Community services

Northern Territory Police

Northern Territory Police promotes community safety by addressing issues relating to criminal activity and other anti-social behaviour.

The Community Youth Engagement Team build rapport with young people to prevent and address criminal and anti-social behaviour.

Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
Phone: non-emergency - 131 444 and emergency - 000

Alice Springs CBD night services

There are a number of services operating in the Alice Springs CBD every night of the week to ensure community safety, each providing a specific function servicing the community.

Looking after the kids program, Tangentyere Aboriginal Council

Looking after the kids program aims to engage and connect with young people on the streets late at night, who are not engaging in anti-social behaviour, but may benefit from direction and advice regarding positive activities and outreach services available.

The program is run by Aboriginal staff who have the skills and experience to negotiate and influence young people, diverting them from anti-social behaviour and offending.

Hours of operation: Thursday to Saturday 6:30pm to 3am
Phone: 1800 133 110

Youth Night Patrol and Night Patrol, Tangentyere Aboriginal Council

The patrol service aims to get people off the streets who are at risk of engaging in anti-social behaviour or offending.

The patrol is dedicated to transporting young people from Anzac Oval to structured organised activities in the community or to a safe place.

Hours of operation: 7 days per week 7pm to 3am
Phone: 1800 133 110

Talice Security Service

Talice Security Service patrols the Alice Springs CBD to deter anti-social behaviour and offending from occurring and reports any adverse activity to the Northern Territory Police.

Hours of operation: 7 days per week 10pm to 5am
Phone: 8955 5888

Youth Outreach and Re-engagement Team, Territory Families

The youth outreach and re-engagement team (YORET) provides support to young people within the Alice Springs CBD, who are not participating in anti-social behaviour but may benefit from some direction.

The team aims to divert young people from partaking in anti-social behaviour and offending by supporting them and connecting to active outreach services in the CBD.

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 6am to 3am,  Saturday to Sunday 4:30pm to 3am
Phone: 0438 978 841

Last updated: 06 April 2022

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