Shark Cage

SHARK CAGE is a trauma informed five step program of interventions designed to heal and empower women who have experienced repeated abuse such as family violence or sexual assault.
Central Coast Family Support Services is holding this course at Kariong Neighbourhood Centre starting on 24 May 2021 @ 9:30am – 11:30am.

For more information visit Shark Cage –

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.

For more details, please check on their website: or phone them on 1800 491 556 or email at


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, Pilates for Seniors, The Over 50s Friendship Group and Tai Chi.

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 Our Care and 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).


  • Information & Referral
  • Administration services
  • Justice of the Peace
  • No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)
  • Work Development Order
  • Family Help Service
  • Free Family Law Clinic
  • Assisted Referral to


  • 12pm – 1pm: Pilates for Seniors*


  • 8.30am – 5pm: Early Childhood Clinic
  • 10.30am – 11.30am: Basic Preschool Ballet*


  • 9am – 10am: Tai Chi*
  • 9am – 3pm: First Aid Training from Direction Health
  • 10am – 3pm: Early Childhood Clinic
  • 10.30am – 12.30pm: Mums and Bubs Group**
  • 10.30am – 12.30pm: Active Playgroup*
  • 2pm – 3pm: Food Relief Program

* During School Term only

** By Invitation


  • 9.15am – 11.45am: Grace Church*
  • 9.30am – 2pm: Free Computer Classes for Seniors


  • 9.30am – 11.30am: Little Big School*
  • 9.30am – 11.30am: Triple P
  • 12.15pm – 2pm: The Over 50’s Friendship Group*


  • 8.15am – 9.15am: Pilates for Fitness
  • Venue Hire for Events such as Birthday Party


  • Venue Hire for Events such as Birthday Party