The ADRA Community Care Centre in Logan Central, south of Brisbane, provides emergency relief and assistance to anyone in need, including people suffering the effects of domestic violence. Supplying up to 500 food parcels per week, there is also a weekly soup kitchen operating Monday nights at 5:30pm. There is an ADRA Op Shop on site and the centre also offers training in Certificate III in Individual Care & Certificate III in Early Childhood Learning. As a certified ‘Work for the Dole’ provider, the centre also provides opportunities for people to get back into employment. The centre is currently raising funds for a van to better serve the community.
31 Station Road, Logan Central, QLD 4114
Phone: 07 3290 3011 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Mon – Thurs 9am – 4pm, Fri 9am – 2pm
Food Parcels: Mon – Thurs 9.30am – 3.30pm, Fri 9.30am – 1.30pm
Op Shop Hours: Mon 7.30am – 4pm, Tue – Thurs 8am – 4pm, Fri 8am – 2pm, Sun 7.30am -1pm
Donations and drop-offs accepted during open hours and on Sundays 7.30am to 1pm
Tyson was already struggling with depression when he turned to alcohol to cope. But this only resulted in reckless behaviour that ended his relationship with his girlfriend and caused him to lose his job. Tyson began to rely on illicit drugs to get through the day, which alienated his family.
But through the work for the dole program, Tyson was introduced to ADRA. And it was exactly the change he needed in his life. “Working for ADRA has definitely impacted my mental health for the better,” Tyson says. “I feel like I’m a new person.”
For the first time in a long time, Tyson has a future worth looking forward to again.
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