Where to go for help

We all go through tough times and sometimes can’t solve problems by ourselves. It is courageous to recognise this and ask for help when you need it. Getting help does not always mean seeing a professional – a close and trusted friend or family member can be a great source of support for you or your family.

We have included links to a number of organisations that can help you with a wide range of issues.

Domestic Violence

Family and domestic violence is the greatest cause of women and children becoming homeless. If you, or someone you know is experiencing family or domestic violence, please reach out and seek help.

If you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger, call 000 now

ph: 1800 811 811
DV Connect Womensline 
ph: 1800 811 811
DV Connect Mensline
ph: 1800 600 636
Sexual Assault Helpline
ph: 1800 010 120
ph: 1800 551 800
ph: 1800 737 732

Centrelink support for families experiencing family or domestic violence

Crisis support & other support services

ph: 13 11 14
ph: 1300 236 822
ph: (07) 3392 0670 or 1800 677 278
ph: 1300 364 277

To contact the following organisations please go to their website by clicking on the link below to find the contact details for your local area.


The Salvos

Mission Australia


Homelessness Australia

My community directory Emergency Accommodation listing

Food Programs

There are a number of organisations in Brisbane, Logan and Ipswich that provide support for families trying to feed a hungry family. You will need to show your Centrelink card to access some of these services.

Offer free food parcels
$25.00 for a trolley of groceries
$50.00 for a trolley of groceries
$20.00 for $80.00 worth of groceries

IPSWICH Healthy Hampers Co-op    $10.00 membership for discounted groceries and food hampers

150 Brisbane St, Ipswich

Many churches also provide food hampers for families in need.