Getting help from DVPC
DVPC Children and Young People’s Service
Supporting children and young people aged 4 to 18 years who have experienced or been impacted by domestic and family violence.
|Phone||(07) 5532 9000|
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|About||Services for children and young people|
|Referrals||For services wishing to make a referral, please complete our Referral Form.|
Act for Kids – Family and Child Connect (FaCC)
Family and Child Connect offers information, advice and referral pathway options for families with children aged 0–18 years of age. Catchment area is Ormeau to Coolangatta.
|Phone||07 5508 3800 or 1300 228 000|
|Address||1–3 Casua Drive, Varsity Lakes|
Child And Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS)
Provides specialised community mental health service to children and adolescents.
|Phone||07 5635 6392|
|Address||Robina Health Precinct, Level 3, 2 Campus Drive, ROBINA|
Homeless Health Outreach Team (HHOT)
Provides assessment, care co-ordination and clinical intervention for homeless persons experiencing mental illness.
|Phone||1300 MH CALL (1300 642 255)|
Lives Lived Well – Lighthouse
Free mental health treatment support for young people aged 12–18 years.
|Phone||07 5509 5900|
|Address||L1 H2O Broadway, 1/2 Nind Street, SOUTHPORT|
Fabic Behaviour Specialists (Functional Assessment & Behaviour Interventions Centre)
Supporting children, young people and adults with challenging behaviours. Infant-Parent Counselling and Consultancy Service - Helen Baker.
|Phone||07 5530 5099 or 07 5534 9082|
|Mobile||0412 615 798 or 0402 226 106|
State wide services
Department of Child Safety, Youth & Women REGIONAL INTAKE SERVICE (SOUTH-EAST)
The Regional Intake Service (RIS) is the contact point when you have concerns for a child and suspect that a child is being harmed or is at risk of future harm. When you ring RIS your details will be confidential and your identity (if provided) will be protected by law.
|Phone||1300 679 849|
|Hours||Mon to Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm|
Department of Child Safety, Youth & Women AFTER HOURS SERVICE
Outside business hours contact point when you are concerned a child has been harmed or is at risk of harm.
|Phone||1800 177 135 (Free call – Queensland only)|
Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
|Phone||1800 55 1800|
|Email a counsellor|
|Webchat||Webchat with a counsellor|
Headspace is the national youth mental health foundation. They can help young people who are doing through a tough time.
|Phone||1800 650 890|