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.
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HIPPY Bowenfels
Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters
94 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

Lifestart – Early Childhood Early Intervention (EDEI)
94 Main Street Lithgow 2790 and 81 Henry Street Penrith 2750
Tel: New referrals – 1800 953 390; Local Office: (02) 9364 0183
Email: nepean@lifestart.org.au
Web: www.lifestart.org.au
Lifestart has been appointed by the National Disability Insurance Agency as the Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) partner in the community for the Lithgow area. The ECEI approach supports children 0 -6 years who have a developmental delay or disability and their family and carers. The ECEI approach supports families to help children develop the skills they need to take part in daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their life.

Noah’s Ark Babies Playgroup
Uniting Church Parish Centre 43 Bridge St, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3134
Operating Hours: 9.30am to 11.30am Mondays
Email: lithgowuc@gmail.com
Contact: Joshua Bleyerveen
Office hours: 9.30am to 12.30pm Tues, 9:30am-2:30pm Wed to Friday. Closed Mondays
Noah’s Ark Babies group is for babies and children under 2 and their parents/carers. School terms only.

Noah’s Ark Playgroup
Uniting Church Parish Centre, 43 Bridge Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3134
Email: lithgowuc@gmail.com
Contact: Joshua Bleyerveen
Operating Hours: 10am to 12 noon Mondays
Office hours: 9.30am to 12.30pm Tues, 9:30am-2:30pm Wed to Friday. Closed Mondays
Noah’s Ark Playgroup is for pre-school aged children and their parents/carers. School terms only.

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