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Heart Foundation Walk – Sunshine Coast

Support group details

Group Description
Walking has many benefits to both our physical & mental health & are free.
Who can Join
Our program includes everyone regardless of age, fitness level & location.
Contact hours
Where we meet
Various days & 9 walking groups - phone for more details.
Town/Suburb
Sunshine Coast
Services
At Heart Foundation Walking we work every day to achieve our goal – an Australia free of heart disease.
Area serviced
Sunshine Coast
Phone contact
13 11 12
Group Focus
Building & supporting a community of walkers.
More Info
Walking for an average of 30 minutes or more a day can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke by 35% percent & Type 2 diabetes by 40%.
Group Name
Heart Foundation Walk - Sunshine Coast

Non-public group details

Key search terms
exercise, walking, heart, wellbeing, health, friendship

Heart Foundation Walk – Toowoomba

Support group details

Group Description
Walking has many benefits to both our physical & mental health & are free.
Who can Join
Our program includes everyone regardless of age, fitness level & location.
Contact hours
Various days & 8 walking groups - phone for more details
Where we meet
Town/Suburb
Toowoomba
Services
Here at Heart Foundation Walking we work every day to achieve our goal – an Australia free of heart disease.
Area serviced
Far North Qld, North Qld, Western Qld, Central Qld, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs West Moreton, Brisbane North, Brisbane South & Logan, Gold Coast
Phone contact
13 11 12
Group Focus
Building & supporting a community of walkers.
More Info
Walking for an average of 30 minutes or more a day can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke by 35% percent & Type 2 diabetes by 40%.
Group Name
Heart Foundation Walk - Toowoomba

Non-public group details

Key search terms
heart, exercise, friendship, wellbeing, walking

Heart Foundation Walk – Townsville

Support group details

Group Description
Walking has many benefits to both our physical & mental health & are free.
Who can Join
Our program includes everyone regardless of age, fitness level & location.
Contact hours
Various days & 7 walking groups - phone for more details
Where we meet
Town/Suburb
Services
Here at Heart Foundation Walking we work every day to achieve our goal – an Australia free of heart disease.
Area serviced
North Qld
Phone contact
13 11 12
Group Focus
Building & supporting a community of walkers.
More Info
Walking for an average of 30 minutes or more a day can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke by 35% percent & Type 2 diabetes by 40%.
Group Name
Heart Foundation Walk - Townsville

Non-public group details

Key search terms
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, heart, wellbeing, walking, health, exercise, friendship, CALD, diversity, LGBTIQ+

Irish Australian Support Association of Qld (IASAQ)

Support group details

Group Description
To provide support, care, assistance & consideration, where needed for the Irish Australian community in Qld.
Who can Join
Irish Australians of all backgrounds, faiths & traditions are welcome, without exception.
Contact hours
phone for details
Where we meet
IASAQ Centre, 5 Abingdon Street
Town/Suburb
Woolloongabba
Services
We will host & sponsor many different events, functions, networking opportunities etc. to bring the Irish Community together both here in Brisbane & wider Qld.
Area serviced
Brisbane South & Logan
Phone contact
Paddy 0432 087 328
Group Focus
Support, information, friendship for Irish Australians living in Qld.
More Info
Our main areas of focus are families, the elderly, backpackers, education & the encouragement of it's pursuit, new & established migrants & support for people sick or injured & their families.
Group Name
Irish Australian Support Association of Qld (IASAQ)

Non-public group details

Key search terms
GLBTIQ+, Irish, social, friendship, networking, seniors, elderly, backpackers, education, migrants, wellbeing, health

Irish Australian Support Association of Qld (IASAQ) – Seniors Group “Tuesday Club”

Support group details

Group Description
Social outings for Seniors. To provide support, care, assistance & consideration, where needed for the Irish Australian community in Qld.
Who can Join
Irish Australian Seniors Over 50's.
Contact hours
Seniors meet every 2nd Tuesday from 11:00am - 3:00pm - phone for catering purposes.
Where we meet
IASAQ Centre, 5 Abingdon Street
Town/Suburb
Woolloongabba
Services
We will be organising as many outings for lunch as possible just to shake things up a wee bit & everyone is welcome to come along & put their suggestions for trip locations into the hat..!! We look forward to seeing the familiar faces & new faces too.
Area serviced
Brisbane South & Logan
Phone contact
Paddy 0432 087 328
Group Focus
To bring together the Irish over 50's in the community.
More Info
Irish Australians of all backgrounds, faiths & traditions are welcome, without exception. We are against discrimination of any kind.
Group Name
Irish Australian Support Association of Qld (IASAQ) - Seniors Group "Tuesday Club"

Non-public group details

Key search terms
Irish seniors, outings, socials, friendship, aged, LGBTIQ+

Preterm Infants Parents Association

Support group details

Group Description
Offers practical & emotional support to parents & families who experience premature births. Bringing Hope to parents of tiny miracles.
Who can Join
Membership is open to parents of preterm infants & any other interested persons.
Contact hours
phone for details
Where we meet
Parent Support meeting at the nurseries & in the community - Network of regional contacts.
Town/Suburb
Brisbane
Services
A peer to peer support group. It is all about parents helping parents. Only a prem parent can really understand what another prem parent is going through. The emotions, the fears & joys of being a prem parent.
Area serviced
Brisbane North
Phone contact
1300 773 672
Group Focus
To raise awareness of premature birth & provide support to preterm families.
More Info
To provide understanding, support, information, encouragement & friendship to parents of preterm infants. PIPA is run by lay people & does not offer medical advice - speak to your doctor if you have any concerns.
Group Name
Preterm Infants Parents Association

Non-public group details

Key search terms
premature, prem, babies, infants, preterm, carers, parents, mothers, prematurity

MyTime – Aspley, Brisbane

Support group details

Group Description
By talking about their experiences & listening to each other without judgement, members share their highs & lows, including how they have navigated challenges. Through this, they build connections with people in similar situations, which can lead to an increased sense of belonging & wellbeing.
Who can Join
Parents/carers of children under 18 with a disability, who need a higher level of care than other children.
Contact hours
Where we meet
For more details - phone or complete form on website.
Town/Suburb
Aspley
Services
Meet other parents & carers of children with disabilities or other additional needs. Preschool-age children are welcome at MyTime sessions. While you unwind, your child is kept engaged nearby by MyTime play leaders.
Area serviced
Brisbane North
Phone contact
Liz Willis (07) 3356 6655
Group Focus
Support for carers of children with a disability, developmental delay or chronic medical condition.
More Info
Groups are free to join & being a part of MyTime does not affect your NDIS funding. A trained facilitator helps group members get to know each other & learn more about local resources & support services.
Group Name
MyTime - Aspley, Brisbane

Non-public group details

Key search terms
disability, children, parenting, carers, parents

MyTime – Raceview, Ipswich

Support group details

Group Description
A place for you to unwind & talk about your experiences caring for a child with a disability or chronic medical condition. It’s a world away from appointments & therapy. It’s support for you & it is free.
Who can Join
Parents & carers of children under 18 with a disability, who need a higher level of care than other children.
Contact hours
Where we meet
Phone or complete the form on website for more details.
Town/Suburb
Raceview
Services
By talking about their experiences & listening to each other without judgement, members share their highs & lows, including how they have navigated challenges. Through this, they build connections with people in similar situations, which can lead to an increased sense of belonging & wellbeing.
Area serviced
Brisbane South & Logan
Phone contact
Ebony Almond 1800 007 529
Group Focus
Support for carers of children with a disability, developmental delay or chronic medical condition.
More Info
Members get to plan the group sessions around their specific needs as carers. Each group has between 4 & 12 members, who usually meet once a week for 2 hours during school term. It’s not necessary to attend every session – members choose to go when they have time.
Group Name
MyTime - Raceview, Ipswich

Non-public group details

Key search terms
disability, parenting, children, carers, parents, chronic

MyTime – Inala, Brisbane

Support group details

Group Description
A place where you can unwind, share ideas & experiences with others who understand. Being a parent is an important job. It is easy to get caught up in looking after your child's needs, but looking after yourself is important too.
Who can Join
Parents/carers of children under 18 with a disability, who need a higher level of care than other children.
Contact hours
Where we meet
For more details - phone or complete form on website.
Town/Suburb
Inala
Services
Services are free & does not affect your NDIS funding. You will be supported with skilled guidance from trained facilitators. They will guide the sessions & help you access information & services in your area. While you attend, a play leader will engage your preschool aged child to give you a chance to wind down & relax.
Area serviced
Brisbane South & Logan
Phone contact
Ebony Almond 1800 007 529
Group Focus
Support for carers of children with a disability, developmental delay or chronic medical condition.
More Info
Facilitators have experience in disability, parenting or family support. They make sure group discussion is open & inclusive, help members choose what they would like to discuss in their groups & can also provide reliable resources & help organise speakers & activities.
Group Name
MyTime - Inala, Brisbane

Non-public group details

Key search terms
disability, parents, children, parenting, carers

MyTime – Kawana Waters, Sunshine Coast

Support group details

Group Description
By talking about their experiences & listening to each other without judgement, members share their highs & lows, including how they have navigated challenges. Through this, they build connections with people in similar situations, which can lead to an increased sense of belonging & wellbeing.
Who can Join
Parents/carers of children under 18 with a disability, who need a higher level of care than other children.
Contact hours
Where we meet
For more details - phone or complete form on website.
Town/Suburb
Kawana Waters
Services
Meet other parents & carers of children with disabilities or other additional needs. Preschool-age children are welcome at MyTime sessions. While you unwind, your child is kept engaged nearby by MyTime play leaders.
Area serviced
Sunshine Coast
Phone contact
Liz Willis (07) 3356 6655
Group Focus
Support for carers of children with a disability, developmental delay or chronic medical condition.
More Info
Groups are free to join & being a part of MyTime does not affect your NDIS funding. A trained facilitator helps group members get to know each other & learn more about local resources & support services.
Group Name
MyTime - Kawana Waters, Sunshine Coast

Non-public group details

Key search terms
parenting, disability, children, carers, parents