Court support programs - Centacare Brisbane

Court support programs

Court support programs

About Centacare’s court support programs

If you have experienced domestic and family violence and are either wanting to apply for a protection order or are appearing in court for a domestic and family violence mention Centacare can help you through this process.  It can be a daunting time however, our teams have established relationships within the courts and experience to help guide you through this process.

Centacare can:

  • help to complete an application for a Domestic Violence Protection Order or make changes to an existing order (variation)
  • explain your and the other person’s options, and the consequences of different options
  • explain the court process
  • talk to the police prosecutor and court staff on your behalf
  • provide you with support and information in court and throughout the court process
  • help you with safety planning
  • refer you to relevant legal and community services appropriate for your situation
  • and provide you with crisis and emotional support through the process.



  • Beenleigh Magistrates Court
  • Maroochydore Magistrates Court
  • Caloundra Magistrates Court
  • Nambour Magistrates Court
  • Noosa Magistrates Court
  • Gympie Magistrates Court