Resources

Alcohol and Drug Information Service

Tel: 1800 177 833 (24-hour, QLD only)

Apunipima (Cape York Health Council)

Tel: 07 4037 7100
Email: communications@apunipima.org.au
Web: www.riotintoalcan.com

Beyondblue

Information and support for people living with depression and anxiety related issues
Tel: 1300 22 4636
Chat online: www.beyondblue.org.au

Community Relations Advisor (Rio Tinto Alcan)

Tel: (07) 4069 8684
Email: Lucy.Warren@riotinto.com
Web: www.riotintoalcan.com
2015 Mental Health & Wellbeing Brochure (link to download PDF)

Cape Counselling Services – Yvette Carter (Professional Counsellor)

Tel: 0429 062 449
Email: capecounselling@outlook.com

Domestic Violence Helpline

Tel: 1800 811 811 (24 hours, 7 days per week)

DV Connect (Mensline)

Tel: 1800 600 636 (9am – midnight, 7 days per week)

Emergency Services

Call 000 for immediate assistance if you feel someone is at risk of harm

GP Clinic Service

Tel: (07) 4082 3700
Address: Lot 407 John Evans Drive, Weipa
Web: www.weipahealth.com.au

Headspace

National youth mental health foundation providing support, advice and information for young people (aged 12-25) who are going through a tough time.
Tel: 1800 650 890
Web: www.headspace.org.au

Health Direct

Provides health information and advice online and over the phone, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Tel: 1800 022 222
Web: www.healthdirect.gov.au

Kids Help Line

Telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and 25 years.
Tel: 1800 551 800
Web: www.kidshelpline.com.au

Lifeline

Provides 24 hour counselling and education services for crisis support and suicide prevention.
Tel: 13 11 14
Web: www.lifeline.org.au

Mapoon Primary Health Care Centre

Tel: (07) 4090 9174
Address: Main Street, Mapoon
Opening Hours: 8:00am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday
Web: www.health.qld.gov.au/torres-cape

Men’s Shed

A not for profit association dedicated to supporting and advancing the wellbeing and health of men and encouraging social inclusion.
Tel: 1300 550 009 Web: www.mensheds.org.au

My Pathways

Recruitment, training and employment solutions in Weipa, Mapoon and Napranum.
Tel: (07) 4082 3800 (Weipa)
Address: Weipa Suite 3 Building 2, 55 Kerr Point Road
Web: www.mpath.com.au

PCYC WEIPA (Police Citizens Youth Club)

Tel: (07) 4069 7991
Address: Western Cape College Weipa Campus
Email: weipasac@pcyc.org.au
Web: www.pcyc.org.au/School-Age-Care/Cape-Weipa.aspx

Napranum (Malakoola) Primary Health Care Centre

Tel: (07) 4069 7459
Address: Munding Road, Napranum
Opening Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday)
Web: www.health.qld.gov.au/torres-cape

Parent Line

Confidential telephone service providing professional counselling and support for parents and carers of children. Service operates from 8.00 am – 10.00 pm 7 days a week.
Tel: 1300 30 1300
Web: www.parentline.com.au

Queensland Health

Tel: (07) 4082 3900
Address: Lot 407 John Evans Drive, Weipa

RAATSICC (Cape York/Gulf Remote Area Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Child Care) Advisory Association Inc.

Tel: 07 4030 0900
Toll Free: 1300 663 411
Email: larissa@raatsicc.org.au
Web: www.raatsicc.org.au

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.
Tel: 1300 364 277
Web: www.relationships.org.au

Royal Flying Doctors Service Australia

Tel: (07) 4040 0444
Email: tcondon@rfdsqld.com.au
Web: www.flyingdoctor.org.au

Weipa Town Authority

Tel: (07) 40309400
Email: weipatown@bigpond.com
Web: www.weipatownoffice.com

Western Cape Women’s Crisis Shelter

Tel: (07) 4069 9272 or (07) 4069 9877 (from 8am to 8pm (A/H)

Western Cape Healing Services

Tel: (07) 4069 9272
Email: family@weipacommunitycare.com

Western Cape Nils

Tel: 0400 950 344 or (07) 4069 9272
Email: nils@weipacommunitycare.com

We would like to pay our respects to and acknowledge the Traditional owners and custodians of the land we work, play, walk and dwell. We also pay our respects and thanks to the Elders of past, present and future. Services are funded by the Department of Housing and Public Works and the Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors and the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women. Family Day Care is funded by the Federal Government and in partnership with Rio Tinto and Weipa Town Authority. NILS is funded by Good Shephard Micro Finance and National Australia Bank.