Student services provides a free and confidential face to face and telephone counselling and welfare support to all enrolled students onshore in Australia.

Following your initial phone/online appointment you can negotiate on-campus appointments with the counsellor where required. Counselling is available to assist you with any issue that affects your studies. The counsellors will listen to your concerns and assist in exploring options and solutions that suit your needs.

Who we are

The counsellors are a team of highly skilled and caring professionals, who can assist you to reach your goals.  They can support you to build the confidence and resilience needed on this journey.  Student Services provides a safe, private and confidential space for students to access assistance.

Services we provide

TAFE SA counsellors will listen to you and treat you with respect. We will work with you to help resolve any issues that are impacting on you being successful with your studies. We will assist you in developing skills to help you with your study (study skills, time management, coping strategies). We will refer you to appropriate agencies when specialist or ongoing support is required.

We can support students with a wide range of issues, including:

  • Assisting with personal issues affecting your studies
  • Strategies for coping with study stress, anxiety and depression
  • Problem solving strategies
  • Support dealing with crisis and trauma
  • Financial assistance information
  • Conflicts and complaints
  • LGBTIQ+ other culturally diverse counselling support
  • Support with domestic violence issues

ASK TAFE SA: View some of our frequently asked questions.

Counselling appointments

TAFE SA counsellors are located on most regional and metropolitan campuses. Counselling and welfare Services are available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

To make an appointment, contact your local campus, ring 08 8463 5082 or email student services.

Counsellors are available at the following campuses:

Adelaide City
Phone: 08 8463 5082
Mount Barker 
Phone: 08 8391 7333
Phone: 08 8348 4444
Barossa Valley
Phone: 08 8562 0500
Mount Gambier
Phone: 08 8735 1555
Phone 08 8207 9800
Phone: 08 8595 2600
Murray Bridge
Phone: 8535 6555
Phone: 08 8207 2800
Phone: 08 8207 9700
Phone: 08 8207 3900
Phone: 08 8372 6800
Gilles Plains 
Phone: 08 8207 1100
Port Pirie
Phone: 08 8638 4222
Phone: 08 8648 8788
Phone: 08 8821 0400
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