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Community Development Services Inc.

Organisation Contact Details
Physical Address: 8 Corundum Street Stanthorpe Qld 4380 Postal Address: 8 Corundum Street Stanthorpe Qld 4380
Contact Person: Di Mitchell Contact Position: Employee
Phone (BH): 46813777 Phone (AH):
Mobile: Fax: 46814532
Email: cdskath@halenet.com.au Website: www.granitenet.com.au/groups/community/cds
Days of Operation:
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
Opening Hours: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Organisation Operations
We use volunteers:
  • Yes
Target Demographic:
  • All
Target Age Group:
  • All Ages
Target Gender: Both
Member Information
Current no. of members: 40 Fees & Charges: $5 per annum; $2 concession
Membership Period: Membership Eligibility: An interest and committment to social justice able to attend 1-2 hr meetings
Meetings & Facilities
Meeting Venue / Facility: Community meeting space with seating for 30-40 people, kitchen facilities Physical Address: 8 Corundum Street Stanthorpe Qld 4380
Disabled Access: Toilets: Yes (including disabled access)
External hire available: Yes Hire rates: $15/hr; $30 half day, $50 full day
Hire rates effective: 1 July - 30 June Category: Family Services & Support
Organisation Summary
CDS is a community-based, not-for-profit incorporated organisation run by a voluntary Management Committee, that seeks to sponsor, undertake, develop and make known community activities in the fields of family and social well-being on a self help bas

The organisation has been in operation since 1986 and is funded under a range of programs by the Queensland Department of Communities to conduct the following activities:

Ø  Support people in crisis

Ø  Provide quality community resources, information and referral

Ø  Assess community needs, initiate, facilitate and sponsor projects

Ø  Auspice community groups and support volunteers

Ø  Liaise and network with business, government and non-government agencies and services at local, regional, State and national levels in pursuit of the organisation’s objectives.

Sponsored organisations and services include the Granite Belt Neighbourhood Centre, Kids Korner (occasional child care centre), Stanthorpe Family Day Care and the Granite Belt Learners.

Services provided by CDS include a Community Legal Service, Emergency Relief, Domestic Violence Information and Referral and a Community Resource Library. Projects are conducted in the areas of parent and family support, youth development, child abuse and domestic violence prevention, and community education.  Other services provided at the premises include Family Day Care, Kids Korner Child Care Centre, playgroups, Outside School Hours and Vacation Care.

Listing ID: 61598
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