Domestic Violence Support

CatholicCare provides supports and services to adults, children and young people who are experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, domestic and family violence.

Program UPDATE

In May 2022 CatholicCare, in partnership with Helem Yumba, became the Domestic & Family Violence Support Program provider for areas across Central Queensland. This page is currently being updated to reflect our new program.

Services include:

  • Information, referral, and advocacy
  • Safety Planning & Support Plans
  • Counselling – including Child Witness Counselling
  • Crisis Support
  • Court Support

For more information, or to access our services, please call us on 1300 523 985

What is domestic and family violence?

Family and domestic violence can affect anyone. It occurs when someone intentionally uses violence, threats, force or intimidation to control or manipulate a family member, partner or former partner.

This can include:

  • Physical violence
  • Damage to property
  • Non-consensual sexual contact
  • Financial control
  • Emotional manipulation
  • Abuse, or threats to commit any of the above

Who else can help?

There are a range of other organisation that provide support services and useful information you may find helpful.

In an emergency dial triple zero – 000.