Support and social group for people living with a mental illness
Referral: Self-Referral, please phone for an appointment; phone or drop in to the centre for an orientation
Breakfast available from 8:00 am - 9:00 am at the cost of $2.00, Orientation Drop In after 10:00 am, Wednesday Social after 11:00 am, Social Recreation Session once per month on a Saturday (check calendar of events on the website for further information).
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Contact: Ph. 07 4632 4688
Address: 112 Russell Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
TOMNET (The Older Men's Network)
A network for older men providing meaningful peer support. TOMNETs aim is to supply men who are considering retirement, recently retired or long term retired and are after some new mates, social interaction and to connect with the community.
Referral: Self Referral
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Friday, 8:00 am - 12 noon
Contact: 07 4638 9080
Address: 223 Hume Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
Parentline is a confidential telephone service providing professional counselling, education and support to parents and others who care for children and young people. The service operates from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm seven days a week and is available to residents of Queensland and the Northern Territory.
Opening Hours: 7 days a week, 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact: 1300 301 300
Rosies - Friends on the Street
Rosies provides unconditional acceptance and friendship to people who are marginalised within our community, especially those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or lonely.
Street Outreach: Harlaxton Park (Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm), Cnr Ruthven St and Chalk Drive (Friday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm), Clewley Park on Water St (Sunday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm)
Contact: 3396 4267
Fax: 07 3396 3205 Website: www.rosies.org.au
TRAMS (Toowoomba Refugee and Migrant Support)
Assistance includes free English classes, computer classes, and help with homework, education, use of computers and advocacy. Waiting list applies.
Referral: Self Referral
Opening Hours: Monday - Thursday(Classes)
Contact: 1300 477 433
Address: 502 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
Toowoomba City Mens Shed
'Shedders' have access to a wide variety of tools and workspaces, companionship, up-skilling from instructors / guidance from others and have regular get-togethers. The shedders' skills range from retired business professionals, to farmers to mechanics to unemployed to health professionals to tradespersons, so there is plenty to learn.
Contact: 0413 875 583
Address: 127a James Street, Toowoomba, QLD, 4350
CPL (Formerly Cerebral Palsy League)
This Toowoomba service offers Therapy and Health Services, Home Support and Respite, Lifeskills and Creative Arts program, Community Based Mediation Service provided morning and evening for mental health and dementia, (mobile service) , and Support in the Community. CPL is a non-profit organisation that provides vital support and services to more than 8'000 children and adults in Queensland and Northern NSW. CPL gives people the freedom of choice, the opportunity to chase their passion and the support to live the life they choose. CPL work with people of all ages to maximise their potential. From going to school or finding a job through to enjoying their retirement years, CPL is there wherever life takes you.
Contact: 07 4688 9400
Address: 21-25 Scott Street, Toowoomba, QLD, 4350
SAILSS (Salvation Army Individual Lifestyle Service)
A service with Christian Ethics that provides support for people with an intellectual disability to live ordinary meaningful lives. Availabe for those aged 18 - 65 years.
Contact: 4639 4026
Address: 2 Curtis Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350