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.


The Kariong Neighbourhood Centre is a great place to meet new people. Our groups include Active Playgroup, Craft & Chat Group, Pilates for Seniors, Over 50s Friendship Group, Tai Chi and Yoga.

We also offer First Aid Courses, Early Childhood Clinic and Immunisation Clinic, Indoor Bowls, Broadband For Seniors, Australian Breastfeeding Association, Little Big School Program and Ukulele Lessons.

For our full list of services please visit our services area.

Out Of School Hours Care & Vacation Care

The Kariong Out of School Hours Care Service caters for children aged 4 – 14, 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 was rated EXCEEDING by the department of Education.

Our Local Community Matters

Welcome to Refugees Picnic

THE DETAILS Sunday June 17, 2018 from 11AM-2PM, The Memorial Park, The Entrance (on the Waterfront) THIS IS A FREE EVENT All welcome. Sausage sizzle, children's activities: craft, puppets, face painting. Music and information stalls....

OOSH – June 2018

FAREWELL NERIDA It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our much loved staff member Nerida Stollery. Nerida has been part of the team here at Kariong Out of School Hours Care and has facilitated the  Active Playgroup since...

Active Playgroup – June 2018

The current spell of fantastic weather with lots of sunshine and blue skies has made our playgroup even more enjoyable, providing plenty of opportunity for the children to be active in our fantastic outdoor play area which includes...

Active Playgroup – May 2018

What a fantastic first term we have had at our Wednesday gathering! Many new friendships have been forged and the children have been enjoying a wide range of structured activities as well as lots of free play choices in our wonderful...

OOSH – May 2018

Our April Vacation Care Program offered so many fun and educational experiences for our OOSH children, highlights being a wonderful visit from Kym, the reptile man and excursions to Niagara Park Sports Stadium, Kids HQ and Warnies...

We’re hiring – Out of Hours Care Responsible Person

Permanent Part Time 15 hours minimum Kariong OOSH is seeking skilled, passionate, experienced child educators who are experienced in being the daily responsible person (supervisor). We are a program of Kariong Neighbourhood Centre and...

Home Energy Action Program – Appliance Replacement Offer

In early September 2017, the NSW Premier announced an energy affordability package whichincludes the Home Energy Action program. This program helps low income and disadvantaged households who are vulnerable to energy bill stress. How...

OOSH – Apr 2018

Our OOSH children have been really excited by lots of woodwork during the past weeks, planning and designing their own creative ideas and practicing wielding hammers and nails to achieve their objectives. The older children have...

OOSH – Mar 2018

Term 1 has been a very busy time with our new children settling into our before and after school routines. Our senior children have been very active with mentoring and assisting the Kindy children and helping them develop their sense...

OOSH – Feb 2018

What a truly fantastic time we all had during the Dec/Jan school holidays with our local children. So many exciting adventures were shared throughout our Vacation Care program including highlights such as visits to Hunter Valley Ice...





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For bookings and enquiries
call 02 4340 1724 or email us admin@knc.net.au.