Central Qld

Domestic violence support services in Central Queensland

UnitingCare Community

UnitingCare Community is a community service organisation that operates in the key areas of counselling and crisis support; child and family care and training. In Bundaberg, we offer support to separated or separating families, indigenous families, and individuals requiring general counselling support. We also provide specific care in the key areas of domestic violence, financial hardship and early intervention. Training and workshops are available all year round.

Contact Details:

Phone: (07) 4153 8400
Fax: (07) 4153 4949
Address: 3a River Terrace Bundaberg Qld 4670
E-mail:  bundaberg@uccommunity.org.au
Web: www.uccommunity.org.au

Domestic and Family Violence Counselling and Support – Gladstone

Ozcare provides a free and confidential service to people affected by domestic and family violence to help enable the best possible decisions to be made by individuals for themselves and their families.  Services include: counselling either by telephone or face-to-face, emotional support, support groups, information and referral service and community awareness.

Contacts

Phone: 1800 692 273
Email: info@ozcare.org.au 
Web: www.ozcare.org.au
Address: 174 Goondoon Street, Gladstone, Qld, 4680

Banana Shire Support Centre

BSEASC provides counseling, support, crisis accommodation and information to people and children affected by domestic and/or family violence.  The Service also offers safety planning, domestic violence court support , free legal advice , No Interest loans and group work such as the 1, 2, 3 Magic Parenting Program.

Contacts

Phone: 07 49923322
Fax: 07 49926926
Email: bseasc@bigpond.net.au
Address: Shop 1a, 58 Kariboe Street, Biloela, Qld, 4715

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia provides free Individual, Relationships and Family Counselling, as well as group programs for people affected by domestic and family violence ( including Children) and those who use violence within their families.   The service also offers Domestic and Family Violence Prevention, Family Dispute Resolution, Gambling Help, Parenting Orders Program, Rainbow Service, Relationship Counselling, Supporting Children after Separation and Victims Counselling and Support Service.

The Gladstone office services the Gladstone, Tannum Sands, Boyne Island, Calliope, Biloela and Agnes Water areas – Telephone Services are available for remote areas.    

**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) 4972 9743
Web: www.raq.org.au
Address: 10 Tank Street, Gladstone, Qld, 4680

Mackay Chidren’s Contact Service Inc

This Not-For-Profit Federally funded service offering supervised contact visits and changeovers for children, separated parents and other family members.

Servicing Mackay and surrounding districts.

Contacts

Phone: (07) 4944 1733
Email: mccs@mackay.net.au
Web: www.mackayccs.org.au
Address: 37 Boddington Street, Mackay, Qld, 4740

Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre Inc.

MRCLC provides free and confidential legal information and advice, migration advice, referral and counselling, but does not provide court representation.

MRCLC may assist with preparation of family law court documents, such as an Application for Parenting and/or Property Orders, or Parenting and/or Property Consent Orders if agreement is reached about those matters.

Servicing the Mackay Regional Council, Whitsunday Regional Council and Isaac Regional Council areas.

Contacts:

Phone: (07) 4953 1211
Web: www.mrclc.com.au 
Email: admin@mrclc.com.au
Service Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday
Address: Suite 4, 80 Victoria Street, Mackay QLD 4740

Domestic Violence Resource Service Inc.

Providing Domestic Violence support services within the Mackay and regional area.

Contacts

Phone: 07 4957 3888
Fax: 07 4957 3984
Email: admin@domesticviolenceservice.com.au
Address: PO Box 519, Mackay, Qld, 4740

Domestic Violence Service of Central Queensland – Centacare Rockhampton

The Domestic Violence Service of Central Queensland (DVSOCQ) provides short and long term counselling for those caught up in domestic and family violence, including children and crisis support and practical assistance for those needing to escape domestic and family violence.  

Sites located at Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Mackay and Emerald, with an Outreach site in Blackwater.  Family Relationship Centres located at Rockhampton and Mackay.

Contacts:

Phone 1: 1300 523 985
Phone 2: 07 4982 4288
Fax: 07 4987 5448
Website: www.dvsocq.org.au
Email: dvsocq@centacare.net
Address: 141 Egerton Street, Emerald, Qld, 4720
Post: PO Box 176, Emerald, Qld, 4720

Gladstone Women’s Health Centre and Sexual Assault Service

Gladstone Women’s Health Centre and Sexual Assault Service provides free counseling, support, information and referral services for women over the age of 15. The centre has a number of professional counselors available to support women who have experienced sexual abuse, domestic violence, unplanned pregnancy or trauma. The centre also provides a range of health promotion information, educative presentations and/or skill development, which facilitate increased control over social, physical, economic and environmental factors by empowering women to make informed decisions regarding their health and wellbeing.  

Servicing the Gladstone, Tannum Sands, Boyne and Caliope areas.

Contact Details:

Phone – 07 4979 1456
Address – 9 Derby Street, Gladstone, 4680
E-mail –  info@gladstonewomenshealth.org.au
Webwww.gladstonewomenshealth.org.au

Country and Remote Counselling Services

Provision of therapeutic counselling/ indigenous psychotherapy, psycho education for individuals and groups who have been affected by domestic and family violence.  Services include culturally appropriate education and training to limit self harm attributed to excessive alcohol and other drugs consumption.
Services can be delivered on site throughout Queensland. (see website)

Contact Details:

Phone: +61456087172
Email: gestaltbrian@gmail.com
Web: www.consultbrianhunt.com
Address: 56 Dunrock Road, Chelona, Mackay, QLD

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