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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 Fullers Bridge.

Meeting House Inc.

Phone: 02 9427 1841; 02 9008 5549

Fax: 02 9418 8321

Location: 23A Stokes St, Lane Cove North NSW 2066

Email:

Web: www.meetinghouse.org.au

Description: Provides activities for senior citizens (community bus service, social bus outings, shopping service, morning teas and special interest groups), Preschool for 3 - 5 year olds (at 47 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove opp. Coles); Children's playgroups (all children's services run by qualified and experienced Early Childhood educators), inclusive playgroups including support and information for families with additional needs (supported by Early Ed North Sydney –early intervention service and run by qualified and experienced staff), school holiday programs, community activities (Cove Club, Toastmasters), special interest groups (crochet, yoga, meditation), community café, community garden and counselling.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm Preschool 8:30am - 3:30pm

Transport: Seniors Community Bus

Area Served: Lane Cove; North Sydney; Willoughby

Volunteering Note: Availability for volunteers for children's services, home visiting, special interest groups.

Keywords: Broad Community; Children and Families; Vacation Care; Social Clubs and Groups; Playgroups; Community Transport; Preschools; Older People

© Lane Cove Council [13659] Last Full Review: 7Sep17

These services are between about 2 to 5km from Fullers Bridge.

LCM Churches Junior Jivers

Phone: 02 9427 1163

Location: 19 Rosenthal Ave, Lane Cove NSW 2066

Mail: PO Box 998, Lane Cove NSW 1595

Email:

Web: www.lcmchurches.org.au

Description: We start the morning with a half hour program that includes singing well known songs, nursery rhymes and Christian songs, playing instruments, movement, dancing and stories, including simple bible stories. This is followed by morning tea, simple craft and free play. Each term has a different theme – for example colours, animals or transport.

Hours: Wed 9:45am-12:00pm

Fees: $30 per term.

Contact: Playgroup Coordinator

Disability Access: Yes (Disabled toilet)

Area Served: Lane Cove; North Sydney; Willoughby; Hunters Hill

Keywords: Children and Families; Playgroups

Parent Organisation: Lane Cove and Mowbray Anglican Churches, Lane Cove

© Lane Cove Council [12552] Last Full Review: 1Sep17

Parish of Roseville East - St Barnabas

Phone: 02 9417 2377

Location: 30 William St, Roseville NSW 2069

Mail: PO Box 483, Roseville NSW 2069

Email:

Web: www.stbarnabas.com.au

Description: Affiliated groups: Weekly Programs, Services 8:30am, Family Service 10am, 6pm; Barney's Kids 10am Sundays, Playgroup for young children at St Barnabas Church Hall - A ministry of St Barnabas Anglican Church providing the community with free play, craft, morning tea, Mon & Wed 10am - noon (fees $40 per term).

Contact: Rector/Senior Minister: Michael Kellahan

Disability Access: Yes (Hearing Loop in Church)

Area Served: Northern Sydney

Keywords: Anglican; Children and Families; Churches and Temples; Playgroups

Parent Organisation: Anglican Diocese of Sydney

© Willoughby City Library Services [34910] Last Full Review: 12Apr17

Barney's Playtime

Phone: 0417 988 458, 02 9417 2377

Location: St Barnabas Church Hall, Cnr Macquarie & William Sts, Roseville NSW 2069

Mail: PO Box 483, Roseville NSW 2069

Email:

Web: www.stbarnabas.com.au

Description: A fun morning of free and structured play, craft, singing, storytime and morning tea for children aged 0-5. At our playgroup children can enjoy great facilities in our hall and safe, enclosed outdoor space while parents and carers can relax with a coffee and catch up.

Hours: Mon 9:30am -11:30am

Eligibility: Up to 5 years. Children 0 - 5yrs

Fees: $30 per term

Contact: Coordinator - Deborah Kellahan

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Northern Sydney

Keywords: Playgroups; Children and Families

Alternative Names: St Barnabas Play Centre, St Barnabas Playgroup

© Willoughby City Library Services [34911] Last Full Review: 12Apr17

Salvation Army - Northside Chatswood Corps

Phone: 02 9419 8695

Fax: 02 9419 2332

Location: Salvation Army Citadel, Cnr Archer and Johnston Sts, Chatswood NSW 2067

Mail: PO Box 687, Chatswood NSW 2057

Web: www.salvos.org.au

Description: Christian social welfare organisation. Services and activities include Kids Klub, Playtime, Prayer Meetings, Seniors Group, Sunday School, The Gathering, The Meeting (Worship),Youth Group, Family Stores. Check website for details.

Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm

Disability Access: Yes (Toilet, limited wheelchair access)

Area Served: Northern Sydney

Facilities Note: Various halls and meeting rooms

Keywords: Salvation Army; Low Income Earners; Homelessness; Emergency Material Aid; Playgroups; Halls and Meeting Rooms; Churches and Temples; Community Service Groups; Low Cost Goods and Equipment; Low Cost Food Services; Broad Community

© Willoughby City Library Services [13140] Last Full Review: 28Jul16

Lane Cove & Mowbray (LCM) Anglican Church

Phone: 02 9427 1163

Location: 46 Beaconsfield Rd, Chatswood NSW 2067

Mail: PO Box 998, Lane Cove NSW 1595

Email:

Web: www.lcmchurches.org.au

Description: Affiliated groups: Craft group, Bible study group (days and evenings).

Hours: Service Sun 9am: Prayerbook Service, Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm

Contact: Senior Minister, Assistant Minister

Disability Access: Yes (To lower hall)

Area Served: Northern Sydney

Facilities Note: Possible hire of 2 halls

Keywords: Anglican; Older People; Children and Families; Halls and Meeting Rooms; Playgroups; Churches and Temples

Alternative Names: LCM Churches, Holy Trinity Anglican Church

© Willoughby City Library Services [34709] Last Full Review: 3Feb17

Lower North Shore Multiple Birth Association

Operates from various locations in region

Phone: 02 9294 6357

Mail: PO Box 717, Chatswood NSW 2057

Email:

Web: www.lnsmba.amba.org.au

Description: Provides a means of communication and support for families of multiple birth children (twins, triplets and more). Newsletter, equipment hire service, info nights, social gatherings and playgroup. Committee Meeting: 2nd Tues of month, 7:30pm - 10:00pm, 7 Central St, Naremburn

Hours: Playgroup held 1st & 3rd Wed, Warners Park Centre, Northbridge 9:30am to 12:00pm.

Fees: Contact Association for current fees

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Northern Sydney

Volunteering Note: Volunteer committee

Keywords: Playgroups; Pregnancy and Post Natal Services; Support Groups; Children and Families; Women

© Willoughby City Library Services [34757] Last Full Review: 30Jan17

St Stephens Playtime

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

Phone: 02 9415 1727

Location: St Stephen's Church Hall, 211 Mowbray Rd, cnr Sydney St, Chatswood NSW 2067

Mail: 211 Mowbray Rd, Willoughby NSW 2068

Email:

Web: www.st-stephens.com.au

Description: Playgroup for mothers/fathers/carers of young children 0-5 yrs. Children have the opportunity to engage in a number of activities like craft, singing, playing indoors and outdoors. Operates during School Terms On Fri 10am-12 noon. Monkey Music Mon 10-11am music group for children 0-5 yrs with carers

Hours: Mon & Fri 10am-12noon

Eligibility: Up to 5 years. Parents with children 0 - 5 years

Fees: $25 annual membership per family, $4 per family per day attending

Contact: Playtime President: Michelle Chase

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Willoughby

Keywords: Children and Families; Playgroups

Alternative Names: St Stephens Playtime, Monkey Music

Parent Organisation: St Stephens Church

© Willoughby City Library Services [34926] Last Full Review: 7Aug15

Chatswood Baptist Church Playtime

Phone: 02 9419 3179

Location: Cnr Albert Av and Orchard Rd, Chatswood NSW 2067

Mail: PO Box 1712, Chatswood NSW 2057

Email:

Web: www.chatswoodbaptist.com.au

Description: Playtime for Preschool children and their parents.

Hours: Mon 10am-12noon, Tue 10am-12noon, Wed 10am-12noon

Contact: Yukari McMahon

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Northern Sydney

Keywords: Children and Families; Playgroups

© Willoughby City Library Services [67968] Last Full Review: 1Sep17

North Ryde Kiddies Playgroup

Phone: 0430 493 152

Location: North Ryde Arts and Community Centre, 201 Coxs Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

Web: www.playgroupnsw.org.au/Playgroup/Playgroups/NorthRydeCoxsRoad

Description: Welcome! North Ryde Coxs Road Playgroup meets at 9.30-11.30am on Mondays during school term. A typical morning will include lots of free play for the kids (and adult conversation for the mums and dads!), morning tea and a story and song time. All ages are welcome! The first two trial weeks are free. After that we ask that you become a member of Playgroup NSW (https://www.playgroupaustralia.com.au/nsw/) and contribute $3 a week to cover costs. Hope to see you soon!

Hours: Mondays 9.30-11.30am (during school terms)

Fees: Yes

Contact: 1800 171 882 (in NSW)

Transport: Public Transport

Area Served: Ryde

Facilities Note: Above North Ryde Library

Keywords: Children and Families; Playgroups

© Ryde Council [76178] Last Full Review: 14Jul17

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