Brisbane North

Domestic violence support services in Brisbane North

DARE Formal Wear Ltd

Service name: DARE Formal Wear Ltd
Telephone: 07 32056985
Web address: www.dareformalwear.com.au
Email address: dareformalwear@gmail.com
Service address: PO Box 149
LAWNTON. Q 4500 (fundraising only)
DROP-In Centre address yet to be identified
Contact name: Karen Johns

Service description:

DARE provides victims and survivors with a support buddy/DV Chaplain to support them and refer them to professional services or other NFP in the area that are able to help them leave, or so they do not go back to their perpetrator. Our DV Chaplain is a mobile service. Our Drop-In Centres (yet to come) are more for victims (and survivors) to receive support and information in a safe and secure premise.

We go into high schools with a prevention program for year 12’s
We provide disadvantaged year 12’s with formal attire for free so they can attend their formal. Must be referred from a professional service or school. We are a registered not for profit with DGR status. We are applying for council lease agreement to start Drop-In centres and are ready to activate our DV Chaplains in the South East Corner. Ph 0438056985

 

Brilliance Counselling & Consultancy

We offer counselling under Better Access to Mental Health Care. We are able to bulk bill clients who are on low incomes, or have controlled access to income.

We have 4 counsellors who are all trained in counselling victims of domestic violence and some are trained to work with perpetrators of violence.

We are 2 AMHSWs, a Psychologist and an OT with a Masters of Counselling.

We operate extended hours 6 days a week by appointment.

Clients needing to access Medicare Rebates will need a MHCP and referral from their GP, Paediatrician or Psychiatrist.

Private clients are able to be self referred.

Skype appointments are not funded by Medicare but we do offer self funded appointments by Skype.

We also offer DVA Services.

Please call for an appointment. We are not usually able to offer walk in appointments.

Telephone:   0424855581
Web address:   www.brilliancecounselling.com.au
Email address: brilliancecounselling@gmail.com
Service address:   1/457 Oxley Avenue Redcliffe QLD 4020
Contact name: Jani Forest-Wyatt or Don Wyatt

Healing Words Therapy

Workshops for victims of trauma, displacement, mental health issues, domestic violence, child sexual abuse and workshops for workers in the human services industry.

Healing Words Therapy workshops are Creative Writing for Healing programs facilitated for the purpose of bringing about a cathartic release, healing and sometimes closure for the participants. It can be done in any language as the writing is never read out loud unless someone wishes to share.

The workshop can be provided in a group setting of up to 20 people per session or on a one-on-one setting.

For further information, please visit www.healingwordstherapy.com

Telephone:   0451977786
Web address:   www.healingwordstherapy.com
Email address: info@healingwordstherapy.com
Service address:   3/72 Eton Street , Nundah Qld 4012 (for post only)
Contact name: Princess Lakshman

 

Expedition Security Group

Bug sweeping, anti-tracking sweeping of homes, vehicles, workplaces etc.
Safety Audits of workplaces, homes for existing CCTV, Alarms, Access Control systems.
Advisory services for best electronic security systems and procedures for use.
We offer a number of electronic security devices for direct sale to clients, or DV services.
Telephone:   1300055990
Web address:   www.expeditionsecurity.com.au
Email address:  libbyc@expeditionsecurity.com.au
Service address:   8/747 Fairfield Road, Yeerongpilly Q 4105
PO Box 1114 Milton Q 4068
Contact name: Libby Chadkirk

Victims Legal Service Queensland

“We are a law firm specialising in assisting victims of crime to apply for financial assistance to help with recovery from an act of violence. Eligible victims may receive assistance with medical and counselling expenses, travel to attend relevant appointments, the cost of damaged clothing and loss of earnings, along with a recognition payment to acknowledge the harm a victim has suffered. There is also a component for a victim’s legal expenses which covers our fees for acting on our clients’ behalf so there are no out of pocket costs for our clients to apply.”

 

Telephone: 0407330002
Web address: www.vlsq.com.au
Email address: info@vlsq.com.au
Service Address: 28 Hogan Street, Westcourt, Queensland, 4870
Contact name: Mark Boreham – Legal Director / Manager

VM Family Law

We are a law firm who are experts in domestic violence and assisting clients with Applications in the Magistrates Court. We also offer Family Law Services, Wills and Estates and Conveyancing.

We offer a free initial consultation and are a preferred supplier for Legal Aid. We also offer fixed fee arrangements for domestic violence and some family law services.
Telephone: 1300 VMFAMILY
Fax number: 07 3814 0991
Web address: www.vmfamilylaw.com.au
Email address: admin@vmfamilylaw.com.au
Service Address: Building 5 22 Magnolia Drive Brookwater QLD 4300
Contact name:Kath Manby

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS)

We aim to improve the safety and status of women, children and family members experiencing domestic and family violence through individual and systemic advocacy.

Contacts

Phone: 07 3217 2544
Fax: 07 3217 2679
Email: admin.bdvs@micahprojects.org.au
Web: www.bdvs.org.au
Address: PO Box 3278, South Brisbane Business Centre, Qld, 4101

The Migrant Women’s Advice Service

Specialist and fee-free immigration advice and assistance for women experiencing domestic or family violence.

For clients based in Brisbane or the Gold Coast, the Migrant Women’s Advice Service provides assistance in-person by appointment only. Please contact the service directly to schedule a face-to-face appointment in Brisbane or on the Gold Coast.

Contact Details:

Phone: 1800451183
Fax: (07) 30366829
Email: info@migrantwomensadvice.com
Web: www.migrantwomensadvice.com
Address: Suite 4 Donanby Place, 14-22 Howard Street, Nambour, Qld, 4560

Court Network

Going to Court?  We can help…

Court Network is a unique not-for-profit organisation providing non-legal information, support and referral services to persons attending court.

The Queensland service is offered in the:

  • Brisbane Supreme and District Courts
  • Commonwealth Law Courts
  • Brisbane Magistrates Court
  • Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT)
  • Cairns Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts
  • Townsville Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts

Contacts

Phone: 1800 267 671
Email: brisbane@courtnetwork.com.au
Web: www.courtnetwork.com.au 
Address: PO Box 12546, George Street, Brisbane, Qld, 4003

UnitingCare Community

The Men’s Stopping Violence domestic violence behaviour change Program provides an opportunity for men to take responsibility for their use of violence and/or abuse in relationships with partners/ex partners and develop and maintain respectful attitudes and behaviours within that context.

Servicing the Ipswich and West Moreton areas. 

Contact Details:

Phone: (07) 3816 9600
Address: 20 Roderick Street, Ipswich
E-mail:  bernie.o’mara@uccommunity.org.au
Web: www.uccommunity.org.au

Pine Rivers Neighbourhood Associaton Inc.

Pine Rivers Neighbourhood Centre offers a variety of support services including: Counselling; Family Therapy; Family Support; Tax Help; Staying Housed; Community Finance.  You can access a confidential interview to assess individual needs and work out the best way to meet those needs, including referral to ours and other support services.

Contact Details

Email: prnc@prnc.org.au
Web:  www.prnc.org.au
Phone: 07 3889 0063 
Address: 730 Gympie Rd, Lawnton, Qld, 4501 & PO Box 489, Lawnton, Qld, 4501

Caboolture Regional Domestic Violence Service Inc.

At Caboolture Regional Domestic Violence Service Inc. we aim to provide safe,accessible and appropriate services that contribute to the prevention of domestic and family violence in the community, and which support and empower people affected by domestic and family violence.

We service the Moreton Bay Region, which includes Redcliffe, Pine Rivers, Caboolture & Kilcoy.

Contact details

Tel: (07) 5498 9533
Email: info@crdvs.org.au
Webwww.crdvs.org.au
Address: PO BOX 1746, Caboolture, Qld, 4510

South West Brisbane Community Legal Centre Inc.

The Community Legal Centre provides free legal advice and assistance in many areas of law including domestic violence, family law, child protection, civil matters, consumer, credit and debt, motor vehicle accident property damage, wills and enduring powers of attorney. Youth criminal law and Advocacy specialist service and Child Protection Duty Lawyer service at Beenleigh Magistrates Court each Thursday. 

Contacts

Phone: 07 3372 7677
Fax: 07 3372 8925
Email: admin@communitylegal.org.au
Web: www.communitylegal.org.au
Address: PO Box 122, Inala, Qld, 4077

Sandbag Community Centres and Services

SANDBAG Community Centres and Services offer a range of programs to residents of the northside of Brisbane, particularly within the 4017 postcode.  Our domestic violence counselling program provides a safe and professional service for women and children aged 8+ affected by domestic violence.

Contacts

Phone: 07 3269 0277
Fax: 07 3269 0250
Email: dvcoord@sandbag.org.au
Web: www.sandbag.org.au
Address: 77 Bracken Street, Bracken Ridge, Qld, 4017

Logan Uniting Counselling Centre

Counselling centre providing assistance with issues including grief and loss, depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, self esteem, identity
relationship issues abuse and stress. We offer counselling to children and adults.  All of our counsellors are tertiary trained and receive regular professional supervision.

Contact Details:

Phone: 07 3387 5706
Phone: 07 3290 1677
Email: counsel@luc.org.au
Web: www.luc.org.au
Address: 129 Dennis Road, Springwood, Qld, 4127