South East Qld
Working Against Violence Support Service (WAVSS)
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.
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast Inc.
The Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast Inc. (DVPCGC Inc.) is a specialist domestic violence service, providing support to women and their children affected by domestic violence. DVPCGC Inc. provides a range of services and supports including crisis intervention, counselling and groups for women and children, court assistance, men’s programs, community education and training and community awareness activities.
Southport Office – servicing Gold Coast
Phone – 07 5591 4222 or (counselling) 07 5532 9000
Service Hours – Mon to Fri 9am-4:45pm except Wed 9am-1pm
E-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
Web – www.domesticviolence.com.au
Address: PO Box 409, Southport, Qld, 4215
Beenleigh Office – servicing Beenleigh, Eagleby & North Gold Coast
Phone – 07 3807 6226
Fax – 07 3807 2218
Service Hours – Mon to Fri 9am-4:45pm except Wed 9am-1pm
E-mail – email@example.com
Web – www.domesticviolence.com.au
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.
Act for Kids
Act for kids is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation providing free professional support services to help families experiencing stress or problems.
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.
YFS provides an intervention program for men who use violence or abuse in their relationships. We call our service Responsible Men. We focus on how men can take responsibility to change their behaviour and decision making without using violence, and how to use this knowledge to make positive changes for healthy and safe relationships. We offer evening and day group sessions.
STAAR – Standing Tall Against Abusive Relationships Inc.
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.
STAAR and YOUNGSTAAR will come together regularly to provide joint fitness activities for mums and their children to rebuild the relationship and bond.
South West Brisbane Community Legal Centre Inc.
The Community Legal Centre provides free legal advice and assistance in many areas of law including domestic violence, family law, child protection, civil matters, consumer, credit and debt, motor vehicle accident property damage, wills and enduring powers of attorney. Youth criminal law and Advocacy specialist service and Child Protection Duty Lawyer service at Beenleigh Magistrates Court each Thursday.
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
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) is a Centacare based service which 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
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Women’s Legal & Logan Community Capacity & Service QualityAdvocacy Service
Sport & Recreation and Community Participation – South East Region – Department of Communities
Address – Level 1 – 6 Ewing Rd Woodridge Qld 4114
Postal – P O Box 236 Woodridge Qld 4114
Phone – 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.
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.
44 Tina Street Beaudesert
See service specific phone numbers below
Mark Buckland, Manager, Community Services
Community Development Officer
- Community Development: 5541 3762 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Family Support – Counselling and support services to families with children under 18: 5541 3290 email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org
- Youth Development and Support – Counselling and support for children and young people 10 – 25: 55413 391 email@example.com
Information and referrals provided to other appropriate services for persons not included in programs outlined above
Family Relationship Centre
The Family Relationship Centre (FRC) provides FREE confidential mediation to assist separated parents agree on workable care arrangements for their children. The Centre also provides information and referrals for both intact and separated families. The FRC also has a qualified Child Inclusive Practitioner who can bring the child’s voice to mediated agreements by working with the children prior to the mediation session.
Address: Suite 11, 207 Currumburra Road, Ashmore, Qld. 4214
Visits Beaudesert: 1st Friday of Month at Mission Australia
Telephone: 5656 1700 Fax: 5656 1711
Appointments: 1300 132 411 (free call)
Rhonda Wilson, Community Education & Promotions Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
Lola Mashado, Manager email@example.com
Information, referrals and individual sessions, child consultation free of charge. Up to 3 hours of joint sessions free of charge, but fees may be charged after that depending upon circumstances.
Illoura Child and Family Counselling Centre
Address: 31 Duckett Street, Beaudesert 4285
Phone: 5541 19 55
Mobile: 0439 760 903
Services available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.30 am to 5.30 pm)
Premarital, Marriage/ Relationship Counselling. Child & Family Counselling & Mediation. Parenting Skills; Divorce Recovery; Anger Management; Addiction (Drug & Alcohol); Stress/ Depression; Sexual Abuse; Domestic & Family Violence; Seminars & Workshops; Support Groups; Practicum Placements for Counselling Students.
St Mary’s Community Services
St Mary’s Community Services provides a range of social, in home and support services for those living in the Scenic Rim region, with service specifically for those who are frail aged, younger people with a disability and their carers and those with a mental illness.
Community Mental Health, Carer Respite, Aged Care, HACC, Disability Services, Volunteers, Home Assist Secure, (Note: We’re not a DV specific service but do a range of in home and community services for those eligible)
Centacare Helping Out Families (HOF)
HOF works with men who are using violent and abusive behaviours in their family relationships. The Changing Gears program is a 16 week men’s behaviour change group. Participants are invited in for an initial assessment and then offered a place in the program. Topics covered include What is Domestic Violence, The Impact of Violence on Women and Children, Time Out strategy, Healthy Relationships and more. Men are challenged and support to make lasting changes in their behaviours in order to be safe people for their families to be around.
Logan Uniting Counselling Centre
Counselling centre providing assistance with issues including grief and loss, depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, self esteem, identity
relationship issues abuse and stress. We offer counselling to children and adults. All of our counsellors are tertiary trained and receive regular professional supervision.
Family Relationship Centre – Logan
Registered family dispute resolution provider. Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners at FRC Logan assist separating or separated parents to resolve parenting arrangements and provide information about the family law system and other family or individual support providers. A Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner may issue a Section 60I Certificate to one or both parties, if joint family dispute resolution is unsuccessful or assessed as inappropriate and they wish to make an application for a family court order.
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.
The Psych Professionals
The Psych Professionals (Cornubia) is a team of Psychologists providing support, assistance and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults dealing with domestic violence and any other social, personal, occupational or mental health issues. We have specialist Child & Adolescent Psychologists who exclusively works with children and adolescents as well as Psychologists assisting our adult clients.