Do I need legal advice? You may need legal advice if: The following organisations may also be able to give legal advice. South West Brisbane Community Legal Centre offers basic help and advice on a range of legal matters including family law, domestic violence, child protection and youth criminal law advocacy services.
Lawmail is an online legal advice service for young people giving free legal advice to people under 18 via email. YFS Legal gives legal information and advice to young people under Community legal centres give legal advice on a range of topics. Contact them to find out if they can help with your matter. Queensland Law Society can refer you to a specialist private lawyer for advice or representation.
Who else can help? These organisations may be able to help. Bravehearts provides counselling and support to children, adolescents and adult survivors of child sexual assault, as well as their non-offending family members. Logan Youth and Family Legal Services is a not-for-profit organisation delivering a range of services for young people including helping young people deal with legal matters and sexuality.
Brisbane Youth Service helps young people to find and maintain appropriate housing, address physical and mental health issues and establish successful relationships and support networks. Family Planning Queensland has reproductive and sexual health services for women across Queensland.
Queensland health sexual health clinics have a listing of sexual health clinics across Queensland. Indigenous youth health service has a range of services to address the health needs of homeless and at risk Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people aged years.
Child Safety After Hours Service provides 24 hour statewide services for after-hours responses to child protection matters.
Translating and Interpreting Services TIS provides a range of support services for people from non-English speaking backgrounds including phone, face-to-face and document translation services. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Men affected by rape and sexual abuse MARS Australia provides help, advice and counselling services to men affected by rape and sexual abuse. Lifeline Crisis Counselling line provides 24 hour a day, 7 day a week crisis support and counselling services.