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Multicultural Support

Community Languages
Provides a range of translation services at affordable rates, and are experienced with the community services sector

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 Centacare through funding provided by the NSW Government

Early Words - available in several different languages
This project can help parents, carers and professionals know how best to introduce children to a love of words, and prepare them for the world of reading and writing. Here you'll find:
• tip sheets (downloadable in a choice of colour/black & white, plus in several different languages!)
• practical ideas
• Australian and international links
• how to choose books for any age child

Games Cards
Caring for Babies and Toddlers
Games cards - simple games to play with babies and toddlers available in Indigenous/English, Arabic, Chinese one of many helpful links on this web page

Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne - Centre for Community Child Health
Parent fact sheets (Childcare and Children's Health)
Many fact sheets available on a range of topics such as: looking after babies, outdoor play, talking to babies, talking with childcare professionals about your child, baby massage, music experiences for young children, health topics

Centre for Community Child Health (Resources and Publications)
On this link, Multilingual fact sheets are available in the following languages:
Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Somalian, Spanish, Turkish & Vietnamese
on the following topics:

Multicultural Health Communication
A range of health information in a variety of languages.

The Children's Hospital at Westmead
A range of fact sheets on children's health topics, also available in a variety of languages

 

A LISTING OF LOCAL MULTICULTURAL SERVICES:

Illawarra Multicultural Communities Council (MCCI)

Illawarra Multicultural Communities Council (MCCI) 117 Corrimal Street Wollongong

The Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra Inc. is a not for profit community organisation that is...

Illawarra Multicultural Services

Illawarra Multicultural Services 17 Auburn Street Wollongong

Illawarra Multicultural Services (IMS) employs specialised staff to provide a range of programs and projects to meet...

IMS Spanish Playgroup

IMS Spanish Playgroup Barrack Heights Public School Hunter St Barrack Heights

Phone: Carolina Jara-Vidal on Phone: 0406 508 971 or Robert Cusack on 4296 4222

The Association of Illawarra Community Language Schools AICLS c/-Cringila Public School Cringila

The Association of Illawarra Community Languages Schools Inc. (AICLS) is an umbrella organisation which supports...

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