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Legal Services

Legal Aid Qld

Independent government funded body, providing legal assistance to economically and socially disadvantaged persons.

Women’s legal service

Free legal and social work services to Queensland Women. Assistance in family law and Domestic Violence matters including separation, divorce, parenting arrangements, child support, property matters, family dispute resolution, sexual assault and child protection.
1800677278

Queensland Police Service

Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000
Police link 131444
Emergency 000

SUPPORT SERVICES

BRISSC - Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors

The Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Centre (BRISSC) is a specialist, community-based organisation that provides free and confidential support services to women who have experienced sexual assault at any time in their lives. Services include telephone support, information, referral, counselling, support groups, community education and other support for women who have experienced sexual violence such as professional development and internet facilities. Phone Support Line: 07 3391 0004, 9am-1pm, Monday to Thursday. Address: 15 Morrisey Street, Woolloongabba QLD 4102.

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)

24-hour Alcohol and Drug Information Service. Telephone information, counselling and referral.

Living Well

Living Well is a service specifically designed to assist men who have been sexually abused in childhood or sexually assaulted as an adult, as well partners, families and friends. The Living Well service offers face to face specialist counselling and group support to men and their loved ones throughout Greater Brisbane and the surrounding areas and specialist trauma informed telephone and online counselling throughout Queensland abused is available via website.
3028 4648

Zig Zag

Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre Inc. is a community based not-for-profit organisation in Brisbane that provides a number of services to young women and the wider community. Services include counselling and support to young women who have experienced sexual assault and medium term supported housing to young women who are homeless.

Lifeline

Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to online, phone and face-to-face crisis support and suicide prevention services. Find out how these services can help you, a friend or loved one.
13 11 14

DV Connect

DVConnect is the only state wide telephone service offering anyone affected by domestic or family violence a free ‘crisis hotline’ 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
1800 811 811 (24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline)
1800 000 636 (mensline)
1800 010 120 (sexual assault helpline)

Micah projects

Micah Projects is a community based not-for-profit organisation with a vision to create justice and respond to injustice at the personal, social, and structural levels in church, government, business and society.

VAQ

Through Victim Assist Queensland, victims of crime access support services and the financial assistance they need through the Queensland Government's Department of Justice and Attorney-General. Victim Assist Queensland provides a range of services to victims of crime throughout the State, including financial assistance, information and referrals to support services around Queensland.
Victims LinkUp (1300 546 587)

Youth/Children

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
1800 551 800

Headspace

Government established National Youth Mental Health Foundation, providing mental and health well being support, information and services to young people.

PACT

Protect All Children Today Inc. (PACT) is a community based, non-government organisation establishment in 1986 by a group of concerned citizens, including the parents of a four year old complainant in a sexual assault matter. PACT has a specific mandate through the Child Witness Support Program (CWSP) to respond to the special needs of children and young people aged 3-17 years (and their non-offending family members) who are victims or witnesses within the Criminal Justice System. The CWSP provides direct support for the child or young person called upon to testify within the court system, by carefully selected and trained Child Witness Support Volunteers (CWSV).

Other

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch is a community based crime prevention program which aims to reduce preventable crime such as burglary and theft as well as foster closer community ties. Community and Police work closely together on this program.

Neighbourhood Watch

The Neighbourhood Watch Queensland (NHWQ) State Office is situated at the Crime Prevention Programs Unit (CPPU), Community Contact Command (CCC), Queensland Police Service (QPS).

The CPPU exists to support the QPS objectives to stop crime, make the community safer and build relationships across the community. The CPPU works with other CCC units to ensure effective community engagement and liaison as well as maintaining appropriate links to support services and community policing programs.