About Our Services
Generally, our services are used by individuals and families accessing services at Kyabra are often on very low incomes and experience social inequality for reasons such as disability, ethnicity, mental health issues and homelessness.
NDIS Support Services
Kyabra has been providing services to people with disabilities for over 40 years . Kyabra will take the time to work with you and your family to provide a quality service that gives the best value for your NDIS budget. We will customise our service so you can meet your NDIS goals. We are currently providing services for over 300 NDIS Participants.Learn More
Foster & Kinship Care
Kyabra supports Foster and Kinship care for children and young people who are unable to live with their birth parents.
This involves the recruitment, training and provision of ongoing support to carer families, to provide care to these children.
Housing Support Services
Kyabra Housing Support Services provides Supported Accommodation and support to families who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of becoming homeless.
Support can be available to families, young people and individuals to obtain and sustain housing.
Family, Children & Parenting Support
Kyabra runs a range of programs that help you to understand how you can support yourself and your children. Each term, we offer a selection of parenting groups and playgroup opportunities.
We all have to deal with money but it is one of the leading causes of stress for Australians. Whether you’re struggling to pay bills, worried about debts, unable to save or juggling a tight budget, support is available to reduce the financial stress in your life.
Kyabra offers no-interest loans and support with budgeting and paying bills. Building financial resilience can help you to gain confidence in your everyday life.
Domestic & Family Violence Support
Our Sunshine Coast services, based in Nambour, offers a mobile outreach domestic and family violence support service for people who live on the Sunshine Coast. We also have a purpose built shelter for women and children who are escaping from domestic and family violence.
Richlands Community Centre
Kyabra provides some of our services from the Richlands Community Centre, including weekly Play and Grow sessions and parenting groups, during the school term.
It is also a venue that can be hired by other community groups for meetings or gatherings.
Our vision is to provide a welcoming community space that supports diversity, inclusion and a sense of belonging for people.
Training & Workshops
Training services offered at Lighthouse Resources are focused on informing and developing practice, for professionals in the human services. The training that we offer is guided by an overarching interest in post-structural thought and a long held commitment to the values of social justice and respect. Our interest in these ideas, and our commitment to these values, continue to engage us with approaches such as: Strength- Based Practice, Narrative Practice, Solution Focused Practices, Recovery Orientation and Neuroscience.