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Single & struggling on the Sunshine Coast?



A few things to help single/struggling persons on the Sunshine Coast


Housing to rent / permanent housing

National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)


Maroochydore Queensland Government Service Centre

Queensland Department of Housing

Ground Floor, Mike Ahern Centre, 12 First Avenue, Maroochydore QLD 4558

Phone: (07) 5352 7333


Flatmates.com


Gumtree


Housing non - permanent

Salvation Army Noosa Temporary Accommodation

Address: 26 Doonella St, Tewantin QLD 4565

Phone: (07) 5447 1184


Emergency accommodation

If you are in need of urgent accommodation please call Link2Home on 1800 152 152. Link2Home is a free telephone number available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


IFYS Ltd

Address: 37 Dalton Dr, Maroochydore QLD 4558

Phone: (07) 5438 3000


Homelessness

If you’re experiencing homelessness or are housed but at risk of homelessness—including experiencing domestic and family violence you can call:


Homelessness Hotline: 1800 474 753

DVConnect: 1800 811 811

Men's line: 1800 600 636


Affordable Furniture

- Salvation Army Family Store Caloundra West

Address: 4/39 Caloundra Rd, Caloundra West QLD 4551

Phone: (07) 5437 0735


- Bloomhill Op Shop

105 Brisbane Road Mooloolaba QLD 4557

Phone: (07) 5452 5677


- Lifeline Superstore Kunda Park

608 Maroochydore Road Kunda Park QLD 4556

Phone: (07) 5409 1400


Second-hand Stores

- Lifeline Shop Caloundra

70 Bulcock St, Caloundra QLD 4551

Phone: (07) 5491 4531


- Save the Children Op Shop - Caloundra

3/28 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551

Phone: (07) 5492 8444


- Lifeline Shop Bokarina

394 Nicklin Way, Bokarina QLD 4575

Phone: (07) 5493 9799


- Lifeline Shop Maroochydore

88 Aerodrome Road, Maroochydore QLD 4558

Phone: (07) 5451 0766


- Salvos Caloundra Family Store

1/19 Bulcock St, Caloundra QLD 4551

Phone: (07) 5492 8639


Food Distribution

- Vinnies Caloundra (food vouchers)

You have to have current healthcare card / pension card and income statement from Centrelink.

16 Mayes Ave, Caloundra QLD 4551

Phone: (07) 5491 2800


- Free Little Pantry Wurtulla

512 Nicklin Way, Wurtulla QLD 4575


- Free Little Pantry Golden Beach

16 Blaxland St, Golden Beach QLD 4551


- Gateway Care

11 Helen St, Caloundra West QLD 4551

Phone: (07) 5458 6888


Benefits of heath care & pension cards


Health Care Card

Phone: 54365500 or 1300300859

- Discount on prescription medication


Pension Card

- Free dental (hospital dental)

Phone: (07) 5436 5500 or 1300 300 859

- Reduced electricity

Power direct

Phone: 1300 307 966

Or contact your provider.

- Reduced registration on private vehicles

Take pension card in with you to RTA when paying registration.

- Reduced bus fare

Take card into any participating go-card outlet with pension card and will get pension card with will give you a cheaper rate of trips on bus, ferry or train.

Phone: 131230

Translink.com.au


Reasonably Priced Activities

- Big Screen Cinemas – Caloundra

Address: 11 Bulcock St, Caloundra QLD 4551

Phone: (07) 5492 6355

$10 per ticket


- Big Pineapple Wildlife HQ Zoo

Address: 76 Nambour Connection Rd, Woombye QLD 4559

Phone: (07) 5442 3102

Ticket Prices / Admission

Queensland Zoo Prices:

Adult: $29

Child (3-13yrs): $16

Concession: $22

Family (2Ad+2Ch): $79

Extra Child: $12

Pineapple Train:

General: $5

Children under 3 free


- Caloundra Aquatic Lifestyle Centre

New pricing structure effective Wednesday 1 July 2020

POOL ENTRY PRICES

INCLUDES ENTRY TO SKATE PARK ADULT CHILD/CONC FAMILY*

CASUAL ENTRY $5.90 $5.00 $18.50

DIRECT DEBIT $16.70 p/wk. $11.10 p/wk. $43.95 p/wk.

10 VISIT PASS $55.05 $43.95 $157.85

SPECTATOR ENTRY $2.30 $2.30 N/A


- Caloundra library (free)

Address: 8 Omrah Ave, Caloundra QLD 4551

Phone: (07) 5475 8989


- Caloundra Regional Gallery (free)

Address: 22 Omrah Ave, Caloundra QLD 4551

Phone: (07) 5420 8299


- Caloundra Street Fair Markets

Address: Bulcock St, Caloundra QLD 4551

Hours: Opens 8AM Sun

Phone: (07) 5492 5977


Vacation care and before / after school care (Caloundra area)

Helping hands

- Caloundra State Primary School

56a Queen street Caloundra

- Golden Beach Primary School

Gregory street Golden beach

- Talara Primary School

1 Talara street Curramundi


Phone: 1300 612 462

www.helpinghandsnetwork.com.au

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