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ACT for Kids

Therapy and support for children who have been abused or neglected.

Contact  
Phone any of the following numbers from anywhere in Queensland
Brisbane: +61 7 3357 9444
Gold Coast: +61 7 5537 5040
North Queensland: +61 7 4779 0611
Far North Queensland: +61 7 4033 8500

Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA)

ASCA is a national organisation which works to improve the lives of adult survivors of child abuse throughout Australia.

Contact
Telephone: 1300 657 380

Anglicare Southern Queensland Counselling & Education Services

Anglicare Counselling & Education Services is a family and relationships counselling service providing individual and group counselling and educational services to Queensland families and education programs to individuals, families, agencies, businesses and communities at a range of venues in South East Queensland.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3028 4600

Bayside Community Legal Service

Free general legal advice and a referral service.

Contact
Telephone: +617 3206 2724

Bravehearts Inc.

Counselling services for children and young people who are victims of sexual assault and support services for adult survivors of child sexual assault.

Contact
Telephone: Free call 1800 272 831

Brisbane Domestic Violence Advocacy Service

Support and advocacy service for women, children, family members, and individuals affected by domestic and family violence in the Brisbane Metropolitan Area.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3217 2544

Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Centre

Services for women survivors of sexual violence and their supporters.

Contact
Telephone Support line: +61 7 3391 0004
Administration: +61 7 3391 2573

Catholic Prison Ministry

Services for people affected by the criminal justice system in court, in prison, in community corrections and in the wider community.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3846 7577

Caxton Legal Centre Inc

Free legal advice and social work services, self-help kits and handbooks, community legal education and law reform activities.

Contact
Telephone: +617 3214 6333

Centacare Catholic Family and Community Services (CFCS)

Assist families who are undergoing conflict, crisis or in danger of breakdown.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3252 4371

Centre Against Sexual Violence Inc

Sexual assault service for women and girls aged 12 years and over in the Logan, Beenleigh and Beaudesert communities.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3808 3299

Court Network

Court Network is a voluntary, non-legal, support service. Our volunteers can provide non-legal information, support and referral services.

Contact
Telephone: Free call 1800 267 671

Domestic Violence Assistance Program

Court assistance, support and advocacy for woman in the Beenleigh area.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3807 7622

DVconnect

DVconnect provides free help for women, men, children and pets affected by domestic and family violence across Queensland.

Contact
DVconnect womensline: Free call 1800 811 811
DVconnect mensline: Free call 1800 600 636

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

Service that provides a response to the abuse of older people in Queensland.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3250 1836 or 1300 651 192

Immigrant Women’s Support Service

Support services for immigrant and refugee women and their children from non-English speaking backgrounds that are affected by domestic and sexual violence.

Contact
Domestic Violence Program: +61 7 3846 3490
Sexual Assault Program: +61 7 3846 5400

International Social Service (ISS) Australia

ISS Australia provides a range of intercountry social work and legal services to families and children across international borders, as part of the international ISS network covering approximately 120 countries worldwide.

Telephone
National Hotline 1300 657 843 (local call cost)

Ipswich Women's Centre Against Domestic Violence

Provides a range of support services for women and children survivors of domestic and family violence.

Contact
Telephone: 1800 026 262
Local call +61 7 3816 3000

Kids Helpline

Free, private and confidential, 24 hour telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 - 25 years.

Contact
Telephone: Free call 1800 5518 00
Administration +61 7 3369 1588

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal information, advice and representation to disadvantaged Queenslanders, generally in the areas of criminal, family and civil law.

Contact
Client information service: 1300 6511 88
Indigenous information line: 1300 6501 43

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex Legal Service

Free legal advice, assistance and referral to the LGBTI communities.

Contact
Telephone: +614 01 936 232

Living Well

Services to assist men aged 16 years and over who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or sexual assualt.

Contact
Telephone: 1300 114 397

Men’s Information and Support Association Inc (MISA)

MISA provides an effective, efficient, non-discriminatory service for the citizens north of Brisbane city. They assist in the redefinition of men in society and aim to reduce the incidence of violence within families, schools and society.

Murrigunyah Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Women

Provides support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their families who are survivors or victims of sexual violence and domestic violence.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 5430 9300

Ozcare

Provides quality health and human services across Queensland including Domestic Violence Refuges in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Gladstone and Dalby.

Contact
Head Office: +61 7 3028 9000
Northern Region: + 61 7 4762 7800
Central Region: + 61 7 5437 1222
Southern Region: +61 7 3451 2000

Peninsula Community Legal Service Inc

General legal advice and assistance with completing legal documents.

Contact
Telephone: +617 3883 4834

Pine Rivers Community Legal Service

A free and confidential general legal service provided within the Pine Rivers Neighbourhood Centre for the benefit of socially and financially disadvantaged members of the Pine Rivers community.

Contact
Telephone: +617 3205 2955

Pine Rivers Neighbourhood Centre

Pine Rivers Neighbourhood Centre offers a wide variety of support services available at various times and locations.

Contact
Telephone: +617 3205 2955

Prisoner’s Legal Service

Free legal advice to incarcerated persons and their families on matters relating to imprisonment.

Contact:
Administration:  +617 3846 5074
Community Advice Line: +617 3846 3384 (Wednesday 9-11am)
Free call on Arunta telephone system from all Queensland prisons (Tuesday/Thursday 9-1pm)

Protect All Children Today

Services for children and young people aged 3-17 years who are victims or witnesses within the criminal justice system.

Contact
Telephone: Free call 1800 090 111

Queensland Advocacy Incorporated

Advocacy services for people with disability in Queensland.

Contact
Telephone: Brisbane + 61 7 3236 1122
Voice and TTY within Queensland 1300 130 582

Queensland Health Victim Support Services

Support services for victims of mentally ill offenders who are diverted to the forensic mental health system from the criminal justice system.

Contact
Telephone: Free call 1800 208 005

Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group

Services to those who identify as having lost a loved one to homicide including parents, grandparents, siblings, children and extended family of the deceased.

Contact
Telephone: Free call 24 hours 1800 774 744
Brisbane +61 7 3857 4744
Townsville +61 7 4775 6051

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service

Provides legal and counselling services to Indigenous adults and children who are victims of family violence, including sexual abuse, or who are at immediate risk of such violence.

Contact
Statewide: 1800 887 700

Sisters Inside Inc

An independent community organisation which exists to advocate for the human rights of women in the criminal justice system.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3844 5066

Teen Challenge Queensland

For over 40 years Teen Challenge has given young people who struggle with life-controlling problems a second chance at life.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3422 1500
Email: Teen Challenge Queensland
Postal address: PO Box 3376, South Brisbane QLD 4214

UnitingCare Community

Lifeline provides 24 hour telephone counselling and services to assist people in Queensland communities.

Contact
Telephone: 13 11 14 (local rate)
Administration +61 7 3250 1900

Victims Counselling and Support Services (Relationships Australia)

24 hour service for victims of crime, witnesses to a crime and family members of victims of crime living in Queensland.

Contact
Telephone: 1300 139 703

Victims of Crime Disability Training Program

Community education on how to assist people with intellectual disabilities who are victims of or witnesses to a crime.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3862 4066

Victims Register

The Queensland Corrective Services Victims Register is an information service established to inform victims of violent and sexual crimes about the person who offended against them.

Contact
Telephone: Free call 1800 098 098

Women’s Infolink

Provides a state-wide free and confidential information and referral service about community services and government agencies supporting women.

Contact
Telephone: Free call 1800 177 577

Women’s Legal Service Inc

Provides free legal information, advice and referrals throughout Queensland for women. Provides free legal information, advice and referrals throughout Queensland for women.

Contact
Brisbane: +61 7 3392 0670
Outside Brisbane: 1800 677 278

Working Against Violence Support Services Inc

Services for women and children affected by domestic violence in Logan, Beenleigh and Beaudesert.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3808 5566

Working With People with Intellectual and Learning Disabilities

Provides support to women with intellectual and/or learning disabilities aged 15 years and over who have experienced or are at risk of sexual violence.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3262 9877

Young Parents Program Inc.

Young Parents Program provides health and support services to young pregnant women aged 19 and under, and to young parenting young women aged 23 years and under, if they first became pregnant as a teenager.

Youth Advocacy Centre

Free confidential legal and welfare assistance to young people under 17 who live in or around Brisbane, and on a limited basis by telephone to young people outside Brisbane but living in Queensland.

Contact
Telephone: +617 3356 1002

Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre Inc

Support services for young women in the wider Brisbane region, including counselling and medium term supported housing.

Contact
Telephone: +61 7 3843 1823


This is not a complete list of support service providers in the region and Victim Assist Queensland is always working to add to the services we display. If you are a government funded support service provider for victims of crime that would like to be added to this site, or want to make an amendment to an exsiting profile, please email victimslinkup@justice.qld.gov.au or call 1300 546 587. Please read the Victim linkup disclaimer.

Victims LinkUp

Information on Victim Assist Queensland and referral to support services for victims of crime.

Call: 1300 LINKUP (1300 546 587) 8.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday (not including public holidays).

Email: victimslinkup@justice.qld.gov.au

Fax: +61 7 3109 1901

National Relay Interpreter ServicePeople from a non-English speaking background requiring an interpreter or translator call 131 450, 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday (not including public holidays).

National Relay Service

If you are deaf, are hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Services.

  • TTY users phone 133 677 then ask for 1300 546 587.
  • Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 1300 546 587.
  • Internet relay users connect to the NRS via National Relay Service then type in 1300 546 587.

Last reviewed
20 July 2011
Last updated
2 December 2013

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