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Community Directory

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

These services are between about 2 to 5km from Hunters Hill.

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: 27Sep18

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 21 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: 22Aug18

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

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

Chatswood Occasional Child Care Centre

Phone: 02 9411 2886

Fax: 02 9411 4825

Location: 45 Orchard Rd, Chatswood NSW 2067


Description: Regular and occasional childcare for children aged between 6 weeks and 5 years. The Centre is community based and not for profit since 1989. It is administered by a parent committee and is also funded by the Early Childhood Contract Management System (ECCMS) - NSW Department of Education.

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

Eligibility: Up to 5 years.

Fees: Check website for fees

Contact: Contact via email through website

Disability Access: No

Area Served: Willoughby

Volunteering Note: Parent Committee

Keywords: Children and Families; Occasional Care

© Willoughby City Library Services [12775] Last Full Review: 27Mar18

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: 28Jul18

Explore & Develop - Epping Road North Ryde

Phone: 02 9888 6114

Location: 65 Epping Road, North Ryde NSW 2113

Mail: PO Box 6439, 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: 23Oct18

These services are between about 5 to 10km from Hunters Hill.

Benevolent Society - Head Office

Phone: 1800 236 762

Fax: 02 9360 2319

Location: 2E Wentworth Park Rd, Glebe NSW 2037

Mail: PO Box 257, Broadway NSW 2007



Description: The Benevolent Society is Australia’s 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: 8Oct18

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: 4May18

Lennox House

Phone: 02 9519 3839

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 and baby gym. 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, Baby gym, 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 9am-3pm

Contact: 9557 5377

Disability Access: Yes (Toilet with electronic change table)

Area Served: Sydney Metro

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

© LINCS Community Directory (Inner West) [2479] Last Full Review: 19Sep18

Disclaimer: All information is supplied by individual service providers and no guarantee can be given as to its accuracy. All details are subject to change without notice. Inclusion of a service does not imply endorsement or recommendation.