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Rockdale Community Information


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Phone: 02 9745 7790

Fax: 02 9745 7791

Location: 59 The Boulevarde, Strathfield NSW 2135



Description: Santa Sabina College operates before and after school care and vacation care centre catering to school age children. The Centre aims to provide recreational experiences for all children enriched by developmental play opportunities focusing on building their social, artistic, dramatic, technological and physical skills. The staff at the Centre area are highly competent facilitators of child directed or discovery based learning.

Hours: 7am- 8:30 am, 3:15 pm-6pm Mon-Fri/ 7:00am-6pm Holidays

Fees: On request

Contact: Rebecca- Director

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Sydney Metro

Volunteering Note: Yes- work experience

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

© Strathfield Council [42797] Last Full Review: 17Feb16

These services are within a few kilometers of Rosebery.

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

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



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: 11Oct17

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

Erskineville Public School

Phone: 02 9557 5206

Fax: 02 9550 4593

Location: Malcolm St, Erskineville NSW 2043



Description: Local primary public school. Developing band and music programme. School hall available for hire. After school care ph 9557 5061.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-3pm

Contact: Principal

Transport: Erskineville railway station, 355 bus.

Disability Access: No

Area Served: City of Sydney

Facilities Note: School hall available for community use.

Keywords: Primary Schools; Halls and Meeting Rooms; Government Schools; Out of School Hours Care; Children and Families

Parent Organisation: NSW Department of Education and Training

© City of Sydney [4323] Last Full Review: 4Jun18

Lady Gowrie Outside School Hours Care

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

Phone: 02 9557 5061

Fax: 02 9557 5061

Location: Erskineville Public School, Malcolm St, Erskineville NSW 2043

Mail: Level 1, 1 Elliott Ave, Erskineville NSW 2043



Description: Provides after school care to Erskineville Public School and St Marys Primary School, Erskineville. Capacity for 75 children for OSHC and 30 for vacation care.

Hours: Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm Mon-Fri 8am-6pm school holidays

Eligibility: From 5 to 11 years.

Fees: Contact for details

Contact: Supervisor Gayle Dodd

Transport: Train - Erskineville

Disability Access: Yes (accessible toilets, ramp)

Area Served: City of Sydney (Alexandria, Erskineville areas)

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

© City of Sydney [4378] Last Full Review: 25Jul13

Erskineville Youth Centre

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Phone: 02 8512 8771, 0414 285 894 (team leader)

Fax: 02 8512 8772

Location: Joseph Sargent Centre, 60 Prospect St, Erskineville NSW 2043

Mail: GPO Box 1591, Sydney NSW 2001



Description: Centre implements educational, recreational and vocational programs for young people aged 11-24. Also implements Tweenies recreational programs every Tuesday during school terms from 3pm-6pm.

Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs 3pm-6pm Fri 3pm-7pm

Eligibility: From 9 to 24 years.

Fees: Low cost school holiday outings

Contact: Youth Workers

Transport: Erskineville railway station, Bus 355

Disability Access: No

Area Served: City of Sydney (Erskineville area)

Keywords: Social Clubs and Groups; Youth; Vacation Care; Assessment and Referral Services; Out of School Hours Care; School Holiday Activities; Children and Families; Local Council Services; Advocacy

Alternative Names: Joseph Sargent Centre

Parent Organisation: City of Sydney Council

© City of Sydney [5452] Last Full Review: 10Sep13

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

Wunanbiri Pre-School

Phone: 02 9319 5712

Fax: 02 9699 9418

Location: Belmont St, Alexandria NSW 2015

Mail: PO Box 455, Alexandria NSW 2015


Description: Non-profit community based Aboriginal preschool which caters to Indigenous & low income families in the inner-city area. Before and After School Care, Day Care, Family Day Care, In Home Care, Kindergarten, Occasional Care, Playgroup, Preschool, Vacation Care.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm

Eligibility: Pre School age children

Fees: Means teasted. Ring for details

Transport: Close to public buses, Redfern station and Erskinville station

Disability Access: Yes (Wheelchair accessible including toilets)

Area Served: South East Sydney, Sydney Inner West

Languages (other than English): Aboriginal English

Keywords: Children and Families; ATSI; Preschools; Vacation Care; Out of School Hours Care; Family Day Care; Occasional Care; Playgroups

© IDEAS [7693] Last Full Review: 12Mar18

St Mary's Primary School

Phone: 02 9557 3359

Fax: 02 9557 1315

Location: 54 Swanson St, Erskineville NSW 2043



Description: Primary school with classes from Kindergarten to Year 6. Education is based on Catholic philosophy and follows the Board of Studies curriculum. The school is part of a sports cluster of schools and competes at inter school level. Out of school hours care and vacation care available - ph 9516-5600

Hours: Office Hours - 8:30am-4:00pm, School Hours - 8:45am-3pm

Contact: School Secretary

Referral: Contact School Secretary for interview with Principal for enrolment

Disability Access: Yes (ramp, handrail)

Area Served: City of Sydney; Marrickville

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

Parent Organisation: Catholic Church

© City of Sydney [31993] Last Full Review: 26Jun18

Sydney Trapeze School

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Phone: 02 9557 9668

Location: Building 2K, 1-7 Unwin's Bridge Rd, St Peters NSW 2044

Mail: Unit 1, 1 Marmion Rd, Abbotsford NSW 2046



Description: Circus arts school teaches skills such as flying trapeeze, circus and aerial arts as well as juggling. Sydney Trapeze School offers students the one-off-try as well as regular weekly classes for those fitness freaks looking for a new form of exercise. We cater to all levels. This activity is also great for Kids School Holiday Programs and Corporate events or parties.

Hours: Tue-Thur 10am-5pm, Fri 10am-3pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-2pm

Eligibility: From 4 years.

Contact: 0416 133 127

Disability Access: Yes (Level access, accessible toilets and parking)

Area Served: Sydney Metro

Facilities Note: Venue for children's birthday parties, corporate functions and holiday programs. Parking lot

Volunteering Note: Volunteers are welcome.

Keywords: Children and Families; Broad Community; Youth; Gymnastics; Out of School Hours Care; School Holiday Activities


© LINCS Community Directory (Inner West) [64173] Last Full Review: 23Mar16

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