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


Phone: (07) 4030 0900 or Toll Free 1300 663 411
Web: www.raatsicc.org.au
Email[email protected]  
Address: 120 Spence Street, Cairns, Qld, 4870
Postal: PO Box 6242 Cairns, Qld, 4870

Court Network

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


Phone: 1800 267 671
Email[email protected]
Web: www.courtnetwork.com.au 
Address: PO Box 12546, George Street, Brisbane, Qld, 4003

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.

Contact Details:

Phone: 1800 811 811
Email[email protected]
Web: www.ruthswomensshelter.com.au
Address: Confidential

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.

Contact Details:

Phone – 07 4091 4036
Address – Atherton
E-mail –  [email protected]

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.

Contact Details

Email[email protected]
Web:  http://wirc.org.au/ 
Phone: 07 4051 9366
Address: 12 Scott Street, Parramatta Park, Cairns, 4870

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.

Contact Details

Email[email protected]
Web:  www.cclc.org.au
Phone: 1800 650 931 or 07 4031 7179
Address: 1st Floor, Main Street Arcade, 85 Lake St, Cairns 4870

Innate Personal Development & Counselling

Provides counseling to adults, adolescents, children and families affected by Domestic Violence in the Mount Sheridan and Cairns area.

Contact Details:

Phone – 0414 480 934
Address – PO Box 12442 Cairns DC 4870
E-mail –  [email protected]
Web – www.innatepd.com

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[email protected]
Web: www.consultbrianhunt.com
Address: 56 Dunrock Road, Chelona, Mackay, QLD

Sanctum Psychology

Providing psychological support for people who are subjected to DV – specialising in PTSD and depression.


Phone: 0414532824
Email[email protected]
Address: Southcare Medical Centre, 12 Toogood Rd, Woree, Cairns, Qld