Support & Referral Services

We aim to deliver Just, Redemptive Outcomes®

SUPPORT & REFFERALS

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National Debt Helpline

Free and confidential financial counselling

1800 007 007 available Mon to Fri, 9:30am to 4:30pm

http://www.ndh.org.au/

The Salvation Army – financial counselling and emergency assistance.

Free and confidential financial counselling, emergency financial assistance, financial coaching, money management tools, and no interest loans.

For emergency assistance in Qld, call 1300 371 288.

To find a location, click here.

https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/need-help/financial-assistance/

On your own two feet

Financial planning and free online resources for women

3123 6947 available 9am to 5pm Mon – Fri.

http://onyourowntwofeet.com.au/

ASIC – Divorce and separation financial checklist

An online checklist outlining the steps one should take to become financially independent after a relationship break-down. This checklist can be emailed.

 

ASIC – Budgeting support

A budget planner and how-to video explaining how to use it

https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/managing-your-money/budgeting

ASIC – Financial Counselling

How to find a financial counsellor, what they do, and more free online information.

 

UnitingCare – Financial Counselling

Financial Counselling and free online financial advice.

To organise an appointment, click here.

https://www.unitingcareqld.com.au/services-and-support/counselling-and-wellbeing/financial-counselling

Victim Assist Queensland

Financial assistance for victims of crime to pay for counselling, medical and dental expenses, among other things.

Queensland Government

1300 546 587

victimassist@justice.qld.gov.au

https://www.qld.gov.au/law/crime-and-police/victims-and-witnesses-of-crime/financial-assistance

Zhara Foundation

Free and confidential Financial Counselling, and

Small grants program (opportunity knox) providing grants up to $500 for victims of DV for education and employment access

(08) 8352 1889

http://zahrafoundation.org.au/

Good Shepherd Microfinance

Offers No Interest Loans for up to $1,500 for people with low or no income for essentials (like fridges, computers, etc.)

13 64 57

https://nils.com.au/

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The Salvation Army – Employment Plus

An employment service to support job seekers, and online tips to help find a job.

Call 136 123 to join Employment Plus, or check out their online resources here.

https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/need-help/finding-employment/

Suited to success

Provides programs to help people get into the workforce, including: styling for job interviews, steps to work program, career hub, and a development network.

To book an appointment, click here.

Call 3216 1969 for more information.

https://www.suitedtosuccess.org/

Zhara Foundation

Pathways to empowerment course (training victims to find employment)

(08) 8352 1889

http://zahrafoundation.org.au/

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Lighthouse Care

Full trolley of food for $25 and plenty of discounted groceries

19 Monte Khoury Drive, Loganholme QLD 4129

(07) 3806 0639

https://lighthousecare.org.au/

All Saints Chermside Anglican Church

Free two-course meal every Tuesday night at 6:00pm

501 Hamilton Road,

Chermside, 4032

Phone: 07 3359 2062

https://www.allsaintschermside.org.au/new-page

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Victim Assist Queensland

Assistance for victims of crime, including information on nearby counselling services, court services, and other support agencies

Queensland Government

1300 546 587

victimassist@justice.qld.gov.au

https://www.qld.gov.au/law/crime-and-police/victim-assist-queensland

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Hope Foundation

Provides prayer services and other services to support women stepping away from addiction.

0433 170 263

PO Box 265, Mt Gravatt Plaza, QLD, 4122

http://www.hopefoundation.org.au/

Also provides meals, support groups, and other personal support

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DivorceCare Course

Seminar-based support group for divorcees

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$25 Registration Fee

Bridgeman Office, Administration

07 3263 1950

https://www.divorcecare.org/

https://www.bridgeman.org.au/divorce-care-course/

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DV Connect (UnitingCare)

Crisis accommodation and support services

1800 811 811

https://www.unitingcareqld.com.au/services-and-support/family-support/domestic-and-family-violence

MensLine Australia

Free help, support, counselling and referrals for men. Available online and over the phone.

1300 78 99 78

https://mensline.org.au/phone-and-online-counselling/mensline-australia-online-counselling/

https://mensline.org.au/

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service

Provides information, referrals, crisis support, practical assistance, counselling, and emotional support. For those affected by domestic and family violence.

Free and confidential service

3217 2544

bdvs@micahprojects.org.au

https://www.bdvs.org.au/

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Care to move

Provides support to help people who are going through separation move out of the family home, including creating an inventory, arranging cleaning, and coordinating real estate. Also has some free online tips for downsizing.

Packages start from $330 (incl GST)

Call 3180 1689, or email support@caretomove.com.au

https://caretomove.com.au/our-services/separation-or-divorce-relocation/

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Family Relationships Advice Line

Free info, advice, and referral services.

1800 050 321 between 8am and 8pm M – F and 10am to 4pm Sat

http://www.familyrelationships.gov.au/

Supporting Children After Separation

Programs for children including counselling and group work to help cope with their parents’ separation

Note:Free

UnitingCare

https://www.unitingcareqld.com.au/services-and-support/family-support/family-relationships#frc

Parenting Support

Includes training for parents and referrals for other support services. Also plenty of free info

UnitingCare

https://www.unitingcareqld.com.au/services-and-support/family-support/parenting

Post Separation Co-Operative Parenting Program

Family Law Pathways Network in conjunction with Uniting Care

Fee: No Service fee, but there is a waiting list

 

3816 9600 | 3816 9611

Ask for Stuart Hall or Sherry Wright

stuart.hall@uccommunity.org.au

Greater Brisbane Region

Post-Separation Parenting Program

Resolution Partners

3113 3700

admin@resolutionpartners.com.au

Fortitude Valley

Triple P

Post-separation parenting course

Note: Free

1300 301 300

https://www.triplep-parenting.net.au/qld-uken/triple-p/?itb=3b777b775721dfa8d36de2a320a03e53

Cohesive Coaching

Provides Triple P post-separation parenting course over 1 day, with full Court certificate

Note: $165 per parent

Only operates on weekends

0430 392 737

Albany Creek, QLD 4035

Australia

https://cohesivecoaching.com.au/positive-parenting/triple-p-positive-parenting-course-27-october-2019/