(07) 3262 9877        info@wwild.org.au        Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PM
(07) 3262 9877

Sexual Assault Services EL

Crisis Services

Queensland Sexual Assault Helpline Ph: 1800 010 120 or https://www.dvconnect.org/sexual-assault-helpline/ Sexual assault can happen to anyone and it is never your fault. You are not alone. Reaching out for support is an extremely brave thing to do. The Sexual Assault Helpline team are specialist counsellors who will always listen and believe you. Call our team for advice and support on 1800 010 120. You can choose to be anonymous.  
    Brisbane Hospital-based Sexual Assault Service Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Sexual Assault  Response Team (SART) Crisis service: (07) 3646 5207 – 24 hour service Services the Brisbane, Redlands, Logan, Caboolture, Redcliffe areas Logan Hospital – Has a SART team however it doesn’t operate after normal work hours. Contact Logan Hospital directly. Bayside Sexual Assault Service – Redlands Hospital Phone: (07) 3488 3111 After hours phone: (07) 3488 3111   For further information about your local hospital based services contact 13 Health or 13432524. Or you can access further information at https://www.health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault/html/contact

    Police Reporting Options
  • Ring Police link 131444 or look on the QPS website. to contact your local station first, identify that the person you are assisting has a disability as they should do a video recorded interview and some information about what you would like to report to them. They will tell you what are the next steps. Its important that the person has someone to go with them for the interview who isn’t connected to the incident in anyway or was not the first or second point of disclosure. You can contact WWILD for that support if its needed.
      Queensland Sexual Assault Network (QSAN) QSAN is a state-wide network comprised of 23 non-government specialist sexual assault services and is the peak body for sexual violence prevention and support organisations in Queensland. Further information about available support services at:  www.qsan.org.au.    

Specialist Services

  Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre Phone: (07) 3843 1823 Web: www.zigzag.org.au Zig Zag provides a place of healing, support, and social action and change for young women aged 12-25 years. Sexual assault counselling, Housing support and community education. Locations for counselling services include Camp Hill, Inala and Nundah.    

Murrigunyah Family & Cultural Healing Centre

2 Burrigan Street, Woodridge QLD Ph: (07) 32904254 Email:admin@murrigunyah.org.au Website: www.murrigunyah.org.au Empowering Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Adults, Youths and Families. It is a community based sexual assault support service established (1997) and controlled by Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women of Logan City. Murrigunyah is the only specific Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual assault service in Queensland. We work from a holistic and cultural perspective supporting the social, emotional & spiritual interests of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander clients and families.     Immigrant Women’s Support Service (IWSS) Ph: (07) 3846 3490 Email: mail@iwss.org.au Website: www.iwss.org.au/ IWSS offers free confidential, practical and emotional support to immigrant and refugee women from non-English speaking backgrounds and their children who have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence.     Living Well – Men’s Sexual Assault Service 408 Gympie Road Strathpine QLD 4500 Ph: (07) 3028 4648 Web: www.livingwell.org.au Living Well is dedicated to the provision of a supportive, accessible, respectful, service to men who have experienced child sexual abuse or sexual assault, to partners, friends, family and service providers.     Sisters Inside 326 Montague Road, West End. Counselling and support service for women who are or have been in prison. Phone: (07) 3844 5066 Web: http://sistersinside.com.au    

Generalist Sexual Assault Services

  Brisbane Rape & Incest Survivors Support Centre Phone: (07) 3391 0004 Web: www.brissc.org.au The Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support centre is a feminist, free and confidential service for women survivors of sexual violence. This is a women’s only space.   Centre Against Sexual Violence Ph: (07) 3808 3299 Centre Against Sexual Violence (CASV) Inc. is a community based sexual assault service which is dedicated to serving the sexual assault support, education and information needs of the Logan, Beenleigh and Beaudesert communities. CASV also provides domestic and family violence services to the Redlands area. Phone: (07) 3808 3299 Web: www.casv.org.au     The Brisbane Southwest Support Service (Inala and surrounding region) is a Service Program provided through a formal partnership between BRISSC, Zig Zag, Murrigunyah and IWSS. Contact one of those services to access support.     The Northside Service (North Brisbane Region region) is a Service Program provided through a formal partnership between Zig Zag and BRISSC. Contact one of those services to access support.     Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence Phone: (07) 5591 1164 Web: www.stopsexualviolence.com     DVAC – Service Against Sexual Violence Ipswich –  (07) 3816 3000 Toowoomba – (07) 4642 1354 Email: info@dvac.org.au Website: https://www.dvac.org.au/     Toowoomba Sexual Assault Support Service Phone: (07) 4616 6950 After hours phone: Kobi House (07) 4616 6000     Laurel Place Laurel Place can provide you with information and resources across a range of topics relating to sexual violence including legal, medical, and court procedures. Where resources allow, they provide training and community education to increase awareness and understanding about sexual violence. They provide services to adults (15 yrears and above) and families and children. Maroochydore – Ph: (07) 5443 4711 Gympie & Murgon – Ph:  (07) 5482 7911 Moreten Bay – Ph:  (07) 5499 2096 Email: admin@laurelplace.com.au     Bravehearts provides counselling services in Strathpine (North Brisbane), Springwood (South Brisbane) and Arundel (Gold Coast) to:
  • Children and young people who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing child sexual assault and exploitation;
  • Their non-offending adult family members including parents, partners, siblings and others;
  • Children under 12 engaging in problem sexual behaviour [NOTE: Young people aged 13-17 with harmful sexual behaviour are referred to Bravehearts’ Turning Corners program].
Head Office Location: Arundel, QLD 4214 Postal Address: PO Box 575, Arundel BC, QLD 4214 Phone: 07 5552 3000 or 1800 272 831 – Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm Fax: 07 5552 3088 Email: intake@bravehearts.org.au Website: https://bravehearts.org.au/what-we-do/counselling-and-support/counselling/     Act for Kids  delivers evidence-led professional therapy and support services to children and families who have experienced or are at risk of harm across a number of sites in Queensland. Contact Details: ph: (07) 3850 3200 or 1300 228 000 or email on mail@actforkids.com.au Click on here for more information on what type of services and where they are located: Act for Kids – Preventing and treating child abuse and neglect     Centacare Sexual Assault Service – South Burnett region – Kingaroy They provide a free and confidential service is available to anyone affected by sexual violence – either historic or recent. If you wish they can also assist you with reporting anything to police and any court matters. Ph: 07 4162 5439 Website:  https://centacare.com/family-and-relationship-care/sexual-assault-counselling/adults/sexual-assault-counselling-adults-kingaroy/       Phoenix House Bundaberg Phone: (07) 4153 4299 Website: www.phoenixhouse.com.au     Gladstone Women’s Health Centre – Sexual Assault Service Phone: (07) 4979 1456  Opening hours: Monday-Friday Email: info@gladstonewomenshealth.org.au     Wide Bay Sexual Assault Service  WBSAS is a point of contact for adults, young people and children in need of support, information, counselling and/or referrals. Ph: 07 4194 5230 or Email: admin@wbsass.com.au     Rockhampton Sexual Assault Support & Prevention Service – Women’s Health Centre  Phone: (07) 4922 6585  or After hours phone:  1800 017 382 Email: reception@womenshealthrockhampton.com Outreach services provided: Yeppoon & Capricorn Coast – Tuesdays and Thursdays – The Community Centre Mount Morgan – Thursdays – The Hub Emerald & Central Highlands  – Neighbourhood Centre, Emerald     Centacare – Central QLD –  1300 523 985 – Have a range of counselling and family relationships services. https://catholiccarecq.com/services/wellness/counselling/     Longreach –  Longreach Hospital Social work department Phone: (07) 07 4652 7983     Mackay Sexual Assault Service Phone: (07) 4968 3919     Mt Isa Hospital – Sexual health (Only) Phone: (07) 4744 4826 After hours phone: Mt Isa Hospital: (07) 4744 4444     Tableland Sexual Assault Service Phone: (07) 4094 4036; Opening hours Mon-Fri 9-5pm Email: tsas@tsas.net.au     Townsville Sexual Assault Support Service – The Womens Centre Phone: (07) 4759 9711  SART – (07) 4759 9743   Opening hours: Monday – Friday Address: 50 Patrick Street Aikenvale Townsville, Qld 4814 Email: nqcws@thewomenscentre.org.au     Whitsunday Counselling and Support Service Inc. Cannonvale Office Ph: (07) 4946 2999 – Opening hours – Monday – Friday Bowen Neighbourhood Centre ph: Ph:4786 2111  Opening hours – Monday – Thursday     Cairns Sexual Assault Support Service (TRUE) Phone: (07) 4031 3590 Email: CSAS@true.org.au.