Support services on the Peninsula

Support Services available on the Peninsula during COVID-19 restrictions as at 5 June 2020 

Coast Community Connections – Before and After School Care

  • Peninsula BASC and Vacation care, Woy Woy (4344 3018)
  • Gosford BASC and Vacation Care (4339 9426)
  • Point Clare BASC (0401 976 537)
  • Umina BASC (0413849927)

Coast Community Connections – Ageing and Disability Services (4343 1888)

  • Domestic assistance
  • Personal Care
  • Social support 
  • Transport
  • Flexible respite
  • Coordination of Supports

Coast Community Connections – Home Maintenance and Modifications (4346 1388)

  • Home Maintenance including window/gutter cleaning and Lawn and Garden
  • Home Modifications (Minor) including Shower grab rails, handrails etc
  • Home Modifications (Major) including bathrooms, kitchens and building modifications.

Coast Community Connections – Coast Youth Services (4342 3684)

  • Free counselling / casework service to support young people (ages 12 – 25) and their families
  • Free Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling program
  • Psycho-educational groups
  • Services currently delivered via a variety of telehealth platforms with face to face available to support those in crisis.

Coast Community Connections – Gambling Solutions (4344 7992)

  • Free, confidential counselling and support to problem gamblers and their families 
  • Free financial counselling and education
  • Education workshops and support for professionals in gambling and other addictions 
  • Referral to free legal assistance and advice.
  • Services currently delivered via a variety of telehealth platforms with face to face available to support those in crisis.

Coast Community Connections- Peninsula Community Centre: (4341 9333) 

  • Email: communitycentre@cccl.com.au
  • Community Centre Closed until further notice as per Government guidelines.  

Hope Church Pantry Club: Phone 4344 2509    

  • Assistance available after school holidays. From Tuesday 5th May
  • Closed to walk in but can be contacted by calling Hope Church. 
  • Will only be providing help for those who have just lost job, living pay to pay or have just registered for benefits and are waiting for it to come through.
  • Note: if no answer, leave a message & someone will call back.

Mary Macs Place Woy Woy:  Phone 4341 0584

  • Lunch time sandwiches 11am and 1pm, Monday to Friday.

Salvos Connect (1300 371 288)

  • Available 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.
  • Services operating over the phone as usual - Financial assistance vouchers available.

Seventh Day Adventist Food Pantry:  Phone Tim (0435 141 272) 

  • 83 Blackwall Rd, Woy Woy NSW 2256
  • Held fortnightly next one Friday May 1st, 2020.  Opens 10.30 till 12noon. 
  • Cost $7.00 per person. Receive 1 bag of fresh items and 1 of dry.
  • Social distancing & special delivery arrangements in place

St Vincent De Paul Woy Woy: 43417535

  • Limited Services - Focus is helping homeless with accommodation and extending temporary accommodation with Housing for clients
  • Assistance by phone only 4341 7535 Food Vouchers, Toiletries, limited pantry foods, Furniture Assistance, DV Support, Housing connector
  • EAPA vouchers unavailable at the moment.  Hope to offer another access option soon.
  • St Vinnies store has temporarily closed. 

For further support please contact: 

  • Beyond Blue Support Service 1300 224 636
  • Lifeline Crisis Support & Suicide Prevention 131 114
  • 1800 RESPECT  1800 737 732 
  • National Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Counselling Service
  • Alcoholics Anonymous 1300 222 222
  • Narcotics Anonymous – 1300 652 820
  • Centrelink 132 468
  • Service NSW 13 77 88