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Reaching out for support is an extremely brave thing to do and our counsellors thank you for putting trust in them. You will be believed and listened to when you call our Womensline. We also work with stakeholders, family, friends and professionals who are calling about a woman they have concerns for.

At first, you will hear a pre-recorded message and then a counsellor will answer your call. Sometimes you may have to wait a short time for the next available counsellor.

The counsellor will ask you your reason for calling and any concerns you have around yours or your children’s safety.  

Depending on what you need, the counsellor may help you with transport to a safe friend or family member’s home, book you into accommodation if you have nowhere else to stay or connect you with another service if we can’t provide what you need.

Your safety is our priority and we can work with you whether you are in a relationship, are thinking about leaving or have already left.

Call 1800 811 811

How your donation will help

  • Provides operational support to fund our bridging accommodation residence Bella's Sanctuary.
  • Provides emergency transport and accommodation for Queenslanders in crisis due to domestic and family violence.
  • Provides safety planning, crisis counselling and information to those impacted by domestic and family violence.
  • Educates Queenslanders on how to help family, friends and colleagues who have experienced, or are experiencing domestic and family violence.  

        I want to sincerely thank you and the entire DVConnect team for your past and present assistance during these past few years of family turmoil. Without such a wonderful service it would be so much harder for me and my children. More testimonials