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Mission Australia NDIS Partner Cairns Region
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National Disability Insurance Scheme Partner In The Community for Cairns NDIS Region (comprising Local Government Areas of Cairns, Douglas, Cassowary Coast, Yarrabah, Mareeba and Tablelands) delivering NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention and Local Area Coordination Programs.

Provides support:

develop NDIS Support Plans;
Provide support to understand/use funding and connect to NDIS and non-NDIS (mainstream / community / informal) services, supports, facilities and resources;
Conduct Scheduled Reviews at expiration of current NDIS support plan to enable development of a new NDIS Support Plan;
Conduct Lived Experience Group;
Develop/maintain Service Mapping Resources;
Work to improve access and inclusion for people with disability, their families/carers across Cairns NDIS Region.

 

Contact – 1800 860 555 or visit one of our NDIS Service Centres at –

Cairns – 379 Little Spence Street, Bungalow – 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Cairns – Hambledon House, 177 Bruce Highway, Edmonton – 8.30am to 4.30pm (appointments preferred – phone 1800 860 555)

Mareeba – 148 Byrnes Street – 8.30am to 4.30pm Tuesday and Thursday (otherwise by appointment)

Innisfail – 11 Ernest Street – 8.30am to 4.30pm Tuesday and Thursday (otherwise by appointment)

Yarrabah – Mission Australia Office, RTC Building, Noble Street – 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Douglas – Phone Nicole Carnaby, LAC – Phone 1800 860 555 or 0456 575 743 or email – nicole.carnaby@ndis.gov.au

 

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1800 860 555
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379 Little Spence Street Bungalow Qld
4870
Centacare FNQ
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Centacare FNQ provides community-driven and accessible services that make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and the FNQ region.
Support Coordination - Resilience Coaching for Individuals and Groups - Counselling and Therapeutic Supports  - Group Activities/Day Program - Other NDIS Registered Activities such as:

Social and Community participation
Mentoring & Peer Support
Community Connection
Specialist Support
Behaviour/Early Childhood
Individual Skills Development & Training
Community Participation
Social Support
Life Skills Development
Community Access
Group Programs

Our overnight respite program offers carers a short-term break from their care giving responsibilities and clients the opportunity to socialise with other guests in a friendly, homely environment. Our employees are on site 24 hours a day, all support services are delivered by qualified and experienced support and all meals are freshly prepared.

Located at the Social Wellbeing Hub situated in a quiet residential area of Holloways Beach. We have made every effort to provide a home from home environment for our guests so as to maintain regular routines.

Centacare Social Wellbeing Hub, 39 Oak Street, Holloways Beach
Phone 07 4055 0890. Mobile 0417 608 141

swh@centacarefnq.org
https://www.centacarefnq.org/weekend-overnight-respite

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(07) 4044 0130
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22-34 Aplin Street, Cairns QLD
4870
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Wellways
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In-home respite provides a carer to support you in your own home while your family member or regular carer is taking a break.
Wellways, offers a range of services, including meal preparation, personal care and domestic assistance from one hour up to 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The advantage of having in-home respite services is that you remain in your own home in familiar surroundings. Wellways staff are very respectful and will always ensure you feel comfortable in your home.

Funding for in-home respite is available from local governmental agencies, or you can choose to pay for the services.

For more information, please contact us on 1300 111 500

 

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1300 111 500
My Care Space
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We are the largest online disability community in Australia.

We connect disability providers with people living with a disability, their families and carers. We do this using our NDIS provider directory, our resources and our chatline.

 

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1300 2888 93
Quantum Wellbeing Healing Foundation
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Holistic & Alternative Health Supports & Service / Coaching & Counselling/ Transformational programs- PTSD, Anxiety /NDIS inclusive / Holistic Day Retreats & Weekend programs.

Empowering Individuals, Communities & Organizations – Cairns, (Tablelands, Port Shire, Mission Beach – TBA)  Its Unique, Gentle yet effective, Transformative & UpLifting.

This circle provides the space and avenue to safely express issues related to stress and resilience needed to support either yourself or others in stressful and demanding times.  Emotional & Mental Wellbeing – for mind, body & soul.
We welcome bookings for 2022 from Organisations & Community members , Staff members or participants.
Contact-
Monika Mueller  quantumwellbeinghh@gmail.com
Mobile 0418 902 016  (Text message)
Brad Dunn, Mobile 0401155484
Caroline Allinson-Dunn, Mobile 0431415009

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27 Riverside Parade, Trinity Park
4879
Carer Gateway
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Carer Gateway helps carers. If you care for a family member or friend, then Carer Gateway could help you.

Carer Gateway:

provides practical information and advice
helps you to get the services and support you need
provides free counselling services over the phone
provides free coaching to help you in your role
lets you connect with other carers through a community forum

Carer Gateway is an Australian Government initiative. Carer Gateway is making some changes to better help Australian carers.

 

Carer Gateway Emergency respite care

Respite care can vary depending on:

where you live and what services are available in your area
the sort of care needed
how urgent your need is.

You will need to talk with Carer Gateway on 1800 422 737 to find out about the respite care that is available in your area and whether it will suit you. Remember – help is always available in an emergency.

If you want to arrange emergency respite care

Carer Gateway can help you to arrange respite in an emergency. They can also talk to you about local respite and activities that may be available for you or the person you care for.

Call Carer Gateway on 1800 422 737
https://www.carergateway.gov.au/respite/how-get

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1800 422 737
Department of Social Services
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Supporting Carers

Information from the Department of Social Services

 

Women with Disabilities Australia
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The aim of WWDA is to promote, protect and advance the human rights and freedoms of women and girls with disabilities in Australia.

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is the award winning, national Disabled People’s Organisation (DPO) and National Women’s Alliance (NWA) for women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary people with disabilities in Australia.

WWDA represents more than two million individuals in Australia. We have affiliate organisations and networks in most States and Territories of Australia and we are internationally recognised.

All of our work is grounded in a human rights-based framework that links gender and disability issues to civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

To promote the rights of women and girls with disability, WWDA takes part in a range of system advocacy activities. WWDA’s work seeks to support and empower individuals, while also creating greater awareness among governments and other relevant institutions about their obligations to do so.

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0438 535 123
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PO Box 407, Lenah Valley TAS
7008
Defense Special Needs Support Group Inc.
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CEO: Kim Collins,  Phone: 1800 037 674

CEO@dsnsg.org.au

 

Townsville Coordinator: Cherie Davis

townsville@dsnsg.org.au   Phone 0417 182 233

 

Cairns Coordinator: Karrie Blanche

cairns@dsnsg.org.au   Phone 0415 275 745

 

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Queenslanders With Disability Network (QDN)
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Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) is a state wide organisation of, for, and with people with disability connecting for collective and affirmative action.

All our work is focused on disability rights and advocacy.

QDN’s work is centred around a strong network of people across Queensland and almost 30 peer support groups which inform, connect, lead, and influence change.

We believe there should be ‘nothing about us without us’

We are a vibrant, active network of influencers, decision-makers, spokespeople, consultants, group members and peer leaders with a drive to make change happen.  We also work on projects that align with our vision and mission around important issues in the lives of people with disability. We believe it’s important to work together with communities, services, business, industry and government to lead and influence change.

QDN is a not-for-profit organisation.

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07 3252 8566 / 1300 363 783
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338 Turbot Street Brisbane, Qld
4000
Your Caring Way
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Your new future begins today...
Your Caring Way is a new program of services that focus upon carers wanting to pursue their own goals, like a totally new career.
It is a Carers Queensland program offering free vocational coaching and employment services to unpaid carers.
Services can run in parallel with DES and Jobactive so we would be an extra support service rather than an organisation competing to provide employment services.
Carers Queensland T/A Your Caring Way
​Queensland • South Australia • Tasmania

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1300 585 636
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Qld, Tas and NT
Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors
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Queensland Community Support Scheme

Information about support and services available for carers, including the Carer Business Discount Card, Companion Card, support groups and counselling.

 

 

Disability Support Queensland
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Disability Support Queensland (DSQ)  Brisbane

An online community resource for people with disabilities, and families, friends and carers – where you can access information on disability services across Brisbane; connect with one another through conversation; and read up on the latest news and events across the industry.