Disaster Relief Australia

    Disaster recovery services for properties impacted by the Cherry Gardens and other bushfires.

    Debris removal, chainsaw work, route clearance and property access, fence dismantling and clearance, expedient home repair, and aerial damage assessment.

    To register for help:
    Call 02 8072 9130
    Email info@disasterreliefaus.org 

    Summit Health

    Post bushfire recovery counselling. Residents can self-refer to this service for 10 free sessions. Further free sessions are available if needed, but will require a GP referral.

    Ph: 8406 7715

    Summit Health Home - Summit Health

    Adelaide Hills Mental Health Service

    Short term mental health support for people requiring support directly related to their experience in recent Adelaide Hills bushfires.

    Ph: 8393 1636

    Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

    Targeted mental health support and therapy with access to psychiatry for children from 0-16 years.

    Call CAMHS Bushfire Response

    Team 8391 3922 (please advise the team that the child has been impacted by bushfire).

    Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide (wch.sa.gov.au)


    Headspace Mt Barker offers free mental health and wellbeing support to young people aged 12-25 years. Headspace will seek to prioritise any resident impacted by the recent Cherry Gardens fire or past fires. 

    Ph: 83984262

    Please advise the team if you or a young person you are calling about has been impacted by bushfire.

    headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation

    Lutheran Community Care

    Free personal and family counselling that can incorporate a Christian/spiritual perspective if requested. No referral required.

    Counsellor Tamara: 0438 890 256

    Lutheran Community Care (Financial)

    Financial counselling assists with financial issues such as accessing relief, dealing with banks and other financial institutions and advocacy with utilities.

    Financial Counsellor Samara: 08 7070 6717

    Relationships Australia South Australia

    Relationships Australia offer free and confidential financial counselling and support services.

    Phone 8223 4566 or 1800 858 858

    — Relationships Australia

    Rural Business Support

    Rural Business Support provides a free rural financial counselling service for primary producers or small rural businesses who have been impacted by the Cherry Gardens fire

    RBS can help you to make decisions and work through the implications of the current situation on your business.

    1800 836 211  (FREECALL)


    Habitat for Humanity

    Volunteers, under the direction of a trained supervisor, can assist residential property owners with practical recovery tasks including removal of damaged fences, clearing and moving burnt vegetation into 'burn piles', general clearing or sorting of debris, tree-planting to replace lost vegetation and garden restoration.

    Contact Natalie Fuller, Bushfire Recovery Program Coordinator
    0419 823 137 or NFuller@habitat.org.au 

    Sims Metal

    Skip bins for fire affected residents for the removal of metal. Sims Metal are willing to waive freight charges associated with delivery and removal of skip bin and will pay the resident at the current rate for the collected metal.

    Call Matt Searcy on 0401 146 794

    Clean Away Lonsdale

    Will accept small amounts of CCA treated posts (a 6x4 trailer load). Call direct for costs prior to dropping off posts.

    Call 8326 5033

    10 Donegal Road, Lonsdale

    Resource Co. McLaren Vale

    Will accept CCA-treated posts. Please enquire for more information and costs prior to dropping off posts.

    Call 1300 696 733

    2605 Main South Road, McLaren Vale

    Horse SA

    Horse SA can provide information on emergency planning and recovery with an emphasis on horse properties. We are happy to work with CFS and other relevant areas to provide face to face presentations or other content as appropriate.

    https://www.myhorsedisasterplan.org.au  or https://www.horsesa.asn.au


    Livestock welfare, well being support (FaB Mentor), land/soil management advice.

    PIRSA Recovery Hotline 1800 931 314

    Department of Primary Industries and Regions, South Australia (PIRSA)

    SAVEM (South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management)

    Assess, rescue, triage, treat, shelter and return to owners, habitat or suitable long-term care, animals of all species.

    Call SAVEM on 0477 055 233.

    SAVEM | South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management 

    Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board

    Support and advice are available to property owners affected by fire to ensure the recovery of natural resources and the ongoing sustainable management of properties. Advice and support can include pest animal and plant management, biodiversity conservation, land and water management (erosion control and soil management) and sustainable agriculture (pasture and stocking management).

    Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board - Mt Barker
    Upper level, corner Mann & Walker streets, Mt Barker 5251
    Ph: 08 8391 7500
    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

     Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board - Willunga
    5 Aldinga Rd, Willunga 5172
    Ph: 08 8550 3400
    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm


    Bushfire Legal Help

    Bushfire Legal Help

    Legal Services Commission of South Australia 

    Free legal advice for individuals, small businesses and primary producers affected by Adelaide Hills Bushfire

    ph 1300 366 424