Services updates from JNC
Welcome to JNC. We’re here to connect you! Your neighbourhood centre links you with your community, with support services and with the chance to gain new skills. Check this page regularly for our services updates.
To keep everyone COVID-safe we have to limit our opening hours and the numbers of people in our community hubs. (You can find our COVID Safety Plan at this link.)
February 2021 updates
Mondays: 1-on-1 computer tutoring is face to face from 22 Feb.
Tuesdays from 16 Feb: additional JP service between 12-2pm. Phone 9349 8200 for all appointments & questions.
Watch our message for the Chinese New Year at this link
Always available from JNC
We offer some services face to face, and other options for accessing JNC support.
Services updates: hub opening times
Here are the times you can drop in to our Maroubra and Bondi Junction community hubs to get information and referrals face to face:
|Maroubra Community Hub||Bondi Junction Community Hub|
|Monday||1.30pm to 3.30pm||1.30pm-3.30pm|
|Tuesday||1.30pm to 3.30pm||–|
|Wednesday||10am to 12pm||10am to 12pm|
|Thursday||10am to 12pm||1.30pm-3.30pm|
Due to limits on the number of staff on site and to ensure social distancing, both hubs are currently closed on Fridays.
Find the contact details and addresses for these hubs at this link.
One-on-one services – book first
Call us on 9349 8200 to book for these one-on-one services at our Maroubra and Bondi Junction hubs:
Computer & phone use: appointments available same time as drop-in times above
Form filling assistance: Fridays at Maroubra 9.30am-12pm, Tuesdays at Bondi Junction 10am-12.30pm
JP services: Wednesdays at Maroubra 2-4pm, by appointment, limit of 10 pages, no affidavits
Wesley Mission Homelessness support service: At the JNC Maroubra office on Friday mornings from 9.30am-1pm.
This service can assist with:
- Emergency accommodation
- Rental arrears
- Helping you retain tenancy in existing housing
- Providing additional support in the form of short term case management and/or referrals to a range of other services.
Wirringa Baiya Legal Service: Tuesdays 10am-12pm every second Tuesday of the month.
This service provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children in NSW with a gender-specific service sensitive to their culturally diverse needs, and provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women victims-survivors of violence with access to appropriate legal representation, advocacy, advice, and referral.
MONDAYS ‘Here We Grow’ gardening group starts off at 59 Newland Street Bondi Junction, 1.30pm-3.30pm
TUESDAYS Walking Group starts off from Shop 2, 669-673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra, Tuesdays 9.30am-11am
WEDNESDAYS Qigong group, run online by our Tai Chi volunteer Mary, from 10am-11am
Services updates: other JNC support
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.
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.
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 (new!).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
More ways to get in touch
- Text us on 0447 046 606 (we can call you back)
- Email us at email@example.com
- Leave a request on this website at this link
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.
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
Subscribe to our Families eNews: email firstname.lastname@example.org