In partnership with the Primary Health Network (PHN); Healthy Towns North Coast, Clarence Valley Council launched the Maclean Service Centre in March 2021.
Operating each Tuesday, the Centre’s two hubs in the heart of Maclean give those from the Lower Clarence access to free social and legal services they would otherwise have to travel for.
HUB 1 (pop-up office)
Where: The Box, a youth space by the playground in Wherrett Park
When: Tuesdays 9.30-15.00
What: Family Support Service
Who: Social Futures Family Connect and Support
Social Future’s Family Connect and Support providers bring together families, support services and community resources so that children and young people in the Lower Clarence are safe and well. An Aboriginal Program Worker will be present in Maclean.
Bookings: Call Terry Watson on 0460 320 813 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
As per the latest Public Health Order (Oct 8, 2021), all who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are welcome into this venue. Proof of vaccination may be required
HUB 2 (2 private rooms)
Where: 5 Wharf Street, Anglicare North Coast building
When: Tuesdays 9.00-15.00
What: NDIS Support Coordination & Free Legal Advice
1. Social Futures NDIS support (every Tuesday)
Social Futures partners with the NDIS to provide our community with Local Area Coordination (LAC) services, working directly with individuals, their carers and family. During an initial consultation they can help you understand and access the NDIS and link you to information, support and services in your local community.
Bookings: Call 1800 522 679
2. Aruma (every Tuesday, except the first Tuesday of the month)
Formerly “House with No Steps” and “The Tipping Foundation”, Aruma is a disability service providing NDIS support coordination. Aruma helps clients find and connect with different mainstream services, with assisted independent living, and Specialist Disability Accommodation, among other services.
Bookings: Call 1300 538 746
3. Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre (NRCLC) (every first Tuesday of the month only)
NRCLC is an independent social justice organisation, accredited by the National Association of Community Legal Centres, that provides free legal services throughout the Northern Rivers region. Particularly for those who are socially or economically disadvantaged and are unable to navigate the legal system.
Bookings: Call 1800 689 889, email email@example.com
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