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Community Services
There are several teams of dedicated staff within Community Services which includes the:

Aged & Disability Services Team which provides a number of services to our community enabling people who are frail aged or have a disability to live independently in their own homes. Services include:
  • Home Care
  • Personal Care
  • Respite Care
  • Home Maintenance
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Volunteer Services
  • Planned Activities which provides opportunities for social activities in a group situation
  • Community Bus
Youth Services Team provides a range of services and activities focussed on young people in the community including:
  • CaféConnect, a safe supervised facility for young people;
  • Youth development programs including ‘The Next Step’ FReeZA team which allows young people to participate in the co-ordination of events; ,
  • Mansfield Youth Service Providers Network (MYSPN) 

Family and Children’s Services Team -   These services are free of charge.

Offering a range of supportive services for families and children including:

  • Family Counselling - Child and adolescent counselling, Family counselling, relationship counselling, parenting education and support.   Assistance can be given for issues such as anxiety and depression, challenging behaviours, bullying and friendship concerns.  Dealing with the effects of abuse or trauma, family separation, grief and loss.
  • Financial Counselling - Assists families and individuals who are experiencing problems with financial and consumer rights issues.
  • Maternal and Child Health -  Assist you to promote your child's development and parent well-being.

The Community Resilience team at Council works closely with local community groups, sporting clubs and other service providers. Our work includes projects and activities in the following areas:
access and inclusion;

  • community planning
  • community training
  • administration of Council's Community Matching Fund program
  • Sport and Recreation
  • community - Council partnership projects

 Mansfield Library Services -  Borrow books, magazines, DVDs, audio books, eBooks, eAudio books and online magazines. Other services include - printing, internet, room hire, books on wheels.