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Home Assist Secure 07 4039 9780 Cnr Kamerunga & Fairweather Road, Redlynch N/A www.housing.qld.gov.au Assistance for people 60 years or over, any age with a disability who own their own home or live in rentals. Service Offers 1. Minor modifications to home, 2. Home repairs, 3. Maintenance, 4. Security 
Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service 07 4033 6100  office@dvcairns.org www.dvcairns.org DV Protection orders, Advice & support agencies, Assistance with court process, Discuss options for persons involved in domestic violence issues 
Victims Counselling & Support Services 1300 139 703 Relationships Australia, 182 Gatton Street, Manunda 4870 N/A www.vcss.org.au 24hr telephone referral service & information line for people affected by crime. Counselling & support service for people whose lives have been impacted by crime and try to resume their lives. 
Queensland Aged and Disability Advocacy 1800 818 338 N/A N/A www.qada.org.au Free - information & assistance for disabilities 
Wuchopperen Health Services - Healthy Happy Families Program 07 4080 1080 Moignard Street, Manunda n/a www.wuchopperen.com Social Health Unit, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Family Violence Support & Awareness Service 
FNQ Indigenous Organisations Directory 07 4044 3044 n/a n/a n/a Human Rights, Social Justice, EQual Opportunity & social inclusiveness for the wider community. Indigenous Organistation Directory information can be obtained from the Cairns City Council 
Migrant Settlement Services - Centacare Cairns 07 4041 7699 Level 1, Virginia House, 68 Abbott Street, Cairns migrantservices@centacarecairns.org www.migrantservices.org Free Services - Individuals, families and migrant communities in Cairns & surrounding region. Encourage full participation in all aspects of community life. Priorities include newly arrived individuals and families refugees, humanitarian entrants, migrant communities, and small & emerging migrant groups. Help with - settlement issues, community development projects, employment & participating in cultural events. Career information, job skills, resumes, English language training, overseas qualifications, computer & internet access 
Senior Legal & Support Service 07 4031 7179 1st Floor Main Street Arcade, 85 Lake Street (PO Box 7129) Cairns QLD 4870 SocialWorker@cclc.org.au www.cclc.org.au Free assistance for seniors concerned about elder abuse, mistreatment or financial exploitation. Short term counselling, legal rights and provide community education. NOTE: (DOES NOT include wills or advice on real estate, financial or investment planning) 
Community Legal & Support Service 07 4031 7688 1st Floor Main Street Arcade, 85 Lake Street (PO BOX 7129) Cairns QLD 4870 SocialWorker@cclc.org.au www.cclc.org.au Free assistance for seniors concerned about elder abuse, mistreatment or financial exploitation. Short term counselling, legal rights and provide community education. NOTE: (DOES NOT include wills or advice on real estate, financial or investment planning) 
Disability Discrimination Legal Service 1800 650 197 1st Floor Main Street ARcade, 85 Lake Street (PO BOX 7129), Cairns QLD 4870 SocialWorker@cclc.org.au www.cclc.org.au Free assistance for seniors concerned about elder abuse, mistreatment or financial exploitation. Short term counselling, legal rights and provide community education. NOTE: (DOES NOT include wills or advice on real estate, financial or investment planning) 
Standby Response Service Suicide Support Service 07 4031 0145 Shek Graham or A/hrs call Police or Lifeline shek@kochfoundation.org.au www.kochfoundation.org.au Standby Response service stands by families, friends and Associates in their bereavement through suicide 
Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group 1800 774 744 (24 hrs) / 07 3857 4744 PO BOX 292 Lutwyche QLD 4030 qhvsg@qhvsg.org.au www.qhvsg.org.au Provide Support services for the long term support of victims families. 24 hr free call support, peer support whilst attending court, monthly newsletter respite accommodation facilities & monthly meetings for members 
Caring for Road Victims (CARS - Citizens Against Road Slaughter) 07 3857 5634 (24 hrs) n/a n/a n/a CARS serves road victims and their families with information about their rights, paralegal work and legal referrals, victim advocacy, counselling, attend court with victims in a support role, assist with victim impact statements, assist appeal processes, free accommodation for families travelling to Brisbane with injured relatives of for court matters and referrals to other Govt and support agencies. 
Queensland Health 07 4019 6424 Tropical Population Health - Cairns (TPHU) 19 Aplin Street, Cairns n/a n/a TPHU works collaboratively with and supports organisations to plan, implement and evaluate health promotion programs in North Queensland 
Safe Communities Cairns City Council 07 4044 3503 Community and Cultural Development, Cairns City Council, Spence Street Cairns n/a n/a Respond to the needs and aspirations of the people who live or work in the Cairns region, to ensure that the local Cairns community has skills and support networks. 
Gambling Help Cairns 07 4050 4955 or 1800 222 050 (24 hrs) Community Educator/Counsellor, 188 Aumuller Street, Bungalow 4870 n/a n/a Anyone can get into a gambling problem... older or younger... rich or poor... and anyone can get out. Info: Smart Player Tips which will allow people to enjoy gambling safely. Anyone can use the services and they are FREE of charge. 
Australian Red Cross Crisis Care Commitment 07 4047 6156 245-247 Lake Street, Cairns QLD 48700  www.redcross.org.au Aged care, financial counselling, hand and foot massage hospital patients, home safety and support service, homeless intervention, hospital support, family support, linen service, medical equipment hire, mobile library, out and about recreation service - frail or aged, palliative care, personal alarm service, Strokeswim, Veteran Support, Voluntary Aid, Blood Services, First Aid, Information and referral service, Basic Care and comfor, personal support, emergency catering, emergency relief, personal care, MATES - Mental health service, patient transport, refugee assistance, youth services, accommodation. 
Meals On Wheels 07 4033 1400 n/a n/a n/a Meals on Wheels provides home delivered meals to people who cannot manage to prepare nutritious meals for themselves or those who might otherwise be isolated. Those who are eligible include the elderly or younger people with disabilities, or the carers of such people. Often, they have limited mobility and can't manage to prepare nutritious meals for themselves. People with special dietary requirements can be catered for, and the service may operate in remote areas. 
Commonwealth Carer Respite and Carelink Centre 1800 052 222 271 Gatton Street, Westcourt n/a n/a Free information about living independently - Community aged care, disability and other support services, assessments for access to community, Aged care packages or entry into aged care homes, Nursing and respite care, Household help/modification/maintenance, Transport/meal services, disability services, Day care and therapy centres, Dementia services, continence assistance, support for carers, age care homes, range of health care - podiatry/physio, support groups 
Lifeline 131 114 (24 hours) n/a n/a n/a 24 hour counselling and community service. If you need someone to talk to, anyone regarding any problem 
Youth Justice Conferencing 4048 9803 / 1300 555 954 n/a yjc@communities.qld.gov.au www.communities.qld.gov.au The aim of the conference is for the victim, the young person and their family to come up with an agreement about how the young person can gegin to repair the harm caused by the offence. An agreement amy contain outcomes such as the young person giving an apology, attending a program or performing unpaid work. The agreement must not be more severe than if a court sentenced the young person. Present: victim, young person/family, police and convenor 
National Council for Women - Cairns Branch 07 4053 1637 n/a benson@cairnsbar.net.au n/a To unite associations and societies of women, or of men and women, into an organisation for mutual council and co-operation. To advance the interests of humanity, and to confer in questions relating to the welfare of the family, State and Commonwealth. To join with the National Councils of Women of other Australian States and Territories to form the National Council of Women of Australia which, in turn, is a member of the International Council of Women. ICW has consultative status (Category 1) with the United Nations Economic and Social Council 
Marlin Coast Older Peron's Program 07 4038 1644 n/a mcncopp@cairns.net.au n/a Focuses on 'well' older people who are socially isolated - a group who are often ineligible for many services and benefits. The ten year program is well established with referrals coming from a wide range of sources eg libraries, aged care facilities, service providers. Includes following low cost activities such as computer classes, a free weekly chat line, guest speakers, mystery bus trips to encourage mental flexibility of people and responsiveness to unknown situations. Seniors week events, collaboration with Meals on Wheels coordinator who assists in the identification of socially isolated people to be linked into the older persons' program 
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