General Welfare & Support Services

Goodna Neighbourhood House

Neighbourhood House - Goodna

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About Us

The Goodna Neighbourhood House provides the following services: * Community Development and Community Capacity Building; * Advocacy, Information, Referral and Support; * Community Welfare Support & Referral; * Networking with local and surrounding agencies (government and non government) and local groups; * Reproducing Community Guide (Goodna Globe); * No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) for low-income community in Carole Park, Wacol, Gailes, Goodna, Bellbird Park, Redbank, Redbank Plains, Collingwood Park, Riverview and Dinmore * Referral clients for Emergency Relief; * Meet and Greet social activities group; * Art and Craft Group; * Line Dancing Group; * Management of volunteers * Provision of office space for outreach services such as the South West Brisbane Legal Advice; this is our fourth year running and other non-profit agencies from Brisbane and surrounds; * Provision of office space for the Samoan Advisory Council in the distribution of Emergency Relief and their meeting space for the organisation and sporting groups; * Tax Help Program; * Provision of space for School Holiday Activities for primary school children; * Free Fresh Bread on Friday; * Initiation and Coordination of a Job Placement Program (JPP); which stemmed from our previous Community Training Partnership Program (CTPP). This program has been helping the local community greatly by placing them into local employment. More often, our CJPP would have more vacancies than key Job Network members in Goodna and Ipswich; * Community Job Plan Program to refurbish Goodna Community Hall recently; * Initiation and Coordination a Woogaroo Creek Community Garden in Leslie Park second time around; * Supervision of placement students from TAFE; * Supervision of Work for the Dole Program; * Had recently completed the Supervision Community Job Plan Participants from Mental Health Association (QLD) Inc; * And many adhoc programs from time to time, eg Seniors Week etc.

Quick Facts About The Region

Goodna Neighbourhood House is located in the suburb of Goodna, the council of Ipswich, the state electorate of Bundamba and the federal electorate of Oxley.