Gold Coast Welfare Resources

Medicare Urgent Care Clinic, Oxenford Qld 4210
Menatal Health Access Line/Acute Care Team (Gold Coast) - 1300 MH CALL (1300 642255)

Rehabilitation Services for AA/NA

To initiate the process of drug and alcohol detox and rehabilitation, we strongly advise reaching out to Fairhaven at 07 5676 1150 and requesting to speak with Trish, who serves as the Pathways Admission Officer. If you encounter difficulty getting through initially, you can choose to leave a message or remain on the line until assistance becomes available. Once you connect, there will be a brief 5-minute intake call during which you'll be asked to provide your email address. Trish will then send you some documents that need to be forwarded to them. It's important to note that the detox clinic expenses are covered by Medicare, and for rehabilitation, there is an 80-85% coverage through Centrelink deductions, depending on the individual's circumstances. The phone lines are open from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Drug Problem? www.na.org.au or text your postcode to 0488 811 247
Gold Coast Youth Service 0755720400 (Contact Sally)
Adis 24/7 Alcohol and Drug Support 1800 177 833
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Narcotics Anonymous Meetings
Currumbin Clinic / Private Drug and Alcohol Rehab (Gold Coast)
Lives Lived Well (Public Service, Mirikai Residential Rehabilitation)
Salvation Army Gold Coast Recovery Services – Fairhaven 1300 111 827
Goldbridge Rehabilitation Services Inc  55031255
Logan house Rehab 1300 727 957
Toowong Private Hospital
NDIS Services - Kyabra (Contact Chloe)


Housing Emergency Assistance and Resources
Gold Coast Homelessness Service 07 5579 6060
Gold Coast Homeless Health Outreach Team (GCHHOT/HHOT): 07 5687 9651 - After Hours: 0403 608 297
DV Connect women's line 1800 811 811, DV Connect men's 1800 600 636
Salvos (First Response Team) - Contact Ruth: 07 3832 1491
Still Waters (Women with our without children) 07 5591 1776
Vinnies - 1800 846 643
Blair Athol t: 5579 6060 (Bilinga, south Gold Coast)
Social Workers at Centerlink (Services Australia
Gold coast community services directory (Refer pages 20-22)
Budget Accommodation Options (Gold Coast) List of providers
Sheltered by Grace (Helping the Homeless Gold Coast/Logan/Brisbane)
YFS Shelter - (07) 3826 1500
Housing & homelessness (Gold Coast) 
St Johns Drop in Centre Crisis Care
Uniting Care (Housing, Health care & community services)

Legal Assistance
Gatenby Criminal Lawyers (legal aid advice and representation)
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast
Legal Aid
Free Legal Advice
LGBTI Legal Service
Womens Court Advocacy Program (Help with DV Application) 0439 723 412
Mens Domestic Violence Education Program 0439 406 260

Food Bank/Covid
Get in touch with our office to request a one time food package.
Set Free Care - Community Hub (Southport, Program Offering Pantry Packs, Free Lunch and Breakfast, Shower Services, Laundry Facility, and Op Shop)
Angels Kitchen Southport Community Centre 6 Lawson Street (Room G3) (Contact George Bent – 0412 961 447), Meals Every Sunday 3PM - 4.30PM 
Hope Starts Here Southport Community Centre Meals Thurday's 5PM - 7PM
The Movement Gold Coast Southport Community Centre, Meals Saturday's 1.30 - 2.30 PM 
Emergency Food Aid Services (Gold Coast)
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