Hepatitis ACT is the ACT's community hepatitis organisation. We work to help prevent hepatitis transmission in our community and reduce the impacts for people affected.
Christmas shut down
Hepatitis ACT will be closed from 1:00pm Friday 24 December 2021 and will reopen at 9:00am Monday 10 January 2022
The staff of Hepatitis ACT wish you a safe and happy Christmas and look forward to working together with you in 2022.
Needle & Syringe Program
For details on how to access NSP services and sterile injecting equipment during this time, please visit: https://www.directionshealth.com/needle-syringe-program/
The closest primary NSP is:
Directions City Health Centre
Outside the ground floor entrance, to the right of the main door
Corner of Alinga and Moore Streets, Canberra City.
Phone: (02) 6143 5800
Four Packs (containing 1ml syringes) are also available from automatic vending machines and from over 30 pharmacies across Canberra.
The closest pharmacy is Capital Chemist O’Connor
Crisis & Emergency Services
Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team Mental Health Triage Service
Provides a 24-hour, seven day a week service used for assessment and treatment of mentally ill people in crisis situations.
Phone: 1800 629 354 (24 hour service) or (02) 6205 1065
Police, Fire, Ambulance
Call in an emergency. Phone: 000