The Queensland Government provides funding to support the operation of Neighbourhood Centres across Queensland.
Neighbourhood Centres, located in rural, remote and urban locations, provide critical social infrastructure, play a key part in building community connection and cohesion, and provide services and supports that help the lives of hundreds of thousands of Queenslanders that visit Neighbourhood Centres each year.
- are inclusive and welcoming of everyone
- play a vital role in connecting and supporting people experiencing social isolation and loneliness
- enable the delivery of invaluable community development activities
- facilitate access to formal and informal support
- offer activities and events that respond to the unique needs and priorities of their local communities.
Community Connect workers
Community Connect workers are based in some Neighbourhood Centres to support to individuals and families with complex needs. Their service helps link people to community and specialist support services, through referrals and tailored support.
Community Connect workers are available in these 30 Neighbourhood Centres across Queensland: