• + - BDVS general contact

    If you are currently in an emergency situation call the Police on 000.


    If you or a family member or friend are experiencing domestic and family violence, please call us on (07) 3217 2544.

    This is our 24/7 phone number and we can direct your call to the appropriate BDVS Service.


    Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) is committed to supporting Brisbane women and children, to ensure they feel safe and free from fear of domestic and family violence.

    We are the first port of call for woman and children experiencing or at risk of experiencing domestic and family violence.

    BDVS is an activity of Micah Projects.


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    Phone (07) 3217 2544 24 hours | 7 days a week
    Fax (07) 3013 6090
    Email (non-urgent) bdvs@micahprojects.org.au
    PO Box 3449 South Brisbane Q 4101
    bdvs.org.au

    For a list of our services including contact information and referral forms (for referring agencies only), see the sections below.

  • + - BDVS Safer Lives Mobile Service

    BDVS Safer Lives Mobile Service

    Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) Safer Lives Mobile Service (SLMS) provides a 24 hour service to assist people in crisis in the Brisbane region. The service is part of an integrated response to domestic and family violence in Brisbane.

    SLMS works in partnership with DV Connect, a 24 hour crisis service supporting women and children to access safety in refuge. The purpose of SLMS is to actively engage with women and children who have experienced domestic violence in the Brisbane City Council region and assist them to explore their options considering safety and risk.

    Phone (07) 3217 2544 24 hours | 7 days a week
    Fax (07) 3013 6090
    Email (non-urgent) bdvs@micahprojects.org.au
    PO Box 3449 South Brisbane Q 4101
    bdvs.org.au

    BDVS Safer Lives Mobile Service can assist with:

    • immediate safety needs
    • outreach support
    • emergency financial assistance
    • emergency transport and accommodation
    • accessing health services
    • explaining DV processes

    This is not an exhaustive list.

    Please call us if you are seeking crisis support or are a referring agency.

  • + - BDVS Safer Options and Support

    BDVS Safer Options and Support

    Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) Safer Options and Support provides specialist support and advocacy services to people experiencing domestic and family violence in the Brisbane region.

    We respond to risk and safety to support individuals to a point where they are safe and stable; whether this be while staying in the relationship, exiting in relationship, or post separation. This is done through case management, liaison and advocacy, information, and referral.

    Once an individual is safe and stable, women are referred on to our partner services; WHQ, 4th Space, UCC, Centrecare, IFS etc.

    Phone (07) 3217 2544 Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm
    Fax (07) 3013 6090
    Email (non-urgent)
    bdvs@micahprojects.org.au
    PO Box 3449 South Brisbane Q 4101
    bdvs.org.au

    BDVS Safer Options and Support can assist with:

    • safety planning
    • accessing refuge via DVConnect
    • case management support
    • information and referral into other support services
    • accessing legal advice and services
    • accessing counselling for you and your children
    • support groups
    • security upgrades.

    This is not an exhaustive list.

    Please call us if you are seeking support.

    If you are a referring agency, please call us or complete the referral form and email the form to us.

  • + - BDVS Safer and Accountable Justice System

    BDVS Safer and Accountable Justice Systems

    Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) Safer and Accountable Justice Systems ensures a holistic response to domestic and family violence in the community by working towards justice and accountability for men who use violence in their relationships.

    We are closely aligned with the goals of the Brisbane Integrated Service Response (ISR). BDVS Safer and Accountable Justice Systems ensures that throughout the connection between primary justice, statutory bodies and people experiencing and/or using domestic and family violence (DFV), there is oversight, tertiary support, practice modelling and strategic alignment provided by specialist DFV practitioners to keep women and children safe and hold men accountable.

    Phone (07) 3217 2544 Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm (and some after hours)
    Fax (07) 3013 6090
    Email (non-urgent) bdvs@micahprojects.org.au
    PO Box 3449 South Brisbane Q 4101
    bdvs.org.au

    BDVS Safer and Accountable Justice Systems provides:

    • men’s behaviour change programs
    • men’s education programs
    • men’s court support (Sandgate Magistrates Court only).

    BDVS is also the lead agency of the Brisbane High Risk Team (HRT), which analyses and coordinates high risk cases to ensure the safety and protection of people at risk of serious harm or death and ensure justice and accountability for men using violence in their relationships. The Brisbane HRT is another mechanism for providing a holistic response to domestic and family violence in the Brisbane region.

    If you are a referring agency who would like more information on these services, please contact us.

  • + - BDVS Safer Community Culture

    Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) Safer Community Culture

    BDVS Safer Community Culture develops new and innovative programs to support victims with newly emerging aspects of domestic and family violence (DFV).

    The type of programs include:

    • specialist DFV Financial Advocacy
    • supporting and liaising with other key and fringe stakeholders to improve their culture and responses to DFV
    • assisting with the development of peer networks
    • advocating for improved responses for at-risk and priority populations and being a demonstrated locus of best practice
    • a central point for information news and for key innovative strategies.

    These are all a part of making our community cultural attitudes safer for women and others experiencing power and control based relationship abuse.

    Phone (07) 3217 2544 Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm (and some after hours)
    Fax (07) 3013 6090
    Email (non-urgent) bdvs@micahprojects.org.au
    PO Box 3449 South Brisbane Q 4101
    bdvs.org.au

    BDVS Safer Community Culture provides:

    • specialist financial advocacy and support
    • women’s support groups
    • the Brisbane Integrated Service System’s (ISS) Newsletter
    • training and upskilling for workplaces.

    If you are a referring agency who would like more information on these services, please contact us.

  • + - BDVS Safer Families Initiative

    BDVS Safer Families Initiative

    Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) Safer Families Initiative addresses adolescent family violence. BDVS Children and Young Person’s Program provides support to children aged 6–17 years who have been impacted by domestic and family violence.

    BDVS Safer Families Initiative
    Phone (07) 3013 6024 Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
    Email (non-urgent) BDVSSaferFamilies@micahprojects.org.au
    PO Box 3449 South Brisbane Q 4101
    bdvs.org.au

    BDVS Safer Families Initiative can assist with:

    • risk assessment
    • safety planning
    • monitoring of risk
    • group and/or 1:1 educational and psycho-education.

    This is not an exhaustive list.

    BDVS Children and Young Person’s Program can assist with:

    • educational and peer support to mothers or female protective care givers
    • 1:1 or group psycho-education for children and young person’s who have experienced domestic and family violence

    This is not an exhaustive list.

    Please call us if you are seeking support through either the Safer Families Initiative or Children and Young Person’s Program.

    If you are a referring agency, please call us or complete the referral form for our Safer Families Initiative and email to bdvssaferfamilies@micahprojects.org.au or complete the referral form for our Children and Young People’s program and email the form to us.

  • + - Queensland and Australia-wide support for DV


    Queensland and Australia-wide support for DV:

    Queensland Police Service (QPS) can now be contacted online or via SMS if you have been experiencing domestic or family violence.

    Please read the following information carefully:

    1. If you can safely call, do not use the online/SMS options
    2. If the offence is happening now or if you or someone else is in danger, call 000
    3. If you have information about domestic and family violence and if the offence is not happening now and the person is safe, call Policelink on 131 444
    4. If the safest way for you to contact QPS is online or SMS, use the online option or register for SMS messaging
    5. Make sure you provide clear details about what is happening, report if there are weapons involved and any other information that will assist with your safety and the officer's safety
    6. Download the Emergency + (Plus) App and the QPS Policelink App on your phone if safe to do so
    7. By pressing '55' when calling Triple Zero, a person can request emergency help to their address without saying a word. Please read this article for further info. Dialling ‘55’ will not automatically result in an immediate emergency or even a prioritised response. People should only use this function if they have no other option to make contact with police.

    If you need support for domestic or family violence, call our 24/7 number. If you are in an emergency, call 000.

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