The Colin Betty Gym & Boxing Club provides mixed gender and female only training sessions which is run by a team of experienced volunteers.
Anyone can be a member of the gym with both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people welcome.
The service is provided at a low cost, which can be found on their website or calling the service directly.
TAFE SA provides hair and beauty salon services that are open to the public. Students and apprentices practice their skills under supervision in well-equipped salons, providing hair, nail, tanning, waxing, facial and massage services at very reasonable prices. For more information, check out the price list.
Salons available in Adelaide, Elizabeth, Mount Gambier, Noarlunga and Whyalla. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, please contact your local salon for an appointment. Student and pensioner discount 25% available.
Links to Wellbeing offers a Lived Experience Telephone Support Service (LETSS), which offers free counselling and mental health support across central and southern Adelaide. This service is suitable for people experiencing increased life stressors, noticing signs of anxiety and or depression and a low moderate risk of suicide.
To be eligible for this service you need to live in Central or Southern Adelaide and be 16 years or over.
This service is available 365 days a year from 5pm to 11:30pm on 1800 013 755, with a live web chat feature.
Regional Access offer free and safe telephone/online counselling support to people in regional South Australia.
There are programs and specialised assistance for those who are experiencing the effects of drought and natural disasters such as the recent bushfires in SA.
This service is available for anyone who lives or works in regional, rural or remote South Australia (i.e. outside of the Adelaide metropolitan region).
Professionally trained counsellors will listen and help you to develop strategies to manage what is causing you to feel stressed or overwhelmed.To access the service you will need to reside/work in regional South Australia, 15 years and older.
Regional Access is available 24/7 by calling 1300 032 186. Online counselling is available with a professional counsellor, you will need to register to chat via the website link provided.
Support Act operates a free and confidential helpline service available 24/7. This service is available to anyone working in the Australian music or performing arts industry who needs to talk about their mental health.
This service provides crisis relief to artists, crew and music workers who are doing it tough. You can get help by applying for financial support if you are in crisis as a result of ill health, injury, a mental health issue, or some other crisis that impacts on your ability to work in music or performing arts industry.
For more information visit the website or call the Support Act Wellbeing Helpline on the number below
The Get Healthy Service is a free information and coaching service to support people to make lifestyle changes regarding healthy eating, physical activity and how to reach and maintain a healthy weight. The service provides confidential telephone counselling with a personal qualified coach and a website with helpful advice and tips.
The service is available to South Australian adults whose health is at risk due to one or more of the following:
- Not eating a healthy diet
- Insufficient physical activity
- Being overweight
For more information or to register, visit the website to complete the registration form, or call the number below.
FriendLine is a phone based support line available to anyone over the age of 18, in need of a friendly chat. There is also an online chat service available if you are unable to make a call.
All conversations are with trained volunteers and calls are anonymous and confidential.
To access the service, call the Freecall number below which is available from 10am to 8pm every day.
The online chat service is available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm to 8.30pm and can be accessed by visiting the website below.
Red Cross provide a daily telephone call to check on your wellbeing. The calls provides reassurance as well as help to maintain your independence.
This service supports people who live alone and are at risk of an accident or illness that may go unnoticed, in particular, people who are fail, aged, have a disability, housebound or are recovering from an illness or accident.
To access this service call Red Cross on 1300 885 698 or this service is available through both the National Disability and Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and My Aged Care.
All parkrun events in this country are currently suspended due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs around South Australia. They are open to everyone, safe and easy to take part in.
These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and they encourage people of every ability to take part; from walkers or those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experienced; you are all welcome.
Look for a Parkrun location near you by visiting the website link. You can register online and take your barcode for scanning on the day.
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