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
Queensland Sexual Assault Network (QSAN)
- 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.
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.
Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre
Phone: (07) 3843 1823
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
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
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
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.
326 Montague Road, West End.
Counselling and support service for women who are or have been in prison.
Phone: (07) 3844 5066
Generalist Sexual Assault Services
Brisbane Rape & Incest Survivors Support Centre
Phone: (07) 3391 0004
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
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
DVAC – Service Against Sexual Violence
Ipswich – (07) 3816 3000
Toowoomba – (07) 4642 1354
Toowoomba Sexual Assault Support Service
Phone: (07) 4616 6950
After hours phone: Kobi House (07) 4616 6000
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
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
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 email@example.com
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
Phone: (07) 4153 4299
Gladstone Women’s Health Centre – Sexual Assault Service
Phone: (07) 4979 1456 Opening hours: Monday-Friday
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockhampton Sexual Assault Support & Prevention Service – Women’s Health Centre
Phone: (07) 4922 6585 or After hours phone: 1800 017 382
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.
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
Townsville Sexual Assault Support Service – The Womens Centre
Phone: (07) 4759 9711
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