This guide contains details of many telephone hotlines that can help you work through housing options or offer advice about a range of issues. You will find these in the Service Finder Section of this Guide.
If you are in crisis these hotlines may be able to help:-
Homeless Persons Information Queensland Hotline 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.
1800RESPECT 1800 737 732
A 24 x 7 support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
Lifeline lifeline.org.au 13 11 14
Lifeline is a 24 x 7 service responding to personal crisis, including suicide prevention.
St Vincent de Paul Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm 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.
Seniors Enquiry Line (incl. the Seniors Housing Line) 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 1300 651 192
Information, support and referrals for anyone experiencing abuse or witnessing the abuse of an older person.
Victims Counselling & Support Service 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.