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Community Services Tablelands

Address

Atherton Tablelands, 1 Main St, Tolga, Queensland, Australia

Intake number

07 4091 3850

Fax number

07 4091 3513

Intake email

cstadmin@cst.org.au

Website

http://www.cst.org.au/

Intake opening hours

Mon to Fri 9:00am - 4:30pm

About Community Services Tablelands

CST’s mission is to provide a variety of services to the people of the greater Tablelands region to help them improve their emotional, and physical well-being so they can contribute and participate in a strong and cohesive community.

CST is a community based organisation providing services across the Tablelands. Services provided by CST include:

  • Charitable Services to meet identified needs in support of people in emergency or crisis situations
  • Psychological Services
  • Support Programmes to improve child safety and support youth at risk
  • Programmes to reduce harm through substance misuse
  • Programmes to improve community skills and well being
  • Transport Services for Pensioners and Frail Aged
  • Home Maintenance Services.

 

Intake, assessment and referral

Free access to our Psychological services requires:

  • A doctor’s referral under the Better Access Medicare initiative
  • A Referral from the Department of Veteran Affairs or Veteran and Veteran’s Family Counselling Service

Eligiblity under one of the Government funded initiatives such as:

  • Drug and Alcohol Counselling funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health
  • Family Support Counselling funded by the State Dept. of Communities (individuals or families with children under 18 only)
  • Counselling for Carers under My Aged Care

For people who fit none of the above criteria, there is a fee of $120 per hour to access CST’s psychological services.

Hospital and Health Service Region

Cairns and Hinterland

Primary Health Network region

Northern Queensland

Age range eligibility

12 – 17 years, 18 – 25 years, 25+ years

Treatment type

Psychosocial intervention (e.g. counselling)

Medication exclusions

No medication exclusions

Smoking permitted

Yes

Phones permitted

yes

Fees

Contact service for information

Close to public transport

Yes

Family / children access

Yes