Coomera

Domestic violence support services in Coomera

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

 

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

PCYC Nerang – RUBY

RUBY is a free physical fitness program run at the PCYC Nerang 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 creche available.

Telephone: 0424338861
Web address: pcyc.org.au
Email address: courtney.muldoon@pcyc.org.au
Service Address: Cayuga Street Nerang QLD 4211
Contact name: Courtney Muldoon

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

Working Against Violence Support Service (WAVSS)

The Working Against Violence Support Service (WAVSS) is the Regional Domestic Violence Service in Logan providing free support to women and children experiencing violence in their intimate relationships.  We provide crisis support; information, advocacy and advice; counselling for women and children; groupwork; court support; referral; community education; and leadership for the Logan Integrated Community Response (ICR) and Beaudesert Coordinated Community Response (CCR) networks.

Contact Details:

Phone: 07 3808 5566
Fax: 07 3808 5109
Email: reception@wavss.org
Web: www.wavss.org
Address: PO Box 726, Woodridge QLD 4114

Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast Inc.

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The Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast Inc. (DVPCGC Inc.) is a specialist domestic violence service, providing support to women and their children affected by domestic violence.  DVPCGC Inc. provides a range of services and supports including crisis intervention, counselling and groups for women and children, court assistance, men’s programs, community education and training and community awareness activities. 

Contact Details:

Southport Office – servicing Gold Coast
Phone – 07 5591 4222 or (counselling) 07 5532 9000
Service Hours – Mon to Fri 9am-4:45pm except Wed 9am-1pm
E-mail –  info@domesticviolence.com.au
Webwww.domesticviolence.com.au
Address: PO Box 409, Southport, Qld, 4215

Beenleigh Office – servicing Beenleigh, Eagleby & North Gold Coast
Phone – 07 3807 6226   
Fax – 07 3807 2218
Service Hours – Mon to Fri 9am-4:45pm except Wed 9am-1pm
E-mail – admin@domesticviolence.com.au 
Webwww.domesticviolence.com.au

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

YFS Ltd

YFS provides an intervention program for men who use violence or abuse in their relationships.  We call our service Responsible Men. We focus on how men can take responsibility to change their behaviour and decision making without using violence, and how to use this knowledge to make positive changes for healthy and safe relationships. We offer evening and day group sessions.

Contact details

Tel: 3826 1500
Email: dvt@yfs.org.au
Web: yfs.org.au 
Address: 2 – 4 Rowan Street, Slacks Creek, Qld 4127

STAAR – Standing Tall Against Abusive Relationships Inc.

 

STAAR “Standing Tall Against Abusive Relationships” is a physical fitness program specifically designed to empower women who have been or currently are affected by Domestic Violence.

Classes will consist of strength, conditioning and aerobic training sessions. Classes will be run each Wednesday at 9:30am-10:30am and 5:30pm-6:30pm.

STAAR and YOUNGSTAAR will come together regularly to provide joint fitness activities for mums and their children to rebuild the relationship and bond.

Contacts

Phone: 0400 534 296
Web: Facebook Page “Staar and Youngstaar Programs”
Email: info@staar.org.au
Address: Eagleby Community Hall, Cowper Avenue, Eagleby
Contact name: Larissa Shaw

RiSE Qld

Our mission is to raise Post Domestic Violence awareness through advocacy, using social media to empower, give a voice to the individual and provide
workable solutions. 

Contacts

Phone: 07 5497 9467
Email: info@rise-qld.com.au
Web: www.rise-qld.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/BrisbaneRiSEQLD

Probation and Parole Service

Probation and Parole Service supervises offenders subject to community-based orders and enforces the orders of the courts to break the cycle of re-offending and increase community safety. Offenders who have committed acts of domestic violence are referred to programs and counselling in the community to address their offending behaviour.

Contact Details

Logan City Office
Phone: (07) 3884 9688
Mobile: 0429369531
Email: peta-ann.clark@dcs.qld.gov.au

Burleigh Heads Office
Phone: (07) 5569 7910
Email: phillippa.andrews@dcs.qld.gov.au 

Southport Office
Phone
: (07) 5583 5555 
Email: nadia.tschirpig@dcs.qld.gov.au

Beenleigh Office
Phone: (07) 3884 8870
Email: renee.mccambridge@dcs.qld.gov.au

Beaucare

Contact Details:

44 Tina Street Beaudesert
See service specific phone numbers below

Mark Buckland, Manager, Community Services
Community Development Officer

Services

  • Community Development: 5541 3762 cdo@beaucare.org.au
  • Family Support – Counselling and support services to families with children under 18:  5541 3290 fso@beaucare.org.au / fsw@beaucare.org.au
  • Youth Development and Support – Counselling and support for children and young people 10 – 25:  55413 391 youth@beaucare.org.au
  • Information and referrals provided to other appropriate services for persons not included in programs outlined above

Family Relationship Centre

The Family Relationship Centre (FRC) provides FREE confidential mediation to assist separated parents agree on workable care arrangements for their children. The Centre also provides information and referrals for both intact and separated families. The FRC also has a qualified Child Inclusive Practitioner who can bring the child’s voice to mediated agreements by working with the children prior to the mediation session.

Contact Details:

Address: Suite 11, 207 Currumburra Road, Ashmore, Qld. 4214
Visits Beaudesert: 1st Friday of Month at Mission Australia
Telephone: 5656 1700 Fax: 5656 1711
Appointments: 1300 132 411 (free call)
Email: frcgc@centacarebrisbane.net.au
Rhonda Wilson, Community Education & Promotions Officer rwilson@centacarebrisbane.net.au
Lola Mashado, Manager lmashado@centacarebrisbane.net.au

Costs

Information, referrals and individual sessions, child consultation free of charge. Up to 3 hours of joint sessions free of charge, but fees may be charged after that depending upon circumstances.

Illoura Child and Family Counselling Centre

Contact Details:

Address: 31 Duckett Street, Beaudesert 4285
Phone: 5541 19 55
Mobile: 0439 760 903

Services

Services available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.30 am to 5.30 pm)

Premarital, Marriage/ Relationship Counselling. Child & Family Counselling &  Mediation. Parenting Skills; Divorce Recovery; Anger Management; Addiction (Drug & Alcohol); Stress/ Depression; Sexual Abuse; Domestic & Family Violence; Seminars & Workshops; Support Groups; Practicum Placements for Counselling Students.

St Mary’s Community Services

St Mary’s Community Services provides a range of social, in home and support services for those living in the Scenic Rim region, with service specifically for those who are frail aged, younger people with a disability and their carers and those with a mental illness.

Contact Details:

Address: 6 – 12 Petersen St, Beaudesert
Phone: 5541 1653
Fax: 5541 1143
Email: michelle.b@centacarebdst.org.au
Web: www.centacarebdst.org.au (not yet operational)

Services

Community Mental Health, Carer Respite, Aged Care, HACC, Disability Services, Volunteers, Home Assist Secure, (Note: We’re not a DV specific service but do a range of in home and community services for those eligible)

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