Queensland Support Groups

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Queensland Support Groups

Information on this page is an alpha listing of Support Groups which provide services and support for blind and vision impaired people in Queensland.

This page has been compiled by the Queensland Blind Association Inc. to assist blind and vision impaired people either in a professional or personal capacity.

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Brisbane

Brisbane

Albany Creek Aveo Guide Dogs Support Group
Venue:     Aveo Retirement Village, 61 Explorer Drive,  Albany Creek Qld 4035

Meets:     4th Friday of each month

Time:       2.00pm

Contact:   Joan                                Telephone: (07) 3325 4348

Bald Hills Vision Impaired Group
Venue:     Kallangur Memorial Bowls Club Inc,   Main Function Room,  1351 Anzac Avenue, Kallangur  Qld   4503

Meets:     1st Friday of each month

Time:       9.30am to 12 noon

Contact:   Maureen                         Telephone: 0412 876 915

               Michael                                           0431 339 315

Bayside Low Vision Support Group

Venue:     Donald Simpson Community Centre,   172 Bloomfield Street, Cleveland Qld 4163

Meets:     2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month

Time:       10.00am to 12 noon

Contact:   Debbie                                   Telephone: (07) 3823 1506

 City Low Vision Support Group
Venue:     Catholic Centre, Lower Ground Floor, 143 Edward Street,  Brisbane  Qld 4000

Meets:     3rd Friday of each month

Time:       9.30am – 12 noon

Contact:   John                                Telephone: (07) 3266 3452


 Nundah Low Vision Support Group
Venue:     Nundah Historical Society Rooms (Rear of Nundah Library), 1 Bage Street, Nundah Qld 4012

Meets:     2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month

Time:       9..00am – 11.30am

Contact:   John                                Telephone: (07) 3266 3452

Retina Friends

Venue:   Community Meeting Room, Brisbane City Library, Brisbane City

Meets:     4th Tuesday of each month.

Time:       9.30am to 11.30am

Contact: Graeme                             Telephone: (07) 3849 7752

 Southside Blind &Low Vision Support group
Venue:     Library Meeting Room, Garden City Shopping Centre,   Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt Qld 4122

Meets:     2nd Monday of each month

Time:       9.30am to 12 noon

Contact:   Peter                                 Telephone: (07) 3345 7421

Vision Australia Focus Community Group

Venue:   Vision Australia Coorparoo, Old Cleveland Road

Coorparoo Qld 4152

Meets:     3rd Wednesday of each month

Contact: Vision Australia Coorparoo    Telephone: 3727 2345

Wheller Low Vision Support Group
Venue:     30/21 The Boulevard, Chermside Qld 4032

Meets:     2nd Wednesday of every second month

Time:       2.00pm

Contact:   Brian                               Telephone: (07)  3350 2862

Writing With A Vision

Venue:   Brisbane Square Library, Brisbane City

Meets:   1st Friday of each month

Time:     11.30am to 2pm

Contact: Helen                              Telephone: 3252 9031

Wynnum Local Client Group

Venue:   Wynnum Manly Leagues Club, 92 Wondall Road,    Manly West Qld 4178

Meets:     3rd Thursday of each month

Time:       11am

Contact:  Bridget                           Telephone: 3396 0637

South East Queensland

South East Queensland

ABLE AUSTRALIA SERVICES
Venue:    13 Sykes Court,  Southport Qld 4215
Meets:     Every Monday & Friday
Time:       10.00am  – 1.30pm
Contact:   Jenny                              Telephone:  (07) 5571 0344

BEAUDESERT REGION VISION IMPAIRED SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Blue Care Building, 7 Duckett Street, Beaudesert Qld 4285
Meets:     2nd Monday of each month
Time:       10.00am
Contact:   Marg & Roy                     Telephone: (07) 5541 2562 / 0439 412 562                

BRIBIE ISLAND VISION IMPAIRED SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Congeau House, 34 Banya Street, Bongaree Qld 4507
Meets:     3rd Friday of each month
Time:       9.00am – 11.00am
Contact:   Fred & Dorothy                Telephone: (07) 3410 0319
 
BUDERIM VISION IMPAIRED SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Various Venues
Meets:     1st Wednesday of each month
Time:       10.00am – 12 noon
Contact:   Chris                                 Telephone: 0400 600 109
               
CABOOLTURE LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Morayfield Shopping Centre
Meets:     2nd Tuesday of each month
Time:       9.30am – 11.30am
Contact:   Maggie                            Telephone: (07) 3385 9846              

GOLD COAST – BLIND & VISION IMPAIRED ASSOCIATION
Venue:     B.A.V.I.A. House, Kalimna Drive, Broadbeach Qld 4218
Meets:     Every Wednesday of each month
Time:       9.00am – 1pm
Contact:   Rodney                        Telephone: 0418 660 978

IPSWICH VISION IMPAIRED SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Ipswich Workers Club, Bell Street, Ipswich Qld 4305
Meets:     1st Tuesday of each month
Time:       9.30am- 11.30am
Contact:   Val                                  Telephone: (07) 3288 2689

                                                       
REDCLIFFE BLIND & VISION IMPAIRED GROUP
Venue:     Redcliffe Senior Citizens Hall (next to Fire Station), 401 Oxley Avenue, Redcliffe Qld 4020
Meets:     2nd Thursday of each month
Time:       9.30am – 11.30am
Contact:   Michael                           Telephone: 0417 633 738

SUNSHINE COAST MEN’S GROUP

Venue:   Vision Australia Maroochydore

Meets:     4th Tuesday of each month

Time:     10am

Contact: Trevor                          Telephone: 0429 484 744

WORKPLACE VIPs

Venue:   Various, contact coordinator

Meets:     Once a month on Saturday

Time:     9am

Contact: Jan                               Telephone: 0484 237 786  

 

         

Darling Downs

Darling Downs

BLIND CITIZENS AUSTRALIA
Venue:     McDonalds Restaurant, Margaret Street, Toowoomba Qld 4350
Meets:      2nd Wednesday of each month
Time:       2.00pm – 4.00pm
Contact:   Joyce                               Telephone: (07) 4632 6019

SOMERSET VISION SUPPORT INC

Venue:   15 Peace Street, Lowood

Meets:     1st Monday of each month

Time:       10am

Contact:   Col                                   Telephone: 5426 2093

WARWICK VIP AWARENESS GROUP
Venue:     Condamine Sports Club, 133 Palmerin Street, Warwick Qld 4370
Meets:     2nd Tuesday of each month
Time:       11.00am – 12.00pm
Contact:   Frank                              Telephone:  (07) 4661 2860

Wide Bay/Burnett

Wide Bay/Burnett

BUNDABERG BLIND AND VISION IMPAIRED SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Family Centre, Showgrounds, 1 Kensington Street, Bundaberg Qld 4670
Meets:     3rd Wednesday of each month
Time:       9.30am – 2.00pm
Contact:   Graeme                           Telephone:  (07)  4151 6939 / 0407 499 031

HERVEY BAY BLIND AND VISION IMPAIRED SOCIAL CLUB
Venue:     Tavistock Court hall, Gate 4, Torbay Retirement Village, Tavistock Street, Torquay Qld 4655
Meets:     2nd Friday of each month
Time:       9.30am – 11.00am
Contact:   Wes                                Telephone:   (07) 4125 0193

HERVEY BAY VISION IMPAIRED SUPPOR GROUP

Venue:     Hervey Bay neighbourhood Centre, 22 Charles Street, Pialba Qld

Meets:     3rd Tuesday of each month

Time:       10am

Contact:   Bob                             Telephone: 0488 091 910

MARYBOROUGH LOW VISION & BLIND PERSONS SOCIAL GROUP

Venue:   Parkside Café, Adelaide Street, Maryborough Qld

Meets:   1st Monday of each month

Time:     10.30am

Contact: Kath                           Telephone: 0437 282 360

SOUTH BURNETT VISION IMPAIRED SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Kingaroy RSL, Cnr Markwell & Sport Streets, Kingaroy Qld 4610
Meets:     2nd Tuesday of each month
Time:       10.30am
Contact:   Jenny & Ken                    Telephone:  (07) 4163 1262
Email:      jenny66@netspace.net.au

Fitzroy

Fitzroy

BOYNE ISLAND LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Boyne Island Community Hall, Cnr  Wyndham & Hayes  Avenue, Boyne Island  Qld 4680
Meets:     4th Tuesday of each month
Time:       10.00am – 12.00pm
Contact:   Cecily                             Telephone: (07) 4973 7445
       
ROCKHAMPTON LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Various venues
Meets:     Last Tuesday of each month
Time:       9.00am – 11.00am
Contact:   Kath                                Telephone: (07) 4926 2801

Mackay

Mackay

MACKAY LIONS LOW VISION ACTIVITY GROUP
Venue:     Hibiscus Centre, 349 Shakespeare Street, Mackay Qld 4740
Meets:     2nd & 4th Thursday of each month
Time:       9.30am – 11.30am
Contact:   Rebecca                         Telephone:  0451 117 232

Northern Queensland

Northern Queensland

NORTH QLD ASSOCIATION FOR BLIND CITIZENS
Venue:     41 Armstrong Street, Hermit Park Qld 4811
Meets:     2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month
Time:       10.00am – 12noon
Contact:   Joan                                Telephone: (07) 4772 2430                

Far North Queensland

Far North Queensland

MARLIN COAST COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUP
Venue:     Level 2, Main Street Arcade, 82 Grafton Street, Cairns Qld 4870
Meets:     2nd Thursday of each month
Time:       9.30am – 12.00pm
Contact:   Wendy                          Telephone:  0407 353 858

               

Support Groups Via Email

Support Groups Via Email

COLOUR BLIND AWARENESS & SUPPORT GROUP
Email:      colourblind@optusnet.com.au
Website:  www.members.optusnet.com.au/~doverton

Disclaimer

Queensland Blind Association Inc. has attempted to ensure the information on this page is accurate. However, we do not warrant that the information is accurate or complete nor will we be liable for any loss suffered by any person because they rely in any way on it. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the views, products or services offered or provided on this page.

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