Central Qld

Domestic violence support services in Central Queensland

Rockhampton PCYC

Service name: Rockhampton PCYC
Email address:
Service address:
16 Bridge Street, North Rockhampton Qld 4701
Contact name:
Christine Stevens
Service description:
RUBY is a free physical fitness program run at the PCYC ROCKHAMPTON 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.
Child Minding available upon request

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

PCYC Biloela

RUBY is a free physical fitness program run at the PCYC Biloela 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.
A free creche service is available by fully qualified child care staff during class times.
Telephone: (07) 4992 3186
Fax number: (07) 4992 2850
Web address: www.pcyc.org.au/Biloela
Email address:biloela@pcyc.org.au
Service Address: PO Box 745, Biloela QLD 4715
Contact name: Kirsty Curtis


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

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

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.


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**


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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