Employment services for people with disabilities requiring a consistent level of support to obtain or maintain employment.
Aspire Early Intervention is private early intervention service dedicated to assisting you in bringing out the full potential of your child, regardless of the difficulties they may face in socialising and learning language, playing and other skills.
Legal service for people with a disability who have been treated unfairly or discriminated against because of their disability.
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50 and Better programs are managed by older people and are located throughout Queensland. Committees meet regularly to plan activities, discuss health issues and decide on directions for the program. eg Aquarobics, Exercise classes, sitting exercise, craft, games afternoons, Tai Chi, Mah Jong, Theatre Group, Walking Group, Trivia Night. Also computer classes. Guest Speakers are out and about.
Provides family support and emergency relief. Job support ( Interwork service ). No domestic scale accommodation but does provide tenancy advice and an advocacy service for people in boarding houses, aged rental and student accommodation. Also housing information and referral, assistance with Small Claims Tribunal and bond disputes. Young stroke survivors and carers support group (contact David Firth 0411 501 641), arts and crafts and Playgroup 0-5 years. Also incorporates Acacia Ridge Community Support Centre. The activities room, meeting room and hall are also available for hire at various times.
Provides support to people with developmental, intellectual, physical and/or an acquired disability and their families. One-on-one support with individualised plans, in-home respite, community access, assisting with creating natural links, lifestyle and future planning, developmental, communication and behavioural strategies and domestic assistance - cleaning etc. New clients must have own funding.
Provides companionship and friendship to help overcome loneliness and isolation. Acts as a link between visitee and general community and encourages self-determination and independence.
Provides variety of sporting and recreational activities. Vacation care, after-school care, Seniors Club.
Clear Horizons provides post school and community access services to people with disabilities aged 18-65. To be eligible to attend people must have an individual funding package through DSQ's Post School Services, Adult Lifestyle Support, or Adult Family Support Programs. Fee for service is also available. Their group programs provide a range of activities including community access, social and educational programs, independent living skills training, work experience and vocational programs. They also offer an 1-1individualised post school service, which is tailored towards the specific needs of an individual and provides exceptional flexibility. Service users are supported 1-1 either in the home or in the community. Clear Horizons also holds DSQ emergency funding for people residing in the Redlands.
Step Forward is a centre based day respite program for younger people with disabilities aged 16-30 years who are residents of the Redland shire. The program operates Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9am-2pm, and is comprised of recreational and social indoor and outdoor activities.
Elizabethan Social Club meets St John Fisher Hall, Holland Pk West Tues to Saturday for Bridge, Indoor bowls, craft, 500,social activities. Catholic Women's League (CWL) Rosary and Mass 2nd Tuesday of month 9.45am at Mary Immaculate Church Annerley followed by Meeting 11am Marymac Centre Annerley. Friendship Club 4th Thursday of month in Marymac Centre Annerley. Plus lots more.
The Annerley Friendship Club offers a range of social activities to the local community, including weekly social mornings, monthly barbecues, bus trips, day outings, fundraising, luncheons and the like. Social mornings held every Tuesday 9am - 12.30pm at Stephens RSLA Hall 413 Ipswich Rd for morning tea, cards etc - $3 attendance fee. Annerley Community BBQ held first Friday of month from 5pm at Baptist Church Hall, 560 Ipswich Rd, Annerley - $3. The Club aims to provide leisure activities, social support and practical assistance to residents of the Annerley district. Annual Club membership fee $3.
Voice TTY phone no: 07 3892 8501or 1300 789 439. Provides a comprehensive range of professional and social services via the provision of community welfare services, interpreting, residential services, employment support, access to facilities and resources. Statewide afterhours emergency contact for interpreting is 1800 630 745
Headway Gold Coast A support agency for acquired brain injury e.g. brain tumour, stroke, accidents, head injury (over 16-65 years). Services offered include residential support, youth support, lifestyle programs, allied health professional outreach, community access and various social and leisure programs. Swim, gym and outdoor programs. Computer literacy classes. Centre based care.Volunteer training and activities.
Gold Coast Montrose Access - Gold Coast Our mission is to provide support services to children with physical disabilities and their families in order to assist these children (0-18 years) to achieve their maximum individual potential for participation in the community. Occupational therapists, physio, speech pathologists. Craft afternoons. In-home respite for Montrose registered clients only. Packages of care provided to adult men only over 18 with Ducheme Muscular Dystrophy in response to specific need.
Gold Coast Rosemary House Day Respite Centre Day respite centre for people with dementia/alzheimers, extended care available. Also twilighting 4pm - 9pm and overnight stays on Tue, Wed and Thurs. Can provide short term respite for up to 3 days and 2 nights. Other services include In home respite, personal care and social support (HACC funded). Carer support, holiday programme for carers. Area: Arundel south to Sorrento, North to Oxenford.
Recreational activities such as bingo and fishing, cultural camps. Service days are Mon - Thu only.
60 and Better programs are managed by older people and are located throughout Queensland. Committees meet regularly to plan activities, discuss health issues and decide on directions for the program. Program promotes healthy ageing in community participation through physical, emotional, social and intellectual development. Gentle exercises and Tai Chi classes. Also has woodwork and croquet.
The Barcaldine Senior Citizens activities include morning tea, raffles, public notices, Bocci, hoy, darts, pool, indoor bowls,cards and lunch. They also have computer access.
Provides support and assistance to professionals such as OT's, speech Therapists, Physios who are providing service to clients who are deaf and blind or both. Communication training, education and assisting them to live independently.
Fees apply at hourly rate, service includes yard maintainance transport for medical appointments companionship; pet and house sitting. also alternative therapies available eg Jatroika therapy which is a combination of holistic councelling, bodywork and aromatherapy.
Beaudesert, Domestic Assistance, Respite In Home, Home Maintenance, Minor home modifications. Social support, Banking /shopping, Medical transportation. CACPS packages. Mental Health Community Support Services (Beau Vision) for 18-64yrs with mod to severe mental illness living in Beaudesert shire.