Pre-Schools

Jack and Jill Preschool 
2 Bren Street (near Lithgow West Fire Station)
Tel: 02-6351 4347
Email: contact@jackandjillpreschool.com.au
Web: www.jackandjillpreschool.com.au
Hours: 9am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday
Contact Molly Hewett or Cherie Lemcke

Pied Piper Preschool 
18 Pindari Place Wallerawang
Tel: 6355 7440
Email: admin@piedpiper.ngo.org.au
Web: www.piedpiperpreschool.com.au
Hours: Monday to Friday 9.15 am to 3.15pm with extended hours available. For children aged from 2 years to school age.
Contact Trudy Magus

Playgroups

Community and Kids – (LINC)
1 Padley St
Postal address:  PO Box 289 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6354 5906
Fax: 6353 1826
Mobile: 0437 397 556
Email: lydia@linc.org.au
Web: https://linc.org.au/
Find us on LINC Facebook page

Cubby House Playgroup
Lithgow TAFE 2 Hill Street
Tel: 6352 0411
Email: Lucinda.Jones7@det.nsw.edu.au
Contact: Lucinda Jones
Held from 9:45 to 11:15am, Thursdays and Fridays during Terms 2 & 3. Bookings essential.

Noah’s Ark Babies Playgroup
Uniting Church Parish Centre 43 Bridge St
Tel: 6352 3798.
School Terms Mondays 9.30 am –11.30 am
Email: lithgowuc@westnet.com.au
Contact Joshua Bleyerveen
Office hours: 10am – 1pm Monday to Friday
The focus of the program is for children from birth to 2 year olds.

Noah’s Ark Playgroup
Uniting Church Parish Centre, 43 Bridge Street
Tel: 6351 3134
Email: lithgowuc@westnet.com.au
Contact Joshua Bleyerveen
Office hours: 10am – 1pm Monday to Friday
Playgroup for under fives, held 10am to 12 noon on Wednesdays in school terms.

St Stephen’s Playgroup
St Stephen’s Function Hall, Willewa St Portland
Tel: 0419 112 135
Contact Janet Baker
Playgroup for children under school age 9.30am-11.30am Fridays in school terms.  Donations accepted.

Early Intervention

Autism Spectrum Australia
Tel:  1800 277 328
Web: www.autisspectrummaustralia.org.au
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Find us on Facebook

Benevolent Society – Brighter Futures Program
1 Padley Street
Tel: 6352 7100
Contact Team Leader
Office hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

SDN Early Childhood Links
Cooerwull School Malvern St
Tel: 6353 1616
Email: ECLLithgow@sdn.org.au
Office hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm.
Contact Pennie Hudson

Child Care

Blinky Bill Portland Child Care Centre 
Cnr Vale and Lett Streets Portland
Tel: 6355 5833
Email: blinkycc@aapt.net.au
Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Contact Tanya Rue – Director

First Grammar Lithgow
15 Bridge St
Tel: 6351 3888
Email: lithgow@firstgrammar.com.au
Web: www.firstgrammar.com.au
Hours: 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday all year.
Find us on Facebook

Galloping Gumnut Mobile Children’s Services Van
131 Mort St
Tel: 6352 3798
Mobile: 0427 070 871
Email: admin@gallgum.ngo.org.au
Web: www.gallopinggumnut.com.au
Contact Coordinator
Supported Playgroups (Play Sessions) operate at Cullen Bullen and Sunny Corner. We also have an extensive Toy Library that enables borrowing by other organisations as well as individual families.
Find us on Facebook

HIPPY Bowenfels
Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters
174 Landa Street
Tel: 6352 4868
Mobile: 0409 362 663
Email: hippy@centacarebathurst.com.au
Web: www.hippyaustralia.org.au
Contact Coordinator
Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Lithgow Kids Club
Cooerwull Public School- Infants Department
Martini Pde
Mobile: 0401 547 910
Email:  lithgowkidsclub@yahoo.com.au
Contact Theresa Lynch
Hours: Before school care 5.45am-8.45am; after school care 3pm-6pm; vacation care & pupil free days 6.00am-6pm.
For children 5-12 years.

SDN Children’s Services Inc. – Gumnut
21 Proto Avenue
Tel: 6352 1700; 6352 1707
Email: gumnut@sdn.org.au
Hours: 7.45am to 5.45pm Monday to Friday