Who to contact

What can you do if you are concerned about a child or young person?

IF YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE IMMEDIATE SAFETY OF A CHILD IN QUEENSLAND CALL POLICE COMMUNICATIONS ON (07) 3364 6464 TO SEEK A REFERRAL TO YOUR LOCAL QUEENSLAND POLICE SERVICE CHILD PROTECTION UNIT.

IF THE MATTER IS URGENT CALL: 000

IF YOU HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT A CHILD OR YOUNG PERSON, CALL:

The local Regional Intake Service during business hours:

  • Brisbane Phone: 1300 682 254 Fax: 07 3259 8771
  • Central Queensland Phone: 1300 703 762 Fax: 07 4938 4697
  • Far North Queensland Phone: 1300 684 062 Fax: 07 4039 8320
  • North Coast Phone: 1300 703 921 Fax: 07 5420 9049
  • North Queensland Phone: 1300 706 147 Fax: 07 4799 7273
  • South East Phone: 1300 679 849 Fax: 07 3884 8802
  • South West Phone: 1300 683 390 Fax: 07 4616 1796

After hours and on weekends – contact the Child Safety After-Hours Service Centre on 1800 177 135 or (07) 3235 9999. The service operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Family and Child Connect offers essential support to families. CLICK here https://www.qld.gov.au/community/caring-child/family-child-connect/ for detailed information about family and child support opportunities in each Queensland region.

If you have difficulty finding local community organisations or require additional assistance, you can contact one of the following child protection peak bodies: