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About the Community Care Unit

A Community Care Unit (CCU) is an accommodation facility for adult mental health service consumers who are in recovery but require additional support and life skills to successfully transition to independent community living. The Cairns CCU is staffed by clinicians 24 hours a day.

The Cairns and Hinterland CCU will be located at Wallace Street, Manunda.  Construction is expected to be completed by February 2015.

Community Care Unit

The new architecturally designed facility will comprise of 20 one bedroom villas with some common rooms and parking areas. The residential care facility is designed to be visually appealing and blend in with existing houses and environment.

Artist impression of the Community Care Centre

Community Care Unit - Cairns (aerial view)

Artists Impression of Community Care Unit

Community Care Unit - Cairns

Artists Impression of Community Care Unit

Community Care Unit - Cairns

Each individaul Unit comprises of a:

  • Self-contained unit;
  • Kitchenette;
  • Lounge; and
  • Ensuite with bathroom.

Last updated: 20 February 2014