Women's safety and wellbeing | Brisbane City Council

Women's safety and wellbeing

Brisbane is generally a safe city however it is important to take steps to protect your personal safety. 

Emergency numbers

Police, Ambulance, Fire: 000

Policelink (for non-urgent matters): 131 444

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital: 07 3068 1111

Mater Adult Hospital Brisbane Emergency Department: 07 3163 8111

Princess Alexandra Hospital: 07 3176 2111

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital: 07 3646 8111

Community health services

13 HEALTH: 13 43 25 84

Breastscreen Queensland: 132 050

Poisons Information Centre: 131 126

Princess Alexandra Sexual Health: 07 3176 5881

Counselling/support services

Anglicare Southern Queensland: 1300 610 610

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service: 07 3217 2544

Centacare: 1300 236 822

Domestic Violence Womensline (24hrs free call): 1800 811 811

Family Relationships Advice Line: 1800 050 321

Footprints: 07 3252 3488

Lifeline Brisbane: 131 114

Parentline: 1300 301 300

Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277

Salvo Care Line: 137 258

Sexual assault services

Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Centre (9am-1pm, Mon-Thu): 07 3391 0004

National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service: 1800 737 732

Sexual Assault Helpline: 1800 010 120

WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Service for women with intellectual and learning disabilities:

07 3262 9877

Legal services

Caxton Legal Centre: 07 3214 6333

Legal Aid Queensland: 1300 651 188

Refugee and Immigration Legal Service: 07 3846 9300

Women’s Legal Service Queensland: 1800 957 957

Housing services

Brisbane Homelessness Service Collaborative: 07 3036 4444

Buranda Housing Service Centre: 07 3873 7700

Chermside Housing Service Centre: 07 3917 4600

Fortitude Valley Housing Service Centre: 07 3034 6500

Homeless Persons Information Queensland: 1800 474 753

Inala Housing Service Centre: 07 3723 2000

Micah Projects: 07 3029 7000

General resources

Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland: 1300 130 670

Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000

Gay and Lesbian Welfare Association Queensland/ QLife Helpline (5.30-10.30pm): 1800 184 527

National Relay Service (for people with hearing and speech impairments): 133 677

Neighbourhood Watch Queensland: www.nhwq.org

Women’s Infolink: 1800 177 577

Children and young people services

Brisbane Youth Service: 07 3620 2400

Brisbane Youth Service – Centre for Young Women: 07 3620 2452

Child Safety Services (Brisbane): 1300 682 254

Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800

Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre: 07 3843 1823

Alcohol and drug services

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (24hrs): 1800 177 833

Alcohol and Drug Service (HADS): 07 3646 8704

Drug ARM Australasia: 07 3620 8800

Princess Alexandra Hospital Alcohol and Drug Assessment Unit: 07 3176 5191

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation Queensland: 07 3834 0200

Indigenous services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane: 07 3240 8924

or 07 3240 8900

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld): 1800 012 255

Bahloo Women’s Youth Shelter: 07 3391 2815

Gallang Place – Indigenous counselling service: 07 3899 5041

Indigenous Family and Child Support Service: 07 3029 6566

Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Corporation for Alcohol and Drug Dependence Services: 07 3358 5111

Multicultural services

Immigrant Women’s Support Service: 07 3846 3490

Multicultural Development Association: 07 3337 5400

Mater Refugee Complex Care Clinic: 07 3163 2880

Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma: 07 3391 6677

Translating and Interpreting Service: 131 450

 

You can download the Women's safety card (PDF - 648kb).

19 May 2017