Source: Australian Government – Department of Health
Kariong Neighbourhood Centre is a community hub for Kariong and surrounding areas in the Central Coast Hinterland. From the moment you walk through our doors you are welcomed into a safe and friendly atmosphere which promotes a sense of belonging.
We are only 5 minutes off the free way. We have wheelchair access throughout, disabled toilets, private parking for up to 16 cars and a bus service at the doorstep.
Community & Families
The Kariong Neighbourhood Centre is a great place to meet new people. Our groups include Active Playgroup, Craft & Chat Group, Wonderful Women’s Group, Pilates for Seniors, The Over 50s Friendship Group, Tai Chi and Yoga.
We also offer First Aid Courses, Early Childhood Clinic and Immunisation Clinic, Indoor Bowls, “Be Connected” Program, Little Big School Program and Ukulele Lessons.
Out of School Hours Care & Vacation Care
The Kariong Out of School Hours Care Service caters for children aged 4 – 13, providing care from 6:30am to the start of school and from 3:00pm until 6:30pm.
We also offer Vacation Care and care for pupil free days from the hours of 6:30am until 6:30pm.
Our Out Of School Hours service has achieved an overall rating of Meeting National Quality Standards (NQS).
The following resources may help if you or somesone you know needs assistance with bushfire recovery.
Australian Govt. Department of Human Services
Australian Taxation Office
Australian Red Cross https://www.redcross.org.au/
Disaster Response Legal Service NSW 1800 801 529
Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistance: 24/7 assistance for individuals: Mental Health Line – 1800 011 511 | Beyond Blue – 1300 224 636 | Lifeline – 13 11 14 | Mensline – 1300 789 978 | Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800
Please contact Kariong Neighbourhood Centre if you are in need of further referral or assistance on 4340 1724
* Clean up Australia Day encourages all Australians to take to their local park, beach, bushland or streets and help collect rubbish.
* International Women’s Day is held on March 8. This year’s theme is ‘An Equal World is an Enabled World’.
* Harmony Day 21 March is a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home – from the traditional owners of this land to those who have come from many countries around the world.
Out of School Care Hours and Vacation Care (School Holidays) at Kariong Neighbourhood Centre
Funding for The Premiers Fund for Social Inclusion has been provided by the NSW Government.