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Indigenous Support

Aboriginal Community Liaison Officer
Shellharbour City Council employs a full-time Aboriginal Community Liaison Officer.
Address: Shellharbour City Council
Lamerton House, Lamerton Crescent
Shellharbour City Centre NSW 2529
Ph: 4221 6170
Website: Shellharbour City Council

Being Dad, Being Proud
From Community Services (formally DoCS), information sheets for Aboriginal dads with children 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, 3-5 years, 5-8 years

Deadly Tots
The Deadly Tots: love yarn sing read play Project has developed resources that promote the key messages and share the latest information on children's social, emotional and intellectual development with families and communities of Aboriginal children.

 

Parent line
132 055 Parent Line – Free information for parents available 24 hours toll free in NSW Parent Line is a telephone help line for NSW parents of children and young people aged 0 – 18 years. Experienced counsellors are able to provide on the spot advice, information by mail or links to other services. Parent Line also provides multi lingual and Aboriginal counsellors.
Parent Line is run by CatholicCare through funding provided by the NSW Government.

NAPCAN (National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect)
A series of Aboriginal Story Books and Story Posters highlighting community and family responsibility for children is available - see website for more information.
Web: NAPCAN home page

 

INDIGENOUS PRE-SCHOOLS AND PLAYGROUPS
COOINDA Family Mornings

Cooinda are free Aboriginal Playgroups for all Indigenous family members to enjoy with their pre-school aged children. They are held at Albion Park Rail, Barrack Heights and Koonawarra. Transport to and from the venue can be arranged if needed. A healthy morning tea is also provided

 

INDIGENOUS CHILDCARE CENTRES
Noogaleek Childrens Centre and Winnanggay Pre-school are Aboriginal Children’s Services catering for Indigenous and non-Indigenous children. They offer developmentally and culturally appropriate programs, focusing on numeracy and literacy, and to educate and promote pride and appreciation of Aboriginal culture. Noogaleek is for children aged 0-6 and Winnanggay is for children aged 3-6

Noogaleek Childrens Centre
Cnr Winnima Way & Denniss St
Berkeley NSW 2506
Ph: (02) 4271 8468
Winnanggay Pre School
Cnr Gallop & Nannawilli Street
Berkeley NSW 2506
Ph: (02) 4271 4098

 

 

 

Sisters Dreaming
Early Learning Resources
An Indigenous business committed to producing quality products to support the teaching and learning of our culture for all children.
PO Box 4043
Nowra East 2541
Phone: 0447 285 268
Fax: 4443 7068
Email: resources@sistersdreaming.com.au
Website: www.sistersdreaming.com.au

 

A LISTING OF OTHER INDIGENOUS AND ABORIGINAL SUPPORT SERVICES IN SHELLHARBOUR AND SURROUNDING AREAS:

Aileen Test Profile Lamerton Crescent Shellharbour

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Coomaditchie United Aboriginal Corporation Cnr Shellharbour Road & Parkes Street Kemblawarra

The Coomaditchie United Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal organisation dedicated to raising the esteem, pride...

Illawarra Aboriginal Corporation 22 Kenny Street Wollongong

Services provided include: Liaison with government departments, local business and community groups Koori youth...

Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service 2/130 Princes Highway Dapto

The Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service is a community controlled health service that provides Aboriginal and...

Illawarra Koori Men's Support Group 2 Wilga Place Albion Park Rail

The Illawarra Koori Mens Support Group (IKMSG) is a non-profit Aboriginal community organisation initiated and...

Indigenous Community Links Aunty Mary Davis Outreach Centre 20 Lake Entrance Road WARILLA

Linking you and your family to services. - Health care - Jobs / Training - Housing - Pregnancy support - Court...

Shellharbour Aboriginal Community Youth Association (SACYA) 159 Shellharbour Road Warilla

The Shellharbour Aboriginal Community Youth Association (SACYA) provides education and lifestyle guidance, as well...

United Koori Elders Social Club Benaud Street Warilla

The United Koori Elders Social Club (UKESC) is a social outing for the local Aboriginal* community where we can...

Warrigal Employment Aboriginal Corporation 1 Bakers Lane Windang

The Illawarra Aboriginal Corporation is dedicated to achieving excellence in providing advocacy and culturally...

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