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

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

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

Munchkins Kindy

Phone: 02 9311 7049

Location: 59 Jennings St, Matraville NSW 2036


Description: Long day care centre open Mon-Fri 7.30am to 5.30pm for 26 children 2 to 5 years. Closes for 4 weeks at Christmas. Fee relief available for eligible persons. Suitable for working parents.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-5:30pm.

Fees: Fee relief available

Contact: Ms Bronwyn Stores Director.

Area Served: Randwick; Bayside

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care

© DD Randwick City Council [6380] Last Full Review: 19Apr18

Master Kids Childcare Centre

Phone: 02 9661 7823

Location: 25 Pozieres Ave, Matraville NSW 2036



Description: Long day care for 39 children. Provides support and care for children with disability.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00am-6:00pm

Eligibility: Up to 5 years. Local children.

Fees: Contact for details

Referral: Anyone may refer

Transport: Bus stop close by 399, 398, 393, 394

Disability Access: Yes (Fully accessible including toilet)

Area Served: South East Sydney HACC (Matraville)

Languages (other than English): Mandarin, Indonesian, Greek , Lebanese, Italian , Vietnamese ,Chinese and Mandarin

Volunteering Note: This service accepts the assistance of volunteers. Please contact for details.

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

© IDEAS [7430] Last Full Review: 13Apr18

Creativity Incorporated

Phone: 02 9311 9200

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

Mail: Po Box 128, Matraville NSW 2036



Description: Provides 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 abilities, community access, autism specific services. Each year Creativity Inc runs camps for teenagers and adults. Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Carer’s 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

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; 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: 7Sep18

Bear's Den Child Care Centre

Phone: 02 9661 6480

Fax: 02 9311 1306

Location: 177 Franklin St, Matraville NSW 2036


Description: Private long day care centre for children aged from 0 to 5 years.

Hours: Mon- Fri 7am to 6pm

Eligibility: Up to 5 years.

Disability Access: Yes (Wheelchair accessible)

Area Served: Randwick

Volunteering Note: Volunteers are welcome

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care

© DD Randwick City Council [16764] Last Full Review: 23May18

Kindaburra Children Centre

Phone: 02 9311 7011

Location: 1 Jersey Lane, Matraville NSW 2036



Description: Private early learning centre and preschool (0-6 years), long day care.

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

Contact: 0415 128 822

Disability Access: Yes (ramp & toilets.)

Area Served: Randwick; Woollahra; Waverley; Botany Bay

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care; Preschools

© DD Randwick City Council [16770] Last Full Review: 30May18

Rosebery Child Care Centre

Phone: 02 8957 2117

Location: 1a Harcourt Pde, Rosebery NSW 2018


Description: Provides long day care for children aged 6 weeks-5 years. A hot lunch provided, as well as an educational program conducted by trained staff.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-6pm

Eligibility: Up to 5 years.

Fees: Nursery $105 and Preschool $100

Contact: Director

Transport: Bus

Disability Access: Yes (accessible toilets)

Area Served: City of Sydney

Languages (other than English): Hungarian, Mandarin, Portugese, Spanish, Japanese, Bengali and Thai

Keywords: Long Day Care; Children and Families

© City of Sydney [5616] Last Full Review: 30Nov18

Rosebery Cottage

Phone: 02 9662 2271

Location: 101Rothschild Av, Rosebery NSW 2018

Mail: PO Box 797, Rosebery NSW 1445



Description: Long day care/Early Learning Centre Nursery - aged 6 weeks to 2 years, 12 children with 3 staff Toddler - aged 2 to 3, 15 children with 3 staff Preschool - aged 3 to 5, 20 children with 2 staff ISP to be arranged for those with special needs

Hours: Mon- Fri 7.45am-5.45pm

Eligibility: Up to 5 years. Local children

Fees: 6 weeks to 3 years - $120/dy, 3 to 5 years - $100/day

Referral: anyone may refer

Transport: Buses nearby (route 343)

Disability Access: Yes (ramps, accessible toilet)

Area Served: South East Sydney

Volunteering Note: Volunteers welcome, students have attended in the past.

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

Parent Organisation: Care for Kids

© IDEAS [7695] Last Full Review: 11Apr18

South Eastern Community Connect (SECC)

Phone: 02 8338 8506

Fax: 02 8338 8502

Location: Shop 84, Eastlakes Shopping Centre, Evans Av, Eastlakes NSW 2018

Mail: PO Box 3007, Eastlakes NSW 2018


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Description: Social Support (Individual): One on one assistance with shopping; bill paying; home visiting by volunteers; and accompanying to medical appointments. Social Support (group): Day Centre (including dementia specific) and group excursions outside of the centre. Community Transport: fortnightly shopping bus/social access outings. Flexible transport: transport to medical appointments. Food Services: fresh fruit and vegetable delivery on a fortnightly basis, assistance with meal preparation and nutrition programs. OOSH Before and After School and Vacation Care; Families and Children programmes; Classes and support groups; Multicultural

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm (Office)

Eligibility: Carers, people with disability and the frail aged

Fees: Contact for details

Referral: Over 65 contact My Aged Care 1800 200 422; under 65 contact service directly.

Transport: Bus to front door and short walk to train station

Disability Access: Yes (level access and toilet)

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

Languages (other than English): Spanish, Greek, Mandarin, Russian, Arabic and Italian

Volunteering Note: Opportunities available for Home Visiting, Medical Companion, Bus Assistant

Keywords: People with a Disability; Carers; Older People; Respite Care Services; ATSI; Community Transport; Special Needs Transport; CALD; Shopping Assistance; Adult Day Care Centres; Social Clubs and Groups; Social Support Services; Community Visiting; Dementia; Low Cost Food Services; Out of School Hours Care; Diet / Nutrition; Support Groups; Health Promotion Volunteers; Volunteer Carers

Parent Organisation: South East Community Connect


© IDEAS [11012] Last Full Review: 24Jan19

Sydney Multicultural Community Services

Phone: 02 9663 3922

Fax: 02 9662 7627

Location: 3 General Bridges Cr, Daceyville NSW 2032



Description: A variety of community services for culturally and linguistically diverse community members which include CALD Multicultural Packages (South East and Inner West Sydney), Frail Aged & Dementia Specific Day Care (centre based with bus trips and outings), settlement services for newly arrived migrants (HSS & SGP programs), Community Visitors Scheme, Emergency Relief (financial assistance) program, migration agent, family law clinic, and English classes.

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

Eligibility: Different programs have different criteria. Call for details.

Fees: Some services are free; Frail Aged Day Care Program and Home Care Packages have small fees.

Referral: Self referral, health professionals, community workers, family or friends.

Transport: Bus to Kingsford shops on Anzac Parade

Languages (other than English): Italian, Spanish, Bengali, Hindi, Persian, Croatian, French, Arabic and some minority groups

Facilities Note: Photocopier and printing available for small fee, as well as small library with documents (no computer access). Toilet facilities available upon request to general public

Volunteering Note: This service welcomes the assistance of volunteers for companionship, café assistance, day care program and English tutoring. Contact for further details.

Keywords: People with a Disability; Older People; Carers; Low Income Earners; Domestic Assistance; Shopping Assistance; Home Maintenance; Personal Care; Adult Day Care Centres; Family Support; Community Visiting; Office Work Volunteers; Volunteer Interpreters; Volunteer Carers; Community Service Groups; Case Management and Care Coordination; Migrant Education and English Classes; Interpreting; Low Cost Food Services; Community Aid; CALD; Dementia; Family Law; NDIS Provider; NDIS Accommodation/Tenancy; NDIS Assistance to access and maintain employment; NDIS Household Tasks; NDIS Innovative Community Participation; NDIS Personal Activities High; NDIS Support Coordination; Emergency Material Aid

Alternative Names: Sydney MCS

© IDEAS [41147] Last Full Review: 24Oct18

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