Connectivity Pack

Support Groups

Emergency Contacts

Service Description Contact
Emergency assistance Calling Triple Zero (000) is the quickest way to get the right emergency service to help you. You can contact Police, Fire or Ambulance in life threatening or emergency situations. 000
State Emergency Service The SES service is dedicated to helping the community in times of disaster, responding to thousands of calls for help every year. The SES helps communities prepare for, respond to and recover from natural disasters, including cyclones and severe storms, floods, earthquakes and landslides. 13 25 00
Non-urgent Medical Help 13 HEALTH is a phone service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (cost of a local call) for all Queenslanders. Qualified health staff can give you advice on symptoms and conditions, who to talk to and how quickly you should act. The advice is confidential, professional and supportive. 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
Non-emergency police contact We are making it easier for you to report some types of crime or update an existing report online. Policelink 13 14 44

Counselling

Service Description Contact
Lifeline Australia Every 30 seconds, a person in Australia reaches out to Lifeline for help. We are a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. 13 11 14 Text 0477 13 11 14
Kids Helpline Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Qualified counsellors at Kids Helpline are available via WebChat, phone or email anytime and for any reason. 1800 551 800
MensLine Australia MensLine Australia is a free telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anywhere, anytime. 1300 78 99 78
Suicide Call Back Service Suicide Call Back Service is a free nationwide service providing 24/7 phone and online counselling to people affected by suicide. 1300 659 467
Beyond Blue Free telephone and online counselling service is open 24/7 for everyone in Australia. No matter who you are, or how you’re feeling, reach out to our free counselling services for support – we’ll point you in the right direction so you can get the help you need. 1300 224 636
Open Arms Veterans & Families Counselling Open Arms – Veterans & Family Counselling was founded by Australia’s Vietnam veterans. It is Australia’s leading provider of mental health assessment and counselling for Australian veterans and their families. 1800 011 046
QLife QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. 1800 184 527
Thirrili Thirrili aims to contribute to the broader social wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: reducing the high rates of suicide through the delivery of a critical response service to support individuals and families affected by a suicide or other traumatic incidents providing social support, practical assistance and advocacy support to affected individuals and families.building the capacity of local communities and service providers to care for and respond to social disadvantage, including suicides and traumatic incidents in their communitystrengthening individual, family and community resilience and social wellbeing, and contribute to addressing the social disadvantage needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities 1800 805 801
Brother to Brother The Brother to Brother crisis line provides phone support for Aboriginal men who need someone to talk to about relationship issues, family violence, parenting, drug and alcohol issues or who are struggling to cope for other reasons. 1800 435 799
13 Yarn 13YARN (Thirteen YARN) is the first national crisis support line for mob who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping. We offer a confidential one-on-one yarning opportunity with a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter who can provide crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 13 92 76
The Butterfly Foundation Butterfly Foundation is the national charity for all Australians impacted by eating disorders and body image issues, and for the families, friends and communities who support them. Butterfly operates a National Helpline that includes support over the phone, via email and online, reaching 20,000 people each year. The Helpline is staffed by trained counsellors experienced in assisting with eating disorders and body image issues. We also provide a wide range of programs for service providers and recovery groups. 1800 334 673.
Relationships Australia Information and Support for people requiring relationship counselling, addictions counselling, children’s counselling and contact services, adult and children’s program, gambling counselling. 119 High St & Berserker Street,  Frenchville 07 4926 9726
Roseberry For more than than 30 years, Roseberry QLD has provided a range of services to meet the needs of young people and families who are experiencing difficulty or are socially and financially disadvantaged in CQ. 55 Denham Street,  Rockhampton 4923 7700 gm@reseberry.org.au

Disability Access and Inclusion

Service Description Contact
BigDog Support Services BigDog Support Services is committed to ensuring that people with a disability have a choice and can live as independently as possible. We help people achieve economic participation and social inclusion. And most of all we strive to make our support flexible and responsive to an individual’s needs. BigDog Community Centre,  170 East Street,  Rockhampton City 07 4573 4611

Health and Wellbeing

Service Description Contact
Adopt-A-Beast We are a non for profit organisation that aims to help graziers in post crisis times with stock replenishment. We are now in our 3rd year and growing. We are a local organisation based in Gracemere. Nathalie Grassi 0475 747 689 adoptabeast1@gmail.com https://www.adoptabeast.org/
Alcohol and Other Drugs Services (AODS) Rockhampton We aim to reduce the harm caused from alcohol and drug use as well as improve the health and wellbeing of our clients, their families, and the community. Referrals can be made by individuals, family members, GP’s, Health Professionals or other services, either in person or by telephone. 07 4920 5500
Alcoholics Anonymous There is hope…Call Alcoholics Anonymous 1300 222 222
Aqualification & Fitness/ Northside Pool Aqualification & Fitness manage the 42nd Battalion Memorial Pool. We have regular events including, Ladies Nights, Moonlight Mini Golf, Invictus Challenge, Bomb Diving and Inflatable sessions. Northside Pool/42nd Battalion Memorial Pool,  Northside Pool, 350 Berserker St,  Frenchville 4701 0423 938 580 admin@aqualification.com.au http://www.aqualification.com.au/facility-management/northside-pool-42nd-battalion-memorial-pool/
Central Queensland Community Suicide Prevention Network CQCSPN Inc. is a community led organisation which promotes conversation, collaboration and education around suicide prevention. Camelia Perkins 0481380035 cqcspn@gmail.com
CQ Mental Health Service A recovery focused mental health service that aims to provide responsive, appropriate, comprehensive mental health care to all people with serious mental illness and those who require assessment. 156 Bolsover Street Rockhampton 07 4920 5500
CQUniversity Rockhampton Health Clinic The CQUniversity Rockhampton Health Clinic is a public access clinic with state of the art health facilities providing physiotherapy, podiatry, speech pathology and oral health services. CQUniversity Rockhampton North Campus, Berrill Lane,  Rockhampton RockhamptonHealthClinic@cqu.edu.au
Dads Group Dads Group is about changing the culture of fatherhood for the better. Sam / Dads Group HIll 0408782721 sam.hill@dadsgroup.org https://www.dadsgroup.org/
Family Drug Support Family Drug Support is a caring, no-religious organisation that provides non-judgemental, non-directive support and information to families and friends of drug users across Australia. 1800 368 186 Belinda Arnold 0490536976 belinda@fds.ngo.org.au https://www.fds.org.au/
Girl’s Time Out Young Women’s & Men’s Support Service Girls Time Out is committed to responding to the needs of young women an our community by providing support for their growth and human potential. Our vision is to live in a society where all young women are empowered and valued, experience respect and support, and have access to appropriate and affordable housing. 137 Musgrave Street,  North Rockhampton 4922 7236 admin@girlstimeout.com.au
Rockhampton 60 & Better Program Inc 60 & Better aims to assist in improving your health and well being by offering a range of social and low impact exercise activities. These activites and social events are advertised in our quarterly newsletter, facebook and webpage. 1/248 Quay street,  Rockhampton Anita Griffiths 07 4914 0065 better60inc@optusnet.com.au https://www.60andbetterrockhampton.com.au/about-us/

Housing

Service Description Contact
Anglicare AnglicareCQ provides a range of housing options to help everyone in our community have a safe, secure roof over their head. Our properties from houses to studio apartments. We provide short term supported accommodation to help you through a period of crisis, affordable long term properties, and options for people on low incomes, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness or whose needs aren’t met in the mainstream rental market. 160 Musgrave Street,  Rockhampton 4701 07 4837 5300
CQID Holistic Outreach Service Holistic Outreach Service (HOS) provides support to vulnerable people that are experiencing Chronic Homelessness (Homelessness to Housing Program) or have Drug and Alcohol Issues (Non-Government Organisation treatment Grant Program) within the Rockhampton and Yeppoon Local Government Areas. However some vulnerable people experience both Chronic Homelessness and Drug and Alcohol Issues. CEIC Building, 26 Darumbal Road,  Rockhampton 07 4727 0000
CTC YHARS Program YHARS is a free, confidential service for young people aged 12-21 who are experiencing homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless. Young people are assisted to obtain safe accommodation and develop skills to live independently. 38 Armstrong Street,  Rockhampton 1800 616 289 yhars@ctcqld.com.au
Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy At the Rockhampton housing Service Centre we understand that homelessness can happen to anyone for a whole range of reasons. As part of the Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy we aim to provide safe, secure and affordable housing options for those in need. We also connect people to the housing services and support they need to manage a home. Please come to us to talk about your eligibility and housing needs. 3/209 Bolsover Street,  Rockhampton 07 4848 7051

Parenting & Family Support

Service Description Contact
CatholicCare Central Queensland CatholicCare Central Queensland  specialises in a broad range of services including aged care and disability support, counselling, family and community support and education. 1300 523 985 admin@catholiccarecq.com 16 Bolsover Street Rockhampton

Legal

Service Description Contact
CQ Community Legal Centre CQ Community Legal Centre Inc provides free legal advice to residents of Central Queensland. CQ Community Legal Centre,  240 Quay Street,  Rockhampton 07 4922 1200 reception@cqclc.org.au https://www.cqclc.org.au/

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