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About ELAM


Assisting and empower people in need within Moranbah and surrounding communities to achieve stability and
a better quality of life.

What we do

Our Mission

To assist youth, individuals and families in Moranbah who are homeless, or in crisis and at imminent risk of homelessness, to achieve the maximum possible degree of self-reliance and independence, through the provision of social support and accommodation.

Our mission at ELAM


Our Housing Support Program assists individuals and families experiencing domestic violence and crisis situations.  

Providing safe and engaging events, school holiday programs and specialised support for the youth in our community.

As an official agent for Centrelink we provide assistance to members of our community to access Centrelink, Medicare and other services.

Emergency Relief

When times are tough, we provide emergency relief to the community through meals, grocery hampers and short term accomodation. 


Many individuals struggle to know where to turn to for help. We provide relevant and timely referrals to appropriate services.

Additional Support

We are the hub between other services that are situated outside of Moranbah

How we began?

ELAM was formed due to the increasing need for crisis accomodation and support for disadvantaged members of our community. The first public meeting to discuss these concerns was held in 1987. Shortly thereafter, funding was received and ELAM Inc was born. It was the hard work and devoted from those early individuals that has allowed ELAM to become what it is today.

How ELAM started
Events for youth
Events for the elderly

Our Events

We run regular and one off events. Events for youth such as discos, art classes and school holiday programs. Events for the community including Fork and Talk, Adopt a Family, and free bus service once a month. 

Our Supporters

We are supported by a number of amazing individuals and businesses. Without their ongoing support we wouldn't be able to continue the work we do. Find out more about our supporters and how you can get involved.

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