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DVConnect is a not-for-profit organisation providing three telephone crisis helplines for Queenslanders experiencing domestic and family abuse, and/or sexual assault. The telephone crisis lines are:

Funded primarily by the Government, DVConnect also relies on fundraising and donations from partners.  

 

100,000 telephone calls annually

Annually, DVConnect takes in excess of 100,000 calls across all telephone crisis lines and provides crisis intervention across a number of key services. This is in the form of emergency telephone support, evacuation and crisis accommodation placement for families affected by domestic and family violence. As well as counselling for men, women and victims of sexual assault. In addition DVConnect provides education and support for men and court support.

 

Safety for our furry friends

DVConnect works directly with the RSPCA Queensland on the Pets In Crisis Program to care for the pets of families experiencing domestic violence. Our Pets in Crisis program is administered by calling DVConnect on 1800 811 811.

 

Womensline

DVConnect Womensline is the only statewide telephone service offering women who are experiencing domestic or family violence help 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

  • Our Womensline provides free, professional telephone support to Queenslanders. 
  • Womensline can arrange practical assistance such as crisis counselling and intervention. As well as transport and emergency accommodation for women and children who are in danger from a violent partner or family member.
  • Womensline takes around 8000 calls every month from Queensland women who are in fear of, or are in immediate threat of danger from domestic or family violence.
  • On average Womensline assists over 600 women and more than 500 children to safety every month.
  • Calls to the Womensline number 1800 811 811 are free from any public phone.

 

Our Vision

All relationships are free from domestic, family and sexual violence.

Our Mission

Through collaboration we enable seamless pathways from violence to safety and beyond.

Our Values

  • Respect
  • Safety
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Empowerment

Get the help you need now

Call 1800 811 811

I wish to sincerely thank you and the entire DVConnect team for their past and present assistance during these past few years of family turmoil. Without such a wonderful service it would be that much harder for women and children.

Jenny, Northgate Brisbane

We need your support.

With your donation we can:

  • Provide more emergency transport and accommodation to those escaping violence.
  • Provide more temporary accommodation for pets whose families have escaped domestic violence, until they set up a permanent home.
  • Provide more specialist counselling to those who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
  • Educate the community about how we can help them, or someone they love, escape a domestically abusive relationship.