Posted on Dec 21, 2010

FREE Christmas Day Events






Lunch at Mecca Bah

Emporium Complex, Fortitude Valley

11:00am All ages welcome

Please RSVP to Adam @ BYS on 0421 774 412


Lunch at Wesley Mission

12:00pm Deck in King George Square (Ann Street Side), Wesley House

140 Ann Street Brisbane

Lunch at 139 Club

505 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

Opening Times over Christmas


NOTE: Public Holidays are Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th December and Monday 3rd January

Service Name Operating hours and details
Biala City Community Health Centre


270 Roma Street

Brisbane City

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (24hrs) 1800 177 833

Biala Acute Care service open 9am – 5pm every day including public holidays, nursing staff but no medical officers available (for those with concerns around substance use).

24 hour Neeedle Syringe Program open 365 days at Biala.

Brisbane South Division of General Practice Better Outcomes ATAPS program closed Tues 21st Dec until Wed 5th Jan 2011.  Any clients requiring mental health services during that time will need to phone PA Mental Health Services on 1300 858 998.

Clients who need crisis support can call Lifeline Crisis Support on Ph 13 11 14, and those who have recently attempted suicide can contact the Suicide Prevention Service on Ph 1300 659 467. Alternatively, a GP, case manager, or health professional is able to phone and refer the client or receive professional support from the Suicide Prevention Service

BROOK RED Closed Mon 27th Dec – Tuesday 4th Jan 2011.

The only day open during this time is Christmas day. However it is for Brook RED Community only.

GROW QLD Closed from Mon 20th Dec

Reopening on Mon 17th Jan 2011.

Some groups will be open over the holidays, check website

Intentional Recovery Options – Kyabra Community Association Inc

Ph: 3373 9437

Closed 25/12/2010 – 4/1/2010  & 13/1/2010 – 1/2/2010

Reopening February

Link – Up

54-56 Peel St West End Tel 30348444


Closed Wed 22nd Dec at 4pm and reopening Mon 10th Jan 2011 at 8am.

Event:  Christmas morning tea

Date: 20th Dec 2010,  Time: 10.30am .  All clients and stakeholders welcome to attend. Collaborative members welcome to attend.

Micah Projects Closed Public Holidays
NEAMI Darra Closed Public Holidays.  Otherwise open Mon to Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm.
PA Mental Health Service


1300 858 998

Closed Public Holidays

Community Clinics open Wed 29th – Fri 31st December

Reopen Tues 4th Jan 2011

PA Hospital open over Christmas for emergency mental health situations – present to Emergency Department or telephone 1300 858 998.