Emergency Support


Lifeline Crisis Support 24/7

For anyone who is experiencing a crisis in their lives and needs to talk to someone who can help
Contact: 13 11 14

Domestic & Family Violence Prevention Service (Relationships Australia)

Services offered include:
  • Crisis counselling and support
  • Safety planning
  • Counselling for ongoing effects of domestic violence
  • Assistance with domestic violence order applications
  • Assistance at court if required
  • Community training and education around healthy relationships for both men and women (service is planning on a move in the near future)
  • Stopping Violence Program for Men (Self Referral or Court Referral)
  • Referral: Self referral by phone or come in to make an appointment
    Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 9.00am-5.00pm
    Contact: 1300 364 227
    Address: Level 3, 158 Margaret Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
    Website: http://www.raq.org.au/services/domestic-and-family-violence-prevention

    Dvconnnect

    A state wide domestic and family violence telephone service offering professional counselling and information regarding separation, child support, men's health, family law and suicide. Also offers a Pets in Crisis Program which sees animals abused during domestic violence situations placed in temporary foster homes, and crisis accommodation (gateway to refugees). Please check website description for extensive list of services offered and service specifics.
    Referral: Self Referral
    Opening Hours: Womensline - 24 hours, 7 days a week, Mensline - 9:00 am - 12:00 Midnight, 7 days a week, Sexual Assault Line - 7 days a week, 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
    Contact: Womensline - for women, children and young people - 1800 811 811 or Sexual Assault Line - 1800 010 120
                   Mensline - 1800 600 636
    Website: www.dvconnect.org

    Domestic Violence Action Centre (DVAC)

    An intiative aimed at supporting children and women who have been subject to Domestic Violence through information and advice provision, as well as active support such as support at court, counselling, education and and crisis response.
    Referral: Self Referral
    Toowoomba Contact: 07 4642 1354
    Ipswich Contact: 07 3816 3000
    Website: www.dvac.org.au Email:

    Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

    Provides community education and awareness training, peer networking and a helpline for those witnessing or experiencing elder abuse
    Referral: Self Referral
    Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Contact: Helpline - 1300 651 192 or Enquiries - 07 3867 2525
    Address (mailing): PO Box 2376, Chermside Central, QLD 4032
    Website: www.eapu.com.au
    Email: - Elder Abuse Prevention Unit -
               - Rural and Remote Peer Support Network -

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