port douglas neighbourhood centre
If you are new to Port Douglas, feel welcome to drop by to the Neighbourhood Centre for friendly and knowledgeable local community information. Our services & facilities include:
Advice, referrAL & InformaTION
We can refer you to local services that may be able to assist you with legal, health, relationship, financial, housing, addiction, emotional and social issues
Centrelink Access Point
Self-help telephone, fax and computer service
digital technology workshops
See flyer above.
Qld Health & other govt outreach services
Community organisations outreach services
Free book exchange
Our library of books is available for community members for exchange or borrowing
Active Volunteers Program
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOPS
We host a wide range of workshops and courses for the community.
The Centre has rooms and facilities available for use by groups or individuals for services such as faxing, emailing, photocopying, clinics or meeting room hire
If you find yourself in financial crisis, we can help.
No Interest Loan Scheme
Small, affordable loans for people with low incomes are available to purchase essential household items. An eligibility criteria applies
Interaction for men within a social gathering around the breakfast table every Wednesday morning from 8:30 till 10:00 am. Guest speakers on health and wellbeing are provided along with a good belly laugh. Support services within the Centre are available. This is followed by the Community Shed being opened for working on small scale projects. Let’s create new ideas with men sharing knowledge. All age groups are welcome.
Social inclusion with a range of activities tailored to suit all persons regardless of physical or intellectual impairment.
Recently, we have enjoyed decoupage, rock art, photo glossing, sharing friendship and skills, personal empowerment, creating recycled Boomerang Bags, watercolour, and collaborations with the Men’s Group
pink in the tropics breast cancer support group
The Pink Care program is offered to newly diagnosed women within the Douglas Shire. Required services such as cleaning, meal provision and child care are coordinated, while anonymity is assured for all recipients
Tai Chi for fall prevention
A very popular beneficial program for Seniors within our community based around balance and mindfulness