Support Services

Family Support

Support Services for families including support for meals, housing, furniture and other charitable help in the Wollongong / Illawarra area

Paediatric Allied Health Services with Better Rehab

Location: Warilla
Phone: (02) 7201 8210   Mobile:
Ages: Paediatric - Adults   Days / Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30-5pm
At Better Rehab, we put your child's needs first. We take a family-centred approach and will partner with you as the parent and expert to set meaningful goals for your child’s development.
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Sprouts Tutoring. Virtual Tutoring / FREE Trial / Preschool - Year 12 / Experience, passionate, qualified teachers.

Location:
Phone:    Mobile: 0481 304 674
Ages: Preschool-Kindy to Year 12   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday. Weekends by appointment.
At Sprouts Tutoring, our experienced, passionate tutors are all qualified teachers, holding Master's Degrees in General and Special Education, and have nearly two decades of experience working in education both her and overseas. Our Virtual Tutoring is up - and we want to help Illawarra families with learning at home - so come check out what fun is all about at Sprouts Tutoring!
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The Sensory Studio - Educational & Therapeutic Resources/Toys for Parents, Carers and Teachers of Children with Additional Needs. Wollongong/Illawarra

Location: Fairy Meadow
Phone: 0491 717163   Mobile: We are available on 0491 717163 during business hours
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Monday: 9:30am – 2:30pm, Tuesday: 9:30am – 2:30pm, Wednesday 9:30am – 4:30pm, Thursday: 9:30am – 2:30pm, Friday: 9:30am – 2:30pm & Saturday: 9:30 – 1pm.
In this challenging time for families, we want to help your child feel supported, nurtured and engaged with their learning, schooling and the world around them. We are now offering complimentary Contactless Delivery on all of our products.
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Understanding and assessing dyslexia at Marsden Psychology’s Kids Clinic in Woonona

Location: Woonona
Phone: (02) 9139 0126   Mobile: (02) 9139 0126
Ages: Kids, Teens & Adults   Days / Hours: Monday - Thursday from 8am to 7pm. Friday - 9am to 5pm.
Marsden Clinical Psychology are a team of psychologists that provide expert clinical treatment to those suffering from psychological difficulties in the Wollongong and greater Illawarra region. Our Kids Clinic in Woonona is able to provide expert neuropsychological assessment of dyslexia or reading difficulties.
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Southern Healthcare Specialists - excellence in paediatric care across sleeping & feeding issues, speech delays, autism, anxiety and more.

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4252 7333   Mobile:
Ages: Babies - up to adults   Days / Hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30am - 5pm
Southern Healthcare Specialists strive to provide excellent quality care to the Illawarra in the areas of Paediatrics,/Feeding Clinic, specialised assessment for children who have suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder, Speech Pathology, Sleeping Difficulties, EEG clinic (for cases of suspected epilepsy, head injury, disorders etc), Occupational Therapy for kids and much more.
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Jessica Hodgens - Doula / Pregnancy and Postpartum / Wollongong & Illawarra

Location: Thirroul
Phone:    Mobile: 0419 352 316
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: All hours
Jess is a pregnancy and postpartum doula, women's circle keeper and conscious mothering mentor.
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Coal Coast Pregnancy and Baby Expo! FREE Advance Registraton Tickets. Launch Event: 12 December, 2020

Location: Wollongong
Phone:    Mobile: 0423 442 243
Ages: For mamas and mamas-to-be!   Days / Hours: Launch Event: 12 December, 2020
We want to help you on your journey, by bringing together the best pregnancy, baby and toddler businesses all in one place! Even better, you will have the opportunity to feel, touch and actually see their products, or ask questions in person. You will have confidence that you will be ready for your baby and ready to tackle the ever-changing toddler years.
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Dr Emma Tetstall- Specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a focus on women-centred obstetric care in the Illawarra

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4271 5440   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Please contact Dr Tetstall's Consulting Rooms for available appointment times.
Dr Emma Tetstall is a specialist Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Ultrasound Specialist who practices women-centred obstetric care and has additional qualifications for management of high risk obstetrics, ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis. After completing her Ultrasound Fellowship she has returned to the area to raise her family.
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Dr Lionel Reyftmann - Illawarra Gynaecologist, Specialising in Care and Treatment of Infertility

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4227 6589    Mobile: (02) 4227 6589
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm
Dr Lionel Reyftmann offers Gynaecology Services and Specialised Care of Infertility Cases with GENEA, the world leader in fertility and reproductive medicine & technology. Associate Professor Reyftmann is now looking to help more couples find the root cause of infertility problems and treat them appropriately so they too can enjoy the joys of parenthood.
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One-pager of useful numbers / local support services for Illawarra based parents. For the fridge door!

Location: Illawarra
Phone: (02) 4255 5000 for Early Parenting Centre   Mobile:
Ages: For all Illawarra and local parents   Days / Hours:
there many organisations and services that can provide practical and emotional support to help you navigate your path through parenting and caring for your little one. It's a one pager summary of useful numbers and local support services available to Illawarra Families. Print and it pop on your fridge!
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Achieve Psychology

Level 1, 1 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Rebecca Swinbourne

Phone:
(02) 4254 1030  

Mobile:
0432 898 400

Ages:
3 years - adult

Days Available:
Monday - Friday: 8am - 7pm & Saturday 9am - 4pm

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Australian Breastfeeding Association Illawarra

Various locations around the Illawarra NSW
Contact:

Phone:
  

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:
Various days

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Beer and Bubs Childbirth Education Dads and Birth Partners

Currently online Wollongong Nsw
Contact:
Natalie Harris

Phone:
0409 860 775  

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:

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Boo Project - Career Advisor Services for Teens

Suite 103 95-109 Crown Street WOLLONGONG NSW 2500
Contact:
Paul

Phone:
(02) 4243 7696  

Mobile:

Ages:
14-18

Days Available:
Flexible

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Butterfly Courage

PO Box 3085 Austinmer NSW 2515
Contact:
Renee McDonald

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0411 312 750

Ages:

Days Available:

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Denny Nesbitt Life and Career Coaching

Thirroul 2515
Contact:
Denny Nesbitt

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0404 221 332

Ages:
Adults

Days Available:
Every day via skype or in person

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Epilepsy Australia


Contact:

Phone:
1300 37 45 37(Australia wide priority call)  

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:
7 days from 9am - 5pm

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HEAL Psychology

13 Pit Road Wombarra NSW 2515
Contact:
Samantha Tassini

Phone:
0420 990 234  

Mobile:

Ages:
5 years +

Days Available:
Monday - Saturday from 8am to 6pm

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HIPPY - Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters - FREE Transition to school program and support

Home visiting program in Warrawong Warrawong NSW 2502
Contact:
Rebecca

Phone:
02 4275 8575  

Mobile:

Ages:
4 and 5

Days Available:

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Illawarra South Coast Multiple Births Association


Contact:
Sharyn Sellers

Phone:
  

Mobile:

Ages:
0-10

Days Available:

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Julie Landon Nutrition


Contact:

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0423 363 012

Ages:

Days Available:

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Julie-ann Kleu- Independent Norwex Consultant


Contact:

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0405 817 353

Ages:

Days Available:

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Kiora Psychotherapy

Suite 202, 29 Kiora Road Miranda NSW 2228
Contact:
Michael Guy / Judy Sinclair

Phone:
Michael 0435 242424  

Mobile:
Judy 0434 274248

Ages:

Days Available:

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Noah's Inclusion Services

Head Office UOW Shoalhaven Campus, George Evans Road,NSW 2540 Mundamia (West Nowra) NSW 2540
Contact:
Debra Jefferis Family Information Support

Phone:
02 4423 5022  

Mobile:
0428 737 429

Ages:
0-17 years

Days Available:
Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.30pm

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Ron Prior Counselling and Hypnotherapy

Uniquely You Psychology 32 Lake Entrance Road Warilla NSW 2528
Contact:
Ron Prior

Phone:
  

Mobile:
0425 900 643

Ages:

Days Available:

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Serendipity Support Services Pty Ltd

55 Wentworth St. Port Kembla NSW 2505
Contact:
Pia Tomkins

Phone:
4244 1596  

Mobile:
0432 337 091

Ages:
All ages

Days Available:
7 days

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The Psychology Spot

23/157 Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Katie Newton

Phone:
(02) 4058 4486  

Mobile:

Ages:
School age and above

Days Available:
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

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Unanderra Youth Centre

Cnr Factory road and Princess Highway Unanderra NSW 2505
Contact:
Eleanor Buckle

Phone:
(02) 4272 5582  

Mobile:
0417 360 214

Ages:
8-18

Days Available:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3-5pm

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Willow Psychology

3B Raymond Road Thirroul NSW 2515
Contact:
Jair Graham

Phone:
0490 952 940  

Mobile:

Ages:

Days Available:

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Important Numbers

24hr Health Line
1800 022 222

Poisons Information
13 11 26

Parent Line NSW
1300 130 052

Medicare
13 20 11

Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Helpline
1800 882 436

Australian Breastfeeding Ass.
1800 686 2 686 222

Tresillian Help Line
1300 272 736

Mental Health Line
1800 011 511 (24 hours, 7 days)

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