Christmas Closure Dates

As the festive season approaches, Sonder would like to remind all stakeholders that our offices will be closed for 2 weeks during the Christmas & New Year Period

Sonder's offices will be closed as of Friday 21st December 2018 and will reopen Monday 7th January 2019.

If you refer clients to Sonder, headspace Edinburgh North, headspace Onkaparinga or Closing the Gap during the closure period, they must be informed that they MAY NOT be contacted by Sonder until after Monday 7th January.

Throughout the closure period, practices can continue to send referrals for Sonder's metropolitan programs to the Central Referral Fax Number on 1300 580 249. Practices can send referrals for Sonder's country programs directly to Sonder on (08) 8252 9433.

Please note that Sonder's Weekend After-Hours Mental Health Service will continue to deliver services throughout the Christmas period. Appointments are available from 5 pm – 10 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Click here for further information.

Our full suite of services will recommence on Monday January 7th 2018.

If you or your patient is experiencing a crisis or imminent life-threatening situation, please contact one of the following services:

Mental Health Triage Service
13 14 65

Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467

Rural & Remote Emergency Triage
13 14 65 (available 24/7)

Emergency Services
000 (available 24/7)

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
8252 0133 

Lifeline 24 Hour Crisis Counselling
13 11 14 

1800 013 755
Lived Experience Telephone Support Service. This telephone service helps with information that will assist consumers in navigating mental health services, support and information. They are open from 5:30pm – 11:30 pm each day including weekends and public holidays.

Mental Health Coalition
Online Directory to search for services that are open over the Christams period. When you visit the page, click on the link that says 'Organisations Open for Christmas'. This link will be live from December.

We wish all Sonder stakeholders a safe and happy festive season.