Sherwood Neighbourhood Centre Inc.
38 Thallon Street Sherwood QLD 4075
All services are provided in a non-judgmental community meeting place responding to community needs. The Centre promotes the sharing and learning of skills within the community and the fostering of community spirit.
The Centre responds to the needs of the local community through community development work and provision of a range of services such as information and referral, crisis support, and community education in order to facilitate and enable personal and social development. A variety of group activities are held at the centre to cater to the needs of the community.
The Objective for the Centre
- To alleviate social isolation, carry out the promotion, establishment, support and assistance of social welfare programs and to assist in the direct relief of poverty, homelessness, illness, disability and isolation.
Mercy Services Romero Centre
The Romero Centre is a place of welcome that provides community-based support for former Temporary Protection Visa holders and their families. Since 2000, the Romero Centre has provided support and friendship to refugees on temporary visas who aren’t able to access the usual settlement services.
The Romero Centre is committed to meeting the needs of people from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds who enter the community on bridging visas with and without work rights. We provide a place of respect and acceptance and offer practical and immediate assistance to those needing our help.
The Romero Centre is a program of Mercy Community Services (MCS). MCS is a not for profit organisation based in Brisbane, and owned by the Brisbane Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy. MCS values the human dignity of every person and is committed to enhancing the quality of life and wellbeing of those who access our services. MCS drives innovative, integrated, inclusive, coordinated and responsive social services in the communities it serves.
Kyabra Community Association
Kyabra Community Association Inc. is a medium sized multi-service organisation which works with families and communities to strengthen family and community life. Our services are mainly located in the outer southern suburbs of Brisbane.
We work with families and communities to help strengthen family and community life.
Core activities and services are grouped into the following areas Community Programs, Disability Support Services, Housing Support Service, Foster & Kinship Care, and Families Change.
Metro North Perinatal Mental Health Unit at Nundah Community Health Centre
There are community-based services at Fortitude Valley, Herston, Rosemount, Aspley, Chermside, Pine Rivers, Nundah, Caboolture and Redcliffe with outreach services to Kilcoy. Metro North Mental Health provides services across the age spectrum from perinatal, child and adolescent, adult to older persons and a range of specialist services including consultation liaison, forensic, addiction, eating disorders and community mental health including an inner city homeless team.
Qld Health Victim Support Service (QHVSS) provides FREE, specialist state-wide counselling, support and information to victims of violent crime and their families before, during and after Mental Health Court.
Mater Mothers Hospital Refugee Maternity Service
Mater’s Refugee Maternity service is a dedicated antenatal clinic, along with the Refugee Midwifery Group Practice, specialise in providing health care, psycho-social support and resources for women of a refugee background birthing at Mater Mothers’ Hospital.
Pregnant women of a refugee background can present with a range of pre-existing medical conditions, such as malnutrition and female genital mutilation, which can impact on maternal, foetal and neonatal health.
The maternity care is provided in a culturally sensitive and supportive environment by midwives, obstetricians, social workers and interpreters for continuity of care across the whole spectrum of pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period.
News & Events
Expressions of interest for Sherwood Community Centre Koala Joeys Program
Koala Joeys Family Program is a free, interactive music and movement program which focuses on empowering parents and carers to use nursery rhymes, songs, dance, relaxation and stories as a tool to form secure attachments, learn about early literacy and …