Free seniors help
DO you need free legal or financial advice to test your position on a particular topic? Do you need advice on where to find information about care or residential facilities, elder abuse, transport and a wide range of other issues?
RDCOTA Seniors Information Plus volunteers or our volunteer solicitor and financial adviser are ready and willing to assist you. Call into the RDCOTA office at 57 Wynyard Street, Cleveland to make enquiries, or phone 3488 0680.
WeR1, a multicultural group that welcomes new members, whether migrant or not, will meet again on Friday, August 24 from 10am until noon at the Redlands Community Centre, Capalaba.
We will have a general discussion about customs in various cultures. For more info, phone Kerry on 3286 7007.
Help with drinking
IF drinking is costing you more than money, then AA can help you to recover.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who learn to solve their drinking problem. Phone the 24-hour help line 1300 222 222.
A.A. meets on Russell Island at the Community Centre, Jackson Road on Saturdays from 3-4pm. (Use side entrance.) Phone 3103 2203.
DO you worry about someone else's drinking? Are family plans often delayed or disrupted?
Al-Anon Family Groups provide help for families and friends of alcoholics and problem drinkers. We help one another by sharing our experience, strength and hope. For further information, phone 3854 0331.
Salvo art sale
CLEVELAND Salvos is having an art show, with plenty of lovely prints to view and purchase for your decorating ideas.
There will also be lots of new cleaning products for your spring clean needs. All orange tagged clothing is half price. The store is situated at 25/31 Shore St West, just below Mitre 10. Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.
SOROPTIMIST International Bayside invites members of the public to its next dinner meeting at the Wynnum Manly Leagues Club, 92 Wondall Rd, Manly West, on Monday, August 27, at 6.45 for a 7pm start.
The cost is $25. Guest speaker Jean McDonald-Smith is a researcher, health advocate and author of How to Save the Planet from your Bathtub. Over the past two decades, Jean has seen a dramatic rise in babies, children, teenagers and adults experiencing chronic health challenges due to everyday chemicals. Her presentation will reveal important insights into the impact of chemicals on our lives.
For further details or to book your seat, contact Anne on 3822 7015. RSVP by August 24.
THE MS Support Group will meet on Tuesday, August 28 at 10am at 38 Redgrove Avenue, Wellington Point.
New members are welcome. For enquiries, phone John on 3134 0580.
CLEVELAND Stroke and Friendship Club will meet again at the Donald Simpson Centre, Cleveland at 9.30am on August 28.
For more information, phone Joan on 3286 2064.
Mental health help
A SUPPORT group for families caring for someone living with a mental health problem, ARAFMI Queensland will meet again on Monday, August 27 at RDCOTA Cottage, in front of the Mental Health Centre, Weippin Street, Cleveland from 10am till noon.
Morning tea is provided. For more information, phone 3254 1881.