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JNC coronavirus support

JNC offers coronavirus support for our community in the Randwick, Waverley and City of Sydney LGAs.

Though the way we deliver services has changed, JNC is still here for our community. We:

Provide support services

Link you to information and resources.

JNC support services

Because we’re committed to keeping our community safe, we follow Health guidelines.

Therefore our centres in Maroubra and Bondi Junction are not open at this time for face to face information and support. But we are offering information and support:

  • over the phone
  • via text
  • by email
  • via this website

This support is available during our regular opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am-4.30pm.

24/7 support for coronavirus wellbeing

And you can also find support any time of day, 7 days a week:

From 31 March we introduced webcasts on YouTube to keep you in the loop. Here is a list of them. There’s something for everyone – try them out!

JNC Covid-19 Support Webcast 1 Crisis Services Directory

JNC Covid-19 Support Webcast 2 Stay in touch

JNC Covid-19 Support Webcast 3 Keep safe

JNC Covid-19 Family Support – Taronga TV – Webcast #4

JNC Covid-19 – Holiday Break – Webcast #5

JNC Covid-19 – Hi from Barb! – Webcast #6

JNC Covid-19 Family Support – Randwick City Library Storytime – Webcast #7

JNC Webcast #8 Mary’s Qigong Demonstration

JNC Covid-19 – Mental Health Support – Webcast #9

Active and safe at home

Here’s a Family Activities Guide for people of all ages. And it’s loaded with ideas and activities for you to enjoy at home – on your own, or together.

Find out more about how we’re supporting families duirng COVID-19 here.

Changes for everyone’s safety

Our changes to service delivery were made to keep our community as safe as possible. We have adapted our current services for the following:

  • older people in our community
  • community outreach groups
  • families
  • Staying Home Leaving Violence clients.

We have been in touch with all current clients in these groups about the changes in service delivery.

If you haven’t heard from us or have a question, please get in touch via this website at this link or phone 9349 8200 (Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm)

Domestic violence support

JNC supports women and children experiencing domestic violence. If you’re not feeling safe, phone us on 0439 414 673. If you find it hard to make a phone call, send us a private message via Messenger on our Facebook page or email shlv@jnc.org.au

Contact JNC for coronavirus support

Please contact us by phone on 9349 8200.

If you don’t have phone credit, text us on 0447 046 606 and ask us to call you.

You can also contact us by email on contact@jnc.org.au

Contact us via our website at this link

We will update this website whenever there are changes  to our service delivery.

Access our crisis services directory at this link

Group activities are on hold during this time of physical distancing. This applies to our playgroups, parenting programs, classes based at our centres, outings and group activities for seniors.

See our Facebook page for regular updates.

Update on JNC groups

At this time we offer members of these groups support over the phone.

We will let you know when we make changes, and these will be based on Health Department advice.

Drop-in services

For everyone’s safety, on-site services such as JP support is on hold.

You can call the JP Helpline on (02) 8688 7487.

Important  coronavirus support links

Note: JNC can’t offer medical advice. However, if you have any concerns, contact your GP. Also, if you have any symptoms, phone healthdirect on 1800 022 222.

Government Health advice and information

Health information in many languages

The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service website offers information on COVID-19.

Also information about COVID-19 symptoms in these languages:

Patient waiting room information in:

Help us stop the spread in:

·  Arabic, Assyrian, Farsi, Urdu

·  Armenian, Coatian, Russian, Serbian

·  Bengali, Nepali, Punjabi, Tamil

·  Burmese, Karen, Swahili, Tibetan

·  Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Korean, Vietnamese

·  Dari, Khmer, Kurdish, Kurmanji

·  Dinka, Kirundi, Samoan, Tongan

·  French, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish

·  Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Polish

·  Indonesian, Japanese, Mongolian, Thai