Support Services for victims and survivors of abuse

If you need immediate help

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger please call 000 immediately.

If you or someone you know needs to speak with someone as you feel at breaking point, then contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 for 24 hour crisis support.

CentacareCQ Family & Relationship Services

Centacare’s Family and Relationship Services can provide the services of trained counselors for those who have been affected by sexual abuse.

1300 523 985 www.centacare.net

Office sites in Rockhampton, Gladstone, Mackay, Bundaberg, Emerald and Longreach.

Services available in Rockhampton include, but are not limited to, community care, family and individual counselling, family support services, family relationship and education skills training, and ACCESS (an employee assistance program).

UnitingCare Community

www.unitingcareqld.com.au/

Please call the following locations to make a face-to-face counselling appointment:

  • Rockhampton: 07 4930 7300
  • Bundaberg: 07 4153 8400
  • Gladstone: 07 4970 1600
  • Mackay: 07 4944 2300
  • Emerald: 07 4982 3730

Support services immediate

If you need immediate support, 24 hours telephone assistance is available through the following providers.

You can also click on the name of each organisation to access their website.

Other support services

Click on the name of each organisation to access their website.

Relationships Australia QLD
Queensland
Support, information and referral, and counselling for people who have experienced child sexual abuse.
Phone: 1300 364 277 / 1800 552 127
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support

Micah Projects Inc
Queensland
A dedicated support service and resource centre for Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants.
Phone: (07) 3029 7000
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support

knowmore
All States and Territories
Independent service giving free legal advice to assist survivors of institutional child sexual abuse.
Phone: 1800 605 762 (Free Call)
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support

Care Leavers Australasia Network (CLAN)
All States and Territories
Support and advocacy for Care Leavers
Phone: 1800 008 774 (Free Call)
Type of support: Support and advocacy for Care Leavers, Counselling, Face-to-face support

Sexual Assault Counselling Australia
All States and Territories
National telephone counselling service for people who have experienced abuse. Face-to-face counselling is available in New South Wales.
Phone :1800 211 028
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support, Telephone support

Child Wise
All States and Territories
Trauma informed telephone and online counselling for childhood abuse
Phone: 1800 991 099 (Free Call)
Type of support: Counselling, Online support, Telephone support

In Good Faith Foundation
All States and Territories
Independent advocacy, case work, referral and support to aid recovery for people who have experienced abuse, their families and communities responding to religious institutional abuses.
Phone: (03) 9326 1190
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support

Tzedek
All States and Territories
Advocacy, referrals and support services to people who have experienced religious/clergy abuse, with a focus on the Jewish community.
Phone: 1300 893 335
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support

Children and Young People with Disability Australia
All States and Territories
National peak body for children and young people with disability. Provides information and systemic representation.
Phone: 1800 222 660 (Free Call)
Type of support: Support and referral

Child Migrants Trust
All States and Territories
Social work services for Former Child Migrants, including counselling and support for family reunions.
Phone: 1800 040 509 (Free Call)
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support

Mensline Australia
All States and Territories
National telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns.
Phone: 1300 78 99 78
Type of support: 24/7 support, Counselling, Online support, Telephone support

Centre Against Sexual Violence
Queensland
Community based sexual assault service dedicated to serving the sexual assault support, education and information needs of the Logan, Beenleigh and Beaudesert communities.
Phone: (07) 3808 3299
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support

Healing Foundation
All States and Territories
Service to help build the capacity of Indigenous organisations and support the development of the Link Up network.
Phone: (02) 6272 7500
Type of support: Support and referral

People with Disability Australia
All States and Territories
National telephone line to provide information and referrals to people with disabilities.
Phone: 1800 422 015 (Free Call) / TTY: 1800 422 016
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support, Telephone support

Blue Knot Foundation
All States and Territories
Counselling, information, support and referral for people who have experienced child sexual abuse and childhood trauma.
Phone: 1300 657 380 Mon-Sun 9-5 AEST
Type of support: Information, Support and referral, Counselling, Telephone support

Bravehearts Inc
All States and Territories
Counselling and support for people who experienced child sexual abuse
Phone: 1800 272 831 (Free Call)
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support, Telephone support

Link Up Queensland
Queensland
Counselling, healing and culturally appropriate support for Indigenous Australians.
Phone: 1800 200 855 (Free Call)
Type of support: Counselling, Face-to-face support, For Indigenous Australians