Emergency Services

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The City of Cape Town has introduced a single emergency toll-free number for residents living in its area. When you phone the number on any land line, the emergency communication centre will be able to see:where you are calling fromwhat your telephone...
A Medical Emergency Transport and Rescue Services team can assist if you’ve been  involved in an accident, are seriously injured or need medical attention. 
If a child or adult has consumed, inhaled or is affected in any other way by a substance (from detergents, to plants to medication etc) that could be toxic, or has been stung or bitten by a poisonous animal (scorpion, snake etc), phone the Poisons...
For any person, rape or sexual assault is a traumatic experience and we want to help you on the road to physical, medical and emotional recovery. Together, the Western Cape Department...