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Victim Support Service - Our Services

Who do we help?

The QHVSS provides assistance to:

  • The direct victim(s) of the offence
  • The parents or guardians of a child victim, or a victim with legal incapacity
  • Immediate family members of a deceased victim
  • Other concerned persons who have been harmed or impacted by an offence eg witnesses, family members or anyone supporting a direct victim
  • Professionals seeking advice, information and assistance in working with victims of crime

How can we help?

QHVSS can:

  • Provide supportive counselling at any stage after the offence
  • Advise you on your rights and entitlements so that you can make the best decisions for yourself and your family
  • Help you navigate the criminal justice system and forensic mental health system
  • Provide information and support for Mental Health Court, including supporting you at court
  • Provide advice and assistance in making Mental Health Court statements and Mental Health Review Tribunal submissions
  • Support you in applying for and obtaining more information about what is happening in your case
  • Provide referrals to assist your recovery and organise additional services you or your family may need.

QHVSS staff can access interpreters in your preferred language and provide translated materials if required.

How to Refer to QHVSS:

Anyone can refer to QHVSS by phoning or emailing us:

For confidentiality and privacy requirements we must havethe victim’s consent prior to making contact.

Last updated: 16 May 2017

Contact us

Free call telephone (business hours):
1800 208 005

Email: victim.support@health.qld.gov.au

Brisbane office

Postal address

QHVSS
PO Box 710
Ashgrove, QLD 4060
Fax: (07) 3858 4455

Physical address

216 Coopers Camp Road
Ashgrove, QLD 4060