Gold Coast

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 free legal organisation that assists Victims of Crime across Queensland to recover. We assist victims to obtain payments for medical bills, counselling, loss of earnings, compensatory payments etc. We complete all the paperwork and handle your applications free of charge.

 

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

PCYC Gold Coast – RUBY Program

RUBY – RISE UP, BE YOURSELF, is a free physical fitness program for women who are, have been, or likely to be experiencing Domestic and Family Violence. Held weekly at the club, RUBY is designed to empower women by building physical strength and contributing to general well-being, emotional resilience, self-esteem and confidence through physical exercise in a violence free and safe environment.

Service name: PCYC Gold Coast – RUBY Program
Telephone: 0755385201
Web address: http://www.pcyc.org.au/Gold Coast
Email address: linda.baade@pcyc.org.au
Service Address: 180 Monaco Street, Broadbeach Waters
Contact name: Sgt Linda Baade or Karen Spencer

 

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 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

Act for Kids

Act for kids is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation providing free professional support services to help families experiencing stress or problems.

Contact Details:

Phone: (07) 5508 3800
Email: simones@actforkids.com.au
Web: www.actforkids.com.au
Address: 21 Tallebudgera Creek Rd, West Burleigh, Qld, 4219

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

Centacare Helping Out Families (HOF)


HOF works with men who are using violent and abusive behaviours in their family relationships. The Changing Gears program is a 16 week men’s behaviour change group. Participants are invited in for an initial assessment and then offered a place in the program. Topics covered include What is Domestic Violence, The Impact of Violence on Women and Children, Time Out strategy, Healthy Relationships and more.  Men are challenged and support to make lasting changes in their behaviours in order to be safe people for their families to be around.

Contact Details

Phone: 07 5556 9900
Fax: 07 5556 9999
Email: lwilliams@centacarebrisbane.net.au
Address: 29/207 Currumburra Road, Ashmore, Qld, 4214

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