Support Services

Groups and Courses

Support for local parents including child behaviour and first aid courses, post natal depression, parenting groups, resources, one on one support and more in Wollongong / Illawarra

Italiano per Piacere! Italian Language & Culture Program for Adults!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8222   Mobile:
Ages: Adults   Days / Hours: 10 week program delivered as a 2.5 hour weekly for beginners and intermediate level
Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself into Italy’s vibrant culture and lyrical language without having to travel too far? Italiano per piacere! is a language program which caters specifically for adults who wish to acquire a conversational level of Italian and a better understanding of Italy and its culture. Our classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience.
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Marsden Clinical Psychology - experts in mental health treatment of families, children/teens, parents and adults

Location: Woonona & Wollongong
Phone: 0411 542 624   Mobile: 0411 542 624
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Monday - Thursday from 8am to 7pm. Friday - Saturday from 9am to 5pm.
Specialising in counselling, assessment and support for adolescents, children, families and adults, Marsden Clinical Psychology promote emotional wellbeing and recovery from mental illness through individually tailored and goal-directed therapy. They also run a 4 week Circle of Security for parents starting 4 September in their Woonona clinic.
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Uniquely You Psychology & Humble Healing - offering counselling, support services and Circle of Security Parenting Classes

Location: Warilla
Phone: Uniquely You Psychology and Humble Healing: (02) 4244 4376   Mobile: Uniquely You Psychology: 0404 077 179; Humble Healing: 0478 058 005
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Uniquely You Psychology: Monday to Thursday from 9am - 9pm, Friday 9am - 5pm & Saturday 9am - 2pm. Humble Healing: Tuesday to Friday from 9am - 2.30pm
At Uniquely You Psychology we are committed to offering you evidence based and complementary therapies to improve and enhance your overall mental, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Humble Healings provides Life Coaching, Reiki healing and Circle of Security Parenting Groups.
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Zig Zag Hub - Co-share Work Space and Membership - Grow your business

Location: Wollongong
Phone: 0423 809 680    Mobile: 0423 809 680
Ages: From entrepreneurs to retiree's - be inspired, be productive   Days / Hours: Get a FREE day trial! Monday - Friday
The Zig Zag hub is a community of start-ups, freelancers and entrepreneurs co-working in a shared office space. Co-working can help you grow your business faster, expand your personal and professional networks, and find new clients. We also have a NEW Mentoring Program, scholarship opportunities for new startups and regular events for members. Find out all the benefits that working in a collaborative, co-working environment provides.
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Bulli PCYC - after school & vacation care programs for all ages!

Location: Bulli
Phone: (02) 4284 3878   Mobile: (02) 4284 3878
Ages: 18 months - adults!   Days / Hours: Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm – 8.30pm. Weekends and vacation care hours also available.
Bulli PCYC
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Coccinella Italian School for Children - introduce your child to the creative and fun world of the Italian language & culture!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8222   Mobile: (02) 4228 8222
Ages: 3 - 11 years of age   Days / Hours: After School & Saturday mornings classes
Introduce your child to the wonderful world of the italian language in a fun and creative way! Coccinella will take you on a wondrous Italian adventure! We are now offering After School Hours and Saturday morning classes. The Coccinella classes will guide children to speak Italian through different activities such as games, songs, art, stories, craft, dance and puppets.
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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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Women With Altitude - a place where women can network, grow and learn. Next event is Wednesday 26 September!

Location: Across Wollongong
Phone: 0457 826 648   Mobile: 0457 826 648
Ages: For women by women!   Days / Hours:
Women with Altitude is a place where women can connect in support of each other, celebrate achievement, network, grow and learn. Our intention is to connect more women supporting women. We uplift, inspire, educate & advocate for prosperity in small business, career & personal life.
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Artspace - welcomes children and adults to imagine and create on planet art!

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4283 9967   Mobile: (02) 4283 9967
Ages: 3 -16 years    Days / Hours: During school terms and school holidays
Artspace studio is the largest visual art school for children on planet art! At Artspace we let kids play, create and express through quality opportunities and resources via an eclectic and diverse artistic and creative program. And we throw in some creative grownups for good measure. Our Creatives advocate for every child’s right to imagine and create!
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The Playhouse - drama classes for kids - unlock your child's confidence, creativity and individuality while having fun!

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Phone: 0476 257 389    Mobile: 0476 257 389
Ages: Kindergarten - 18 years +   Days / Hours: School Term & School Holidays
FREE TRIAL CLASS! Unlock your child's creativity and confidence through play! The Playhouse runs drama and storytelling classes for ages 3 and up in Thirroul and Balgownie – with a focus on inclusivity, respect and fun :)
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Lojic Institute Illawarra - autism, behaviour and disability support & services for individuals, families and schools

Location: Across the Illawarra
Phone:    Mobile: 0436 603 674
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: All - home visits at times convenient to you
Lojic Institute proudly serves individuals of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, neurological disorders and behaviour disorders - and now provide services in the Illawarra region! We are a dedicated support organisation where our focus is on the use of evidence based practice to achieve outcomes that improve quality of life. Register your interest for our upcoming parent training seminars/Lojic Institute information sessions for Illawarra families by messaging us or contacting us today.
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Corrimal Chamber of Commerce

Location: Corrimal
Phone: 0418 550 080   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours:
The Corrimal Chamber of Commerce committee is a positive, dedicated and experienced team. We love Corrimal and the Northern Suburbs of the Illawarra and this is why we volunteer our time to service local businesses and build our community.
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Circus WOW - Come join the circus and share a sense of play and adventure!

Location: Fairy Meadow
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Ages: for ALL women (over age 18)    Days / Hours: Monday & Wednesday classes
Circus WOW is a women’s circus where women can play, learn, work and create in a supportive community. It's for ALL women (over age 18) all you need a sense of play and adventure - all abilities welcome!
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R&R Education Emporium - School Readiness, Fun Club & Primary School Tutoring Centre. Let's get learning RIGHT - right from the start!

Location: Thirroul
Phone: 0400 674 267   Mobile: 0400 674 267
Ages: Preschool to Primary School   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday

Renee Jones is a University Qualified Early Childhood & Primary School Teacher with over 20 years experience working in Education. She is a passionate advocate of 'Let's get learning RIGHT - RIGHT from the start!' If your child finds their school work difficult, Renee can help. If your child needs extension & enrichment, Renee is experienced in providing this. Renee also has substantial experience working with students who have learning difficulties and is happy to work with parents, teachers and other specialists.

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Aloha Baby

Servicing the Illawarra Region Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Holly

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0402 866 817

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Anne's Mums and Bubs

All areas Illawarra & Wollongong NSW 2500
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0409 288 078

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Australian Careers Business CollegeWollongong

Australian Careers Business College 313 Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Karen

Phone:
4228 1222  

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Barnardos South Coast

13 Green St Warrawong NSW 2502
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02 4275 8575  

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Catholic Care Wollongong

25/27 Auburn St Wollongong NSW 2500
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02 4227 1122  

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Flo Girls Workshops

Northern Illawarra NSW
Contact:
Jenna Claire Fletcher

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0411 824 182

Ages:
8 - 12yrs

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Illawarra South Coast Multiple Birth Association (ISCMBA)

Horsley Community Centre, Bong Bong Rd Dapto NSW 2530
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Thursdays

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InsightOutside Coaching

various locations around the Illawarra NSW
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Phone:
411364473  

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Postnatal Depression Anxiety Therapy Group

Greenbean Play Cafe, Railway St Corrimal NSW 2518
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02 4220 7688  

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Quit Cigarettes in 60 Minutes

121 Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Monica Hockey

Phone:
1300 513 433  

Mobile:
417987426

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Salvation Army

11-13 Burellli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
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Phone:
02 4227 2994  

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Signs 4 Bubs

Black Diamond Room, Thirroul District Community Centre Thirroul NSW 2515
Contact:
Maria

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Talking Realities

Servicing the Shellharbour area NSW
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Phone:
4275 8575  

Mobile:
0404 849 398

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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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