Violence prevention - Community Services, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

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Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

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Violence prevention

  • Domestic and family violence

    Information about domestic and family violence, including:

    • the signs and effects of domestic and family violence
    • supporting someone experiencing domestic and family violence
    • getting help for domestic and family violence
    • reporting abuse
    • young people experiencing domestic and family violence.

  • Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012

    Information about protection from domestic and family violence under the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012.

  • Domestic and family violence self-funded refuges

    Information (including a suitability assessment guide) to help those establishing a self-funded domestic and family violence refuges meet requirements to be a referral point for service providers.

  • Not Now, Not Ever

    Many Queenslanders are taking up the Not Now, Not Ever challenge to put an end to domestic and family violence. How will you take up the challenge?

  • Elder abuse

    Elder abuse is any act within a relationship of trust which harms an older person. Find out the signs of elder abuse and how to get advice and support if you are experiencing elder abuse, or if you know someone who may be experiencing elder abuse.

  • Domestic and family violence resources

    Find resources about domestic and family violence and elder abuse prevention, including brochures, fact sheets and research, as well as practice standards and principles.

In an emergency call 000.

For help and advice call:

DVConnect womensline
1800 811 811
24 hours, 7 days a week

DVConnect mensline
1800 600 636
9 am to midnight, 7 days a week

Kids Help Line
1800 55 1800
24 hours, 7 days a week

Find out more about where to get counselling, support and advice.

Queensland Government actions to help end DFV

The Queensland Government is working with the community and non-government organisations to help end domestic and family violence. Find out more.

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