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Community Support

RangeCare has a strong reputation for delivering quality in-home, respite and social support services to residents of the Blackall Range and surrounding areas. But we can't do it alone.

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Recycling Bottles

Containers for Change

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Volunteer with RangeCare and use your existing skills while learning new ones in a welcoming and supportive team environment … and it's great to know that you are making a real difference in people’s lives.

Our volunteers support the community through a wide range of roles, including:

  • Meals on Wheels volunteers collect and deliver nutritious meals to people’s homes in both Maleny and Flaxton/Mapleton 

  • Volunteer drivers take clients to and from appointments

  • Kitchen volunteers assist at the Cottage Social & Respite Centre in Flaxton, Nambour & Gympie

  • Day Respite Support Volunteers support social activities at our Day Respite Centres in Nambour, Flaxton & Gympie

  • Social Support Volunteers visit people in their homes or make regular phone calls to offer friendship and social support to older people

  • Op Shop Volunteers support the RangeCare Op Shop in Mapleton 

  • RangeCare’s Board of Directors consist of elected volunteer members


Volunteering matters.

Join the people who make a difference in our community.

If you have other skills or interests you would like to share, we would love to hear from you.



Your donation will help us go the extra mile in delivering kind, compassionate, and reliable in-home, respite and social support services within our community.

All donations to RangeCare are used to support clients experiencing financial hardship and to support the delivery of RangeCare’s full range of services (e.g. purchasing essential equipment and nursing aids).

Donations from people and organisations within our community enable us to deliver services beyond the restrictions of government funding. All donations to RangeCare are gratefully accepted and donations over $2 are fully tax deductible. 

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Op Shop

RangeCare’s Op Shop - Where everything old is new again


Opening an op shop was an important step for our community-based, not-for-profit organisation which has experienced significant changes in government funding since 2015.

The funds raised through op shop sales are directed back to providing quality care and support to people along the Blackall Range and surrounding areas so that they can continue to live independently in their homes longer.

Donations of items can be taken directly to the shop at The Old School House at 17 Obi Obi Road, Mapleton.


RangeCare relies on the generosity of the local community to donate quality, pre-loved clothing, shoes, bric-a-brac, household items, small furniture items, and children’s toys.


Call our shop: 07 5478 6894

Visit us: The Old School House, 17 Obi Obi Road, Mapleton

Operating Hours

Monday to Friday – 10am to 2pm
Saturday – 9:30am to 4:00

Sun: Closed

Would you like to volunteer in our op shop? We are always on the look out for people who are interested in working on the shop floor, preparing donations for display (washing, ironing, etc.), and helping sort through the donations.  

To find out more, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Cara, on 5445 7044.

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Containers For Change Initiative

Recycling for a cause, so that our clients can live their BEST life!

RangeCare is now taking part in Containers for Change.

All funds raised from this recycling initiative goes directly to supporting our clients.


To get involved, simply collect the approved recycling materials and drop off at one of RangeCare's drop-off locations.

  • 36 Doolan Street, Nambour 4560

  • 360-362 Flaxton Drive, Flaxton 4560

  • 17B Bean Street, Maleny 4552

  • 24 Barter Street, Gympie 4570


  • Plastic

  • Aluminimum

  • Glass

  • Liquid Paperboard

*Items that are not accepted: Plastic milk cartons, wine bottles, spirit bottles and plastic cordial bottles.* 

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Learn more about our Social Support Services

The team at RangeCare is here to help you navigate the wide range of in-home services and support programs we have available to our  local community. 

Support those that support your community. 


Your donation will help us go the extra mile in delivering kind, compassionate, and reliable in-home, respite, and social support services within our community.

What Our Clients Say...

It is more than three years since we joined Rangecare and I want to thank everyone who does something for us. The people who answer the phone and those who deliver meals and take us to Doctors etc. You treat us with dignity, with a happy smile on your faces. We appreciate everything you do for us. The Rangecare Family make life so much easier especially with us not having family close by. We look forward to hearing the doorbell and seeing you. You are here for us on good days and the bad days. We should tell you more often and not take you for granted. 
So a big THANK YOU to everyone from us both.

Ray & Shirley

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