Helpful Links

Here are some links that may help you to locate information, services and products that will help to enhance and improve the quality of your life.

UnitingCare Community’s Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

The Elder Abuse Prevention Unit (EAPU) was established in 1997 following the release of “A Report of the Project on Abuse of Older People” (1994) commissioned by the then Department of Family Services and Aboriginal and Islander Affairs. The unit is funded by the Department of Communities to provide a state-wide service to respond to the abuse of older people in Queensland and operates under UnitingCare Community.

QADA

QADA is funded by the State and Commonwealth Governments to provide information, education and support to enable people to understand and exercise their rights and responsibilities, ensuring their voice is heard. QADA’s services are free, confidential and client directed. QADA operates state-wide in Queensland with a head office in Brisbane and regional offices in Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Rockhampton, Hervey Bay, Toowoomba, and the Gold Coast.  QADA provides outreach services to rural and remote communities, and has a free-call information line.

Anglicare

Anglicare Southern Queensland is an Anglican not-for-profit organisation providing care and support services. We are a proud member of the Anglicare Australia network. We care for a cross-section of our community with our extensive support services from Aged Care, Disability Care, Counselling, Foster Care and a range of Children and Youth Services, Support for People Living with HIV, Homelessness Services, Employment and Training Services and much more. We care for the vulnerable to help them live their lives in fullness and hope. We work towards health promotion and community inclusion. Anglicare Southern Queensland provides support services from Townsville to Coolangatta and across the South West to Roma and Longreach. Spiritual and Pastoral Care is an essential component of our approach to provide support that is person-centred and meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our customers. We offer an opportunity to share and reflect on the events and challenges of life in an environment of trust and confidentiality.

• Queensland Seniors

• Seniors Broadband

• Centrelink

• Australian Tax Office

• Gold Coast City Council

• Home Care Products

• Gold Coast Art Gallery

• Gold Coast Libraries

• Gold Coast Events

• Carers Queensland

• Australian Government Senior’s Website

• Australian Pensioners’ and Superannuants’ League

• Money Smart

• Centrelink’s News for Seniors

• Seniors Enquiry Line

• Older People Speak Out