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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 Henley.

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

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

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

Lane Cove Occasional Childcare Centre

Phone: 02 9428 2324

Fax: 02 9418 7369

Location: Pottery Green Club house, 1A Phoenix St, Lane Cove NSW 2066

Mail: PO Box 365, Lane Cove NSW 1595



Description: Provides occasional child care. Booking up to 2 weeks in advance. Provides Long Day Care (Waiting list applies). The Centre is nut free zone.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am-5pm (2 weeks closure during Christmas school holidays)

Fees: Contact for details

Area Served: Lane Cove; North Sydney; Willoughby

Keywords: Children and Families; Occasional Care

Parent Organisation: Occassional Childcare Association of NSW

© Lane Cove Council [12425] Last Full Review: 1Sep17

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

Annandale Occasional Child Care

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

Phone: 02 9692 9218 (During Operating Hours)

Location: Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale NSW 2038



Description: Children from birth to 5 years may be cared for in these centres for a few hours each week to give parents time away from the children to attend to other matters such as appointments, shopping, visiting the doctor etc. These centres employ a Co-ordinator as well as trained staff and assistants. Occasional Care Services are licensed by NSW Education and Communities

Hours: Sessional care - Wed 9am-1.30pm; Thur 9am-3.30pm

Eligibility: Up to 5 years.

Fees: $15 P/H, $12 P/H (pensioner and low income families) Enrolment fee $65, Fundraising Levy $10 per child per term, Cancellation prior to booked day $5, Cancellation on booked day $30

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Sydney Metro

Languages (other than English): Tamil, Italian.

Facilities Note: Yes, please contact Annandale Neighbourhood Centre 96602828.

Keywords: Occasional Care; Children and Families

Parent Organisation: Leichhardt Council

© DD Leichhardt [3067] Last Full Review: 4Aug15

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

Wellbank Children's Centre

Phone: 02 9911 6250

Fax: 02 9743 3894

Location: 60 Flavelle St, Concord NSW 2137



Description: Owned and operated by the City of Canada Bay Council. The Centre is located within the facility which hosts Concord Library and an Occasional Care Centre as well. Lunch meals are provided by our Centre Cook as well as morning tea and afternoon tea. The meals are developed in accordance with the National Nutritional Standards. Specific dietary requirements and allergies can be catered for.

Hours: 7.30am-6pm (excluding public holidays)

Eligibility: Up to 5 years.

Fees: $112 per day

Contact: Melissa Armstrong - Administration Support, Emma Tudehope - Acting Centre Coordinator

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Sydney Metro

Languages (other than English): Mandarin, Vietnamese and Italian

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

© City of Canada Bay [63730] Last Full Review: 19Jan17

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 Henley.

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: 19Oct16

SIPE Family Daycare

Phone: 0438 247 768

Location: 12 Drake St, Artarmon NSW 2064

Mail: PO BOX 543, Artarmon NSW 2064



Description: Family Day Care offering long day care for 6 weeks to 5 years old, vacation care for 6 years to 12 years old as well as occasional care subject to availability. Location is 5 minutes walk from Artarmon train station, close to Chatswood CBD and with unlimited on-street parking. Registered and approved service for Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR).

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - 6pm

Fees: $115.50 (6 weeks to 11 months); $111.50 (12 months to 5 years); Occasional care - $11.50 per hour (minimum 3 hours).

Contact: Maria Lina Mazari 02 9419 6641

Area Served: Northern Sydney

Languages (other than English): Tagalog

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

© Willoughby City Library Services [78831] Last Full Review: 25Jan17

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