Region: Greater Brisbane
DVConnect Womensline is the only state wide telephone service offering women who are experiencing domestic or family violence 24 hours a day 7 days a week. DVconnect offers free, professional and non-judgemental telephone support to you, wherever you live in Queensland.
They can arrange practical assistance such as counselling, intervention, transport and emergency accommodation for Queensland women and their children who are in danger from a violent partner or family member.
In addition and with help from the RSPCA Qld – DVconnect also assist between 12 and 20 pets to safety each month.
May will once again be National Domestic Violence Prevention Month
Campaign posters etc will be available from the Department of Communites (http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/communityservices/violence-prevention/domestic-and-family-violence-prevention-month) and DVConnect will again be co-hosting the annual Candle Lighting Ceromony of remembrance at 5.30pm on Wed May 7th at Kangaroo Point.(This is an out door public event)
This poignant and moving ceremony is our time to remember and honour those who have lost their lives as a result of domestic or family violence in the past 12 months and everyone is welcome to attend.
Domestic and Family Violence, Support Services