RAISING AWARENESS AND PROVIDING EDUCATION TO EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES TO FOSTER RESPECT AND HARMONY IN THE MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY

WELCOME TO GRACE

GRACE is a community initiative dedicated to fostering a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment for everyone in the Gladstone region. Our mission is to empower individuals by promoting respect, cultural awareness, and personal empowerment. We believe in the strength of a united community and strive to provide resources, education, and support to help everyone lead a safe and fulfilling life.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

GRACE stands for Gladstone’s Respectful and Culturally Empowered Community. This project is designed to address and combat domestic violence by providing education, resources, and support to those in need. We aim to create a community where everyone feels respected, valued, and empowered to live their best life.

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

MULTICULTURAL MORNING CELEBRATION

Saturday 27th July 2024 at 9:30am – 11:30am

Philip Street Communities & Families Precinct

Join us for a morning of fun, food as we welcome an empowering guest speaker from Women’s Health Centre.

Cost: FREE

All welcome to attend.

Please register for this event below:

RESPECT & EMPOWERMENT
ONLINE WORKSHOP

Monday 19th August 2024 at 10:00am – 11:00am

Workshop will be held online. Please register for the link to attend.

Special guest from RAILS Queensland.

Cost: FREE

All welcome to attend.

Please register for this event below:

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS
ONLINE WORKSHOP

Monday 9th September 2024 at 10:00am – 11:00am

Workshop will be held online. Please register for the link to attend.

Special guest from Relationships Australia.

Cost: FREE

All welcome to attend.

Please register for this event below:

local resources

We are committed to providing easy access to local resources. Here are some of the key services available in our community:

Gladstone Women's Health Centre
  • Phone: (07) 4979 1456
  • Services: Counselling, support groups, health services
Gladstone Regional Domestic Violence Service
  • Phone: (07) 4972 5686
  • Services: Crisis intervention, safety planning, advocacy
Refugee and Immigration Legal Services (RAILS)
  • Phone: (07) 3846 9300
  • Email: admin@rails.org.au
  • Services: Legal services
Queensland Police Service
  • Emergency: 000
  • Non-Emergency: 131 444
Gladstone Legal Aid Office
  • Phone: 1300 651 188
  • Services: Legal advice and representation
1800 Respect
  • Phone: 1800 737 732
  • Services: Sexual assault and violence support services
Community Support Centre
  • Phone: (07) 4979 1234
  • Services: Emergency accommodation, food relief, counselling
Relationships Australia
  • Phone: 1300 364 277
  • Services: Relationship Support & Programs
Translating and Interpreting Service

EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS
(COMING SOON)

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WHAT IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE?

Understanding the signs, forms, and impact of domestic violence.

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

A guide to your legal rights and protections against domestic violence.

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BUILDING HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS

Tips and strategies for creating and maintaining healthy relationships.

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EMPOWERMENT & SELF-CARE

Ways to build self-esteem, practice self-care, and regain control of your life.

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CONNECT WITH SERVICES

Information on local services and resources for those affected by domestic violence.

The Grace Project is funded by the Queensland Government.