legal advice, representation, access to community legal education and policy reform work by telephone or audio-visual. People with legal problems or concerns about how their legal matters will proceed can call 1800 019 343. (correct as at 06 May 2020)

  • Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Respiratory Clinic is now able to provide COVID-19 testing to all community members, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal. Current Congress clients can arrange testing by calling 1800 514 400, or attending the clinic at 127 Todd Street. Non-Congress clients can be referred by their doctor. (correct as at 18 May 2020)