A home modification to enable people with disabilities, the frail aged, and their carers to remain in their home
Legal service for people with a disability who have been treated unfairly or discriminated against because of their disability.
Employment services for people with disabilities requiring a consistent level of support to obtain or maintain employment.
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Coalfields NeighbourCare group provide Domestic Asssitance for bathrooms, vacuuming and floors washing with chemicals supplied, assisted individual transport, group transport, transport to unplanned medical appointments, shopping, banking, bill paying, short period of respite, social outings, mail reading and assistance with forms, other services requests considered. Covering whole Cessnock local government area. Plus new auspice for meals on wheels in Cessnock. Meal delivery - hot, cold & frozen. Cessnock 5 days, kurri 3 days, Braxton 3 days.
They have a concert every 2nd month with afternoon tea provided, weekly housie and indoor bowls. They also have monthly bus trips to places like Nelson Bay, Buttai Barn etc. Once a year they have a 'big' bus trip that lasts for 5 days. Thu and Fri 9am TO 1.30pm, Bingo Fridays and Carpet Bowls on Thursdays. They provide bingo cards with bigger numbers for those people who have trouble seeing. Lunch is available to be purchased at the venue. If you live within 5km radius of Adamstown they can provide transport to the venue at a cost of $4.00.
Range of groups and activities to support the local community. Women's social group, Seniors' social group, Quilters' group, Tai Chi classes. Counselling service. Central Illawarra Youth Services (5yrs - 16yrs). Playgroups for 0-5 yrs Thurs and Fri 9.30 am -11.30 am and 11.30 am -1.30 pm. Albion Park Neighbourhood Association meets first Thurs of the month. Australian and Latin American Social Group have moved to Albion Park HACC Centre.
A flexible service for people living in the Shellharbour LGA that attempts to meet client needs that existing services are unable to meet. Aimed at providing one-off short term assistance with jobs around the home and garden that do not require a tradesperson. Services available are: - Handy Person Service - Lawn mowing and garden maintenance one off service not ongoing - Social Support/ Friendly Visiting - Shopping/ Banking - One off transport where Illawarra Community Services are unable to.
Information, support and referral for local community. - Tax Help Oct 4256 4404 - Youthlinx for 11-15 yrs Mon,Tues 3-5pm - Seniors Friendship Group Tues 10.30am for active people over 55. - Overeaters Anon Tues 6.15pm. - ALANON/ALATEEN Sat 2.30 - 4.30pm, - Women's Group Mon 10am-12noon. Childcare available. Playgroups Wed 10am-12noon. - Australian Breastfeeding Association - Kids Klub 5-10 years Thurs 3-5pm 4257 8080 - SYFS Family Support Services professional counselling & support to 12-17,homeless or near homeless, & their families 4256 4404 for an appointment - SYFS Network programme assistance to young people 15-21 yrs with job seeking skills, referrals and advocacy. 4225 1382 for an appointment - Youth Drop-In for 15-25 yrs every Mon Tues Wed
Support for children who have cancer and their families. Camp Quality conducts Summer and Winter camps, Sibling camps, Senior camps, Reunions. Parents nights out. Referral through doctors, hospitals health professionals or parents. 1 on 1 support. Companion training days. Can assist children with medication. Some financial support.
Service offers many different programs including a wide range of Healthy Lifestyle activities, Learning Opportunities, Social Support & Support services & Home Modifications/Maintenance including lawn & garden maintenance for eligible clients. Programs include: Home Maintenance & Mods, Centre Based Day Social Support - respite for carers, Community Development, Community Visitors Scheme - Neighbour Aid, Activities Club, Open Age Learning Centre, Manual Activities Centre - Adult education/Social Group.
Service aims to enhance a person's quality of life. Flexibility & variety is offered for needs of the individual. Designed to provide the following: carer respite; linking inpatient, outpatient & community care; opportunities for social, everyday, creative & expressive activities; hand & foot aromatherapy massage; access to pastoral care/loss & grief support; access to nurse support; special entertainment events (advertised monthly). Family members are also welcome to attend these events. Main meal or a sandwich can be ordered before 10am if attending over lunch time, or can bring own.
The Pathfinder Club provides a Christian based program for 10-16 year olds in outdoor activity, education and life skill development. Club meets 3rd Saturday in each month from 6pm-9pm
The CWA offers friendship, handicrafts, international and cultural work, service to the community, agricultural and environmental interests. CWA meet every 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 10.00 am in the CWA Hall.
Support services for the Frail-Aged or people with intellectual disabilities. Support through local service centres providing day programs, employment, advocacy, pre-employment programs, counseling, social integration and modified sports. Transport and recreational programs available.
Westside Community Centre provides information, Services, Programs and activities for the local community. Services include; Womens Health, Child & Family Heath Nurse, Immunisations, Community Legal Service and Dept of Housing information. Activities and programs include; Playgroups, Mothergoose, Lifeskills, Mens Group, Youth Group and School Holiday Programs.
Provides services including day trips, a podiatry service,hot meals, free washing and drying facilities,walking clubs, Tai Chi, housie, bowls competition,pool, craft & singing groups. A part time community worker is available to assist with welfare, health, or legal services. Fortnightly shopping bus trip to Eastgardens every Wednesday, no charge.
Provides information and referral about: community services, health, employment, accommodation, child protection, domestic violence, contact the government and other officials, financial , free tax help, and family support services. A variety of relaxation and recreation classes take place at the Centre: Yoga Tue; Basic English lessons; Sewing groups; Art classes for multicultural mothers; Bus trips; Art expression and empowerment for abused women and Russian community support group. Centre located at back of old Redfern Primary School.
The Rage/RAP/Outreach programs provide group recreational activities on weeknights and weekends. Activities include outings to the movies, bowling, bush walks, BBQ's, weekend away. RAGE group meets at Chatswood, Ryde & Hornsby, and RAP program meets at Frenchs Forest).
Association of retired and semi-retired people to create opportunities to keep an active mind, expand interests and have social exchange. Formal meetings, outings, talks, tours, walks, visits to sports, theatre etc. Will advise on other Probus Clubs in the Northern Rivers area. Possible social support (voluntary)-please enquire. $5 Joining fee, $12 Annual fee.
Provides activities such as health, wellbeing and support groups, entertainment, classes in yoga, antenatal, belly dancing etc, hall and meeting room hire, children's groups and activities, cultural and community groups. Ring for further details.
Kaiyu Konnect is a community mental health service for adults living with or recovering from mental illness. Kaiyu provides an environemnt where you can be supported in achieving your goals in life with a focus on recovery and community inclusion. At a glance Kaiyu Konnect provides group programs, referrals to other agencies and skills to access service providers, skill development programs, outreach, social and recreational activities and link people within their chosen community. We also provide affordable and nutritious lunches on Tuesday and Thursday. The Kaiyu Konnect Eearly Intervention Youth Program (KKEIP Well) provides therapeutic groups and community activities for people aged 18-25 years with a mental illness.
Provides information & referral, counselling, access to free legal advice, support groups and group activities.
People living in the community who are aged or who are over 50 with an intellectual disability.