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Community Grants Program - 2010

QLD Community Grant recipients

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association of Queensland - Bald Hills

Guide Dogs Queensland helps to equip, empower and educate blind and vision impaired Queenslanders, of all ages, with a wide range of top-quality orientation and mobility services. Guide Dogs Queenslands special education programs are designed for blind and vision impaired Queensland children of primary school and secondary school age, comprising an age range of about 5 to 17.

Guides Queensland - Fortitude Valley

Guides is a not for profit organisation for Girls from 5 to 18 years of age. The four main elements of guiding are physical people practical and self.  Guides aims to develop girls in these aspects of their lives in a safe all girl environment.

Heartkids Queensland - Underwood

HeartKids Queensland offers support and hope to families of children with Heart Disease. HeartKids Queensland is a not-for-profit organisation, committed to enhancing the lives of children with Congenital Heart Disease.

Ipswich Hospice Care - Eastern Heights

Ipswich Hospice Care is a community owned and operated organisation for the provision of the highest level of holistic palliative care.  This includes in-patient care for the terminally ill and bereavement support for residents located in the city of Ipswich, and the Shire Councils of Somerset, Scenic Rim and Lockyer Valley.

Montroseaccess - Corinda

Established in 1933, Montroseaccess provides a range of therapy services for 55 different disease types to over 600 physically disabled children and young adults throughout Queensland.  There are four centres located in South East Queensland and staff also do outreach visits to regional centres.

Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association - South Burnett PCYC - Murgon

The Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association (QPCYWA) was established to provide support/assistance through recreational facilities/activities for at risk youth in attempt to reduce rising incidence of juvenile crime.  QPCYWA offers a wide variety of affordable high quality activities and provides a unique link between the Queensland Police Service and young people.  PCYC Branches provide a range of sporting, cultural, educational, welfare and crime-prevention services for young people, benefiting members and the community.   

Royal Queensland Bush Children's Health Scheme - Milton

The Royal Queensland Bush Children's Health Scheme provides a vital multi-disciplinary allied health service to rural and regional communities in Queensland.  The scheme offers services to address the ongoing psychological, emotional, developmental and psychical well being of children aged from 0-13 years. 

St Vincent De Paul Society Queensland

St Vincent De Paul Society of Queensland gives financial and moral support to people in the local community who are struggling in hard financial times.

The Corporation of the Synod of the Diocese of Brisbane - Morayfield

The TRACC Family Intervention Service "Give Kids a Go" aims to empower disadvantaged and vulnerable children to find the skills and confidence through the engagement of community activities and sporting programs. The funds provided by the Commonwealth Bank Community Grants Program will allow FIS to build upon current interventions to offer children opportunities to participate in after school activities and sporting events.

Wesley Mission Brisbane - Chermside

Wesley Mission Brisbane provides high quality community services and residential aged care for the Queensland community. Wesley Mission is the oldest aged care provider in Queensland and has a commitment to providing resident-focused care to the more than 1,000 residents and client focused community services to our more than 20,000 clients annually.

Xavier Children's Support Network - Mt Gravatt East

Xavier Children's Support Network provides support to families with children up to the age of 16 years who have complex support needs arising from a combination of physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities. Xavier also provides support to families whose children are in need of palliative care and particularly those children who are at the end of their lives and wish to die at home.