Jun 17, 2020
This guide contains details of many telephone hotlines that can help you work through housing options or offer advice about a range of issues. If you are in crisis these hotlines may be able to help:
Homeless Persons Information Queensland Hotline
Phone: 1800 47 47 53
Homeless Hotline is a 24 x 7 phone information and referral service for people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.
Phone: 1800 737 732
A 24 x 7 support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
Phone: 13 11 14
Lifeline is a 24 x 7 service responding to personal crisis, including suicide prevention.
St Vincent de Paul
Phone: 1800 846 643
This service can organise a home visit and support that may include assistance with a food parcel or voucher, clothing, furniture, budget support, possible financial assistance, information and advocacy. Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm.
Seniors Enquiry Line (incl. the Seniors Housing Line)
Phone: 1300 135 500
Outside Queensland: 07 3867 2500
This service provides information on concessions, social activities, household assistance, housing (including retirement accommodation), financial and legal matters, health, education and transport.
Elder Abuse Helpline
Phone: 1300 651 192
Information, support and referrals for anyone experiencing abuse or witnessing the abuse of an older person.
Victims Counselling & Support Service
Phone: 1300 139 703
24 x 7 Counselling and support service provided to Queensland residents who have been personally affected by crime, either directly or indirectly.