Mt Gravatt Community Centre
MGCCI is a not-for-profit, registered charitable organisation located on Logan Road, Upper Mount Gravatt.
As a community centre, we proactively seek to work with other agencies and organisations to collaboratively deliver flexible, responsive and holistic services for our community.
Our community centre can be accessed by all members of our community in a diverse number of ways; individually and groups. There is a place and space for everyone.
Minor Home Modifications
Do you or someone in your household have a disability or mobility condition? MGCCI has funding available to undertake minor home modifications for eligible people living in the program areas between 1st July 2018 and 30th of June 2019.
Contact us now to discuss your minor modification needs!
Tel: 073343 9833; Text: 0412 579 563; Email: [email protected]
Find out more here.
Our monthly cross cultural workshops for women will start back up in the new year on the 30th of January. The first workshop will focus on elderly loneliness.
We hope to see you there! Bookings are essential. To book, contact Farina on 0466 227 003 or Ellen on 3343 9833.
Paint Pals' Art Exhibition
The Paint Pals Social Art Group held their annual Art Exhibition on Friday November 3rd from 6-9pm at the Centre. Beautiful artworks were displayed along the walls, admired and purchased by members of the public. Three guest judges, Dell Harrington, Natalie Taylor and Cr. Steven Huang, were given the tough job of awarding prizes. Wine, cheese and platters of food were enjoyed by all who attended.
The exhibition continued over the weekend. Thank you to our guest judges, to Nancy Cox-Millner from Paint Pals for your organising efforts, and to all who were involved and helped out. It was wonderful to see so many lovely works of art!
Please note our Centre will be CLOSED during the Christmas and New Year period from Friday 21st December 2018 until Monday 7th January 2019. Our phone lines will be switched off between Friday 21st December 2018 and Wednesday 2nd January 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
The Food Pantry will be CLOSED from 21st December 2018 until 14th January 2019. If you need emergency food assistance in the New Year, Acacia Ridge Community Centre (3277 4893; 21 Hanify Street, Acacia Ridge) and Kyabra Community Centre (3373 9499; Kyabra Street, Runcorn) will be open from the 2nd January 2019.
We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Catch up on centre news: Your News, December 2018
Wellbeing FeteMt Gravatt Community Centre supported and hosted a Wellbeing Fete on Saturday November 10th. It was run in conjunction with Voices for Change Brisbane, Brisbane City Council and Brook RED.
The event showcased many of the groups, activities and services offered at our Centre. Anne from Yoga Forever gave yoga taster sessions and Jon from Mindfulness Australia facilitated a relaxing meditation. Thank you to Campbell Page for providing the delicious BBQ, to Grove Juice for the tasty orange juice, and to all the groups, volunteers and others who participated and helped out on the day.
Provide support to families and individuals living in the local area. Including activities, counselling and referral to other services.
Aged Care and Disability
Provide in home support including: domestic assistance, social support, personal care and respite. Also including Home Assist Secure which provides basic maintenance, repairs and modifications.
Provides assistance to those in immediate need of food assistance with food hampers. Also can include advocacy and education. MGCCI has a partnership with Acacia Ridge Community Support Inc. and they can provide outreach to our clients.
Learn new skills to enhance potential and promote growth
Provide personal development opportunities
Treat everyone with respect and dignity
Bring people together to connect/reconnect with the community
Contribute to a sense of belonging
Do all of the above through collaboration and partnership