Social Work & Counselling Service

The Social Work & Counselling Service is available to patients and their families who are currently receiving treatment at Flinders Medical Centre (FMC).

Social workers can assist in the following areas:

Welfare officers extend these services by providing information about accommodation, nursing home or hostel options, and liaison regarding Centrelink entitlements.

Staff contribute to teaching and research related to services provided.


Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 4.45pm.
Closed on public holidays.

Emergency Department Social Work
8.00am to 4.00pm, 7 days.


Referrals can be made via medical, nursing or allied health staff from Flinders Medical Centre. Inpatients and their families can refer themselves.

General practitioners should refer their patients to local community health centres.

Contact details
Ph: (08) 8204 4144
Fax: (08) 8204 4512
Location: Level 2, opposite Admissions Office