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Somerset Community Services

2/1456 Brisbane Valley Highway, Fernvale QLD, Australia

Welcome to the Somerset Community Services at Fernvale. We deliver one-on-one in-home support and community participation services for people living with a disability in the Ipswich and Somerset regions. We also offer support for older people living independently in the community who would like to enjoy activities in a social situation.

Fernvale Day Centre

Disability Services:

Local people who are living with a disability can attend our Fernvale centre to enjoy meaningful activities, socialise, enjoy recreational outings and develop life skills. Our life skills development program includes cooking, healthy eating and computer skills development as well as activities such as craft and gentle exercise. Our regular outings include bowling, swimming and the movies.

Senior Services:

Our day activity program based at our centre in Fernvale gives older people who are living independently but are frail and socially isolated the opportunity to participate in meaningful and enjoyable activities with others their same age. We also offer support group programs in Ipswich and Laidley.

Fernvale Day Centre

Services and activities

Life skills development

Social outings to local attractions and events

Gentle fitness programs

Craft (pottery and more)

Friendly games tournaments

Monthly massage and pamper days

Music and art

Guest speakers

Fernvale Day Centre - disability services

Fernvale Day Centre - for seniors

Carer support

Book a consultation

Somerset Community Services accepts referrals from individuals, carers, family members, medical practitioners, and mental health professionals. Eligibility criteria applies. Book a consultation with our friendly service manager at a time and place that suits you. We look forward to meeting with you.

Helpful downloads

Lutheran Services Disability Brochure pdf 1.81 MB
Somerset Disability Community Access Flyer pdf 2.05 MB
Somerset Disability Day Programs Flyer pdf 3.05 MB
Somerset Disability In-Home Support Flyer pdf 3.01 MB
Somerset Disability Social Outings Flyer pdf 1.51 MB
Somerset Home Care Flyer pdf 270.19 KB
Carer Support Service

Carer Support Service

Our Somerset carer support service includes:

  • in home and centre based day respite to enable carers to take time for themselves
  • assistance with transport to access the community


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Let’s talk about you

We’d love to hear from you and answer all your questions. Give us a call on 1800 960 433 or fill out the form and we’ll be in touch shortly. We look forward to speaking with you.

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