Information and government funding contacts;
Someone Who Cares Ph (07) 5520 0122
Business hours and 24 hour emergency support. Provides 24- hour, seven days a week in –home support for people with disabilities and their carers.
Youngcare Connect HOTLINE ; 1300 844 724
Support and advice for young people with full time care needs, their families and carers and provision of relevant information and programs within the government and the broader health care sector.
Youngcare At Home Care Grants -Ph (07) 3041 3400
One –off grants of up to $10,000 to assist young people with disabilities aged 18 – 65 years who are living at home and are at risk of entering aged care facilities. Grants are for essential support items such as hoist, speech recognition devices, respite care and renovations.
Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme – MASS- Ph (07) 3136 3636
Provides funding for aids and equipment for eligible Queensland residents with disabilities. Includes communication, continence aids, daily living aids, medical grade footwear, mobility aids, orthhose, oxygen, and spectacles.www.health.qld.gov.au/mass
Home and community Care –HACC Program- 1800 052 222
The program assists people who are frail aged or younger people with disabilities, to stay at home and continue to live in the community. the programme funds basic maintenance and support services. Contact Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre on 1800 052 222
LifeTec Queensland Ph; 1300 885 886
Provides information, advice and referral on an extensive range of aids, equipment and technology to help individuals improve their quality of life and remain independent.
Assistance for the parents of children in the 0 – 5 years with a disability
Inclusive Learning Technologies
Sunsuper supports the community by offering a $5000 grant towards the winning dream of the month.