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Services updates from JNC

JNC staff at the Maroubra centre welcome you

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.)

April 2021 updates

Mondays & Wednesdays: 1-on-1 tutoring on your digital advice in Bondi Junction.

JP service on Tuesdays between 12-2pm and Wednesdays 2-4pm at Shop 2, 669-673 Anzac Parade, MaroubraPhone 9349 8200 for all appointments & questions.

Watch our recent Harmony Day message 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 HubBondi Junction Community Hub 
Monday 1.30pm to 3.30pm 1.30pm-3.30pm 
Tuesday1.30pm to 3.30pm 
Wednesday10am to 12pm10am 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

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.

Groups

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



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.

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 (new!).

We encourage referrals through My Aged Care, but to enquire or book a service please call us on 9349 8200 and check out our aged services page.

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 families@jnc.org.au

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

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, JNC’s Instagram account, the noticeboard at Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre

Subscribe to our Families eNews: email families@jnc.org.au