Grief and Loss Workshops:
Thursday 19th October – The Club Hotel 6pm – all Community members invited. This is to give people insight into grief and loss, what the process is, etc. This is ALL types of grief and loss, not just death of a loved one.
Friday 20th October – Roma Hospital Training and Development Room 9am – 4pm – Service providers, support people. This will be aimed at understanding and supporting people going through grief.
RSVP contact Janelle Burns on 07 4624 0808.
BLANKETS AVAILABLE TO KEEP WARM THIS WINTER
FROM NEXT WEEK
With winter now here, Council is coordinating a winter blanket drive for those in our communities who may need some extra help this winter to stay warm.
If in need, there will be free blankets available from next week at any of Council’s Customer Service Centres across the region. Click here for more information: Winter Blanket Drive
Flexible Financial Hardship Support funding of up to $500 per household is available for drought affected community members. Residents are encouraged to apply by submitting the form and providing supporting documentation as required.
Note: a copy of a rates notice is required to confirm residency in the Maranoa local government region.
(Until funding allocation exhausted or 30/11/17)
There are two options for receiving the assistance:
Option 1: $500 in $50 vouchers to be used at selected stores in the Maranoa region
Option 2: Financial assistance up to $500 with a specific bill/account (bill to be provided with application)
Ø Funding is limited so please apply early to avoid disappointment
Ø All claims are subject to assessment and approval by Maranoa Regional Council
Ø Applicants must reside within the Maranoa Regional Council area
Ø All vouchers and bill payments must be redeemed by 30 November 2017
Ø Vouchers may only be redeemed at the stores listed
Ø Eligible bills in Option 2 include, but are not limited to, vehicle registration, vehicle insurance, farm insurance, accountants’ fees, machinery repairs, grocery store accounts, and training. Residents are encouraged to talk to Council (Grants Officer) if their bill does not fit under these headings to see if it is eligible for claim.
For further information:
Maranoa Regional Council
ROMA COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE
38-44 Hawthorne Street Roma QLD 4455
Postal Address: P.O Box 42 MITCHELL QLD 4465
P: 1300 007 662
D: (07) 4624 0200 M: 0417 908 461 F: (07) 4624 0590