Ashford Multi Service Outlet offers you transport for shopping, medical appointments and for social interaction within the local community, Meals on Wheels, a Daycentre for group socialisation and also a Home Maintenance (Yard Maintenance) programme.
Our Service Vehicle is driven by volunteers and is used to provide transport to medical appointments in other towns for eligible people who have no other transport. The service vehicle is available to all eligible clients for transport for medical appointments within a set area. As a general rule, the boundaries are: Toowoomba, Goondiwindi, Warwick, Tamworth and Armidale. Our transport can also assist with getting to and from the Daycentre and other small group needs. This is a very flexible service designed to suit your needs. Due to current demand, if you need the vehicle, ring the office and book as early as possible. Cost for this service depends on where you need to go.
Each fortnight, on pension day, an Access Bus leaves Ashford around 8.45am, returning to Ashford around 2:00pm. It is a door to door service and goes to Inverell giving you a chance to run errands, go shopping or just get out for the day.
We have a Home Maintenance person who can assist you with keeping your house yard maintained. They cover jobs such as mowing, whipper snipping and trimming any shrubs that are a safety issue.
Centre Based Daycare
Each Tuesday we provide a Daycentre Service from 10am to 2pm that aims to bring people together for a meal and social activity. Activities vary from craft, painting and bus outings, to pottery, trivia and cards. There are volunteers who assist with the activities, making the day enjoyable, stimulating and fun. A bus trip outing on the 4th Tuesday of each month. If you would like to join Day Centre, call the office for more information.
Volunteers are required for the Day Centre with cooks and kitchen hands both required. If you have some spare time and would like to help out and meet people, please phone the office.
- Monday 8.30 - 3.00
- Tuesday 8.30 - 3.30
- Friday 8.30 - 3.00.
If unattended please phone the office on 67 254 479 and leave a message.