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Community Care Services

Are you a person with a disability who is under 65 or an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person aged under 50 and not eligible for support through the National Disability Insurance Scheme?

You may be eligible for assistance through the Community Care program. This program provides basic support (usually one to five hours per week) for people with a disability or condition who are:

ALARA is funded by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services through the Community Care branch to provide the following services:

In-home services:

Community-based services:

Respite, Counselling support and Advocacy

Community Care services are subsidised by the Queensland Government and a small co-contribution is required from individuals. Fee relief arrangements are available for people under financial stress.

To find out more about your eligibility for Community Care Services contact the ALARA Intake Officer on 07 3817 0600 or your local Community Access point on 1800 600 300.