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You are not alone. Many community groups and phone counselling services are ready to help.

Beaudesert Support Groups and Services

In the lists below, please click on the name of the organisation/service for more details.

Phone help lines

Lifeline provide support and advice in a personal crisis. Phone counselling is available 24/7. Online web chat is also available 7 days a week from 8pm to 4am AEST.

Phone: 131-XXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.lifeline.org.au

Support if you, or someone you know, is feeling suicidal.
Phone counselling is available 24/7. Online web chat is also available – please visit their website for more details and access to this service.
Phone: 1300-659-XXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Beyond Blue is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to increase awareness and understanding of anxiety and depression in Australia. Call them 24/7 to speak to a trained mental health professional or visit www.beyondblue.org.au to chat with them online (4pm-10pm AEST only). They also provide a 24-hour email response service.

Phone: 1300-22-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.beyondblue.org.au

With the motto: We care and we listen, any time for any reason, Kids Helpline is a 24 hour, free and confidential telephone and email counselling service for 5 to 18 year olds in Australia. The site also provides information for young people and parents. Email and web text chat counselling is also available.

Phone: 1800-55-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.kidshelp.com.au

Parentline counsellors are able to discuss parenting issues with parents, carers and family members such as parenting strategies for challenging behaviours, parent-child relationships, custody and access, and the emotional well-being of children and young people. Callers have direct access to qualified counsellors and can choose to speak with either a male or female counsellor. They are also able to arrange to call back and speak with the same counsellor to work through their issues. Call from 8am to 10pm seven days a week for the cost of a local call.

Phone: 1300-3XX-XXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.parentline.com.au

Alcohol and Drug Information Service::

24-hour confidential/anonymous counselling and information.

Phone: 1800-1XX-XXX (Click X to reveal)

Cancer Council Queensland’s Helpline is a telephone based support and information service providing advice, information and access to Cancer Council Queensland community services. The Helpline is staffed by health care professionals from a range of backgrounds, all of whom are experienced in cancer care and support. You can call our Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20 Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm.

Phone: 131-XXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.cancerqld.org.au/page/need_support/helpline/

DVConnect is the only state wide telephone service offering anyone affected by domestic or family violence a free ‘crisis hotline’ 24 hours a day 7 days a week DVConnect provides free, professional and non-judgemental telephone support, wherever you live in Queensland. Assistance is available for both men and women.

Phone: 1800-811-XXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.dvconnect.org

The State-wide Sexual Assault Line is here to offer telephone support and counselling to anyone – women, men and young people – who has been sexually assaulted or abused and for anyone who is concerned or suspects someone they care about might have been assaulted or abused. It doesn’t matter whether the assault took place today, last week or twenty years ago, these experienced telephone counsellors provide a sensitive, non –judgmental service; listening to your story and assessing your individual situation helps them identify the best advice and support to offer you. This service is provided by DVConnect.

Phone: 1800-811-811 (Click to reveal)
Web: www.dvconnect.org/?page_id=342

Support for Young People

With the motto: &We care and we listen, any time for any reason&, Kids Helpline is a 24 hour, free and confidential telephone and email counselling service for 5 to 18 year olds in Australia. The site also provides information for young people and parents. Email and web text chat counselling is also available.

Phone: 1800-55-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.kidshelp.com.au

The Youth At Risk Initiative primarily offers support to young people aged 10-18 years old:

  • at risk of engagement with Youth Justice or Child Safety Services;
  • at risk of, or experiencing homelessness;
  • who are vulnerable; and
  • need help to link with specialist support agencies

19 – 25 year old’s may also be assisted to engage with appropriate support systems.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 44 Tina Street, Beaudesert
Web: www.beaucare.org.au

Support for Seniors

Beaucare Aged and Disability Services maintains community independence and enhances the quality of life for the frail aged, adults with disabilities and their carers. Individuals can self-refer or can be referred by Carers, relatives or health care professionals. Following referral, Beaucare staff will discuss a clients needs and concerns and assess which of our services best support individual needs.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: Ken Moran Life Centre, 64 Tina Street, Beaudesert
Web: www.beaucare.org.au/aged-disability-services/

Mununjali are involved in many indigenous health projects including providing long term housing for their members in the Beaudesert and Logan City areas: Youth Support programs; Aged Care; Early Intervention programs; and much much more. Some specific projects coordinated by Mununjali include:

  • Jabu Jabuny (Homework) Club
  • Mununjali Jymbi Centre – family assistance, emergency accommodation, healing intervention and playgroup
  • Jymbilung House – provides support to the frail aged and people with disabilities

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 35 Anna Street, Beaudesert, 4285
Web: www.mununjali.com.au

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: PO Box 208, Beaudesert, 4285

Phone: Marj on 5541-4078 (Click to reveal)

Phone: Maurie on 5544-XXXX (Click to reveal)

In-home nursing, in-home respite, social support/groups, veterans’ domestic assistance, hygiene assistance, EACH packages and palliative care. Allied health services are available to existing Blue Care clients.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 7 Duckett Street, Beaudesert, 4285
Web: www.bluecare.org.au

Centacare provide the following services for seniors:

  • Community Aged Care: In-home services for frail aged persons.
  • Home Assist Secure Program: Practical assistance and information to home owners aged 60 years and over (or any age with a disability) who are on government assistance.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 6-12 Petersen Street, Beaudesert, 4285

Support Groups

Phone: Marj on 5544-XXXX (Click to reveal)

The Family Support Program works with parents / carers of children up to the age of 18. The program helps parents and carers to provide a safe and nurturing environment for families by developing skills in: parenting;
coping strategies; budgeting; positive emotional support; healthy relationships; and responding to domestic and family violence.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 44 Tina Street, Beaudesert
Web: www.beaucare.org.au

One stop shop for families and children 0-8 years – parenting programs, chitty chat play groups, family support, toy library, child health services, connect a kindy, young parents group and kindergarten.

Phone: 5540-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 4 Michaelina Drive, Beaudesert
Web: www.facebook.com/BeaudesertEYC

Phone: Irene on 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)

Are you caring for a family member or friend with an illness, physical or intellectual disability or frail aged person? Come along to a Carers Queensland Carer Support Group and meet other carers in the same situation, share stories and find out what is out there for you.

Phone: 5534-2899 (Click to reveal)
Address: 339-347 Brisbane Street, Beaudesert
Web:www.carersqld.asn.au

Are you caring for a young person with special needs? Come along to Carers Queensland Carer Support Group and meet other carers in the same situation, share stories and find out what is out there for you. Social club follows at Everydays Cafe from 11:30am.

Phone: 5534-2899 (Click to reveal)
Address: Jymbilung House, 9/13 Summerfield Drive, Beaudesert
Web:www.carersqld.asn.au

Child, mother and parental support.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: Beaudesert Hospital, 64 Tina Street, Beaudesert

A respite centre for aged carers.

Phone: Centacare on 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 6 – 12 Petersen Street, Beaudesert

Recovery based, goal planning program for individuals with mental illness. Outings and activities are also available.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 6-12 Petersen Street, Beaudesert, 4285

Members of Men’s Sheds come from all walks of life – the bond that unites them is that they are men with time on their hands and they would like something meaningful to do with that time. This program started in 2010 when Centacare purchased a range of woodworking equipment and put it to good use by establishing the Men’s Shed Group. There is no cost to be involved.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.centacarebdst.org.au/main/programs/community-connections/mens-shed.html

Meets 10am on 2nd Monday of each month at the Blue Care Centre.

Phone: Roy on 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)

Meets 5.30pm on 4th Monday of each month at Beaudesert Hospital conference room. All welcome.

Phone: Jenny on 0400-785-XXX (Click to reveal)
Address: PO Box 445, Beaudesert, 4285
Web: www.cancerqld.org.au/

Meet every Tuesday from 9.30am to 2pm at 6-12 Petersen Street, Beaudesert. It’s free and all are welcome.

Address: 6-12 Peterson Street, Beaudesert, 4285

Domestic assistance, social support, carer assistance, home maintenance/modifications, medical/social transport to eligible persons who meet criteria.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 6-12 Petersen Street, Beaudesert, 4285

Family Relationship Centres are a source of information and confidential assistance for families at all stages in their lives. The local centre services the Beaudesert and Boonah areas and offers family mediation and dispute resolution. Funded by the Australian Government, the Centres are staffed by independent, professionally qualified staff offering confidential and impartial services in a welcoming, safe and confidential environment.

Phone: 1300-132-XXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.familyrelationships.gov.au/

Parenting courses available. Call for an appointment.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: PO Box 438, Beaudesert, 4285
Web: www.

Monthly meetings and support when needed.

Phone: Jenni on 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)

Provides education, information and support to people living with motor neurone disease and their families and carers.

Phone: Marian on 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Web: www.mndaq.org.au

Mununjali are involved in many indigenous health projects including providing long term housing for their members in the Beaudesert and Logan City areas: Youth Support programs; Aged Care; Early Intervention programs; and much much more. Some specific projects coordinated by Mununjali include:

  • Jabu Jabuny (Homework) Club
  • Mununjali Jymbi Centre – family assistance, emergency accommodation, healing intervention and playgroup
  • Jymbilung House – provides support to the frail aged and people with disabilities

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 35 Anna Street, Beaudesert, 4285
Web: www.mununjali.com.au

Provides care and support for people with disabilities.

Phone: 5541-XXXX (Click to reveal)
Address: 4 Davis Street, Beaudesert
Web: www.rloa.org.au