MyTime groups provide support for mothers, fathers, grandparents and anyone caring for a child with a disability or chronic medical condition.
It’s a place for you to unwind and talk about your experiences. It’s a world away from appointments and therapy. It’s support for you.
MyTime groups also provide you with trusted parenting information and support learning new skills. By looking after your own wellbeing, you are looking after your child.
For details, visit www.mytime.net.au.
Blue Knot Foundation is the National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma. We work to empower recovery for the 1 in 4 adult Australians (5 million) who have experienced childhood trauma – complex trauma.
Helpline hours: Monday-Sunday, 9am-5pm AEST/ADST
Support for eating disorders and body image issues
Provides mental health and well-being support, information and services to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families.
Australia’s only free 24/7 confidential and private counseling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 to 25.
24-hour crisis counseling, support groups and suicide prevention services.
Mensline is a free, confidential telephone, counselling, referral and support service especially set up for men.
It is a Queensland wide service that operates between the hours of 9am and midnight, 7 days a week.
Mensline Queensland offers professional counselling and information, and acts as a strategic point of referral for Queensland men around issues of:
MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns. 24 hours / 7 days a week.
7.30 am to 11.30 pm 7 Days
The Queensland Sexual Assault Line offers elephone support and counselling to anyone – women, men and young people – who has been sexually assaulted or abused and for anyone who is concerned or suspects someone they care about might have been assaulted or abused.
DVConnect Womensline is the only state wide telephone service offering women who are experiencing domestic or family violence 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Free, professional and non-judgemental telephone support to you, wherever you live in Queensland. Calls to 1800 811 811 are free from any public phone.
Practical assistance such as counselling, intervention, transport and emergency accommodation for Queensland women and their children who are in danger from a violent partner or family member.
The program has been designed to assist family carers of a person with dementia to pursue activities such as –
The day respite services are provided at our facility at no cost to family carers who are working, looking for work, studying an accredited course or volunteering.
Eligible clients include people with a diagnosis of dementia, including younger onset dementia or other neurodegenerative condition.
For more information:
P: (07) 4620 4000 or 1300 610 610.
NewAccess is a service designed by Beyond Blue that provides free and confidential support to help you tackle day-to-day pressures. A NewAccess coach who is specially trained and experienced will support you in setting practical goals to help get you back on track.
If any of the following are causing you to feel unhappy, moody, angry or unable to concentrate or sleep this service could be right for you:
The NewAccess service includes six free sessions with locally based coaches in Roma & Charleville. At your first appointment, your coach will complete an initial assessment and develop a program with you tailored to your individual needs.
For more information:
We will be open from 9-11am on the second Tuesday of every month at the Church of Christ, 119 Currey St, Roma. Membership is free and families can borrow 3 sets of toys per month. Come and enjoy!
The Roma Toy Library, offers families of all income levels free access to a library of high-quality educational toys on loan to children aged 0-5 years.
We accept donations of good used toys, ranging from wooden toys to outdoor gross motor toys. Categories include sand play, water play, musical play, pretend play, pretend play (eg animal figurines, doll houses, dress up clothes, pretend food), outdoor gross motor play (eg tricycles, see-saws, skipping rope), fine motor play (eg threading wooden beads, wooden blocks), play with words (eg finger puppets, themed puzzles).
General guidelines for donated toys:
Monetary donations can also be made at https://www.gofundme.com/roma-toy-library.
If you can help with any of the above, we would be so grateful! Please contact Nat Cooksley on 0448177797 or on the Roma Toy Library Facebook page.
Do you, or does someone you know, have a valid concession card which could give you access to a $340 electricity rebate? Phone your electricity retailer to see if you are eligible.
Assistance is also available if you are finding it difficult to pay your energy bills. To check what assistance you may be able to access, contact your energy retailer.
For more information about rebates and concessions visit: Smart Savings Concessions