Carers Queensland http://www.qld.carersaustralia.com.au/
Carers provide unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail. More than one in eight Australians provide care of this kind.The purpose of Carers Queensland is to improve the lives of carers. We provide important services like counselling, advice, advocacy, education and training. We also promote the recognition of carers to governments, businesses and the public.
Community Information Centre www.townsville.qld.gov.au/townsville/infocentre
The Community Information Centre Townsville Inc (CIC) is a not-for-profit community organisation funded primarily by Townsville City Council. The Centre was established in 1976 as a volunteer organisation and has since continued to provide information to residents, a wide range of community groups and government departments.It provides current, accurate and comprehensive information and referral to Townsville and Thuringowa.
Food Relief http://www.foodreliefnq.org.au/
Food Relief NQ is supported by a strong, dedicated band of volunteers; our volunteers choose the day and hours that they wish to work. Without volunteers Food Relief NQ could not exist.
Registered welfare and community groups such as Lifeline, St Vincent de Paul Society, Salvation Army, NQ combined Women's Services, and Community & Aged Care Service just to name a few are then able to distribute Family Food Hampers to the needy at a far reduced cost.
A free service for young people aged 12 to 25 years, providing a range of services at no cost. They provideGP consultation,counselling,skill building,drug and alcohol counselling,groups such as DRUMBEAT, young women's group,physical group,creative arts groups, and information on almost anything bothering young people.
Lifeline North Queensland http://www.lccq.org.au/
Lifeline North Queensland provides many services to the community. It provides a 24 hour Telephone Crisis Counselling at the cost of a local call. A face to face counselling service is also available.
The Mental Illness Fellowship of North Queensland http://www.mifa.org.au/
The Mental Illness Fellowship of North Queensland Inc. Was formed in 1986 by and for people living with schizophrenia and other mental illnesses, their families and carers. The Fellowship is a grass roots, voluntary organisation with a small permanent staff who support people with mental illness and their families to lead full and meaningful lives in their communities.
Townsville GP Network http://www.tgpn.com.au/
The Townsville General Practice Network (TGPN) is a not-for-profit organisation with local General Practitioners, Specialists and Allied Health Professionals as its members working to support, enhance and develop the delivery of quality health services to our community.
Townsville Institute of Mental Health Services http://www.health.qld.gov.au/
The Townsville Health Service District Institute of Mental Health provides a range of mental health services, some specifically for the Townsville District, and others that are based in Townsville to meet the tertiary mental health needs of people living in North Queensland.
Townsville Intercultural Centre http://www.townsvilleic.com/
Townsville Intercultural Centre services the settlement needs of humanitarian entrants, women, youth, the elderly, new and emerging communities, refugees and migrants settling in North Queensland.
Volunteering North Queensland http://www.volunteeringnthqld.org.au/
Volunteering North Queensland serves the community by referring volunteers to other not-for-profit organisations. Staff at VNQ work to ensure suitable placements for the mutual benefit of the volunteer and the organisation.