The Access Gateway hosts a range of FREE activities and services that all members of the community can access from English classes, volunteering opportunities, and employment and training opportunities to legal advice, health services, family support and domestic violence services. These different services can be accessed during specific times and days during the week, so ensure you check an up-to-date calendar of activities before arriving.
Download the monthly calendar here or for more information phone (07) 3412 9980.
Some of the programs and services currently available include:
- Conversational English Classes
Conversational English Classes focus on teaching you how to speak, write and read basic English.
- Volunteering Opportunities with Volunteer Queensland
Volunteering Queensland is an organisation that can help people find volunteering opportunities. They have a range of opportunities in many industries. Come and chat to them to see what is available for you.
- Justice of the Peace (JP)
A JP is located at the Hub to act as an independent and objective witness to documents that people use for official or legal purposes. They are available to witness any legal documents you may need.
- Access' Men's Shed
The Access Men’s Shed is a group of men who come together and participate in many activities such as woodwork, gardening, building and more. All men are welcome to join.
- Child Nurse
A child nurse specialises in the care of women across their lifespan including pregnancy, birth control and other women’s health.
RAILS is an independent not-for-profit community legal centre specialising in refugee and immigration law. It provides free legal advice and assistance to disadvantaged people.
Free classes with a volunteer to learn basic computer skills. These classes have limited spaces so for information on days and to book your slot, please see Gateway reception.
Community Leaders' Forums
The Forum is open leaders and members of the community to discuss important issues affecting the community and possible solutions. Please register.
Employment Information Session - Access Employment Assistance
Do you need assistance finding work? This free community employment service is for anyone seeking work or further study.
A space for young people (12-25 yrs) to relax and have fun after school and in the school holidays. (PlayStation, Music, Art, Food, Foosball, Games, Job help, Free Wi-Fi).
Playgroup is an opportunity for parents to bring along their young children for a couple of hours of play. A great space to meet other parents, and let the children meets some friends.
The little scientists’ initiative program provides an interactive science experience for young children, to help them learn more about how the world works. Please drop in.
Driver Literacy Program
Designed to help people to get their Learner’s License; it is also a good refresher course for people who already have their L’s. Please register with Tristan.
At Access Gateway, we have a no wrong door policy.
If you are looking for a particular service, advice, or activity, drop-in and ask for a Gateway Officer who will be able to point you in the right direction.
Opportunity for young people, between 17 and 25 years, to explore Brisbane City, whilst receiving education on how to navigate transport such as trains and City Cycle.
Belong- New Access Coaching
Free mental health and wellbeing support program for people from Immigrant, refugee and asylum seeker background. To raise awareness about New Access program.