Brisbane South

Domestic violence support services in Brisbane South

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

 

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

 

RUBY (Rise Up Be Yourself) – Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) Beenleigh

Rise Up Be Yourself (RUBY) is a free physical fitness program for women who have had, are currently or are likely to experience Domestic and Family Violence.
Through physical fitness classes and life skills workshops, we aim to build your self-confidence, awareness and social interaction in a safe, violence free environment.
If you have any further questions or believe this program is for you, please contact Tess Kearnan the program coordinator.
Telephone:   0429696205
Fax number:   http://www.pcyc.org.au/Beenleigh/
Web address:  http://www.pcyc.org.au/Beenleigh/
Email address: tess.kearnan@pcyc.org.au
Service address:   20-38 Alamein Street Beenleigh QLD 4207
Contact name: Tess Kearnan

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

PCYC Mt Gravatt

RUBY is a free physical fitness program run at the PCYC Mt Gravatt for women who have experienced, are currently experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing Domestic and Family Violence. The weekly sessions are run by a qualified female fitness instructor, with a female member of the Queensland Police Service also attending each session, Free child minding is available on request.
Telephone:  07 34204655
Fax number:   07 34204211
Web address:   www.pcyc.org.au/mtgravatt
Email:   jeanette.mcghee@pcyc.org.au
Service Address:  90 Klumpp Road Mt Gravatt 4122
Contact name: Jeanette McGhee

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

Domestic Violence Action Centre

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The Domestic Violence Action Centre (DVAC) is dedicated to working towards the elimination of all forms of violence against women and children through the provision of services.  DVAC provides a range of services ranging from crisis support, counselling, group work, court support and educational activities to the community of Ipswich and the regional communities of Gatton, Laidley, Esk, Toogoolawah, Lowood, Boonah, Goodna and Toowoomba.

Contact details

Tel: 07 3816 3000
Email: info@dvac.org.au
Web: www.iwcadv.org.au 
Address: PO BOX 964 Ipswich Qld 4305

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

Relationships Australia – Logan

Relationships Australia provides services to people who are disadvantaged and supports people living in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, those suffering from family violence, poor mental health, addictions, people who are socially excluded and those living in remote areas.  The service offers individual, relationship and family counselling as well as family dispute resolution, in addition to free support through the Gambling Help Service and Victims Counselling and Support Service. 

The Loganholme office services Logan, Beaudesert and Redlands areas and provides telephone and online services.

**Relationships Australia also offer services throughout Queensland and can also be found in the Qld-Wide Services section**

Contacts

Phone: 1300 364 277
Fax: (07) 3423 6940
Web: www.raq.org.au
Email: generalenquiries@raq.org.au
Address: 1/2 Collene Grove, Springwood 4127 and 13/107 Miles Platting Rd, Eight Mile Plains 4113
Mail: PO Box 4435, Eight Mile Plains Qld 4113

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

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

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

Young & Associates Family Lawyers

We offer free initial telephone consultations for client’s with domestic violence issues. We are a Legal Aid Preferred Supplier and are able to assist clients with the compltion and submission of legal aid forms. We are able to represent client’s in court to obtain a protection order.

Contact Details:

Phone: 07 3503 6883
Email: dyoung@yafl.com.au
Web: www.yafl.com.au
Address: PO Box 859 Browns Plains Qld 4118

The Psych Professionals

The Psych Professionals (Cornubia) is a team of Psychologists providing support, assistance and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults dealing with domestic violence and any other social, personal, occupational or mental health issues. We have specialist Child & Adolescent Psychologists who exclusively works with children and adolescents as well as Psychologists assisting our adult clients.

Contact

Phone: (07) 3287 9293
Email: info@psychprofessionals.com.au 
Web: www.psychprofessionals.com.au
Address: Suite 7B, 5 Cottonwood Pl, Oxenford, Qld, 4210