Toowoomba

Sexual health clinics

The clinics provide free and confidential counselling, testing and some treatments. No Medicare card is needed. The clinics also provide free interpreting services (face-to-face or by telephone). You need to make an appointment before going.

Kobi House, Department of Public Medicine
Toowoomba Health Services
Pechey Street
Toowoomba Qld 4350, Phone: 4616 6446

HIV/AIDS organisations

Queensland Positive People
A network of people with HIV/AIDS offering: regular social activities, peer support, advocacy, treatments, information and referrals (and includes services for heterosexual HIV positive people).
www.qpp.org.au

Hepatitis organisations

Hepatitis C Council of Queensland
Provides free services such as telephone information and support services, clinical counselling, education and training, printed resources, support groups and information evenings.
www.hepatitisc.asn.au
Toll free: 1800 648 491 (Regional)

Queensland Injectors Health Network (QUIHN)
Statewide service for people who are illicit drug users, their family, friends and health professionals, providing Needle and Syringe Programs (NSPs), detox services, counselling, education, training, information and resources.
www.quihn.org.au

Multicultural services

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ)
ECCQ represents the interests of people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Queensland through advocacy, community development programs, Women’s Ethnic Network, health program, multicultural policy development and research.
www.eccq.com.au

Sexual violence

Family Planning Queensland
Provides sexual and reproductive health including clinic, education and training services.
www.fpq.com.au

1st Floor, 4 Duggan Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350
Phone: (07) 4632 8166

Legal services

Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland
The Commission investigates and handles complaints, and provides information about discrimination issues. The Commission also provides information in a number of languages.
www.adcq.qld.gov.au
Phone: 1300 130 670
TTY: 1300 130 680

HIV/AIDS Legal Centre Inc (HALC)
HALC is a community legal centre that specialises in HIV related legal matters. It provides a telephone help line and online resources.
www.halc.org.au
Toll free: 1800 063 060

Health Quality & Complaints Commission
The Commission oversees the quality of all public and private health services, and is responsible for addressing complaints from any person associated with health service delivery.
www.hrc.qld.gov.au
Toll free: 1800 077 308

Legal Aid Queensland
Provides legal assistance (information, advice and representation) to financially and socially disadvantaged Queenslanders
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au
Ph: 1300 651 188

3rd Floor, Heritage Plaza
400 Ruthven Street
Toowoomba 4350

Refugee & Immigration Legal Service (RAILS)
RAILS provides free legal advice and assistance in the areas of immigration, refugee and domestic violence cases, a telephone advice line for Regional Queensland and online resources in a number of languages.
www.rails.org.au
Advice line: 3846 3189
Mon & Fri 2-4pm