Useful Information and Resources

Useful Information and Resources 2017-02-20T07:24:41+00:00

We have gathered some useful resources to assist you.

If you find other helpful resources we can add to this website, please contact Spiral.

Useful website links

Australian Government

NDIS

Queensland Government

Sunshine Coast Organisations

Advocacy Services

For information on Independent Advocacy Services contact FreeCall 1800 052 222.

Disability Services Queensland

To contact Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services Complaints:
Phone: (07) 5352 7200
Postal Address: Level 2, 12 First Avenue, Maroochydore QLD 4558
Web: Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

To assist this process, Spiral can arrange for interpreters to be present at appointments for carers from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Advocacy Services are agencies that provide you with independent information about your rights and responsibilities when receiving services and, at your request, act on your behalf with service providers.

Queenslanders with Disability Network

Phone: 1300 363 783 or (07) 3252 8566
Postal Address: 11/7 O’Connell Terrace, Bowen Hills, QLD 4006
Web: Queenslanders with Disability Network

Sunshine Coast Citizen Advocacy

Phone: (07) 5442 2524
Location: 6-10 Blackall Street, Woombye QLD 4559 (Behind the Rural Supplies Store)
Web: Sunshine Coast Citizen Advocacy

Carers Australia QLD

Phone: (07) 5451 1882
Location: 1/10 Wrigley Street, Maroochydore, Qld, 4558
Web: Carers Australia QLD

Queensland Advocacy Incorporated

Phone: 1300 130 582
Web: Queensland Advocacy Incorporated

Useful resources

No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)

NILS offers people on low incomes safe, fair and affordable loans for fridges, washing machines and furniture, as well as education and medical expenses.

For more information, download the NILS brochure (PDF 923KB) or visit the NILS website.

MyTime

MyTime groups provide support for mothers, fathers, grandparents and anyone caring for a child with a disability or chronic medical condition. It’s a place for you to unwind and talk about your experiences. It’s a world away from appointments and therapy. It’s support for you.

For more information and find locations, visit the MyTime website.