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.
Working Against Violence Support Service (WAVSS)
STARR – Standing Tall Against Abusive Relationships
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.
Classes will be free for participants.
Phone: 07 3380 1700
Web: Facebook Page “Staar Pcyc”
Address: Beenleigh Police Citizens Youth Club, 20-38 Alamein Street, Beenleigh Qld 4207
Contact name: Larissa Shaw
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.
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**
UnitingCare Community – Helping Out Families
UnitingCare Community, Helping Out Families (HOF) initiative provides intensive family support to families with children (unborn – 18 years) in the Northern Logan region. Practical assistance is provided to families in various ways such as: personal and financial counselling, parenting ideas, home or office visits by family support workers, parenting groups, advocacy and support at stakeholder’s meetings, referrals and support to specialised services including 24 hour 7 days a week on call phone support.
Kingston East Neighbourhood Group
Kingston East Neighbourhood Group (KENG) offers a family support program offering in home emotional and practical support including managing challenging relationships, advocacy and liaison, child development and parenting skills, budgeting, stress management. KENG also offers personal counselling, financial counselling, parenting courses, playgroups, supervised children’s contact service and many other groups enabling great support and friendships to be established eg. card making, sewing, tai chi, computer club and infant massage. KENG also offers an on-site Occasional Child Care.
Youth and Family Service (Logan)
We aim to:
- support people who have experienced domestic and family violence in dealing with the impact of that violence and, to assist them to have their multiple needs met.
- assist and challenge those people who use domestic and family violence to cease the use of violence and to establish safe and respectful relationships.
- raise awareness and develop a culture of intolerance of domestic and family violence in communities, family and individuals.
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.
Logan City Office
Phone: (07) 3884 9688
Mobile: 0419 778 040
Burleigh Heads Office
Phone: (07) 5569 7910
Phone: (07) 5583 5555
Phone: (07) 3884 8870
Department of Communities (Child Safety Services)
The Department of Communities (Child Safety Services) is the lead agency for the whole of government response to child protection in Queensland. The Department provides and funds services for children, young people and families at risk to improve their safety and support a positive future; services and therapeutic placements for children and young people in care; supports for young people transitioning from care; and adoption services.
- Child Safety
- Housing and Homelessness
- Disability Community Care
- Office for Women
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services
- Sport and Recreation
- Multicultural Affairs
- Community, Family, Youth and Seniors
The Domestic Violence Assistance Program (DVAP)
The Domestic Violence Assistance Program (DVAP) provides support to those women experiencing domestic violence who wish to access the legal system to obtain Domestic Violence Protection Orders or variations to Orders. This includes assistance with writing applications for Protection Orders, navigation of the court system, support before and during the court process, information, advocacy and referral and development of a safety plan.
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8.15 am to 4.30 pm
Phone: 07 3807 7622
Location: First Floor, Southern Districts Magistrates Courthouse
Cnr James and Kent Streets, Beenleigh, Qld 4207
Logan Community Capacity & Service Quality
Sport & Recreation and Community Participation – South East Region - Department of Communities
Level 1 – 6 Ewing Rd Woodridge Qld 4114|P O Box 236 Woodridge Qld 4114
Ph 07 3884 7808
Logan Women’s Health and Wellbeing Centre Inc
Safe space for women. A welcoming and supportive space that nurtures growth, blossoming and resilience. We offer a variety of health and wellbeing services that respond to the needs of all women working or living in Logan City and surrounding areas. See our web-site for more details – www.loganwomen.com.au
- Health Information and Referral
- Self-discovery and social groups (eg. art therapy, singing)
- Physical Well-Being groups (eg. yoga, belly-dance)
- Natural Therapies (eg. massage, naturopathy)
- Counselling (experienced in impact of violence against women)
- Workshops and Courses (eg. Front-Line Communication Skills)
- Community Catering and Nutrition Workshops
Soroptimist International Logan INC
Soroptimist International Logan INC. currently has approx. 20 members and is part of Soroptimist International, a worldwide organisation for women in management and professions. Our Region is the South West Pacific Region which includes 13 member countries. Our club is a non profit organisation, and works through service projects and fund raising activities to advance human rights and the status of women. We have also established links with community organisations such as WAVSS to better cater for the needs of the community in the local area as well as supporting regional and international projects. To find out more visit http://www.siswp.org/
The Centre Against Sexual Violence (CASV)
The Centre Against Sexual Violence (CASV) Logan is a community based sexual assault service providing sexual assault support, education and information for the Logan, Beenleigh and Beaudesert communities.
The CASV provides confidential, safe, respectful services to assist women from 12 years up on their path to healing.
Interact Counselling Services
Interact Counselling Services is a professionally supervised private counselling practise providing quality counselling and support for individuals, couples and families. A range of services is provided to the community, government and non-government organisations. The service maintains ethical sound practise and the staff are tertiary qualified with specialized training in counselling practise.
- Individual, couple and family counselling.
- Abuse and trauma counselling
- Counselling for anxiety, stress and depression.
- Domestic violence prevention counselling and support
- Play based counselling for children.
- Referral to and collaboration with other community organisations and groups.
Specialises in Domestic and Family Violence for both Aggrieved and Respondents. Strives to empower you and assists in achieving the correct outcome for you and your loved ones. Also practices in family law, child protection, crime and other emotional areas of law and offers a caring and trusting environment and values you as a person and your individual needs. Legal Aid preferred Supplier and Quest Community Winner for Professional Services last year.