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 3835 or 13FAMILY (13 32 64)|
|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 5699 8248|
|Address||101B, Level 1, 9 Bay 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|
Practical Behaviour Solutions GOLD COAST
A mobile service for single parents/couples/ carers & professionals/organisations caring for someone expressing challenging behaviours aged 2.5 years and up. This service is also for individuals aged 15 and up experiencing problems as a result of an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Bulk-billing available where possible.
|Phone||1800-TANTRUM or 1800 826 878|
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||07 3235 9999 or 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|