Find A Linker Organisation

Find A Linker Organisation2019-06-27T17:21:07+11:00

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Blacktown & VariousWestern SydneyCommunity Resource Network (CRN) The principal purpose of CRN is to work with organisations that operate in the Western Sydney area to directly alleviate poverty and distress suffered by economically and socially disadvantaged communities. CRN aims to achieve this purpose by: Building the capacity of service providers to work together on issues affecting disadvantaged communities. Enhancing the level of engagement of vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. Strengthening the voices of disadvantaged communities by representing their views. Providing information and resources on community projects, programs and networks assisting disadvantaged communities and vulnerable groups.eo@crn.org.au 9832 4762http://www.crn.org.au
Blacktown, Hawkesbury, ParramattaThe Hills, Western SydneyHills Community Aid and Information ServicesHills Community Aid has been assisting the community for 50 years and has established itself as a trusted and vital port of assistance to all people in need across the Hills District and Greater Western Sydney. We believe in community connectivity; whilst empowering and inspiring a strong sense of belonging, proactive participation and a commitment to helping those unable to help themselves. Our programs include: Community Transport, Low Cost Bus Hire, Domestic Violence Information and Support, No Interest Loans (NILS), EAPA Vouchers, Financial Counselling, Homework Assistance, Family Fun Day's, Supported Playgroup, Including You Support Tents, Parents Again Support Group, Hills Daily Grind Mobile Coffee Van, Learning in the Hills (Leisure Learning), Volunteering and Information and Referral. Bronwyn Millingtonenq@hca.org.au02 9639 8620http://www.hca.org.au
Blue MountainsBlackheathBlackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre (BANC)Generalist: Community Access Service (Disability Day Program), BOOSH, No Interest Loan Scheme, Heads Up For Fire, Cyber_Shed, The Welcome Table, Jo Ridley
eo@banc.org.au
4787 7770banc.org.au
Blue MountainsKatoombaBlue Mountains Aboriginal Culture and Resource Centre (ACRC)Specialist: Best to simply refer to websiteWayne Cornishmanager@acrc.org.au0447983275aboriginalbluemountains.com.au
Blue MountainsKatoombaBlue Mountains City Council (BMCC Community Outcomes)Local Government: Best to simply refer to websiteRyn VlachouRVlachou@bmcc.nsw.gov.au4780 5000bmcc.nsw.gov.au
Blue MountainsKatoombaBlue Mountains Women’s Health and Resource Centre (BMWHRC)Specialist: Free Women’s Health Clinic, Counselling, Massage Therapy, Groups & Activities, Child Minding, Information and Referral. Refer to website for more information.Sarala Portermanager@bmwhrc.org4782 5133bmwhrc.org
Blue MountainsHazelbrook KatoombaConnect Child & Family Services (CCFS)Child and Family Services: Early Childhood Services, NDIS registered service provider, Transition to School, Playgroup and Play Therapy programs, Brighter Futures.Mark Turleytamara.nicholls@connectcfs.org.au0423720492 connectcfs.org.au
Blue MountainsBlaxland KatoombaGateway Family Services (GFS)Family Support & Counselling - Children & Families, Parenting Groups, Playgroups, Early Childhood Services, Brighter Futures, Financial & Food Relief.Kerry Thomaskerryt@gatewayfamilyservices.org.au4720 6500 gatewayfamilyservices.org.au
Blue MountainsKatoombaKatoomba Neighbourhood Centre (KNC)Generalist: KOOSH, Domestic Assistance, Home Modifications & Maintenance, Community Groups & Activities, CVS, VHV, Tax Help. Refer to website.Kath Harrisonceo@kncinc.org.au4782 1117kncinc.org.au
Blue MountainsBlaxlandLower Mountains Neighbourhood Centre (LMNC)Generalist: Information and referral, Volunteer Home Visitors, shopping and transport services, social support groups, community capacity building projects, community forums, adult learning, No Interest Loan Scheme, Graffiti Management, Lower Mountains Men’s Network, financial counselling, Tax Help.Peta Williamsmanager@lmnc.org.au4739 1164lmnc.org.au
Blue MountainsLawsonMid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre (MMNC)Generalist: No Interest Loans, Community Groups & Activities, VHV, Support for Carers, New Residents KitMick Barretmick@mmnc.org.au4759 2592mmnc.org.au
Blue MountainsLawsonMountains Community Resource Network (MCRN)Sector Support: MCRN is a peak body for community organisations in the Blue Mountains. Refer to websiteKris Newtonmanager@mcrn.org.au0458 626 210mcrn.org.au
Blue MountainsHazelbrookMountains Outreach Community Service (MOCS)Activities for families, Parenting programs, TAFE Outreach courses, Supported playgroups including Parenting Young, Occasional childcare, Reconciliation projects & support to Aboriginal programs, Paint the Blue Read early literacy.Lyn Bevingtonlyn.bevington@mocs.org.au0421 943 069mocs.org.au
Blue MountainsKatoomba SpringwoodMountains Youth Services Team (MYST)Youth Service: We specalise in adventure based youth work, individual & family support, youth centres, personal development programs and disability services. Information and Referral, Recreation, Centres, Counselling, Disability, Programs, Case Management for young poeple aged 12-24 Maddy Forwoodmaddy@myst.com.au0421 389 790myst.com.au
Blue MountainsSpringwoodSpringwood Neighbourhood Centre (SNC)Generalist: CVS, Community Development (projects, partnerships, Emergency Food Relief, Neighbourhood Centre facilities, SNC Groups & Activities), Timebanking, Tanderra OOSH, VHV, Tax Help. Toni Quigleyeo@sncc.org.au4751 3033sncc.org.au
Blue MountainsKatoombaThrive: Blue Mountains Family Support (BMFSS)Children & Family focussed programs, Family Housing &
Homelessness, multi-cultural play & social activities, parenting & children's workshops and group, playgroups, Brighter Futures and early intervention programs. Community: utilities & water bill assistance, emergency relief, fresh
food, subsidised food parcels, information, referral & advice.
Angelique Sasagiangelique@thriveservices.org.au4782 1555thriveservices.org.au
Blue MountainsWinmaleeWinmalee Neighbourhood Centre (WNC)Generalist: Food Relief, Fire Recovery Assistance, Graffiti Management, Counselling, NILS, Community Groups & Activities. Refer to websiteMorna Colburnwnccoord@tpg.com.au4754 4050winmaleeneighbourhoodcentre.com.au
CumberlandAuburnAuburn Diversity Services Inc.We provide a range of programs to support families with young children, with a special focus on children 0-3, young parents under 20 and vulnerable communities such as people from newly arrived refugee/humanitarian and/or culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.Justin Haninfo@adsi.org.au02 8737 5500http://www.adsi.org.au23/10/17
CumberlandAuburnAuburn Youth CentreSupport and programs for young people aged 12 to 24 and their families. We provide - Adolescent and family counselling - Psycho educational group work - Mentoring - Information and supported referral, short term case work - assistance with fines and Juvenile justice issues - Employment assistance - Drop in Centre and after school recreational activities, music, sport, performing arts, cookingDean Dettaasadmin@ayc.org.au(02) 9646 2122http://www.ayc.org.au16/10/17
CumberlandAuburnAustralian Anatolian Community Services CO-OP LTDWe do case works with the families who has children under 12 y/o.(Single parents, DV, family issues).Advocacy, EAPA and ER help, community hub. There is a childcare centre in our organisation.Ebru Caylakebru@anatolian.org.au(02) 96431666http://www.anatoliancommunity.com.au4/10/17
CumberlandAuburnBarnardos AuburnWorks with families who are experiencing some difficulty by offering home visiting, parenting support and education, practical assistance, safety planning, group work and referrals to other appropriate agencies and programs.Mary Haiekacfc@barnardos.org.au9646 2770http://www.barnardos.org.au21/12/17
CumberlandVariousCommunity Migrant Resource CentreCMRC coordinates the development and provision of a range of services for newly arrived migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants and it offers services such as • Settlement advice, information and referral services. • Community development activities to enhance the capacity of communities to participate in the broader Australian society. • Information and training sessions for migrants to increase their knowledge and understanding of services and thus increasing access to services. • Working in close partnership with local and regional service providers (both government and non-government) to enhance service awareness and capacity to address the needs and issues of migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants. • Networking with local and regional services to improve access, equity and participation. • Use of centre facilities by community groups for meetings, educational, cultural and recreational activities. The CMRC employs the use of bilingual workers to deliver these services.Mira Mitrovicmswp@cmrc.com.au02 96879901http://www.cmrc.com.au27/02/18
CumberlandAuburn, Holroyd, MerrylandsCumberland CouncilCumberland Council's Community Development and Planning Team works in partnership with the community to build stronger, more inclusive and sustainable communities.Merryn HowellMerryn.Howell@cumberland.nsw.gov.au9840 9771http://www.cumberland.nsw.gov.au6/2/18
CumberlandGranvilleCumberland Multicultural Community ServicesCMCS is new trading name for Granville Multicultural Community Centre Inc. CMCS continues to offer the same variety of community, educational and social activities and services to residents in the local area. Exists to improve lives of children, families and communities through the provision of information, education, advocacy and connections. Everyone is welcome and speciality is working with culturally diverse communities. Care about the the wellbeing of those who live, work, learn and play in our community.Brett Mitchellinfo@cmcs.org.au(02) 9637 7600http://www.cmcs.or.au20/11/17
CumberlandCumberland, HolroydDept of Education - Refugee Support Leader - Holroyd NetworkKerry CheesemanKerry.Cheeseman@det.nsw.edu.au9631 9410
CumberlandHarris ParkHarris Park Community CentreNot-for-profit delivering services including playgroup, homework help, yoga, meditation, art therapy and AOD sessions. Strive to provide updated resources, as well as provide advocacy andreferrals to everyone from all backgrouds and ages.Patrick Louis Soosaymanager@hpcc.org.au(02) 9635 0157http://www.hpcc.org.au9/11/17
CumberlandCumberlandHolroyd / Parramatta Mobile Minders IncWe provide low cost, high quality onsite mobile childcare to other non-profit organisations to facilitate the participation of local residents in community development and self help groups in the Cumberland local government, and surrounding, area.Emmamobileminders@hotlinks.net.au40398722612/03/18
CumberlandHolroyd, MerrylandsHolroyd Youth Services IncProvides young people aged 12-18 with a safe place to socialise, develop new skills and pursue their interests. Young people are encouraged to speak to a youth worker about any aspect of their lives, including advice and referral about education and training, employment, counseling, health and relationships. We encourage all young people from diverse cultural, linguistic and religious backgrounds to participate in programs and to access out services.Adam Gerenadmin@hys.org.au9637 1535http://hys.org.au28/11/17
CumberlandParramatta, HolroydParramatta Holroyd Family SupportPHFS provides support and assistance to disadvantaged families with children up to the age of 12. We provide case work, home & office visits, referral & advocacy, liaise with government departments and practical & skill based support. Run variety of groups : Parenting, Young Parents, First Time Parents, Supportive Playgroup and Children's Groups.Marnel LaGardeadmin@phfs.org.au9636 8437http://www.phfs.org.au6/2/18
CumberlandOatlandsParramatta MissionTargeted Earlier Intervention program working together with the local LGA to provide support services including case management task, advice and referrals. The Family and Community Worker presents a range of parenting and life skills programs based on needs of the local community. Primarily we work with parents of children between the ages of 0 -2 years, and additionally we provide support services and referrals with families with children up to 12 years of age. Angela Daynesangela.daynes@parramattamission.org.au0417 229 119http://www.parramattamission.org.au24/10/17
CumberlandParramattaUniting Counselling & Mediation UnifamA not-for-profit organisation delivering a broad range of Family Law and Counselling Programs to support Children and Families through challenging times. These include Family Dispute Resolution, Individual, Relationship and Family Counselling, and The Anchor, for children whose parents have Separated.unifamparramatta@uniting.org8830 0700unifamparramatta@uniting.org
Cumberland & VariousNSWImmigrant Women's Speakout Association IncThe Immigrant Women's Speakout Association of NSW Inc (IWSA/SpeakOut) is a key organisation and service provider. SpeakOut as community-based organisation advocates on issues and concerns of immigrant and refugee women. It provides community education, information and direct services to women of non-English speaking and culturally diverse backgrounds. SpeakOut represents the issues, ideas and proposals of immigrant and refugee women at all levels of government, in the community and industrial sectors, and to the media.Jane Brockwomen@speakout.org.au9635 8022http://www.speakout.org.au
Cumberland & VariousGreater Western SydneyLink-Up (NSW) Aboriginal CorporationAssisting reunite stolen generation members with kin, community and culture. Counselling services, family history research and kinship tracing for youth in OOHC or about to be removed.Shaun Middlebrooklinkup@nsw.link-up.org.au(02) 9421 4700http://linkupnsw.org.au31/10/17
Cumberland Parramatta & VariousGreater Western SydneyCatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue MountainsProvide services including family relationship counselling (couples, parenting, individuals etc), family support, problem gambling and financial counselling, community-based aged care supports, and support for people with disabilities through the NDIS.Trish Hickeyinfo@ccss.otg.au(02) 8843 2500http://www.ccss.org.au6/11/17
Cumberland, Blacktown & VariousBlacktown & Greater Western SydneyMarist 180NGO committed to helping vulnerable people and families living on the margins of society. Striving to empower young people with skills, knowledge, practical support and encouragement. Marist provides services in the OOHC, homelessness, employment, education, therapeutic services, training and skills development and Aboriginal youth services sectors. Ariana Kennyinfo@m180.org.au(02) 9762 9200http://www.marist180.org.au10/11/17
Cumberland, Parramatta NSWDeaf SocietyAuslan Interpreting Sign language Deaf and Hard of Hearing support services Youth program for Deaf and hard of hearing Parent support program NDIS supports Referals for deaf and hard of hearing peopleSharon Nanninfo@deafsociety.com02 8833 3600https://deafsociety.org.au
Cumberland, Parramatta & VariousNSWShine for kidsSHINE for Kids has a firm belief in the power of early intervention and a focus on collaboration to reduce the negative effects of parental imprisonment on children and young people. We support children, facilitate hope; inspire kids to reach their potential; nurture their growth; empower them to succeed. We provide a large range of services (based on location) from Contact Programs, In Visit Programs, Family Support and Education programs. Our centres are located with in many Correctional Complexes.April Longinquiries@shineforkids.org.au9714 3000http://www.shineforkids.org.au
Cumberland, Parramatta, BlacktownCumberland, Parramatta, BlacktownBoronia Multicultural Services BMS provides services to Refugees, Humanitarian Entrants, Migrants and other disadvantaged families in Cumberland, Parramatta and surrounding suburbs. They provide children and parenting education and community development activities including advocacy and support to vulnerable communities to raise their concerns with government and Service Providers. They facilitate a number of groups: supported playgroups, parenting groups for parents with children 0-12, women’s support/capacity building groups and Carers’ group for people caring for children with special needs. They also provide skills development courses to help clients get into further training &/or employment.Bernadette Agyepongmanager@bms.org.au96311777http://www.bms.org.au
HawkesburyHawkesburyHawkesbury Community Outreach Services IncEarly intervention, child youth and family support, pre-school programmed with qualified teacher, mobile minders caring for children while parents on the premises involved in support or parenting courses. Outside school hours care, community development, seniors excursions, health and wellbeing parenting courses.Angela Halladmin@hcos.net.au(02) 4573 1166http://www.hcos.org.au7/11/17
HawkesburyHawkesburyPeppercorn ServicesOffers practical support for families within the Hawkesbury region to promote healthy and happy children. Offers 4 supported playgroups throughout the week at venues across the Hawkesbury, parenting programs including 123 Magic, PPP Parenting and Circle of Security, family support providing ongoing support to families with parenting advice, links to community, behaviour management and child development.frontdesk@psinc.com.ai4587 0222http://www.peppercornservices.com.au20/11/17
HawkesburyHawkesburyYMCA NSW HawkesburyYouth Hubs including youth leadership opportunities, Early Intervention, Youth programs, Linking young people to other services and fitness and recreation.Debbie Courtcommunity.nsw@ymcansw.org.au0438 021731http://www.ymcansw.org.au/community-services
Hawkesbury & VariousNSWAustralian Resource Centre for PTSD Australia’s first PTSD specific not for profit charity/website offering resources, retreats, support and education specifically for P.T.S.D and C.P.T.S.D, including resources for traditional and non-traditional treatment options. We also support the partners, carers, family members and employers all of whom are a very important key to helping an individual to overcome P.T.S.D and live a healthy and happy life.Michelle Newarc4ptsd@gmail.com9412 0000http://www.arc4ptsd.org.au
IllawarraWollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven, WingecarribeeBarnardos South Coast - Illawarra Family Referral ServiceFamily Referral Services (FRS) are intended to assist children, young people and families who do not meet statutory threshold for child prevention intervention, but would benefit from accessing specific services to address current problems, prevent escalation, and foster a protective and nuturing environment. FRS are intended to link vulnerable children and young people in need of assistance, and their families, with the most appropriate available support services in their local areas. Kerry Wilcockkwilcock@barnardos.org.au1800663863http://www.familyreferralservice.com.au22/11/17
IllawarraIllawarra, South Coast, Southern Tablelands, Western NSWCareSouthLocal, not-for-profit, community, Aunties & Uncles, Brighter Futures, Foster Care, Specialist Youth Support Services, Residential Care, Disability Services, Supervised Contact, Mentoring, Homework Hub, children, young people, individuals, families.Rachel Fostercommunity.relations@caresouth.org.au1300 554 260http://www.caresouth.org.au13/03/18
Mount DruittMount Druitt, EmertonAboriginal CatholicCare Social Services The service has counsellors and family workers. We assist with assistance a diverse number of people from Aboriginal and other culture. We have computers for community, we run a gambling yarn up on Monday, Tuesday sewing and playgroup, Wednesday and Thursday Art wellbeing plus Oz farm comes. We have cup of tea or coffee that we offer to everyone that drops in. We offer EPA vouchers as well as financial counsellors and family relationship counsellors.Linda McDonald Linda.McDonald@ccss.org.au02 9628 0084http://www.ccss.org.au
Mount DruittMount Druitt, EmertonHoly Family Catholic ParishWe are a diverse Parish, providing services to all. We have a small food and clothing store, social services, and spiritual accompaniment for all.Fr Gregory Jacobsenquiry@holyfamily.org.au02 9628 7272http://www.holyfamily.org.au
Mount DruittMount DruittRosie's PlaceRosie’s Place is a community based centre for children, young people and their non-offending family members, who have experienced sexual assault and/or domestic violence.This service is located in the outer western suburbs of Sydney and primarily works with families living in the Mt Druitt area which is a large part of the Blacktown LGA.Catherine Wantrosiesplace@bigpond.com.au02 9625 2599http://www.rosiesplace.com.au
Mount DruittBidwillUniting HIPPY BidwillHIPPY is a two year, home-based Early Learning and Parenting Program for Families with Young Children.jcolquhoun@uniting.org9628 0897http://www.hippyasutralia.bsl.org.au
Mt DruittMt DruittWhitelion Youth AgencyWhitelion supports youth involved in, or at risk of involvement in, the Justice and Out of Home Care Systems and young people who are homeless and or street frequenting. Whitelion's flagship programs are employment, housing and mentoring support.Adam Gibsonadam.gibson@whitelion.asn.au0409 000 038http://www.whitelion.asn.au
ParramattaParramattaCity of Parramatta CouncilThe Community Capacity Building team of Council networks with and supports the many organisations, groups and individuals delivering services and building strong, resilient communities.David Moutouccb@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au9806 5138http://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au27/02/18
PenrithPenrith, CranebrookBarnardos Penrith Children's Family CentreThe Centre offers crises intake service, family support, temporary foster care, family semi supported accommodation, respite and vacation care for children with disabilities, youth services EAPA support, parenting and children's group work, referral support, food packages and in addition runs weekly play group's for all members of the Penrith community, free of charge and open door to all.Marlene Gilbertmgilbert@barnardos.org.au(02) 4729 1211http://www.barnardos.org.au21/03/18
PenrithPenrithQueen of Hearts Community FoundationProvide trauma counselling, case management and advocacy to men, women and children who have experienced Domestic Violence or childhood sexual abuse.Michelle Elleryinfo@queenofhearts.org.au1300856737http://www.queenofhearts.org.au27/9/17
PenrithPenrithUniting Counselling & Mediation UnifamA not-for-profit organisation delivering a broad range of Family Law and Counselling Programs to support Children and Families through challenging times. These include Family Dispute Resolution, Individual, Relationship and Family Counselling, and The Anchor, for children whose parents have Separated.unifampenrith@uniting.org4732 3836unifampenrith@uniting.org
PenrithPenrithWest Connect Domestic Violence Services PenrithSpecialist Domestic Violence Service with 2 crisis refuges in Penrith, 1 is an Aboriginal Specific Refuge and there are active outreach teams who provide support, case management, information and a limited amount of brokerage. In partnership with Evolve and Wentworth Community Housing we have transitional properties in the Penrith area. There are also children specific programs, running of DV groups, living skill programs and other groups that may be needed at the time, such as cultural groups or parenting groups.Vanessa Donald-Smithinfo@wcdvs.org.au0247 322 318http://www.wcdvs.org.au
VariousVariousAustralian Social Investment TrustA benevolent, sector-neutral collaborator and facilitator. Works with value-matched organisations to co-create, enable and amplify social innovation, collective impact and social investment initiatives. Our collaborative programs and initiatives aim to create sustainable positive social impact for vulnerable communities.Natasha Scullyadmin@asit.org.au9056 0860http://www.asit.org.au22/12/17
VariousNorth SydneyEarly Education (EarlyEd) IncProvides support services and intervention to children and their families when they are concerned about their child's development or their child has a delay in development or disability.Leanne Unie Dayinfo@earlyed.org.au02 98971511http://www.earlyed.org.au
VariousNSWIndian (Sub-Cont) Crisis & Support AgencyBespoke agency focused on needs of Indian subcontinent communities. First stop for people in crisis with barriers of language, residency, vulnerability. Case management for intensive needs clients with 360 degree initial assessment. Specialist in language services, cultural context and cross country family issues.Kittu Randhawainfo@icsa.net.au9625 8810http://www.icsa.net.au
VariousVariousLEAD Professional Development Association For over 30 years LEAD (formerly Family Worker Training) has been providing evidence-based Professional Development learning opportunities for practitioners who work to support children, youth, families and communities. Funded primarily by FACs, our events are local and cost effective.Kerry Palejsinfo@leadpda.org.au9620 6172http://www.leadpda.org.au8/2/18
VariousMt Druitt, Blue Mtns, Penrith, Hawkesbury, Lithgow, WS PHN areaTed Noffs FoundationProvide AOD services to young people between 12-24 Years old. Provide indigenous counselling and brokerage to young people along with our cultural Deadly Dreaming program in schools. Street University provides creative arts workshops and programs in the Mt Druitt area.Julie Dubucdubucj@noffs.org.au(02) 8886 2800http://www.noff.org.au http://www.streetuni.net31/10/17
ParramattaDundasDundas Area Neighbourhood CentreWe provide a range of activities & programs, advocacy & support for the local community. As a Neighbourhood centre, these activities include, Youth Choir, Community Choir, English Classes, Playgroups, Youth Programs, Parenting courses, Drama Classes etc as well as new programs being created under the TEI reforms.Keith Reynoldscdw@danc.org.au9684.425http://www.danc.org.au
ParramattaHills LGAUnitingCare NorthmeadAdolescent and Family Counselling for families of young people aged 12-18 in the Hills LGA. Services include: Parenting groups (on site by request), Parenting advice (boundaries, managing transition to teenage/adulthood, emotional regulation and resilience building) Individual counselling and support, Family therapy.Adrian Rizzoafcnuc@bigpond.net.au0477 410 695https://northmeaduc.org.au/uniting-care-northmead/

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