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Rockdale Community Information
These services are within a few kilometers of Botany.

Hippo's Friends Childcare Centre

Phone: 02 9666 4143

Fax: 02 9316 9522

Location: 1082 Botany Rd, Botany NSW 2019



Description: Long day care for children aged 0 to 6 years. Children with disability welcome. There are special needs teachers on staff including Speech and Occupational Therapists.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-6pm

Eligibility: Up to 6 years.

Disability Access: Yes (level entry and toilet (for adults))

Area Served: South East Sydney

Languages (other than English): Arabic, Italian, Filipino, German, French and Russian

Volunteering Note: Offers placements to university and TAFE students

Keywords: Children and Families; People with a Disability; Long Day Care; Preschool Volunteers

© IDEAS [7678] Last Full Review: 26Apr18

GracePoint Christian Church

Phone: 02 8338 9999

Location: 1355 Botany Rd, Botany NSW 2019



Description: Christian Church - Sunday Services 10am.

Kidspace - Sunday School 10am

Totspot - Playgroup Tues 9:30am-11am

Youth - Youth Group Friday 7pm (school term)

Kidsclub - kids K-6, Fortnightly Maroubra Baptist Church 6pm.

Hours: Office Mon- Fri 9.30am - 4.00pm.

Disability Access: Yes (ramp)

Keywords: Churches and Temples; Youth; Children and Families; Baptist

Parent Organisation: Baptist Church

© DD Randwick City Council [62392] Last Full Review: 18Apr18

R82 AU Pty Ltd

Phone: 02 8213 6666

Fax: 02 8213 6655

Location: 7G, 12 Lord St, Botany NSW 2019

Mail: PO Box 284, BOTANY NSW 1455



Description: Manufactures and supplies specialised equipment for children and young people with disabilities. Includes products for sitting, standing, walking, transportation, toilet and bath, accessories and parts. Online catalogue. Dealers throughout Australia are listed on the website. Registered NDIS provider of assistive equipment/products in NSW. Wheelchairs (manual, paediatric), and bathroom/ toileting aids, alternative positioning, strollers, hoists/ lifters, ramps, standing and walking frames, seating systems and general rehabilitation equipment.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm

Referral: Referral required from Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist for some products

Disability Access: Yes (parking and toilet)

Area Served: National

Keywords: Wheelchairs; People with a Disability; Children and Families; Walking Frames and Sticks; Bath and Toilet Aids; Lifts and Hoists; NDIS Provider; NDIS Assistive products for personal care and safety; NDIS Assistance Animals; NDIS Assistive equipment for recreation; NDIS Assistive products for household tasks; NDIS Custom Prosthetics; NDIS Hearing Equipment; NDIS Hearing Services; NDIS Participate Community; NDIS Personal Mobility Equipment; NDIS Specialised Hearing Services; NDIS Therapeutic Supports; Youth

Parent Organisation: R82 A/S Denmark


© IDEAS Suppliers Database [72040] Last Full Review: 18Oct17

Key Assets

Phone: 1800 932 273, 02 8336 5700

Fax: 02 8336 5701

Location: lvl 2, 8 Lord St, Botany NSW 2019

Mail: PO Box 41, Mascot NSW 1460



Description: Fostering agency providing placements for children and young people under 18 years of age with a range of care needs in Sydney and throughout NSW. Our role is to recruit foster carers from a diverse range of backgrounds to work as part of a close team and to provide a safe environment. Our foster care services are designed to meet a wide range of needs. These include the intensive needs of children and young people with difficult histories or behaviours who may make considerable demands on their foster carers, to more standard placement types. We are committed to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle and will aim to work with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to be consistent with their on-going needs.

Hours: Mon–Fri 9am–5pm

Area Served: NSW

Keywords: People with a Disability; Children and Families; Youth; Foster Care; Carers; Registered Charity; ATSI

© IDEAS [78835] Last Full Review: 26Mar18

Mascot Early Childhood Health Centre

Phone: 02 9667 2666

Fax: 02 9669 5175

Location: 51 Coward St, Mascot NSW 2020

Description: Services provided by a team of nurses trained in health services for babies and young children including advice and information; parental guidance; counselling; diet assistance and health assessment. Suitable for: Mothers with children 0 to 4 years.

Hours: Drop in Wed 9am-12pm; Apts: Mon Tue Wed Thu 9am-12pm and 2pm-4pm. Tue Apts: 9am-10am and 2pm-4pm Early Bird Grp Tue 10am-12pm and Info Grp Mon 2pm-3pm

Eligibility: Up to 4 years. Suitable for parents and their children.

Fees: Nil

Contact: Centralised booking for all appointments 02 9382 0933 Nursing Unit Manager 02 9282 0932

Referral: Anyone may refer

Transport: Bus close by

Disability Access: Yes (Flat entrance to building, though NO accessible toilets)

Area Served: Sydney LHD

Keywords: Children and Families; Women; Assessment and Referral Services; Early Intervention; Home Nursing Services; Early Childhood Centres; Office Work Volunteers; Pregnancy and Post Natal Services; Diet / Nutrition; Parenting Skills; Playgroups; People with a Disability; Family Counselling; Health Information Services

Parent Organisation: South Eastern Sydney / Illawarra AHS

© IDEAS [6329] Last Full Review: 13Mar18

Manhattan Superbowl

Phone: 02 9317 2577, 1300 269 546

Fax: 02 9667 0795

Location: 549 Gardeners Rd, Mascot NSW 2020

Mail: PO Box 93, Rosebery NSW 1445



Description: Bowling alley which offers disability access. Other services include children's parties and glow bowling. Bookings recommended. Please advise if lift access or any other special needs facilities are required at time of booking. Please contact for full details of Disability Access.

Hours: Sun-Thu 10am-12am Fri Sat 10am-1am

Fees: Price per game. Concessions available Sun-Sat 10am-6pm

Transport: 310 bus from Central to Mascot - timetables available on internet site

Disability Access: Yes (ramps, accssible toilet, accessible bowling equipment)

Area Served: Waverley; Woollahra; Randwick; Botany Bay; Kogarah; Rockdale; Hurstville; Sutherland

Facilities Note: Full cafe and bistro menu available

Keywords: People with a Disability; Tenpin Bowling; Indoor Sports Centres; Children and Families


© IDEAS [11539] Last Full Review: 30Jan18

Child & Family Information - Referral Service

Phone/email based service

Phone: 02 8571 9783

Fax: 02 8571 9790

Mail: PO Box 6385, Alexandria NSW 2015



Description: A free telephone information and referral service providing information to families and professionals across New South Wales. Service has comprehensive database about all children’s services across NSW as well as information on early childhood development, health and family support services. Service is funded by Community Services, Department of Human Services.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Fees: Nil

Contact: 02 9557 1410 (TTY)

Referral: Referral is open

Area Served: NSW

Languages (other than English): A telephone interpreter service is available

Keywords: Children and Families; Assessment and Referral Services; Family Support; Community Service Groups; Phone or Web Information Services

Alternative Names: Gowrie Child Care Information & Corporate Services

Parent Organisation: Gowrie NSW


© IDEAS [47041] Last Full Review: 5Mar18

Mascot School Leavers Employment Solutions (SLES)

Phone: 1300 372 121

Fax: 02 9625 5380

Location: 247 King St, Mascot NSW 2020

Mail: PO Box 255, Plumpton NSW 2761



Description: Work readiness program funded by NDIS to equip recent school leavers with the skills needed to achieve their employment goals. Group or individual tailored training can include Job Sampling, Work Experience, Community Access, Healthy living, Pre employment Skills , Social Skills and relationships, Travel training, Money Skills, On the Job Support, Independent Living Skills.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am-3:30pm

Eligibility: From 18 years. School leavers with moderate to high support needs. Must have funding from ADHC.

Fees: NDIS or Fee for service

Referral: Call Customer Connections on 1300 372 121

Disability Access: Yes (wheelchair accessible)

Keywords: People with a Disability; Youth; Transition to Work Programmes; Job Training; Job Seeking Skills; Tertiary Education; Support Groups; Unemployed; Daily Living Skills; Relationships Counselling; Travel Training; Job Placement; Children and Families; Financial Counselling; NDIS Provider; NDIS Assistance to access and maintain employment; NDIS Specialised Supported Employment

Alternative Names: DSA

Parent Organisation: Disability Services Australia (DSA)


© IDEAS [63410] Last Full Review: 10May18

These services are between about 2 to 5km from Botany.

Gardeners Road Public School

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

Phone: 02 9667 2193

Fax: 02 9667 4906

Location: Cnr Gardeners & Botany Rds, Rosebery NSW 2018

Mail: 827 Botany Rd, Rosebery NSW 2018



Description: Primary school catering for all students of primary age, 5-12 years, K-6. School also has 4 special classes of students with an intellectual disability. Also offers out of school hours care and vacation care (ph 8338 9678 SMOOSH)

Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-3.30pm

Eligibility: From 5 to 12 years.

Fees: $36 per year voluntary

Contact: Principal

Transport: Bus routes 309, 310, 343, 357

Disability Access: Yes (Ramps, accessible toilets, handrail)

Area Served: City of Sydney

Languages (other than English): English, Greek & Turkish

Keywords: Primary Schools; Children and Families; Special Education; Intellectual Disability; Government Schools; Vacation Care; Out of School Hours Care

© City of Sydney [4339] Last Full Review: 21Aug13

Bannerman Cresent Reserve

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

Phone: 02 9265 9550

Fax: 02 9265 9660

Location: Bannerman Cresent, Rosebery NSW 2018

Mail: GPO Box 1591, Sydney NSW 2001



Description: A public park measuring 3,952 square metres with a playground area. Dogs on leash only and not permitted in playground.

Area Served: City of Sydney (Rosebery area)

Keywords: Parks and Reserves; Playgrounds; Dog Exercise Areas; Children and Families; Broad Community

Parent Organisation: City of Sydney Council

© City of Sydney [5582] Last Full Review: 10Sep13

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