Admin Services

Do you need to have documents faxed, emailed, scanned, photocopied or laminated? Do you need access to the internet? These services are available at reasonable prices at the Kariong Neighbourhood Centre during office hours, 9.00 am to 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday.

 

SERVICES PRICE LIST
PHOTOCOPYING and PRINTING – BLACK & WHITE – per page
A4 – first 5 pages Free
A4 – From 6th page 10 cents
A4 double sided – first 3 sheet Free
A4 double sided – from 4th sheet 20 cents
A3 20 cents
A3 double sided 30 cents
PHOTOCOPYING and PRINTING – COLOURED – per page
A4 – 1 page Free
A4 – from 2nd page 50 cents
A4 double sided – first sheet Free
A4 double sided – from 2nd sheet 60 cents
A3 coloured 80 cents
A3 double sided colour 90 cents
SCAN – per page
1 scan Free
From 2nd scan – per scan 20 cents
TELEPHONE & FAX
1 local/national phone call/fax Free
From 2nd local/national phone call/fax 20 cents
Fax received – first 5 pages Free
Fax received – from 6th page – per page 5 cents
LAMINATING SERVICE – per pouch
A4 $1.00
A3 $2.00
INTERNET USAGE
First 30 minutes Free
Every 30 minutes thereafter $1
Download and print from USB Must only be done on Hallway computer
Download and print from internet Internet usage & print charges apply – Hallway computer only may be used by customer
Rules for USB usage NO CUSTOMER USB TO BE USED IN NETWORKED COMPUTERS

 

Justice of the Peace

Dianne Joan Parks 4340 0388

Phillip Harding 0414 757 668 (weekends only)

Shirley Lane-Smith 0402 767 711

No Interest Loan

No Interest Loans (NILs) are a smart choice loan option to help you manage your money.  Borrow up to $2000 for essential goods and services with no fees, no interest, ever.  You pay back only what you borrow and nothing more.   

No Interest Loans are for the purchase of essential goods and services for up to $2,000. Repayments are set at an affordable amount over 12 to 18 months.
Loans cannot be used to pay for food, rent, bills, cash or debts.

What can I use this loan for?

  • Repair or register a car
  • To pay for medical or dental expenses
  • To pay for education essentials like laptops and books
  • Household items and essentials like fridges and washing machines
  • Other items as requested such as household furniture and repairs

You are eligible if:

  • Have a Heath Care Card / Pension Card OR
  • Earn less than $70,000 gross annual income as a single or $100,000 gross annual income as a couple or people with dependants
  • You can show that you have the capacity to repay the loan

Phone or email us to book an appointment on 4340 1724 | nils@knc.net.au

NILS is offered by 170 local community organisations in over 600 locations across Australia. For more information visit www.nils.com.au

Work and Development Order

Can’t pay your fines?

Kariong Neighbourhood Centre provides volunteer work to help you pay your fines.

To qualify you need to be able to say yes to one of the following:

  • I get a Centrelink benefit

  • I am in financial hardship

  • I have a mental illness

  • I have an intellectual disability

  • I have cognitive impairment

Contact us on 4340 1724 or email admin@knc.net.au for more information or to make an appointment.

Resolve Psychological Counselling

Resolve Psychological Counselling is a confidential psychological service that runs at Kariong Neighbourhood Centre each Friday, by appointment only. Appointments can be made by contacting Kariong Neighbourhood Centre Admin on ph: 4340 1724. Currently no referral is required from a GP (although this may change in the future) and there is no charge to clients. 

Resolve Psychological Counselling sessions are facilitated by a Provisional Psychologist and who is also a level 2 ACA registered counsellor, specialised in addiction and trauma – they have been working in counselling roles for the past 5 years. 

Assisted Referral to someone.health

Talk to someone about your mental health today.

Someone.health’s team of Bulk Billing Psychologists are available for video and telephone Counselling 7 days a week. And, for most Australian’s it’s free.

Your first 20 sessions each year are free.

All sessions are 50 minutes and you can choose whether it’s a video call or over the phone. You’ll just need to get a GP referral so Medicare covers it.

For more details, please check on their website: someone.health – Medicare Bulk Billed Online Psychologist Counselling Australia

or phone them on 1800 491 556 or email at team@someone.health

Information, Referral and Advocacy Services

We have a vast array of information booklets and flyers located on the resource shelves as you walk into the centre. These resources are free. We are also able to provide referrals to local service providers. If you feel you may need this service please call our General Manager of the Kariong Neighbourhood Centre on 02 4340 1724 for a confidential chat.

Tax Help

Need help with lodging your tax return?

Our Tax Help program is free and available between July and October 2022. Tax Help is a network of ATO-trained and accredited community volunteers who provide a free and confidential service to help people complete their tax returns online using myTax.

If you earn $60,000 or less and have simple tax affairs call us at Kariong Neighbourhood Centre on 4340 1724 to arrange an appointment with our Tax Help Volunteer. Bookings are available on Thursdays.