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Community Directory

Services and information for people in the Ryde and Hunters Hill regions

These services are within a few kilometers of Denistone West.

Christopher Robin Preschool & Long Day Care

Phone: 02 9876 3834

Location: 125 Vimiera Rd, Eastwood NSW 2122



Description: 21 places private preschool, occasional care, vacation care and long day care centre.

Hours: Mon-Fri day care 7:30am-5:30pm, preschool 9am-3pm

Eligibility: From 2 to 5 years. Vacation care up to 10 yrs old

Fees: Yes

Disability Access: No

Area Served: Ryde LGA

Languages (other than English): Arabic, Cantonese, Italian, Mandarin

Keywords: Children and Families; Preschools; Long Day Care; Occasional Care; Vacation Care

© Ryde Council [25675] Last Full Review: 6Mar18

Eastwood Occasional Child Care Centre Inc

Phone: 02 9858 5634

Location: 55 Hillview Lane, Eastwood NSW 2122



Description: Occasional and "regular" child care service. Bookings may be made one week in advance. "Regular" bookings can be made when positions are available. The centre also caters for emergency child care where possible. Community based centre.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4pm

Eligibility: 6mths to 6yrs

Fees: Yes

Contact: Director - Lucia Loizou

Transport: Bus, train

Disability Access: Yes (Toilets, ramps)

Area Served: Ryde LGA

Languages (other than English): Sri Lankan. Telephone interpreter service

Volunteering Note: Non only TAFE Students

Keywords: Children and Families; Occasional Care

© Ryde Council [25809] Last Full Review: 20Jun17

Blossoms Childcare and Early Learning Centre

Phone: 02 9858 2588

Location: 8 Chatham Rd, West Ryde NSW 2114


Description: Caters from 6 weeks to 6 years. Qualified and experienced teachers and staff. Nutritious meals provided.

Hours: Daily 7.30am - 6.00pm

Disability Access: Yes (Ramp)

Area Served: Ryde

Keywords: Long Day Care; Children and Families; Occasional Care; Vacation Care

© Ryde Council [73354] Last Full Review: 6Mar18

These services are between about 2 to 5km from Denistone West.

Next Generation Occasional Care Centre

Phone: 02 9334 0014

Location: 504a Victoria Rd, Ryde NSW 2112



Description: Occasional care for children whose parents/carers must be on the premises of Next Generation Ryde or Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre. Bookings are essential and can be made a week in advance. Maximum of 4 hours per day.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-2pm, Sat 9am-12pm

Eligibility: Children 3 months - 5 years during term. Up to 12 years during school holidays.

Fees: Yes

Transport: Bus

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Ryde

Keywords: Children and Families; Occasional Care

© Ryde Council [37742] Last Full Review: 16Sep16

Explore & Develop - Epping Road North Ryde

Phone: 02 9888 6114

Location: 65 Epping Road, North Ryde NSW 2113



Description: Long Day Care and Preschool

Hours: 7.30am - 6.00pm

Transport: drop off and pick up zones

Area Served: Ryde

Keywords: Children and Families; Women; Long Day Care; Occasional Care

© Ryde Council [74728] Last Full Review: 6Sep16

These services are between about 5 to 10km from Denistone West.

Gladesville Occasional Child Care Centre Inc

Phone: 02 9817 2345

Fax: 02 9817 2345

Location: 6 Pittwater Rd, Gladesville NSW 2111


Description: Occasional child care provided on a short term, regular and irregular basis for half or full day sessions. Limit of 14 hours per week. Special schemes for out of town visitors, school holidays users. Advance bookings preferred.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-4pm

Eligibility: Up to 5 years.

Fees: Yes

Contact: Director

Transport: Bus

Disability Access: Yes (Ramps)

Area Served: Ryde, Hunters Hill

Languages (other than English): Bangla, Cantonese

Keywords: Children and Families; Occasional Care

© Ryde Council [26039] Last Full Review: 4Apr17

Educare Playskool

Caution. We have been unable to verify this information for over two years.

Phone: 02 9747 5414

Fax: 02 9747 2514

Location: Westfield Shoppingtown-(Rooftop of Cinema), 40-42 Victoria St, Burwood NSW 2134

Mail: PO Box 662, Burwood NSW 1805



Description: Provides quality educational & multicultural programs including school preparation (all based on child's individual needs & interests). Four (4) seperate playrooms and two (2) outdoor areas. All nutritionally balanced meals. Childcare Benefit available. Open for 50 weeks (excluding public holidays).

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-6:30pm;

Fees: $74 (0-3 yrs); $67 (3-6yrs)

Transport: Close to Burwood Railway Station and Bus Stops

Disability Access: Yes (Ramps & toilets)

Area Served: Sydney Metro (Inner West Area)

Languages (other than English): Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese

Volunteering Note: Only take students undertaking studies at College, TAFE or University.

Keywords: Occasional Care; Long Day Care; Preschools; Children and Families

© Burwood Council [30074] Last Full Review: 12Oct09

Mum's Best Friend

Phone: 02 9337 5110, 02 9705 0877

Fax: 02 9705 0418

Location: 11 Corden ave, Five Dock NSW 2046



Description: Provides nannies and babysitters for children. Also provides carers for older people and domestic helpers and cleaners.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm (Office)

Fees: Contact for details

Area Served: Sydney Metro

Keywords: Older People; Children and Families; People with a Disability; Unemployed; Domestic Assistance; Personal Care; Occasional Care; Respite Care Services; Family Support; Job Placement; Carers; Women


© IDEAS [1034] Last Full Review: 13Dec17

The Sometime Centre

Phone: 02 9682 4918

Fax: 02 9682 7568

Location: 54 Neil St, Merrylands NSW 2160



Description: Provides occasional care for babies and young children and an early integration program for children with additional needs. Also offers a preschool program.

Hours: Mon 8:30am-3pm, Tue & Wed 8:30am-3:30pm, Thu & Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

Fees: Contact for details

Contact: Centre Director. Other contact number: 0408 233 632

Referral: Required for children with additional needs from doctor, social worker, health professional

Transport: Near train station

Disability Access: Yes (Lifter)

Area Served: Cumberland LGA, Fairfield LGA, Parramatta LGA

Languages (other than English): Gujarati, Hindi, Mandarin, Marathi, Spanish, Persian, Arabic, Armenian

Volunteering Note: Volunteers needed.

Keywords: Refugee Support Services; Occasional Care; Preschools; People with a Disability; Children and Families

Parent Organisation: Holroyd City Council

© Cumberland (Holroyd) Council [430] Last Full Review: 28Sep17

Private Care

Phone: 1300 559 260, 02 9416 6922

Fax: 02 9416 6911

Location: level 1, 345 Pacific Hwy, Lindfield NSW 2070

Mail: PO Box 547, Lindfield NSW 2070



Description: Services offered : Nursing care, personal care, child care, post-hospital care, disability care, companionship, palliative care, respite care, travel assistance, dementia care, housekeeping, cleaning and concierge. Custom support available: Ongoing or casual , hourly basis (3 hours min) to 24x7 live-in field staff, Registered Nurses and Carers/AIN's plus office Registered Nurse Co-ordination. Registered nurse access 24x7, Dedicated care coordinator client management.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm (Office), 24x7 (Carers/nurses)

Fees: Contact for details


Transport: Office is close to trains (Lindfield Station)

Disability Access: Yes (parking, ground floor entry, lift and toilet)

Area Served: NSW

Languages (other than English): Chinese mandarin, French,Spanish

Keywords: People with a Disability; Home Nursing Services; Personal Care; Respite Care Services; Domestic Assistance; Shopping Assistance; Cooking; Social Support Services; Linen Services; Community Visiting; Supported Travel; Dementia

Alternative Names: Occasional and Permanent Elder Care

Parent Organisation: KinCare

© IDEAS [8199] Last Full Review: 2Feb17

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