Local community support services

The Domestic Violence Action Centre provides service supports listed on the DVAC Services Page in our local communities. If you are looking for information about services available outside of our local communities we encourage you to check here for a list of supports available in Queensland https://www.cyjma.qld.gov.au/campaign/dfv-support

The list of services provided here is intended as a general guide and is not exhaustive. We endeavour to keep it relevant and current.


Hospitals/Health Services

Ipswich

Service Phone Website Link Region / Area
Ipswich Hospital
Ipswich Health Plaza
Kambu Health
True Relationships & Reproductive Health
Children By Choice
(07) 3810 1111
07 3817 2444
07 3810 3000
07 3281 4088
07 3357 5377
Ipswich Hospital
Ipswich Health Plaza
Kambu Health
True
Children By Choice
Ipswich
Laidley Hospital
Gatton Hospital
07 5466 8100
07 5468 4188
Laidley Hospital
Gatton Hospital
Lockyer Valley
Kambu Health 07 5465 3353 Kambu Health Lockyer Valley

 

Toowoomba/Darling Downs

Service Phone Website Link Region / Area
Darling Downs Health Services
Toowoomba Hospital
Kobi House (Sexual Assault Service)
Stanthorpe Hospital
Warwick Hospital
07 4616 6843
07 4616 6000
07 4616 6446
07 4683 3400
07 4660 3900
Child Youth Mental Health Service
Toowoomba Hospital
Kobi House
Stanthorpe Hospital
Warwick Hospital
Toowoomba
Toowoomba
Toowoomba
Stanthorpe
Warwick
Carbal Medical Centre 1300 379 558 Carbal Medical Services Toowoomba and Warwick
Goolburri Aboriginal Health 07 4632 0338 Goolburri Toowoomba

 

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Emergency Relief

Ipswich

Service Phone Website Link / Details Region / Area
Westside Community Care 07 3818 2915 Relief: food, hampers and vouchers Springfield
Anglicare
Goodna Street Life
Salvos Emergency Relief Team
07 3818 0945
0455 995 561
1300 371 288
Food parcels, assistance with bills
Food, clothes
Goodna
Ipswich Foodbarn 07 3496 1514 Hampers available for $30, membership fee for first visit of $5.
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am to 12pm.
Ipswich Foodbarn
Woodend, Ipswich
Ipswich Healthy Hampers 0488 848 654 Tivoli, Ipswich
St Vincent de Paul 1800 846 643 (QLD) Vinnies Qld Statewide
Ipswich Assist 07 3413 1070 Food parcels Ipswich

 

Toowoomba/Darling Downs

Service Phone Website Link Region / Area
Lifeline Darling Downs 1300 991 443 Lifeline Toowoomba
Warwick
Stanthorpe
Base Services 07 4638 2399 Base Services Toowoomba
Protea Place Women’s Support Centre 07 4613 1378
0403 756 783
Protea Place Toowoomba
Civic Assist 07 4631 5822 Civic Assist Toowoomba
St Vincent de Paul 1800 846 643 (QLD) Vinnies Stanthorpe
Warwick

 

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Support Services

(including counselling, family support, domestic violence, sexual violence)

Ipswich

Service Phone Website Link Region / Area
Mission Australia 07 3437 0900 Mission Australia Ipswich
Mercy Community Services 07 3437 2495 Mercy Community Services Ipswich
UnitingCare Community 07 3816 9600 UnitingCare Queensland Ipswich
Sexual Assault Helpline 1800 010 120 DV Connect Sexual Assault Helpline Qld statewide
Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) 07 4616 6950 Kobi House Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) Toowoomba
Darling Downs
DV Connect 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT
DV Connect Qld statewide
DV Mensline 1800 600 636 DV Connect Mensline Qld statewide
Family & Child Connect (Mercy Community Service) 13Family
13 32 64
Family and Child Connect Toowoomba
Darling Downs
Roma
Chinchilla Family Support Centre 07 4662 8528 Chinchilla Community Centre Chinchilla
CARE Goondiwindi 07 4670 0700 CARE Goondiwindi Goondiwindi
Headspace 07 4639 9000 Headspace Toowoomba Toowoomba
YouTurn Youth Support 0407 734 901
07 4639 2740
YouTurn Toowoomba Toowoomba
Multicultural Australia 07 4632 1466 Multicultural Australia Toowoomba

 

Toowoomba/Darling Downs

Service Phone Website Link Region / Area
Lifeline Darling Downs 1300 991 443 Lifeline Toowoomba
Warwick
Stanthorpe
CatholicCare Social Services 1300 477 433
07 4662 0152 (Dalby)
1300 477 433 St George
Catholic Care Support Services Toowoomba
Dalby
St George
Mercy Community Services 07 4617 7600 Mercy Community Services, Toowoomba Toowoomba
Darling Downs
Act for Kids 07 4687 0200 Act for Kids Toowoomba
Roma
UnitingCare Community 07 4633 9201 UnitingCare Queensland Toowoomba
Darling Downs
Sexual Assault Helpline 1800 010 120 DV Connect Sexual Assault Helpline Qld statewide
Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) 07 4616 6950 Kobi House Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) Toowoomba
Darling Downs
DV Connect 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT
DV Connect Qld statewide
DV Mensline 1800 600 636 DV Connect Mensline Qld statewide
Family & Child Connect (Mercy Community Service) 13Family
13 32 64
Family and Child Connect Toowoomba
Darling Downs
Roma
Chinchilla Family Support Centre 07 4662 8528 Chinchilla Community Centre Chinchilla
CARE Goondiwindi 07 4670 0700 CARE Goondiwindi Goondiwindi
Headspace 07 4639 9000 Headspace Toowoomba Toowoomba
YouTurn Youth Support 0407 734 901
07 4639 2740
YouTurn Toowoomba Toowoomba
Multicultural Australia 07 4632 1466 Multicultural Australia Toowoomba

 

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Housing Services

(including crisis accommodation)

Ipswich

Service Phone Website Link Region / Area
Ipswich Housing Service Centre 1800 636 390 (toll free)
07 3437 600
Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy Ipswich
Ipswich Regional Advocacy Service (IRASI) 07 3281 5409 IRASI Ipswich
Queensland Government – The Residential Rental Hub The Hub 1800 497 161 OR
SMS ‘Hi’ to 0480 000 782
The Hub Qld statewide
Tenants Queensland 1300 744 263
07 3832 9403
Website: https://tenantsqld.org.au/ Brisbane,
Toowoomba and Darling Downs regional areas
RentConnect 07 4699 4400
1800 623 435
Statewide Qld
QSTARS (Qld Statewide Tenant Advice and Referral Service) 1300 744 263 QSTARS Statewide Qld
inCommunity 07 3812 1199 inCommunity Ipswich
Ipswich Community Youth Service 07 3812 1050 Ipswich Community Youth Service Ipswich

 

Toowoomba/Darling Downs

Service Phone Website Link Region / Area
Toowoomba Housing Hub
Department of Housing and Public Works (Qld)
Toowoomba & South West Housing Service Centre
1800 623 435 (toll free)
07 4699 4440
Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy Toowoomba
Stanthorpe
Warwick
YWCA - Toowomba 07 3230 3410 YWCA Toowoomba
Queensland Government – The Residential Rental Hub The Hub 1800 497 161 OR
SMS ‘Hi’ to 0480 000 782
The Hub Qld statewide
Uniting Care Qld 1300 135 500 Uniting Care Qld Toowoomba & Darling Downs regional area
Tenants Queensland 1300 744 263
07 3832 9403
Website: https://tenantsqld.org.au/ Brisbane,
Toowoomba and Darling Downs regional areas
Tenancy Skills Institute 07 3413 6997 Tenancy Skills Institute Toowoomba & Darling Downs regional areas
RentConnect 07 4699 4400
1800 623 435
Statewide Qld
QSTARS (Qld Statewide Tenant Advice and Referral Service) 1300 744 263 QSTARS Statewide Qld
The Salvation Army Supported Accommodation Service 07 4632 1711 Salvation Army Toowoomba Supported accommodation Toowoomba
St Vincent de Paul Cornerstone Program 07 4661 4777 Vinnies Specialist Homelessness Services Warwick
Red Cross Toowoomba 07 4614 1600
1800 733 276
Red Cross Toowoomba Toowoomba
Warwick region
Vinnies Homeless Hostel (Men) 1800 846 643 Vinnies Toowoomba

 

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Legal Services

Ipswich

TASC National 07 3812 7000 or 07 4616 9700 TASC National Ipswich
Legal Aid QLD 1300 65 11 88 Legal Aid QLD Statewide Qld
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island Legal Service (Qld) Ltd (ATSILS) 1800 012 255
07 4659 7822
ATSILS Statewide Qld
Women’s Legal Service QLD
Rural, Regional & Remote Priority
1800 457 117
Statewide Helpline:
1800 957 957
Women’s Legal Service QLD Statewide Qld
Queensland Law Society 1300 367 757 Queensland Law Society Statewide Qld
Refugee and Immigration Legal
Service (RAILS)
07 3846 9300 RAILS Toowoomba
Darling Downs
Brisbane
Ipswich
Community Legal Centres Community Legal Centres Statewide Qld

Toowoomba/Darling Downs

Service Phone Website Link Region / Area
TASC 07 4616 9700 TASC National Toowoomba & Darling Downs
Legal Aid Qld 1300 65 11 88 Legal Aid Qld Qld statewide
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island Legal Service (Qld) Ltd (ATSILS) 1800 012 255
07 4659 7822
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island Legal Service Qld statewide
Women’s Legal Service QLD
Rural, Regional & Remote Priority
1800 457 117
Statewide Helpline:
1800 957 957
Women’s Legal Service Qld Qld statewide
Aboriginal Family Legal Service Southern Qld 1800 185 950 Aboriginal Family Legal Service Southern Qld Goondiwindi
Toowoomba (Region)
Western Downs (Region)
Refugee and Immigration Legal Service (RAILS) 07 3846 9300 RAILS Toowoomba
Darling Downs
Brisbane

 

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