Support services

Contact these organisations for help and confidential advice:

  • Elder Abuse Helpline
    Information, support and referrals for anyone experiencing abuse or witnessing the abuse of an older person.
    Phone: 1300 651 192
  • ADA Australia
    Provides general advocacy support or guardianship advocacy to older Queenslanders experiencing discrimination, harm or abuse.
    Phone: 1800 700 600
  • Queensland Human Rights Commission
    Phone: 1300 130 670
  • beyondblue
    Depression and anxiety information, advice and referrals.
    Phone: 1300 224 636
  • Crime Stoppers
    Information provided by the community assists with crime fighting and crime prevention.
    Phone: 1800 333 000
  • DV Connect
    Provides free help for women, men, children, and pets affected by domestic and family violence across Queensland.
    Phone Women's Line: 1800 811 811
    Phone Men's Line: 1800 600 636
  • Lifeline
    Counselling services for anyone at any time.
    Phone: 13 11 14
  • Office of the Public Guardian
    Protects the rights and interests of vulnerable Queenslanders, including adults with impaired decision-making capacity.
    Phone: 1300 653 187
  • Public Trustee
    Provides a range of services that help you plan for the future.
    Phone: 1300 360 044
  • Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
    Appoints guardians or administrators to act on behalf of adults with impaired decision making capacity.
    Phone: 1300 753 228
  • Seniors legal services
    Free legal and support services for seniors.
  • Sexual assault help services
    Contact details for local support groups.
  • Statewide sexual assault helpline
    Counselling services for anyone who has been sexually abused or sexually assaulted at any time of their lives.
    Phone: 1800 010 120
  • Victims Counselling and Support Service
    Counselling and support service provided to Queensland residents who have been personally affected by crime, either directly or indirectly.
    Phone: 1300 139 703 (24 hours, 7 days)
  • Victims Register
    An information service established to inform victims of violent and sexual crimes about the status of the person who offended against them.
    Phone: 1800 098 098
  • Women's Infolink
    A free and confidential information and referral services about government agencies and community services supporting women.
    Phone: 1800 177 577 (Mondays to Fridays 8 am to 6 pm).