Brisbane Domestic Violence Service
FREE and CONFIDENTIAL SERVICES 24-7
Call (07) 3217 2544
The Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) is for people in Brisbane affected by domestic and family violence. We support women, children, family members, same sex couples and others.
Therefore, our goal is to support women and children to reach a stage where they are safe and free from fear of domestic and family violence.
BDVS is funded by the Queensland Government and is an activity of Micah Projects Inc.
The Brisbane Domestic Violence Service team members have extensive knowledge and experience in the delivery of services and support to people experiencing domestic and family violence. Our support is available 24 hours a day, seven days.
Services for women affected by domestic violence
Brisbane Domestic Violence Service provides a range of services to support women and children experiencing domestic violence including:
- information and referral
- crisis support
- practical assistance
- emotional support.
We work to provide a safe environment in which people can access our domestic violence services, providing support in the way that best meets need – over the phone, on-line, or by visiting in the home or at a safe place in the community.
Brisbane Domestic Violence Services can also assist with:
- legal advice and services
- emergency accommodation
- emergency financial relief
- counselling options for you and your children
- support groups.
Our service is based on our beliefs
- Domestic and family violence is a violation of human rights and is unacceptable in any form.
- Violence in any form is a crime and should not be tolerated by society.
- Women and children are predominantly victims of domestic and family violence.
- Every family members have a right to safety in the community and where they reside.
- Each individuals experiencing domestic and family violence have a right to be treated with respect, dignity and with a non-judgemental attitude.
- All individuals experiencing domestic and family violence have the right to choose what options they pursue to address the violence.
If you are currently in an emergency situation call the Police on 000.
Other emergency help contact details:
- DV Connect Womensline on 1800 811 811 (24 hours, 7 days a week). This number is not recorded on your phone bill.
- National DV line on 1800 737 732.
- Domestic violence
PO Box 3349 South Brisbane QLD 4101