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Taking Charge Fundraising Program

We help families to help themselves through a self-directed fund raising and fund management program.  Comprehensive training and event faciliation provided.

SUPPORT, INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES

Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Service (ABIOS)           (07) 3406 2311

www.health.qld.gov.au/abios

Autism Qld                (07) 3273 0000

www.autismqld.com.au

Synapse (Brain Injury Association of Queensland (BIAQ)  (Brisbane) )

www.synapse.org.au
The peak disability organisation for brain injury.
They provide a wide range of services and resourses
including training, brain injury research/publications,
and support.

Carers Queensland                             1800 242 636

http://www.carersqld.asn.au/
Offer various support, advocacy, referral and
Programs.

Commonwealth Carelink Centres                1800 052 222

www.commcarelink.health.gov.au
Information centre that link you with local Services.

Commonwealth Carer Resource Centre               1800 242 636

Provides information, referrals, counselling and
resources including a free carers kit that includes
information regarding the supports and services
available to carers in their area, fact sheets on
specific conditions , a relaxation tape or CD, legal
and financial information, an emergency care kit,
other practical assistance. Free call Monday to
Friday 9-5pm.


The Developing Foundation Inc.             (07) 3871 0530

14 Munro Street, Auchenflower 
www.developingfoundation.org.au

Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA)

Australian Government
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing: Ongoing
The Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA) is one-off support from the Australian Government to help young people who are leaving care to meet some of the costs involved in moving to independent living.
If you are eligible for TILA you can get assistance of up to $1,500 in paying for some of the things you need to successfully make the transition to independence.
For more info: http://www.tila.org.au/

Telstra's Disability Equipment Program

Telstra
Amount: Various
Closing: Ongoing
Telstra's Disability Equipment Program has been designed to provide eligible customers with specialised equipment to access the standard telephone service.
If you have a disability and are unable to access the standard telephone handset, Telstra's Disability Equipment Program may have a product to suit your needs.
Products provided under Telstra's Disability Equipment Program and listed on these pages can be rented for the same annual rental charge as a standard telephone handset.
For more info: http://www.telstra.com.au/abouttelstra/commitments/disability-services/disability-equipment-program/index.htm

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