The Church’s mission is formally recognised as the Central Methodist Mission and Reverend Rowe establishes Sisters of the People to provide assistance to women and children in need.
Brisbane's newspaper boys are invited to attend a supper in the local hall.
Many of them are homeless and as a result a savings plan is established to help the boys escape the cycle of poverty.
In 1964, Toowong Child Care Centre opens. The centre has shared in the lives of two generations of locals, with parents who were previously pupils at the centre enrolling their own children to attend.
A decade later, MailpaQ (now Wesley Industries) is established. Wesley Industries is a not-for-profit digital printing, packing and warehousing service that employs people with disabilities, equipping them with life-long skills and promoting wellbeing.
In 1981 the Health and Wellness Day Therapy Centre opens at Sinnamon Village. The therapy centre offers residents and the public a range of services including physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and dietetics.
Jahjumbeen Occasional Child Care Centre (now Jahjumbeen Kindergarten and Child Care Centre) opens offering parents flexible child care from two hours to two weeks.
Reverend Wheller’s dream continues to this day, and Wheller Gardens has grown to become a thriving community hub consisting of four aged care communities, a retirement village, a day therapy centre, corporate office, the National Auslan Interpreter Booking Service, two cafes and Hummingbird House.
receive a free meal, sandwich or food parcel each week.
young adults call our supported accommodation units home.
supported to lead a fulfilling and independent life.
retirees reside in our award-winning independent retirement villages.
adults and children received youth and parenting support.