Domestic violence support services in Central Qld
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.
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.
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.
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**
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.
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.
Domestic Violence Resource Service Inc.
Providing Domestic Violence support services within the Mackay and regional area.
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.
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.
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)
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.