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

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 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

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

Gardeners Road Public School

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

Phone: 02 9667 2193

Fax: 02 9667 4906

Location: Cnr Gardeners & Botany Rds, Rosebery NSW 2018

Mail: 827 Botany Rd, Rosebery NSW 2018



Description: Primary school catering for all students of primary age, 5-12 years, K-6. School also has 4 special classes of students with an intellectual disability. Also offers out of school hours care and vacation care (ph 8338 9678 SMOOSH)

Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-3.30pm

Eligibility: From 5 to 12 years.

Fees: $36 per year voluntary

Contact: Principal

Transport: Bus routes 309, 310, 343, 357

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

Area Served: City of Sydney

Languages (other than English): English, Greek & Turkish

Keywords: Primary Schools; Children and Families; Special Education; Intellectual Disability; Government Schools; Vacation Care; Out of School Hours Care

© City of Sydney [4339] Last Full Review: 21Aug13

Safe Multicultural Out of School Hours Centre (SMOOSH)

Phone: 02 8338 9678

Location: Cnr Gardeners & Botany Rd, Rosebery NSW 2018

Mail: PO Box 3007, Eastlakes NSW 2018



Description: Provides out of school hours care and holiday care for primary school aged children.

Hours: Mon- Fri 7am-9am and 3pm-6pm

Fees: Yes

Contact: 0431 427 176

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

Area Served: City of Sydney

Languages (other than English): Lebanese, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Greek, Bengali, Hindi

Keywords: Out of School Hours Care; Children and Families; Vacation Care

Parent Organisation: Auspiced by South East Neighbourhood Centre

© City of Sydney [35926] Last Full Review: 26Jun18

Kanga's House Child Care Centre

Phone: 02 8936 5100

Fax: 02 8936 5110

Location: 52-56 Barker St, Kingsford NSW 2032



Description: Culturally diverse long day care for 99 children from 3 months to school age. Inclusive of children with special needs. Works in partnership with families to provide a nurturing, educational environment for all children. Holiday care program during January, priority given to children attending the centre.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm for 2-5yrs, 8am-5:30pm (for 0-2yrs), 8:30am-5:30pm (for school holiday care - January only)

Eligibility: Up to 6 years.

Fees: Salary sacrifice for UNSW staff or Child Care Benefit available

Contact: Quyen Sainsbury (Director)

Disability Access: Yes (level access)

Area Served: Randwick

Languages (other than English): Korean; Croatian; Vietnamese; Mandarin; Bangala; Cantonese; Spanish; Japanese

Volunteering Note: This service welcomes the assistance of volunteers. Call for further details.

Keywords: Children and Families; Vacation Care; Long Day Care; Out of School Hours Care; Preschools; Child Care Volunteers; People with a Disability

Alternative Names: Early Years @ UNSW

Parent Organisation: UNSW

© IDEAS [6365] Last Full Review: 18Jan18

Maroubra Junction Before and After School & Vacation Care Centre

Phone: 02 9315 5947

Location: 34-68 Loch Maree St, Maroubra NSW 2035

Mail: PO box 423, Maroubra NSW 2035



Description: Before and after school care plus vacation care during school holidays. Suitable for local children attending primary school

Contact: Manea Ford - Manager; Josie Rune - Assistant Coordinator.

Disability Access: Yes (Ramp access & toilet)

Area Served: Randwick

Keywords: Children and Families; Out of School Hours Care; Vacation Care; School Holiday Activities

© DD Randwick City Council [6510] Last Full Review: 30May18

Kooloora Community Centre

Phone: 02 9661 9160

Location: 167 Bilga Cr, Malabar NSW 2036



Description: Programs include playgroup; social and cultural groups; exercise for older people and for frail aged; hosts vacation program; information, referral and advocacy; The Shed - men's meeting place; fruit and vegetable food co-operative, administration of energy vouchers; Tax Help from July - end of October; an outreach legal service. The centre is situated on a NSW Housing estate. Suitable for the local community.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm (office), Mon Wed 10am-12pm (playgroup)

Eligibility: Mainly South Ward Randwick Council and DOH residents

Fees: Some fees may be charged for specific services. Morning tea provided at playgroup but children requested to bring a piece of fruit and gold coin donation

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

Disability Access: Yes (level ground floor access, large accessible toilet with rails)

Area Served: Randwick (South Ward of Randwick City Council suburbs include Malabar, Matraville, Little Bay, Chifley, South Maroubra, La Perouse)

Volunteering Note: This service welcomes the involvement of volunteers, contact for further details

Keywords: Children and Families; Youth; Older People; People with a Disability; Low Income Earners; Social Clubs and Groups; Community Centres; Out of School Hours Care; Playgroups; Vacation Care; Community Service Groups; Adult Day Care Centres; Community Participation Programs; Gentle exercise; Individual Advocacy; Assessment and Referral Services; Low Cost Food Services; Office Work Volunteers; Community Information Services

© IDEAS [6733] Last Full Review: 3Jan18

The Rainbow Activity Centre (TRAC)

Phone: 02 9398 7330

Location: 90 Rainbow St, Randwick NSW 2031



Description: The Rainbow Activity Centre (TRAC)†provides before and after school care as well as vacation care during the school holidays.

During the school term, TRAC is open from 7am-9am in the mornings and 3pm-6pm in the afternoon. Full day vacation programs are also available. Families must complete an enrolment form to register for attendance at the service.†Forms are available from our website or at TRAC.

Hours: School term Mon-Fri 7am-9am, 3pm-6pm, school holidays 7am-6pm.

Eligibility: From 5 to 12 years.

Contact: Tanya Buick: 0423 178 180

Area Served: Randwick

Keywords: Children and Families; Out of School Hours Care; Vacation Care; School Holiday Activities

© DD Randwick City Council [6362] Last Full Review: 25May18

Randwick Out of School Hours Care Centre

Phone: 02 9398 7653

Location: Randwick Public School, Cowper St, Randwick NSW 2031



Description: Before & After School Care, and Vacation Care Centre for primary school aged children. We offer a variety of art, sports and recreation activities, as well as a variety of excursions.

Hours: School term Mon-Fri 7.30am-9.00am, 3pm-6pm. School holidays 7:30am-6pm. Closed 2 weeks over xmas

Eligibility: Primary School aged

Contact: Directors- Maria Elena Anitsakis & Emma Connolly

Disability Access: No

Area Served: Randwick

Keywords: Children and Families; Out of School Hours Care; Vacation Care; School Holiday Activities

© DD Randwick City Council [6363] Last Full Review: 22May18

GOSH Randwick - Our Lady of the Sacred Heart

Phone: 02 9398 4085

Location: 193 Avoca St, Randwick NSW 2031

Mail: PO Box 628, Coogee NSW 2034



Description: Outside School Hours Care service. Ages 5 - 12yrs.

Hours: 7am - 9am & 3pm - 6pm.

Contact: 0433 014 674<p> <p>

Area Served: Randwick; Botany Bay; Waverley

Keywords: Children and Families; Out of School Hours Care; Vacation Care

Alternative Names: Galaxy Outside School Hours

© DD Randwick City Council [31979] Last Full Review: 22May18

Little Sails

Phone: 02 9567 7380

Location: 35 Crawford Rd, Brighton Le Sands NSW 2216

Mail: PO Box 63, Brighton Le Sands NSW 2216


Description: Long day care centre for children of ages 3 to 5 years. Before and after school care available for children attending Brighton Le Sands Public School. Vacation care is available for school holidays for children from any preschool & primary school. The centre closes for 2 weeks over Christmas.

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

Fees: $65 per day (Preschool); $77 per day (Long Day)

Transport: Bus

Area Served: St George; Bayside

Languages (other than English): Greek, Arabic, Macedonian

Keywords: Long Day Care; Out of School Hours Care; Children and Families; Vacation Care; Preschools

© DD Bayside Council [49413] Last Full Review: 22May18

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