Community Information Directory

Sydney Community Services - Library & Shopping Bus Service

Phone: 02 9427 6425

Fax: 02 9427 7933

Location: 1 Pottery Lane, Lane Cove NSW 2066



Description: Shopping Services aim to support clients’ continuity to live independently in their own home and be able to access their community for their daily needs. Shopping Services include: Accompanied Shopping & Appointments: This service provides an accompanied shopping service to clients who may need assistance with fresh food and groceries, clothing, bill payment/ banking or Pharmacy. The times and days are flexible and will be discussed and arranged according to the client needs. Shopping staff will pick the client from their home, take them to the shopping centre chosen by the client, assist with shopping and drop them back at their home. Village Bus: The village bus service provides residents of Lane Cove area access to the Lane Cove Village for two hours to conduct appointments, shopping, meet friends. The driver and volunteer will carry any shopping to your kitchen bench on return home. Phone Shopping: Having trouble managing your shopping? Our convenient Phone Shopping service, run in conjunction with Coles, provides you with an opportunity to give your order over the phone. It is then packed for delivery to you a few days later. The service is available to any residents in the (greater) Lane Cove area who find it difficult to manage their Coles shopping. It can be used as required and no weekly commitment is necessary. Phone our office on Friday mornings (except on public holidays) between 9.15 – 11.45am Delivery of your order on the following Tuesday. To access our Phone Shopping service, you need to: Phone our office on Friday mornings (except on public holidays) between 9.15 – 11.45am A friendly volunteer will take down the shopping order and offer helpful suggestions Coles staff then pack and deliver your order at your convenience Delivery fee from Coles is $4-$10 – that needs to be paid to the delivery driver on the Tuesday morning.

Hours: Accompanied Shopping: Mon-Fri, 9am–4pm; Village Bus: Wed pick up from 9am, drop at Lane Cove Library, 11.45 return home

Fees: Contact for details

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Lane Cove;

Languages (other than English): English

Volunteering Note: Volunteers are required to deliver meals; help with luncheons; visit nursing homes, hostels; provide transport for clients; take shopping orders by phone; change bed and bathroom linen; assist carers; convert gardens to easy care.

Keywords: Older People; Carers; People with a Disability; Support Groups; Home Nursing Services; Delivered Meals; Community Information Services; Home Maintenance; Shopping Assistance; Home Modification

Alternative Names: Library & Shopping Bus Service

© Lane Cove Council [69902] Last Full Review: 4Sep19

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