Holiday Closure

Queensland Positive People will be closed from 12pm on Wednesday 21st December 2022 through to 9am on Monday 9th January 2023. We wish you a happy holidays and hope to hear from you in the new year.

RAPID will be closed from the afternoon of Saturday 17th December 2022 and will reopen to clients at 2:30pm on 10th January 2023. For more information about RAPID’s operating hours and services please visit rapid.org.au.

Emergencies

If someone’s life is in danger or there is an immediate risk of harm, call emergency services on 000.

HIV Treatment & Care

Urgent or treatment related concerns, please seek advice from your GP, out of hours medical provider (e.g. Home doctor service – 13 7425), sexual health clinic or hospital emergency department (if required).

A list of sexual health service providers (including their opening times) can be found here by inputting your post code.

Urgent Mental Health Concerns and Advice

MH CALL on 1300 64 22 55

Lifeline 13 11 14 for crisis support and suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention Counselling 1300 659 467  https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

If you are experiencing Domestic Violence, contact DVConnect through their contact details below

  • If you identify as a women, please call the Womensline:  1800 811 811
  • If you identify as a male, please call the Mensline:  1800 600 636
  • If you identify as non-binary, please call the service that you feel most comfortable contacting, and let us know whether you have a preferred pronoun.
  • If you have experience sexual violence, please call Sexual Assault helpline:  1800 010 120

Emotional Support

BeyondBlue operate 24 hours a day on 1300 22 4636. There are some helpful resources and support guides on their website

QLife is an anonymous, national LGBTI peer support service with telephone, web chat and referral services for people wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. Phone 1800 184 527 or web chat at www.qlife.org.au

Housing

Call the Homeless Hotline on 1800 474 753.

Homeless Hotline is a phone information and referral service for people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness

Meals and Food

VAKS directory can be sorted by regional council areas, and dates available

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