Links Page - Moranbah and District Support Service

Moranbah and District Support Services (MDSS) is a small not for profit organisation that is funded through the Department of Communities had services the communities of Moranbah, Clermont, Coppabella, Nebo and Glenden.  MDSS services are provided by a professional staff and volunteers. The professional staff consists of a Neighbourhood Program Coordinator, Rural Family Support Worker, Administrative Officer, Connecting Communities Coordinator and BMA Settlement Officer, which are overseen and supported by a Voluntary Management Committee.  We strive to support and assist all individuals, families, groups and organisations who seek assistance through the rural family support service, community support service or the settlement officer program.

Links

ABUSE
Legal Aid:
http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Home

PARENT ABUSE:
QCDFVR
https://noviolence.org.au/
Inner South Community Health Services
http://ischs.org.au/
Napcan – Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect
http://playyourpart.org.au/
Children Safety Australia Inc
http://www.childsafety.org.au/
Alternatives to hitting children
http://napcan.org.au/

SEXUAL VIOLENCE:
https://www.qld.gov.au/community/women
http://womhealth.org.au/

CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE:
http://www.childsafety.org.au

ONLINE SAFETY
Protecting your image, your communications and your reputation
https://www.thinkuknow.org.au/

CYBER BULLYING:
http://au.reachout.com/
https://www.youthbeyondblue.com/
https://www.thinkuknow.org.au/
https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/crime-types/cybercrime/crime-prevention

AUSTISM QUEENSLAND SERVICES
https://autismqld.com.au/

ADVOCACY
Mackay Advocacy Inc
http://mackayadvocacy.com.au/
ADA Australia
https://adaaustralia.com.au/
Relationships Australia
http://www.raq.org.au/ 
Cootharinga North Queensland Ability First
http://www.cootharinga.org.au/ 
Queensland Aged and Disability Advocacy Inc
https://adaaustralia.com.au/ 
Local Area Coordination
www.disability.qld.gov.au

AGED CARE ADVOCACY:
Carers Australia Qld
http://carersqld.asn.au/
Queensland Aged and Disability Advocacy Inc
https://adaaustralia.com.au/
Aged Cared Advocacy
http://agedrights.asn.au/

CARERS
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres – Support for carers
http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/
Carers Australia QLD
http://carersqld.asn.au/
Home and Community Services (HACC)
http://www.health.gov.au/
Young Carers
http://www.youngcarers.net.au/
Companion Card
http://www.companioncard.org.au/
Cootharinga North Queensland Ability First
http://www.cootharinga.org.au/
Human Services
https://www.humanservices.gov.au/
NPS – National Prescribing Service Limited
http://www.nps.org.au/
Elder Abuse Prevention
http://www.eapu.com.au/

CHILDHOOD/EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Care
www.mychild.gov.au/

CHILDREN PARENTING
Emotional health during pregnancy and early parenthood
www.beyondblue.org.au
Babies and Toddlers
http://noviolence.org.au/
Growing up in a safe environment
http://noviolence.org.au/
Children 1 - 2 Years and Their Fathers
http://noviolence.org.au/

CO PARENTING:
Post Separation Care Parenting
www.lccq.org.au
Children in blended families
http://napcan.org.au/
Help for separated parents in conflict
http://www.familyrelationships.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx
Post Seperation Cooperative Parenting Program
https://uccommunity.org.au/counselling-and-wellbeing

CHILD/PARENT SUPPORT:
Organising child support and care arrangements for your children
http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Home
Helping children who have a parent with a mental illness
http://napcan.org.au/
Children grow with love and care
http://napcan.org.au/
Being a dad
http://napcan.org.au/
Becoming a father
http://napcan.org.au/
Parenting Tips
http://napcan.org.au/
Childcare and Family Support Hub
http://georgestreetnc.com/
Support and Guidance for Parents
http://www.triplep.net/glo-en/home/
Family Dispute Resolution
https://www.familyrelationships.gov.au/separation/family-mediation-dispute-resolution
Family Court of Australia
http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/home
Drugs in Focus/Helping Children to stay safe
https://kidshelpline.com.au/
Mental Health and Wellbeing in Families
http://www.raq.org.au/
Connecting Families to the right services at the right time
http://familychildconnect.org.au/
Sexual Development of Children
https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/
Family and Child Connect
http://familychildconnect.org.au/
Working things out with your teenager
https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/
Young People
http://noviolence.org.au/
Adolescent to parent abuse
https://www.parentline.com.au/
Child Safety
www.childsafety.qld.gov.au

COUNSELLING
Gryphon Psychology
www.gryphonpsychology.com
Uniting Care Community
www.uccomunnity.org.au
Family Relationship Centres
https://www.relationships.org.au/what-we-do/family-relationship-centres
Victims counselling & support services
http://www.vcss.org.au/
Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre
http://mrclc.com.au/
Financial Counselling
https://uccommunity.org.au/
Financial Counselling
www.beyondblue.org.au

DEPRESSION/ANXIETY AND STRESS
Beyond Blue
www.beyondblue.org.au
Youth Beyond Blue
www.youthbeyondblue.com
Aged Depression
www.beyondblue.org.au
Stress for Kids
www.kidshelp.com.au

DISABILITY
Disability services Queensland
www.disability.qld.gov.au

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Child Sexual Abuse
https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/childsafety
Domestic Violence Resource Service Mackay & Region
http://www.domesticviolenceservice.com.au/
Napcan
http://napcan.org.au/
Legal Aid
http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Home
Not Now, Now Ever
https://www.qld.gov.au/
Domestic Violence in your home
http://noviolence.org.au/

HEALTH
An active way to better health
http://www.health.gov.au/
Immunisation Is Important for children
https://www.health.qld.gov.au/
What is Schizophrenia
http://www.health.gov.au/mentalhealth
What is an Eating Disorder
http://www.health.gov.au/mentalhealth
Standard Mental Health First Aid
https://mhfa.com.au/
Dementia Advisory and Support Services
http://www.health.gov.au/
Deaf Services
http://www.deafservicesqld.org.au/
Bladder Management
http://www.bladderbowel.gov.au/

MENS LINE
Mensline
http://www.dvconnect.org/

VEHICLE
Work licence or special hardship order
http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Home

LEGAL SUPPORT
Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre
http://mrclc.com.au/
Cyber Bullying, Sexting and Facebook
http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Home
Community Engagement/Office of Fair rading
https://www.qld.gov.au/law/fair-trading
Legal Aid Application Form
http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/files/assets/public/about-us/laq-application-form.pdf

FUNERALS
Mackay Funeral Services
www.mackayfunerals.com.au
Sarina Funerals
www.mackayfunerals.com.au

RELATIONSHIPS
Relationships Counselling
http://www.raq.org.au/
Are you living in a respectful relationship?
http://www.noviolence.com.au/
Family Relationships
http://www.familyrelationships.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx
Relationship Australia
https://www.relationships.org.au/

ELDERS
Seniors and the Law
http://www.qls.com.au/Home
Falls Prevention in older people
https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/information/home-community-care

CANCER SUPPORT
Better Start
http://www.betterstart.net.au/
Bowl Cancer
http://www.cancerscreening.gov.au/
Cancer Council Queensland
https://cancerqld.org.au/ 
Leukaemia Foundation
http://www.leukaemia.org.au/
Mesothelioma Guide
https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/