Helpful Contacts

In an emergency contact: POLICE 000

If you are in crisis or needing support, information and referral including refuge referral call the 24 hour crisis line
NSW 1800 656 463
or
QLD 1800 811 811

TWEED SHIRE WOMEN’S SERVICE

Open Mon, Tue & Thur 9am - 3:45pm & Wed 9am - 12:30pm

(02) 6672 4188

OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES

  • The Family Centre (07) 5524 8711
  • Centrelink Social Workers     131 021
  • Dept of Housing     (07) 55240666
  • Circles Family Contact Services 0466 265 131/www.circlesfamilycontact.com.au/ admin@circlesfamilycontact.com.au

 

POLICE STATIONS

  • Police Domestic Violence Liaison Officer    (07) 5536 0999
  • Murwillumbah    (02) 6672 9499
  • Tweed Heads    (07) 5536 0999
  • Kingscliff    (02) 6674 9399
  • Coolangatta    (07) 5536 2444

LOCAL COURTS

  • Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Scheme    1300 720 606
  • Murwillumbah    (02) 6672 5677
  • Tweed Heads    (07) 5536 7577
  • Mullumbimby    (02) 6684 2028
  • Coolangatta    (07) 5569 3040

LEGAL SERVICES

  • Northern Rivers Legal Centre    1800 689 889
  • Legal Aid Office
  • NSW    (02) 6621 2082
  • Qld    1300 651 188

HEALTH RELATED SUPPORT

Community Health

  • Murwillumbah    (02) 6670 9400
  • Tweed Heads    (07) 5506 7540
  • Kingscliff    (02) 6674 9500
  • Bugalwena Aboriginal Service    (07) 5506 7597
  • Tweed Valley Sexual Assault    (07) 5506 7540

CHILDREN are also affected by domestic and family violence

  • Parents Helpline 1800 637 357
  • Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
  • CHILD PROTECTION 24 HOURS
  • NSW DoCS    132 111
  • QLD DOFS    1800 177 135

INTERSTATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP LINES

  • ACT Domestic Violence Crisis Centre - 02 6280 0900
  • QLD DV Connect - 1800 811 811
  • SA Domestic Violence Help line - 1800 800 098
  • TAS Family Violence Counselling Support - 1800 608 122
  • VIC Women's Domestic Violence Srisis Support - 1800 015 188
  • WA Women's DV Help Line - 1800 007 339

 

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WOW Awards 2014

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