FNQ accessible housing dreams & SDA - run by Lynn Egan
Open discussions for yours or your loved ones accessible housing dreams, your advice, especially relating to NDIS & SDA, any suggestions. Hoping this will be a caring, sharing space to help each other achieve the dreams for those with a disability to have a home in Cairns, or surrounds, suitable for their specific needs, to live their lives as independently as their disability allows them.
This group is a community for Queenslanders with disability who live in the Cairns area to come together, share, discuss and contribute to posts.You can visit the official website of Queenslanders with Disability Network at www.qdn.org.au and get in contact with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Improving transitions into study, work and support for people with disability in Cairns.
An open forum working together to enhance the life of people with disability through education, employment and supports.
Local support group on Tourette Syndrome
This is a closed group for families and carers; a safe, private and friendly place to connect with Autism and other Special Needs Families.
Ask questions, get support, share information and resources!
You can also post any special needs equipment or resources you have for sale also.
No professionals in this group, families only.
After requesting to join this group, Admin will send you a message, so please check your junk or message requests folder.
This group has been set up to provide local support, encouragement, ideas, resources and networking for parents and carers of kids with additional needs in the Innisfail area.
Tablelands ASD Parent Support Group is a support group with the aim to provide peer support opportunities for parents and carers of children on the spectrum (with or without a diagnosis) across the Tablelands community.
We aim to achieve this goal with the guidance and consultation of parents/carers and the extended autism community.
We will be scheduling activities for the group alternating between Professional Development/Education sessions and Meet and Greet Support sessions.
Each month we will have one session in Mareeba and another in Atherton to allow parents/carers to have options in times that suit them.
For More information please contact the Every Family team on: 4091 6411
Tablelands Toy Library - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1432173930479060
If you suffer from any kind of disease, an invisible illness, depression, PTSD and Chronic Pain, this is a group where anyone in the Cairns area can feel safe to post about what they are going through, physically as well as emotionally and have the support from people going through the same thing. To know that you are not alone and there are people who understand exactly how you feel and are in our own little town rather than across the world. It's a safe place to vent when you're having a bad day, week or year!
It's also a place to post inspirational quotes or exercise suggestions, medical care, medications and diets that have work for others.
A neuroaffirming space. Be part of changing the narrative around autism, ADHD and other neurospicy states of being human. Try to view things through a social lens as well as a medical one. Celebrate neurodivergent culture.
Celebrating all Abilities!
A group to help the NDIS community thrive in Cairns where providers (registered or non registered) can advertise their services and supports and participants have the choice and control.
See what providers have capacity, new providers to Cairns, call out for support workers, OT's, Speechie's, or ask about recommendations on just about anything.
Share any workshops / seminars / conferences in the group as well as your services, employment opportunities etc. The group is pretty much an open forum.
Community Ability Network is a community of mutual support including private support providers, NDIS participants, carers and other professionals.
When support is provided by others who have similar experiences an atmosphere of respect and mutual helping develops.
Our monthly support group brings together people in the Cairns area, who care for, or about, someone diagnosed with a mental illness.
Our mental health carer's support group meets in Cairns Central on the 1st Thursday of every month between 1.30 pm and 3pm
It's easy to join us: email: email@example.com or Freecall: 1800 351 881 and ask about the ARAFMI Cairns Mental Health Carers Support Group
Cairns Warmline is a Non-For-Profit Community organization, providing a committed After Hours Service dedicated to helping the people of cairns and the surrounding districts struggling with mental illness, psychological or emotional distress.
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.
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org