Alice Springs Hospital

Social workers in Alice Springs Hospital

Social workers at Alice Springs Hospital contribute to the treatment plan and care of patients and their families.

You can be referred by staff, patients and families.

If you are at high risk of domestic violence you will be screened on admission to the hospital.

Inpatient services

Services include all of the following:

  • recommendations for social and emotional wellbeing
  • family work, illness education and counselling
  • grief counselling
  • income support and housing assistance
  • discharge planning.


The social work department is on the ground floor of the Alice Springs Hospital.

You can page social workers by phoning the hospital on (08) 8951 7777.

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Last updated: 18 May 2016

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