Toowoomba and Darling Downs
Sub Region
Darling Downs (Dalby, Stanthorpe & Warwick)

The Granite Belt Neighbourhood (GBNC) is a trading name of Community Development Services (CDS) Inc. 

GBNC programs focus on improving individual, family and community wellbeing within the Granite Belt region of the Southern Downs Regional Council area.  Programs are funded by a range of Federal and State government departments and through donations.

Services include:

Kids Korner – Children from 15 months to 5 years are safe, have fun and are encouraged to develop their  social, emotional, intellectual and physical selves, funded by the Qld Dept of Education.

Early Years –  Activities and care for families and their children (prenatal to 8yrs) in an integrated way including parenting support, and partnerships with other agencies, funded by Qld Dept of Education.

Family Support – To empower and equip parents to be the best they can be while raising amazing, well-adjusted young people via a range of parenting-focused programs, funded by Qld Dept of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs.

Youth Support Service – Individual support for children and young people aged 8—21 years at risk of disconnecting from community. Program initiatives focus on engaging youth, funded by Qld Dept of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs.

Community Support Service – Provides information, advice, advocacy and referral for people over 21. Connecting people to services and the community through individual consultation, events, projects and resources funded by Dept of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy.

Mental wellbeing – Focused on workshops to improve mental health and wellbeing for parents and school students in the Stanthorpe region, funded by Primary Health Network.
9.00 am – 4.00 pm Monday to Friday (closed 12.30 to 1.30 for lunch)
(07) 4681 3777
Neighbourhood Centre – 8 Corundum Street (Cnr Short & Corundum Streets, Stanthorpe)