Lockyer Valley Flood Recovery Program Enriched With A Drop In Centre At Laidley

The Drop In Centre in the Lockyer Valley township of Laidley is now operating on each Friday from 9am to 3pm.

The Centre is conveniently situated in Shop 10 in the Laidley Mall opposite IGA. People are invited to visit the Centre and enjoy a cuppa and some homemade refreshments. The aim of the volunteers at the Centre is to provide an atmosphere where people meet and share their friendship. Help is available for anyone not able to cope with their day to day activities.

The Lockyer Valley Regional Council has published newsletters to all the residents of the Lockyer Valley.The important information in the newsletter states that “Nobody needs to do this alone”

Everyone is urged to make certain they take advantage of the help that is on offer. It is also important for people to talk and listen to each other – family members, friends and neighbours.  If the situation is still unresolved then it is essential to seek professional help.

Information is available at the Centre for the following agencies –

Lockyer Valley Regional Council Help Line [1300 005 872]
Laidley Crisis Care and Accommodation at 45 Patrick Street Laidley. [Telephone 5465 3302]
Laidley Community Centre 13 Mary Street Laidley.[Telephone 5465 1889]
Lifeline [free phone call for assistance 13 11 14]
Department of Communities [Telephone 1800 173 349]
Red Cross [Telephone 1800 733 111]
Salvo Care Line [Telephone 1300 363 622]
Relationships Australia [Telephone 1300 364 277]
Beyondblue [Telephone 1300 224 636]
Centrelink [Telephone 180 22 66]

Submitted by
Graham Welden.
Laidley Uniting Church
Mobile 0409 610 114

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