(07) 3394 4644
Darin Professional Centre
Suite 1, 631 Logan Road,
Greenslopes, QLD 4120

Community Services

We all need help at certain times in our lives and it is important that you feel comfortable in reaching out to those organisations best equipped to assist you at such times. The following contacts may prove helpful.


Activities for your health

Better Health
Better Health provides health and medical information to help individuals and communities improve their health and wellbeing.
Search the A to Z index for access to hundreds of information sheets.
Website: www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au

The Heart Foundation
The Heart Foundation provides personalised information on heart health, nutrition and healthy lifestyle, from a team of qualified health professionals.
Website: www.heartfoundation.org.au
Phone: (07) 3872 2500 - Brisbane
1300 362 787 (Regional)
557 Gregory Tce, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Real Adventure Women Program
Brisbane CIty Council's Real Adventure Women program (RAW) offers adventurous activities for women aged 16 years and over. Join other women and experience sporting and recreational activities in a friendly, supportive and non-competitive environment.
Website: http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/facilities-recreation/index.htm (Click on sport & leisure, then click on recreation programs, then click on Real Adventure Women (RAW)


Australian Alcohol Guidelines
This website provides information about alcohol related health issues and where to go if you or someone you know has problems with alcohol.
Website: www.alcoholguidelines.gov.au
Phone: (07) 3837 5989 (Brisbane)
1800 177 833 (Regional)

Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their life experience, strength and hope with each other that may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Website: www.aa.org.au
Phone: (07) 3255 9162
(10am – 10pm: 7 days a week)
Annerley Library Annex
460 Ipswich Road, Annerley QLD

To help families and friends of problem drinkers.
Website: www.al-anon.alateen.org/australia
Phone: (07) 3854 0331
Al-Anon Family Groups
Unit 3, 1st Floor
157 Abbotsford Road
Bowen Hills Qld 4006

Community Services

Community Services - Crisis Care
Crisis Care is a Queensland Government organisation. Through this organisation, the Department of Communities works to strengthen and protect the wellbeing of Queenslanders, particularly those most in need. Contacts for professional help in the areas of Aborginal & Torres Straight Islander, Child Safety, Disability & Community, Housing & Homelessness, Women's Info Link and other related welfare is available.
Website: www.communities.qld.gov.au

Centacare is the social services arm of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. Working in partnership with various levels of government and the community, Centacare reaches out to those requiring relationship, employment, disability, childcare and community support.
Website: www.centacarebrisbane.net.au

Centacare Administration
The Catholic Centre
143 Edward Street
Brisbane Qld 4001
Phone: (07) 3336 9246

Centacare Child Care Services
50 Cleveland Street
Stones Corner Qld 4120
Phone: (07) 3244 2500

Contraception and Family Planning

True Relationships & Reproductive Health (previously known as Family Planning QLD)
True Relationships & Reproductive Health is a unique Queensland organization offering clinical, education and information services through its nine regional centres. It also has a comprehensive resource catalogue to support teachers, parents and young people.
Website: www.fpq.com.au
230 Lutwyche Road
Windsor  QLD  4030
Phone: (07) 3250 0240

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Resource Centre
Aims to improve the safety and status of women experiencing domestic violence through advocacy. Improve the safety and status of women, children and family members experiencing domestic and family violence through individual and systemic advocacy.
Website: http://www.dvconnect.org
Phone: (07) 3217 2544
PO Box 3278
South Brisbane Qld 4101

General Female Health

Womens Health Queensland Wide
Women’s Health is a health promotion, information and education service for women and health professionals
Website: www.womhealth.org.au
Phone: (07) 3216 0976
Toll Free: 1800 017 676 (Outside Brisbane)
68 Anderson Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

Womens Health Queensland Wide has two useful, free publications available, in both hard copy and downloadable format. Please click on the useful links tabs on their website for the following publications:

Looking After You: A New Mum’s Guide to Feeling Great – This 32 page booklet for new mums provides lots of practical tips and information about keeping a balance in your life. Being active and eating well helps you to look after your family, your home, your relationships and yourself – and feel great at the same time.

Looking After You: The Deadly Mum’s Guide to Feeling Great – A guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mums, aunties and nanas.


Women’s Legal Service
Women’s Legal Service is a specialist community legal centre run by women for women. The service provides free legal advice and information to women in Queensland.
Website: www.wlsq.org.au
387 Ipswich Road (cnr Ponsonby Street), Annerley, Qld
General Advice Line:
Brisbane : (07) 3392 0670
Outside Brisbane: 1800 677 278

Mental Health

Reach Out
Web-based service helping promote mental health and wellbeing amongst young people.
Website: au.reachout.com

Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue works to increase awareness of depression, anxiety and related disorders.
Website: www.beyondblue.org.au
Phone: 1300 224 636

The Black Dog Institute
The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-orientated facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder.
Website: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.
Website: www.lifeline.org.au
Phone: 13 11 14 (24 hour crisis support service)

Princess Alexandra Hospital Mental Health Service
Phone: 1300 858 998 (24 Hours, 7 days a week)

Midlife and Menopause

The Jean Hailes Foundation
The Jean Hailes Foundation for Womens Health provides a unique response to the needs of women through excellence in research, community and professional education and clinical care. They translate the latest research findings into practical health and lifestyle approaches for women and their health professionals.
Website: www.jeanhailes.org.au

Quest for Life
The Petrea King Quest for Life Centre
Quest for Life programs and services address the challenges of cancer, grief, depression or other trauma and provide practical self-help strategies for increasing peace, healing and wellbeing.
Website: www.questforlife.com.au
PO Box 390
Bundanoon NSW 2578
Phone: (02) 4883 6599

Sexual Health

Sexual Health Queensland
The site provides sexual health information and resources for the community.
Website: www.health.qld.gov.au/sexhealth

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