A variety of services, support and social activities to people living with a disability in the Ipswich area. Community Access, Community Linking, Mozart.

Disability Community Access Ipswich

For people in Ipswich and surrounding areas

We offer a variety of services, support and social activities to people living with a disability in the Ipswich area.


Community Access

For adults living with a mental illness or acquired brain injury, Ipswich

We can help you access services with the aim of improving your quality of life and capacity for independent living through:

  • Helping you to set goals, create plans, and establish social networks
  • Helping you access community services and groups, such as community choirs, arts and crafts, training, employment, and legal services
  • Social activities including monthly BBQs, ‘secret men’s business’ club and a weekly group for women

Costs
There is no cost for this service through funding provided by the Queensland Department of Disability Services.


Mozart

Social activities, Ipswich

If you live in Ipswich or surrounding areas and are looking to extend your social networks or get outdoors for some fun and exercise, join the Mozart program. We have a diverse range of group-based activities on offer that change monthly, including:

  • Sport, such as swimming, basketball and ping pong
  • Relaxing pursuits such as movies, cooking, and arts & crafts
  • Adventure activities such as rock-climbing, bushwalking, or canoeing
  • Trips, such as going to Bribie Island, the museum or shopping
  • Events, including Disability Action Week and community BBQs

Costs
The costs of activities are heavily subsidised but do vary between activities. These costs are generally listed on Mozart’s quarterly activity calendar, which includes a number of free activities so that everyone has the chance to join in.


Community Linking

For those in supported accommodation, Ipswich

We provide several outings per month for residents aged between 18 and 64 years who are living with a disability at the Tarampa Lodge, Fernvale After Care, or Fairhaven Pine Mountain in Ipswich.

Our calendar changes monthly and outings include:

  • Picnics
  • Museums
  • Art activities
  • Movies
  • Bingo

Costs
Each outing costs $6 and runs for a full day. The subsidised fee includes transport, activity and meals.


Costs & Eligibility

Our disability services are available to you if you live in the Ipswich area, are aged between 18 and 64 years and meet the criteria of the Disability Services Act 2006 (See page 20 – what is a disability).

Disability Services Under NDIS

If you are aged under 65 years (or under 50 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders) and have a permanent and significant disability, you may be eligible for NDIS services. To become a participant, you will need to meet the eligibility requirements of NDIS and provide evidence of your condition. Read more about NDIS.

Other Disability & Health Services

Find out about Ozcare’s other services for people with disability and health conditions in Queensland


How to Access Services:

Call us 1800 692 273 Enquire online


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