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Services updates from JNC

JNC staff at the Maroubra centre welcome you

Welcome to JNC, we’re here to support you getting & staying connected! Your neighbourhood centre links you with your community, support services and gives you the chance to develop new skills.

To keep everyone COVID-safe we have had to limit our opening hours and the number of people in our community hubs. You can check out our service updates below and our COVID Safety Plan here.  

Hub Opening Times – March 2022

Drop in to our Maroubra and Bondi Junction community hubs to get information and referrals face to face:

Maroubra Community HubBondi Junction Community Hub 
Monday 10am to 1pm 10am to 1pm
Tuesday10am to 12pm 10am to 12pm
Wednesday10am to 1pm 10am to 12pm 
Thursday  1pm to 3pm 1pm to 3pm
Friday 10am to 1pm Closed

Find the contact details and addresses for these hubs at this link.

More ways to get in touch

  • If you don’t have credit on your phone to get in contact text us at 0447 046 606 and we’ll call you back.
  • Email us at 
  • Leave a request on this website at this link

From Monday to Friday, 9am-4.30pm, JNC continues to be available by phone on 9349 8200 for enquiries about & bookings with these JNC services.

Aged Services

Call us on 9349 8200 or email us to book for these services:

Maroubra Knitting Group: Monday’s 9:30am-11am (Registration necessary)

Glebe Knitting Group: 2nd and 4th Monday’s of every month 10am-12pm (Registration necessary)

Gentle Exercise Class: Wednesday’s at Glebe 10:30am-12pm (Registration necessary) – Group activity – Aged Services only online participation available

Bus Outings Maroubra: Monday’s & Tuesday’s, roughly 5 hours long (Bookings essential – $10, lunch not included) Group Activity

Bus Outings Glebe: Thursday’s & Friday’s, roughly 5 hours long (Bookings essential – $10, lunch not included) Group Activity

Community Services

Call us on 9349 8200 or email us to book for these services:

JP Services: Tuesday’s at Maroubra 12pm-2pm & Wednesdays 12:30-2:30pm (Bookings essential) Shop 2, 669-673 Anzac Parade, MaroubraPhone 9349 8200 for all appointments & questions. One-on-one service.

Wesley Mission Homelessness Support: Friday’s at Maroubra 9:30am-11:30am. (Bookings essential). Shop 2, 669-673 Anzac Parade, MaroubraPhone 9349 8200 for all appointments & questions. One-on-one service.

Resume Support Service: Tuesday’s at Bondi Junction 1pm-3pm (Bookings essential) One-on-one service

Let’s Get Digital: Monday’s at Maroubra 10am-12pm (Bookings essential), Monday’s & Tuesday’s at Bondi Junction 10am-1pm (Bookings essential) One-on-one service

Form Filling Support: Mondays at Maroubra 1pm-3pm (Bookings essential), Wednesday’s at Bondi Junction 1pm-3pm (Booking’s essential) One-on-one service

Maroubra Walking Group: Tuesday’s 9:30am-11am starts off from Shop 2, 669-673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra, Tuesdays 9.30am-11am (Registration necessary)

Family Services

Call us on 9349 8200 or email us find out more.

Transition To School Playgroup Term 4: Monday Mornings 10am at Matraville Public School – Runs throughout Term 4

Managing Big School Anxieties Workshop: November 28th from 11:30am-12:30pm online via zoom.

Financial Literacy Workshop: November 29th from 10:30am-11:30am online via zoom.

General information and referral

You can find out about support services available in the community and we can assist you with referrals to services. We can also link you with or send you copies of our service directories. Find our crisis assistance directory for the 2020-2021 holiday season at this link.

Want ideas for school holiday activities for your children? Low budget or free, and fun for the whole family? You’ll find them in our school holiday activities list at this link.

We can also supply direct numbers for support. For example, if you need housing assistance during this difficult period please call Link2Home on 1800 152 152.

Aged Services

Find out about social support and respite services for people over 65, including our personalised list shopping service, friendly phone calls, outings into the community and home visits, and our online groups.

Family services

Find out about phone, online and face to face casework and support services for families with children aged 0-12 years.  Also see our families page for more about how we can support you. We offer information, referrals, and a range of online groups and programs.

Want to subscribe to our monthly e-news for families? Email

Aboriginal Community support

You can speak to one of our Aboriginal community workers for support, information and assistance with referrals, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and families.

Domestic and family violence

Contact JNC to access the Eastern Sydney Staying Home and Leaving Violence (SHLV) and support services for families experiencing domestic and family violence.

Keep checking! More will re-open

If you’re planning a visit sometime in the future, remember to return to this page for updates to check first, as we will be adding more re-opening times and more activities.

Keeping you COVID-safe

When you arrive at our centres you will see some differences to help keep you and the JNC team safe. 

We will continue to follow advice from NSW Health and the Department of Health and we will keep adapting the ways we work in these challenging times. 

Covid safe tick to show JNC is ready to re-open

JNC is committed to our communities in the Randwick, Waverley and City of Sydney LGAs. Your wellbeing is our priority. We deliver our work in ways that keep our communities safe.

Our regular service updates on this page will keep you informed about how we can support you.

You can find up to date information on all forms of support and services during the COVID-19 pandemic here.

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.

Where else to find JNC services updates

See our Facebook page and the noticeboard at Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre

Subscribe to our Families eNews: email