The Courier Mail Children’s Fund

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The Courier Mail Children’s Fund

The Courier Mail Children’s Fund
Offering financial support to charitable organisations throughout Queensland to help
them meet the needs of children with special needs, matching funds raised by
successful applicants. Eligible organisations must be registered Australian charities
endorsed as deductible gift recipients (but not another ancillary fund). Deductible Gift Recipients must be listed with the Australian Taxation Office under Item 1of the Table in Section 30.15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act, 1936. Eligible activities include financial assistance for: – Mobility and learning aids. – Recreational and respite programs. – New technologies. – Medical equipment. – Educational equipment and assistance. There are no minimum or maximum funding amounts specified. This program is open on an ongoing basis.

Website: The Courier Mail Children’s Fund

 

 


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Become a Leader Online

Become a Leader Online is here!
The Become a Leader face-to-face program has reached over 190 people across 13 locations. Now we’re online so every person with disability can become a leader and take control! It is a four topic e-learning course that will take you through becoming a leader in your own life and in the community around you. Throughout the course you’ll have access to a forum where you can connect and be mentored. We have got together a group of key leaders who will drive this mentoring process.

Graduates of both the online and face-to-face program have a larger forum open to them, with the chance to network and connect with other leaders from across NSW and even Australia! Graduates from our face-to-face program will receive an email letting them know their login details for the forum.

Become a Leader Online is for everybody. Whether you just want some help speaking up at family dinners or you have plans to run for local council, you will gain valuable skills by completing the program.
Sign up at Become a Leader and unlock your potential today!

 


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NDIS – My Learning Passport

My Learning Passport is designed to support people with intellectual or learning disability to get ready for the NDIS. It is based on the successful face to face Plan ahead workshops, delivered around Queensland in 2015, for QDN’s Ready to go project, an NDIS Participant Readiness activity funded by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.

The series of 8 short videos features presentations by two peer facilitators Sam Matheson and Kane Wojicicki, graphic animation and activities, fun and games along the way. Participants will learn about the Pathways to the NDIS, choice and control, the life domains, the planning conversation, what is reasonable and necessary and managing their plan.

Participants can learn at their own pace, on their own, or with the help of a family member, friend or support person.

My Learning Passport resources include a participant workbook and supporter’s guide. Audio versions and DVDs are also available.

You can watch the videos and find all resources on our website.

Please get in touch on 1300 363 783 or email readytogo@qdn.org.au if you would like to know more.

 

 

Queenslanders with Disability Network

Unit 11/ 7 O’Connell Tce, Bowen Hills Qld 4006

Phone: 3252 8566

Local Call: 1300 363 783

 

 

 

 

 


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TASC

TASC

TASC National Limited (TASC) is a not-for- profit organisation providing free advice and information for people who require legal, advocacy or social services assistance.

The Roma Community Legal Service provides initial consultation, advice and referrals in generalist legal matters, with a focus on Civil and Family Law, in addition to providing Legal and Advocacy support to clients with a disability facing the Criminal Justice System. The service provides access to qualified solicitors who can explain your legal rights and obligations, and outline various options and steps you can take to solve your legal problem.

Vulnerable and marginalised members of the community, subject to a general assessment and eligibility criteria and a conflict of interest check, are eligible for this service.

TASC Roma located at 96 Arthur Street, Roma is open Monday to Thursday from 9:00am to 4:30pm and Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm. To enquire about our services or schedule an appointment phone on 07 4523 6600.

For general information please see our webpage at TASC

 

 

 

 

 


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Blind Citizens Australia – National Women’s Special Interest Branch

Are you or do you know of…A woman who is blind or vision impaired living in rural or remote areas of Australia?

 

The accompanying flyer is to promote access to support and information for anyone living in your vicinity who is either blind or has low vision.

The Blind Citizens Australia National Women’s Special Interest Branch would appreciate it if you could place our flyer in an appropriate position so that a friend or neighbour of a resident with vision loss, can be advised of our wish to offer support to those isolated by distance and by their vision status.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us, either at our Head Office number: 1800 033 660 or via email:
nwb@bca.org.au

Many thanks in anticipation.

Karen Passmore
President
Blind Citizens Australia National Women’s Special Interest Branch
Email: nwb@bca.org.au

 

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Endeavour Foundation Learning and Lifestyle Centre

About:

Welcome to Endeavour Foundation! As one of Queensland’s established charities,founded in 1951, Endeavour Foundation, is committed to ensuring that children, young people and adults with a disability live a life that makes sense to them.

We offer a diverse range of person centred, value for money, accessible support solutions desinged to enhance and promote your personal independence and enable you to take increasing control of your own life.

 If you are 18 years or over, have a disability, are not currently supported by Endeavour Foundation and live in ROMA, this guide will provide you with an overview of  our current fees and charges as at 1st July 2014, and the types of support you may wish to consider purchasing from us.As a Your Life Your Choice (YLYC) Host Provider, we can also support you to manage and administer your individual funding package.

Should you wish to discuss your personal circumstances or find out more about how we can support you, please contact us on 1800 363 328 or email disabilitysupports@endeavour.com.au

 LEARNING & LIFESTYLE CENTRE

  • FLEXIBLE RESPITE
  • IN HOME SUPPORT
  • DROP IN SUPPORT & COMMUNITY ACCESS
  • RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT
  • POST SCHOOL SUPPORT

 

Vital Info:

Ages: All ages (with a disability)

Location: 89 Bowen Street

Contact: Support Operations Manager – Sam Cornelius

Phone:  0746 222 535

Mobile:  0428 228 497

Email:  s.cornelius@endeavour.com.au

Website:  Endeavour Foundation

Facebook:  Endeavour Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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National Disability Coordination Officer Program (NDCO) STEPS Group Australia

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About:  Working together to improve transitions for people with disabilities into tertiary education and employment.

 

Vital Info:

NDCO aims to:

  • to improve linkages and coordination between service providers and sectors
  • work with local networks to identify barriers and solutions
  • improve capacity of stakeholders to support PWD
  • people with a disability have improved knowledge to make decisions

Services provided throughout Southern Queensland:  South West Qld, Darling Downs, Toowoomba, South Burnett, Gympie, Caboolture, Sunshine Coast

 

Weblink: NDCO Website Regions 20 & 22  Your one stop shop for education, training and employment information, resources and linkages.

Contact:  Debbie Rooskov

National Disability Coordination Officer

07 5458 3063    |   0400 721 451

debbier@stepsgroup.com.au

 

 


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