Across Micah Projects…

8,230
people received planned support

493 were aged 5 or under

Under 18

18%

First Nations People

18%

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

11%

67% identified female
32% identified male


75,286 phone calls answered 24/7


258,932 Occasions of direct assistance
across all areas

Home for Good: Prevent

Homestay

(Early intervention to prevent homelessness)

Provided support to maintain the tenancy of…

102 couples and families

257 children under 18

56 individuals

Home for Good: Respond

Coordinated Access

1,820 individuals and households provided with planned support, including 566 children in families

1,706 people were provided with the information they needed and did not require planned support

668 occasions of direct nursing care
were provided to 167 individuals

Street to Home Assertive Outreach

634 individuals provided with planned support

2,844 occasions of direct nursing care
were provided to 961 individuals

Family Support and Advocacy

Transition from crisis into secure, long-term and affordable housing

48 families with 102 children under 18 supported

Working with Hospitals

1,785 occasions of direct nursing care and social support provided to 67 individuals by the ‘Working Together to Connect Care’ program

4,146 occasions of direct nursing care and social support provided to 184 individuals by Pathways Hospital Admission and Discharge Service

Home for Good: Collaborate

Brisbane Alliance to End Homelessness

Continuing the work of 500 Lives 500 Homes to end homelessness in Brisbane one person, one family at a time.

Working Together to Connect Care

Reducing unnecessary presentations to hospital and improving quality of life outcomes. (Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Micah Projects, Footprints)

Pathways – Hospital Admission and Discharge Service

No discharge from hospital into homelessness. (St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane, Brisbane North Hospital and Health Service, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Mater Health Services)

7,680
people experiencing Domestic and Family Violence were supported through an integrated response, including 571 children under 5.

Occasions of direct assistance

Working with police

 ReferralsCo-responses
Redbourne2,904N/A
BDVS 24/7 Safer Lives31722
Project Phoenix25297
Vulnerable Persons Unit192†121
Total3,665240

† Includes followup case discussions

Donations

Thank you to the many individuals and groups who have generously donated to the Brisbane Domestic Violence Service in 2017/18.

Donor Groups

  • Analytics Anomalous
  • Beyond DV
  • Brisbane Barmies
  • Brisbane North PHN
  • Connected Inc
  • Credit Union Australia Limited
  • Darling & Co
  • Datacom
  • Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women
  • Indooroopilly Shopping Centre
  • Jugglers Art Space Inc
  • Mediserve Pty Ltd
  • Nia Brisbane Dance Community
  • Opal Raynbird Place
  • Peninsula
  • Slimdowners Club
  • Queensland Law Society
  • Real Estate Institute Queensland (REIQ)
  • Rubgy League Brisbane
  • SCOPE Club of Wynnum Inc
  • Shimmy Mob
  • The Paddington Connection
  • Vulcana Women’s Circus

DV Offenders Program

128 men accessed the Safer Lives: Men’s Domestic Violence Offenders Program.

Mental Health and Disability

The Hive

Supporting people to re-engage and participate in the community by providing indoor and outdoor activities to break down social isolation and build social connection. This vital part of Micah Projects social inclusion mission works in the South Brisbane metro area.

232 people were supported by the Hive across 717 activities to participate and build social connection.

The Resident Support Program

A flexible, creative outreach service which provides support to adults who: have a disability, are between 18 and 65 years of age, are living in private residential services levels 1, 2 or 3, and are living in the inner-Brisbane area.

  75 people living with disability were supported by the Resident Support Program in boarding houses and hostels.

Partners in Recovery (PIR)

A consortium of organisations led by Brisbane South PHN, working in partnership to create a community of care that supports the recovery of people living with severe and persistent mental illness and with complex needs.

149 people experiencing persistent mental illness with complex needs were supported by PIR in their recovery.