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Randwick Open Care for Kids (ROCK)

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

Phone: 02 9399 6309

Fax: 02 9399 3942

Location: 30 Waratah Ave, Randwick NSW 2031



Description: Long day care centre for 26 children 6 weeks to 5 years. Also offers occasional care by arrangement when vacancies arise. 26 permanent positions.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8.15am-5.15pm

Eligibility: Up to 5 years.

Contact: Director - Sandra Bell

Area Served: Randwick

Languages (other than English): Croatian, Japanese

Volunteering Note: Opportunities for volunteers

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

© Randwick City Council [6372] Last Full Review: 23Jun15

Wunanbiri Pre-School

Phone: 02 9319 5712

Fax: 02 9699 9418

Location: Belmont St, Alexandria NSW 2015

Mail: PO Box 455, Alexandria NSW 2015


Description: Non-profit community based Aboriginal preschool which caters to Indigenous & low income families in the inner-city area. Before and After School Care, Day Care, Family Day Care, In Home Care, Kindergarten, Occasional Care, Playgroup, Preschool, Vacation Care.

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

Eligibility: Pre School age children

Fees: Means teasted. Ring for details

Transport: Close to public buses, Redfern station and Erskinville station

Disability Access: Yes (Wheelchair accessible including toilets)

Area Served: South East Sydney, Sydney Inner West

Languages (other than English): Aboriginal English

Keywords: Children and Families; ATSI; Preschools; Vacation Care; Out of School Hours Care; Family Day Care; Occasional Care; Playgroups

© IDEAS [7693] Last Full Review: 24Jan17

Creativity Incorporated

Phone: 02 9311 9200

Fax: 02 9349 4800

Location: Shop 1, 264 Bunnerong Rd, Hillsdale NSW 2036

Mail: Po Box 128, Matraville NSW 2036



Description: Provide flexible respite to families/carers of people 0-65 years, provides after school care and holiday program activities to children and teenagers with a disability, coordinates group recreational , social and peer support programs for children, teenagers and adults, provides a range of group programs for adults based upon their interests and access, autism specific services. Each year Creativity Inc runs camps for teenagers and adults. Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Carerís Support Group meets every second month.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (Office)

Eligibility: Up to 65 years. People with physical, intellectual or sensory disability who live with a primary carer

Fees: Some may apply for some services, contact for details

Referral: Contact Intake Officer 02 8347 7008

Transport: Buses on Anzac Pde 393-396, 398, 400

Disability Access: Yes (level street access, lift and toilet)

Area Served: Waverley; Woollahra; Randwick; City of Sydney; Botany Bay

Volunteering Note: Volunteers to support person with a disability for regular care, 1:1 and group outings. Contact for details

Keywords: People with a Disability; Carers; Post School Programs; Physical Disability; Intellectual Disability; Family Support; Occasional Care; Social Clubs and Groups; Respite Care Services; Out of School Hours Care; Vacation Care; Transition to Work Programmes; Community Visiting; Office Work Volunteers; Community Participation Programs; Adult Day Care Centres; Disability Support Volunteers; NDIS Provider; NDIS Accommodation/Tenancy; NDIS Assistance to access and maintain employment; NDIS Assist Personal Activities; NDIS Assistive products for personal care and safety; NDIS Assist-Life Stage Transition; NDIS Assist-Travel/Transport; NDIS Assistive equipment for recreation; NDIS Behaviour Support; NDIS Community Nursing Care; NDIS Daily Tasks/Shared Living; NDIS Development-Life Skills; NDIS Early Childhood Supports; NDIS Exercise Physiology and Personal Training; NDIS Group/Centre Activities; NDIS Home Modification; NDIS Household Tasks; NDIS Innovative Community Participation; NDIS Participate Community; NDIS Personal Activities High; NDIS Plan Management; NDIS Specialised Driver Training; NDIS Support Coordination; NDIS Therapeutic Supports; ATSI; Registered Charity

Alternative Names: ER&R


© IDEAS [11554] Last Full Review: 18Oct17

Redfern Occasional Child Care Centre (ROCC)

Phone: 02 9288 5620

Fax: 02 9288 5622

Location: 55 Pitt St, Redfern NSW 2016



Description: Occasional Care provided for up to 36 children aged 0-6 years by experienced and trained staff. Permanent part time places are available. 36 places available for Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. Parents need to supply disposable nappies, children's lunch, drink, milk, and a piece of fruit for morning or afternoon tea.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Eligibility: From 6 to 6 years. Priority of access to residents of City of Sydney, entitled to health care card and are disadvantaged - Low income, single parent, Indigenous, at risk, non English speaking background.

Fees: yes

Contact: Director

Referral: self

Transport: Redfern Stattion

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

Area Served: City of Sydney

Languages (other than English): Arabic, Korean, Greek, Indonesian, Sindhi Urdu, Teo Chew, Italian

Keywords: Occasional Care; Children and Families

Alternative Names: ROCC

Parent Organisation: City of Sydney Council

© City of Sydney [4451] Last Full Review: 14Nov16

Duffy's Corner Occasional Child Care Centre

Phone: 02 9311 3522

Fax: 02 9311 3522

Location: 419a Beauchamp Rd, Maroubra NSW 2035

Description: Occasional child care centre for all parents and carers of children. Maximum of 29 children. No minimum hours of care in a month. Always casual vacancies available. Can cater for children with special needs.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm (Open 48 weeks per year)

Eligibility: From 8 to 5 years.

Fees: Contact for details

Transport: Bus along Anzac Pde

Disability Access: Yes (toilets)

Area Served: City of Sydney

Languages (other than English): Hungarian and French

Volunteering Note: Volunteers Welcome for child supervision etc. Must have working with children check

Keywords: Children and Families; People with a Disability; Carers; Occasional Care; Preschools; Preschool Volunteers


© IDEAS [6394] Last Full Review: 2Feb17

Lennox House

Phone: 02 9519 3839

Fax: 02 9550 1461

Location: 229 Australia St, Newtown NSW 2042



Description: Lennox House is a centre that caters for parents and children from birth-5 years. Activities offered include playgroup, occasional care, baby and kindy gym and music for toddlers. The activities are designed to involve parents and their children learning together. All activities are prepared and delivered by fully qualified early childhood trained teachers who are supported by a teacher's aide. Throughout the week we run a series of activities for 0-5 year olds which include playgroup, Kindy and Baby gym, music for tots and occasional care. Most of these programs are simply drop in programs and we charge only a nominal fee. All Lennox House activities are run during normal school term dates.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9.30am-3pm

Eligibility: Up to 5 years. Open to everyone with children aged 0-5 years

Contact: 9557 5377

Disability Access: Yes (Toilet with electronic change table)

Area Served: Sydney Metro

Languages (other than English): English

Keywords: Children and Families; Family Support; Playgroups; Occasional Care; Toy Libraries; School Counselling; Childrens Fitness

© LINCS Community Directory (Marrickville) [2479] Last Full Review: 23Mar16

SDN Childrens Services Inc - Head Office

Phone: 02 9213 2400, 0449 851 554 (after hours)

Fax: 02 9213 2401

Location: Level 2, 86-90 Bay St, Broadway NSW 2007

Mail: PO Box 654, Broadway NSW 2007



Description: SDN Children's Services is a non-for-profit organisation providing early childhood education and care. SDN provides the following services: - High quality, inclusive early childhood education and care. - Early childhood intervention for children with disabilities. - Family support services. - Resources and mentoring for practitioners and other agencies. - Aboriginal training and employment support.

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

Eligibility: Up to 24 years. Please refer to our website for program eligibility

Disability Access: No

Area Served: City of Sydney; Bathurst; Crookwell; Goulburn; Lithgow; Eurobodalla

Volunteering Note: The service accepts the assistance of volunteers, please contact for details

Keywords: People with a Disability; Children and Families; ATSI; Assessment and Referral Services; Early Intervention; Family Day Care; Long Day Care; Occasional Care; Out of School Hours Care; Vacation Care; Youth; Child Care Volunteers; Special Education


© IDEAS [6513] Last Full Review: 12Jan18

Benevolent Society - Head Office

Phone: 02 8262 3400

Fax: 02 9360 2319

Location: Level 1, 188 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021

Mail: PO Box 171, Paddington NSW 2021



Description: The Benevolent Society is Australiaís first charity and have been helping people to change their lives for 200 years. Aims to educate, support and advocate for personal and societal change. The Benevolent Society's vision is to create a just Australia where everybody can thrive.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm

Eligibility: Assessed on a case by case basis

Contact: 1800 819 633 (Donations)

Transport: Close to bus stop (373, 378, M40)

Disability Access: Yes (lift, accessible toilet)

Area Served: NSW; QLD;

Facilities Note: Many offices across NSW and QLD - please see website

Volunteering Note: Volunteers welcome in various programs

Keywords: People with a Disability; Youth; Children and Families; Low Income Earners; Carers; Older People; Assessment and Referral Services; Delivered Meals; Daily Living Skills; Emergency Accommodation; Adult Day Care Centres; Occasional Care; Community Options; Out of School Hours Care; Vacation Care; Family Support; Early Intervention; Home Maintenance; Home Modification; Home Nursing Services; Respite Care Services; Support Groups; Office Work Volunteers; Family Counselling; NDIS Provider; NDIS Accommodation/Tenancy; NDIS Assist Personal Activities; NDIS Assist-Life Stage Transition; NDIS Assist-Travel/Transport; NDIS Behaviour Support; NDIS Daily Tasks/Shared Living; NDIS Development-Life Skills; NDIS Early Childhood Supports; NDIS Group/Centre Activities; NDIS Household Tasks; NDIS Participate Community; NDIS Personal Activities High; NDIS Support Coordination; NDIS Therapeutic Supports; Volunteer Recruitment


© IDEAS [7666] Last Full Review: 1Nov17

SDN Glebe Children's Education and Care Centre

Phone: 02 9552 3747

Fax: 02 8323 5248

Location: 112A Glebe St, Glebe NSW 2037



Description: Community based not for profit occasional child care and long day care centre catering for 29 children between the ages of 6 weeks to 5 years. Individual education programs.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Eligibility: Up to 5 years.

Fees: Vary according to session length

Transport: Bus via Glebe Point Rd

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

Area Served: City of Sydney

Languages (other than English): Tokelaun, Samoan, Lebanese, Vietnamese

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

© City of Sydney [2956] Last Full Review: 13Jun17

The Grace Child Care Centre

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

Phone: 02 9387 2769

Fax: 02 9389 5102

Location: Clementson Park, Newland St, Bondi Junction NSW 2022

Mail: Clementson Park, Newland St, Bondi Junction NSW 2022



Description: The Grace child care centre is a community based not-for-profit long day care centre providing care and education for infants and children to 6 years of age. Included is also a small component of flexible registered care. A hot Lunch predominantly vegetarian is provided as well as afternoon tea, milk, juice, spring water and snacks. Special diets are catered for where possible. An individualised child centred program with a range of experiences to support childrenís interests, abilities and well being in a nurturing educational environment is provided both indoors and out, as well as a transition to school program.

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

Fees: $114.00 per day long care, $114.00 per day registered care.

Contact: Director: Pamela Hanebuth, Admin Janet Joseph

Transport: Bus or train to Bondi Junction

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Waverley, Woollahra, Randwick

Languages (other than English): Korean, Spanish, Mandarin, Greek, Japanese, Italian

Volunteering Note: Opportunities for volunteers

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

© LINCS Community Directory (Waverley) [28329] Last Full Review: 26Feb14

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