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Services for Women in Brisbane Queensland Australia

Women – sources of help in Brisbane

  • 139 Club is a homeless refuge that provides a range of day and visiting services, welfare and family support, and community development initiatives
  • Anti-Discrimination Commission can help if you’ve been sexually harassed or discriminated against in employment, education and many other areas.
  • Alternatives to Violence Project  The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a network of independent not-for-profit grass-roots volunteer groups offering experiential workshops on creative conflict transformation in prisons, schools, and the wider community
  • Australian Women’s Health Network – acts as an advocate, lobbyist and information centre for Australian women and their health.
  • Breastscreen Queensland is a free breast screening and follow-up assessment service for women aged 50 to 69 years, also available to women aged 40 to 49 years and 70 years and older.
  • Brisbane Rape & Incest Survivors Support Centre runs groups for women survivors of sexual violence (either as children or adults)
  • Children by Choice
  • Domestic Violence Resource Centre
  • Endometriosis Association (Qld) Inc provides support and information to individuals and the community. Formal and informal meetings are held throughout the year. Guest speakers are often present and topics include Nutrition, Exercise, Pain Management, Drugs, and Alternate Therapies.
  • Gambling Help Online offers counselling, information and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The site has articles on how gambling problems develop and ways to deal with it.
  • Government Services for Women  – The Women’s Portal is an online directory of all three levels of government information and services for women.
  • Gynaecological Cancer Society provides practical information, education, financial and health care assistance to gynaecological cancer patients, their carers, healthcare professionals and other stakeholders with an interest in the field of gynaecological oncology.
  • Marie Stopes International Australia offers care in family planning and sexual health, offers support and essential information regarding abortion, vasectomy, contraception, STI (STD) check-ups for men and women, and unplanned pregnancy help  in a caring and non-judgemental way. See locations in Queensland and around Australia here
  • Maternity Coalition an umbrella organisation to bring together support groups and individuals for effective lobbying, information sharing, networking and support in maternity services.
  • Ovarian Cancer Support Group Brisbane – Part of Ovarian Cancer Australia. The group meet once a month. Women with other gynecological cancers are welcome to attend, as well as family and friends. See Support Groups QLD.
  • Marie Stopes International Australia offers care in family planning and sexual health, offers support and essential information regarding abortion, vasectomy, contraception, STI (STD) check-ups for men and women, and unplanned pregnancy help in a caring and non-judgemental way. See locations in Queensland and around Australia here
  • Qld Government – information for women
  • Queensland Women’s Health Network
  • The Spring Hill Branch of Relationships Australia (Qld) provides a variety of services including relationship counselling and educational programs.
  • Women’s Centre for Health Matters  – Offers services to support women in their pursuit of health and wellbeing.
  • Women’s Health Queensland Wide Inc – Women’s Health Queensland Wide is an independent community-based information service funded by Queensland Health and the Federal Government
  • Women’s Legal Services – Provides free legal advice and information to women in Queensland

Other sites of Interest

Courses, Services and Products

  • BadBacks.com.au has articles, discussion forums and a range of traditional & alternative back care products to help relieve injury or chronic pain conditions and help healing. They also have preventative products, pain relief and support products.
See more: Connect with the Community Queensland