Student Services provides a free and confidential face to face and telephone Counselling and Welfare support to all enrolled students. 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.
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.
Crisis & Emergency contacts
- Emergency services (police, fire, ambulance): dial 000 (or 112 from mobile phones)
- Lifeline (24 hour counselling): 13 11 14
- Suicide call Back Service: 1300 659 467
- Mental Health Triage Service (24 hours): 13 14 65
- Yarrow Place: (24 hours, 7 days a week toll free in SA): 1800 817 421
- National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service: 1800 737 732 (1800 RESPECT)
Serious incident on campus
If you are involved in or witness a serious or distressing incident on campus please contact Security, Student Services or a senior staff member for assistance.
Confidentiality & Privacy
In order to provide effective support, and to monitor the impact of the services provided, information may be recorded and stored by Student Services. Non-sensitive information may, on occasion, be disclosed to other relevant TAFE SA staff and funding bodies for the purpose of providing and monitoring educational support. Personal, sensitive information collected by Student Services staff within a student counselling context is recorded to enable effective monitoring and delivery of counselling support by the Student Services team. Counselling records will not be used for other purposes unless client consent has been provided, or where there is a legal requirement to do so.