Do you need assistance from the Cairns Street Chaplains?
Cairns Street Chaplains provide a Good Samaritan service for alcohol or drug intoxicated and other vulnerable people in the Safe Night Precinct of Cairns every Friday and Saturday night.
Late at night – 10.30pm to 4am
(Friday nights, Saturday nights, New Years Eve)
0428 513 283
Normal business hours: 0408 697 947
Email (during normal business hours): CairnsStreetChaplains@gmail.com
Food, Clothing, Shelter and Support Organisations
Quigley Street Night Shelter (Anglicare)
Lyons Street Diversionary Service (Anglicare)
St Margarets Young Womens Shelter (Anglicare)
St Johns Young Mens Shelter (Anglicare)
Youth Support Program (Anglicare)
Street Level Youth Care
Freshwater Care (Freshwater Church)
Living Light Outreach (Living Light Gospel Church)
Cairns Food Bank (Anglicare)
The Beacon Cafe (Anglicare)
St Johns Church Hall Community Store (Anglicare)
Other Related Services
Are you under 25?
headspace Cairns is an accessible ‘one-stop-shop’ for young people aged between 12 and 25. The headspace centre in Cairns city can help you with: Health, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Drug & Alcohol, Relationships, Employment & support around education.
Can’t make it to the centre? Talk to headspace for online and telephone support
Would you like someone to pray for you?
The Vision Christian Prayer team talks and prays with about 2000 callers every month, and their intercessory prayer team prays for hundreds more people who text, email, write and call. They will pray for everyone who contacts them by phone or by text, email or letter, and everyone’s information remains confidential. https://vision.org.au/prayer/request-prayer/
Do you need domestic or family violence help?
DVConnect is the Queensland wide telephone service offering anyone affected by domestic or family violence a free ‘crisis hotline’ 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Calls to 1800 811 811 are free from any public phone.
Would you like to find a church in Cairns?
Click on this link to find a list of Christian churches in Cairns.
Are you remote or isolated and need crisis or suicide support?
The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide, health professionals supporting people affected by suicide. The Suicide Call Back Service is especially suited to people who are geographically or emotionally isolated. Free counselling anytime, anywhere 1300 659 467. https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/
Have you experienced sexual assault or sexual abuse?
Cairns Sexual Assault Service provides a free and confidential service for anyone affected by sexual violence. Cairns Sexual Assault Service provides support, information, advocacy, counselling and education. If you have experienced sexual assault or sexual abuse at any time in your life, you are not to blame.
Do you need help with homelessness?
If you are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness, contact this phone information and referral service. Calls to Homeless Hotline are free (calls from mobiles are charged at applicable rates). The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Do you need help with alcohol and drugs?
If you are looking for help with alcohol and other drugs, contact ATODS Cairns during normal business hours for free and confidential counselling and psychology services, and assistance with withdrawal from alcohol and drugs.
Do you want to explore questions of faith?
Find out more about Jesus by interacting with an automated bot and chat with a real person too if you choose.
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Do you need help with anxiety or depression?
beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to reduce the impact of anxiety, depression and suicide in Australia. Visit https://www.beyondblue.org.au/ or 1300 22 4636
Are you in crisis or thinking about suicide?
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Call 13 11 14 (24/7) or visit http://www.lifeline.org.au for get help resources and a nightly online Crisis Support Chat service.
Everyone has Questions
Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith and it runs all around the globe. At Alpha everyone has the opportunity to ask questions, and share their point of view in an open, friendly environment.
Visit https://australia.alpha.org/about for more information.
Similar Services In Other Areas
Yarra Street Pastors is a community project aiming to create a safer night-time experience for people frequenting key entertainment districts of the City of Yarra (Brunswick St, Johnston, Swan St).