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Response to the Crisis in Afghanistan

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QPASTT stands with the Australian Afghan community, our Afghan clients and staff.

To the Australian Afghan community, and our Afghan clients and staff who are watching the worsening humanitarian crisis impact on their family, friends and country, we are here for you.

If you need support, or know someone who needs support, QPASTT stands ready.

Call us on 07 3391 6677.

Information for Schools and Teachers Supporting Students and Families

QPASTT, together with HEAL have compiled a fact sheet with further resources and links for schools and teachers supporting Afghan students and their families in Australia.  Download the PDF document.

Information for Service Providers Supporting People in Distress

QPASTT has developed an information sheet for service providers and others who may be supporting people in distress as a result of the crisis in Afghanistan.  Download the PDF document.

Information for Legal Professionals Supporting People in Distress

QPASTT has developed an information sheet for legal professionals to assist them to provide trauma-informed support for people experiencing high levels of distress as a result of the crisis in Afghanistan.

Download the PDF document.

COVID-Response Update | August 2021

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QPASTT offices in Brisbane, Logan and Inala are closed until Sunday 8th August, due to the extended lockdown.

We will continue service delivery in these locations but our staff are now working from home, and can offer support using phone, video-conferencing and other technologies.

Our offices in Toowoomba, Townsville and Cairns remain open.

You can contact us in the usual way, by phone, by email, or by completing a self-referral form.

Phone:                        3391 6677

Email:                         admin@qpastt.org.au

Website:                     www.qpastt.org.au

Referral form:            https://qpastt.org.au/make-a-referral/

If you need an interpreter, call us first and we will arrange for an interpreter so that we can speak with you in your preferred language.

QPASTT continues to operate Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. If you need support outside of these hours, you can contact:

Lifeline – 13 11 14

Suicide call-back – 1300 659 467

1800 RESPECT (DV, and family violence) – 1800 737 732

13 HEALTH (if you think you may have COVID19) – 13 43 25 84

Child Safety (after hours) – 1800 177 135

Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800

Mental Health Access Line – 1300 64 22 55

You can find translated and audio information and resources about COVID-19 at:If you need an interpreter for any of these services, call TIS on 131 450 first and then TIS will connect you with the service you want.

This website contains information from multiple sites including governments, SBS, Australian Red Cross.