Holiday closures at SHINE SA

  • SHINE SA Woodville and Davoren Park
    Closed between Mon 24 Dec and Tues 1 January 2019
    Reopening Wed 2 January 2019
  • SHINE SA Noarlunga
    Closed between Mon 24 Dec and Fri 4 January 2019
    Reopening Mon 7 January 2019
  • SHINE SA Hyde Street
    Closed between Tues 25 December and Thurs 27 Dec
    Reopening Wed 2 January 2019
    Mon 24 December – open 9am-1pm GP appointments only, no Rapido Clinic
    Fri 28 December – open 9am-1pm GP appointments only

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  • Sexual Healthline
    Closed from Mon 24 Dec and will reopen on Wed 2 January 2019 at 9am

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SHINE SA services over the holiday season 2017/18

All SHINE SA sites will be closed from 12 PM Friday December 22nd, reopening on January 2nd at the usual times. This includes Woodville, Davoren Park, Hyde Street and Noarlunga, as well as the SAMESH program.

This also includes our weekly Gilles Plains clinic (reopening Thursday 4th) and our Rapido weekly clinic for rapid HIV testing (reopening Monday 8th).

SASHA will be taking a break until 16th January.

All of us at SHINE SA would like to wish you a safe and peaceful festive season and a happy new year for 2018.

We do acknowledge that this can be a difficult and stressful time for some.

For urgent help during this time:

  • If it is an emergency, phone 000 (Police, Ambulance or Fire Service).
  • If you are in crisis, or the person you are supporting is in crisis, the following free services can provide immediate support:

* Lifeline: 13 11 14 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
* Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
* Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) This service is available for kids and young people (up to 25 years of age).
*  QLife: 1800 184 527 (3pm to midnight) QLife is a counselling and referral service for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex (LGBTI).
* Mental Health Triage Service: 13 14 65 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week

If you suspect HIV exposure:

  • the PEP hotline never closes, call 1800 022 226

If you require Emergency Contraception (must be within 5 days of unprotected intercourse, the sooner the better)

Thank you to all SASHA subscribers and browsers for your support in 2017! 

Christmas Nunga Lunch at Southern Fleurieu Health Service

Please share the invitation with your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Clients / students / families.

Due to the limited catering numbers, the organisers ask that only community attend for this lunch.

There will be Christmas tucker, showbags, face-painting, and more!

When: Thursday November 30th, 12 noon

Where: Southern Fleurieu Health Service, Harbor View Terrace, Victor Harbor, SA, 5211

See picture for more details.

 

Indian women are the largest migrant group in Australia to call family violence helpline

SBS News, 10 Feb 2017 – 12:05 PM

After Australian-born women, the largest number of women seeking help from the national family violence helpline 1800RESPECT are those born in India.

In an earlier interview, social workers Taruna Singh Chaudhry and Prateek Pahwa had also revealed that India-born women facing family violence seldom access government services, for fear of losing their visa status.

  • Read more here
  • Read article ‘Is a dowry a catalyst for domestic violence?’ here

December GK Cooking Class for People Living with HIV

SAMESH, December 2016

Are you or your friends/family/clients living with HIV and wanting to learn to cook a Christmas meal on a budget? Come along and enjoy some great food and learn some new skills.

We understand how stressful Christmas can be when living on a budget, that’s why our December cooking demonstration will show you some budget-friendly meals that can be cooked for friends and family this Christmas.

The next class will run Wednesday 14 December, from 10am – 2pm, at 57 Hyde St. (RSVP by next Monday, 12 December, by phoning (08) 7099 5300 during business hours). The format of the day will be the same as our previous classes.

Download flyer here: gk-christmas-cooking-dec-2016

SASHA is taking a little break

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SASHA is taking a couple of weeks off over the festive season after today.

We’d like to thank all our subscribers, browsers, and sharers – and to wish you all  a safe and happy festive season. We’ll see you in the new year!