ALARA has Community Hubs or "Luke's Place Centres" in Ipswich, Esk and Lockyer. Each centre provides access to a diverse range of opportunities designed around the interests and preferences of individuals and the group.
Programs offered are tailored to individual needs and may include general life skills development, computer use for recreation or further education, gardening, craft, visual and performance arts, meal planning and cooking, volunteering, physical fitness or outings with a recreation and leisure focus.
Transport may be offered to and from the centres from some locations and in Ipswich between centres using wheelchair accessible mini buses.
Luke's Place Ipswich Area
Services are provided from three locations in the Ipswich area (Warwick Rd, Salisbury Rd and the Dingley Dell Art Gallery) and operate on a sessional basis Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 4.00pm.
Additional programs operate on Saturdays from 9.00am to 3.00pm and there is a Wednesday evening session from 3.00pm to 8.00pm.
Luke's Place Esk
This service provides support for adults who live within the Lowood, Fernvale, Esk and Toogoolawah areas. This centre is generally open from 9.00am to 4.00pm every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Luke's Place Lockyer
The Luke's Place Lockyer program is targeted to individuals living within the Laidley, Gatton, Minden, Rosewood, Glenore Grove and surrounding areas. The Lockyer Centre operates from 9.00am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday. The weekday activities are for individuals who are 17 years and over.
There is a vast range of options happening at each centre and new opportunities are being created all the time. To request a sample of our ever changing monthly calendars simply call the ALARA main office.