General Support

Collection of external resources for Health, Legal, and other services.

Health Support

SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE

The State-wide Sexual Assault Line is here to offer telephone support and counselling to anyone – women, men and young people – who has been sexually assaulted or abused and for anyone who is concerned or suspects someone they care about might have been assaulted or abused.

Call 1800 010 120

dvconnect.org/

HEADSPACE

Headspace is Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation. The headspace mission is to deliver improvements in the mental health, social wellbeing and economic participation of young Australian’s aged 12-25.

headspace.org.au

KIDS HELPLINE

Did you know that Kids Helpline helps out people until they turn 25? You can give them a call every day of the year, any time of the day. They can help you out with problems or link you to services in your local area.

Call 1800 551 800

kidshelpline.com.au/

POISONS HELPLINE

For fast poisoning advice 24 hours, 7 days a week, from anywhere in Australia. Calls to the Queensland Poisons Information Centre are answered by Pharmacists specially trained in toxicology and the provision of poisons information. Centre staff can determine whether medical attention is needed and provide first aid advice, as well as offer poisoning prevention information.

Call 13 11 26

ADIS
(Alcohol & Drug Information Service)

The Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) is a Queensland state-wide service.
ADIS provides a free 24 hour/7 day telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone with concerns about their own or someone else’s use of alcohol or other drugs. ADIS provides an anonymous service.

Call 1800 177 833

health.qld.gov.au/

ADAWS
(Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Withdrawal Service)

ADAWS is a residential program for young people 13-18 years old who feel they have a problem with drug use and are seeking to detox or withdraw. Young people who choose to go to ADAWS live in the program for 11 days whilst they detox, and take part in a relapse prevention program.

Call (07) 3163 8400

kidsinmind.org.au/

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT 13 HEALTH

Queensland Health now has a phone line for all Queenslanders to help take the worry out of health concerns.
You can phone anytime for the cost of a local call. Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate than local call charges.

Call 13 HEALTH

MEDICARE

A young person can claim through Medicare for psychiatric or psychological care. This process is not a simple one and information is available online. Wherever possible we would advise that you have a support person to assist you through the process.

humanservices.gov.au/individuals/medicare

BEYOND BLUE

This is the national anti-depression initiative, so if you are feeling down this website could help.

beyondblue.org.au

1800 RESPECT

Confidential information, counselling and support service. Open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.

Call 1800 RESPECT

DV CONNECT
WOMENSLINE

DVConnect Womensline is a state wide telephone service that offers support and services to women who are experiencing domestic or family violence, the phone line is active 24 hours a day 7 days a week. They offer free, professional and non-judgemental telephone support to you, wherever you live in Queensland.

Call 1800 811 811

DV CONNECT
MENSLINE

DVConnect Mensline is a free, confidential telephone, counselling, referral and support service especially set up for men. It is a Queensland wide service that operates between the hours of 9am and midnight, 7 days a week. Mensline Queensland offers professional counselling and information, and acts as a strategic point of referral for Queensland men.

Call 1800 600 636

LEGAL AID QUEENSLAND

Legal Aid Qld can help if you:

legalaid.qld.gov.au/

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER LEGAL SERVICE

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld) Ltd, is a community-based organisation established to provide professional and culturally competent legal services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Queensland.
Our mission is to foster collaborative partnerships with our communities, key government and non-government stakeholders to influence positive change and deliver high quality legal services for our people within or exposed to the justice system.

atsils.org.au/

Financial Support and Other Services

CENTRELINK
YOUTH ALLOWANCE

Financial help if you’re under 24 and studying, an Australian Apprentice, looking for work or sick.

Call 13 11 26

humanservices.gov.au/

GIVEIT

“GIVIT is a web-based philanthropic community where people donate items or time to people in need. They are a ‘targeted giving’ service that finds new lives for your unwanted items with worthy recipients.”
So if you have anything to give or you need something and don’t have a lot of money, this is a great website.

givit.org.au

TELEPHONE INTERPRETING SERVICE (TIS)

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is an interpreting service provided by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection for people who do not speak English and for agencies and businesses that need to communicate with their non-English speaking clients.

tisnational.gov.au/

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