Inger Rice Foundation – Grants for supporting children/family relationships

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Inger Rice Foundation – Grants for supporting children/family relationships

Inger Rice Foundation

Ongoing grants of amounts up to $5,000 are available through the program that seeks to fund incorporated organisations involved with supporting relationships between young children and their families/carers, in particular, children from pre-birth to primary school entry (0-5) within Australia.  Eligible activities include: Early intervention programs, Family support programs, Resources, Training required for implementation of programs, Eligible applicants include incorporated organisations. For more information contact the program administrator Ph 0438 897 933 email:  inger.rice.foundation@gmail.com  or contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430.


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Anglicare Southern Queensland – Mental Health Carer Support and Respite

Anglicare

Mental Health Carer Support & Respite – The carer support program aims to provide flexible support that enables carers and families to better cope with their caring role, improve their relationship with the person they support and balance their caring role with the other parts of their life.

For more information please click on the links below:

Website:  Anglicare Southern Queensland

Facebook: Anglicare Southern Queensland

 

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For more information:

P:  (07) 4620 4000

W: Anglicare Southern Queensland

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PCYC – MAKS Maranoa Active Kids Soft Play

Our MAKS (Maranoa Active Kids Softplay) room is back in action. Everyone Monday & Friday 9AM to 12PM.

PCYC Soft Play

 

 


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Carers Queensland

Carers Qld

 

144 McDowall Street Roma QLD 4455
PO Box 1001 Roma QLD 4455

  • NILS – No Interest Loan Service to carers who are registered with Carers Qld
  •  Better Start Program – provides funding for early intervention services for children with disabilities. For more information please click link below:

Better Start Brochure

Contact:

Tania Hubbard (Team Leader)
Email: thubbard@carersqld.asn.au
Phone: 07 4622 1270
Fax:  07 4622 1276

Website: Carers Queensland
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Lifeline Darling Downs & South West Qld Ltd & Mercy Community Services – Family and Child Connect

Mercy Community Services

Every family needs a little help now & then. When friends and family are unavailable, it can be hard to know who to call for support. That’s where Family and Child Connect can help.
Funded by the Queensland Government, Family and Child Connect is a brand new community-based service designed specifically to listen to you and help you to connect with the right supports at the right time. In South West Queensland the service is provided jointly by Mercy Community Services & Lifeline Darling Downs & SW Queensland Ltd at three different sites; in Toowoomba, Roma and Charleville.
Whether you are a parent, a young person, a concerned friend, neighbour or professional, if you are looking for information and advice on how you can best help yourself or someone else, you can call or drop into Family & Child Connect and speak to a real person about how to get the right assistance.
Family & Child Connects friendly, professional staff know all about the people and services in your area and how they can help with any challenge a family might be facing. They can provide you with information about these supports and in some cases can even introduce you to them. If you are worried about a family other than your own they can help you with ideas of how you might be able to reach out and provide some personal support to them.
At the moment this service is available throughout South West Queensland.  All enquiries are most welcome.

 

Family and Child Connect:

  • are new services to Queensland as part of of the Stronger Families reforms
  • are local community based services that help families to care for and protect their children at home by connecting them to the services they need, when they need them
  • is a first point of call for front line assistance and support to families
  • can positively assist families with a range of support needs

 

Anyone can contact Family and Child Connect for general advice and information, including parents, other family members, young people and other community members

 

35 Queen Street, Roma

Opening Hours:  Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5.30 pm

Phone: 46 883 757 or  13Family or 13326

Ruth Moran rmoran@lifelinedarlingdowns.org.au

For more information please click on the link below:

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Community and Allied Health – Child and Family

About: Child and Family Health Services – Please phone for an appointment. No referral necessary

 

Vital Info:

Address: 59 – 61 Arthur Street

Phone:  0746  242 977

 

Childhood Immunisation Clinic

Child Health Nurse – breast feeding support, child health checks, development assessment, Triple P program to help parents manage children’s misbehaviour, support group for post-natal depression, New Parent Cafe.

Community Nurse – Supports education and screening on a range of health topics for the pre-prep and primary ages

Early Intervention Specialist – Works with parents of children from 0 – 8 years

Occupational Therapist – Provides therapy support to children in play and self care activities

Regional School Based Health Nurse – Support and Education on a range of health topics for Grades 7 -12

Speech Pathologist – Speech and language for paediatrics, predominately 1 – 5 years

 

 

 


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Below are PDF forms that you can download and fill out if you would like your information displayed on this site.

Activities and Events Form

Services and Business Form

Be sure to email them directly to romaforfamilies@gmail.com and attach a photo of your activity, business or logo.

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