Far North Qld
Cape York/Gulf Remote Area Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Child Care Assoc. Inc
The Cape York/Gulf Remote Area Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Care (RAATSICC) Advisory Association is the peak advisory body on children and family matters for Queensland’s Cape and Gulf remote communities. RAATSICC work collaboratively to overcome any barriers to the care and protection of our children. RAATSICC provides support, education and awareness and child counselling services to children and youth and their families experiencing domestic violence in the communities of Lockhart River, Napranum, Kowanyama and Mapoon. RAATSICC services include:
- Advisory Network
· FNQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Support Service
· Crisis Accommodation – Ma’aathan Women’s Shelter (Aurukun)
· Remote Indigenous Child and Family Support Resource Service
· Remote Indigenous Child Witness of Domestic Violence Counselling Service
Going to Court? We can help…
Court Network is a unique not-for-profit organisation providing non-legal information, support and referral services to persons attending court.
The Queensland service is offered in the:
- Brisbane Supreme and District Courts
- Commonwealth Law Courts
- Brisbane Magistrates Court
- Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT)
- Cairns Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts
- Townsville Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts
Ruth’s Womens Shelter Cairns Inc.
Womens shelter providing crisis accommodation to women and children experiencing domestic and family violence. Servicing Cairns to Mossman and south to Innisfail.
TRICC Inc. (Tablelands Sexual Assault)
Providing free confidential, professional counselling, support and information for non-offending women and men 15 years and over who have experienced sexual assault at any time. Also for their supportive family and friends. Provide counselling within 90 minutes drive from Atherton and via phone and Skype.
Servicing the Tablelands Regional Council area and the Shires of Croydon and Etheridge.
Womens Centre Cairns
The Womens Centre offers a free service to women in crisis with a focus on domestic violence and homelessness. We offer centre based and outreach services such as : Crisis support, practical & financial support to obtain housing or escape violence .Young Parent Outreach, & Intensive Family Outreach.
Servicing the Cairns region.
Cairns Community Legal Centre
Seniors Legal & Support Service provides free legal and support services to seniors who are experiencing (or at risk of experiencing) elder abuse and/or financial exploitation. The Service is staffed by a Solicitor and a Social Worker.
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)
Providing psychological support for people who are subjected to DV – specialising in PTSD and depression.