Family Support

Australian Breastfeeding Association
Tel: 1800 686 268
Breast feeding support and education for mothers, group meetings and counselling 24 /7
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Community and Kids – (LINC)
1 Padley St, Lithgow 2790
Postal address:  PO Box 289 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6354 5906
Fax: 6353 1826
Mobile: 0437 397 556
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Supporting families by facilitating supported playgroups, parent programs, information and referrals.

Child Support
Tel: 131 107
Automated Child Support information service 24/7
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Early Childhood Health Services
Tel: 6350 2750 for all appointments
Lithgow CHC – Monday-Friday
Portland Tabulam – every Tuesday
Wallerawang CHC – 1stWednesday of every month
Immunisation Clinic – 2nd Wednesday of every month

Family and Community Services (FACS)
109 Main Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6354 0800
Email: Community Services;
Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday

Family Referral Service
1 Padley Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 7113; 0429 403 169
Intake Line: 1300 006 480
Contact: Angie Collins

Office hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Family Referral Service  is an early intervention service. The role of the Family Referral Service is to assist vulnerable children and families to access specific and appropriate support services in the local area.  The intent is to prevent a difficult situation that a family may be experiencing resulting to a crisis.

Family Relationships Advice Line
Tel 1800 050 321
Hours: 8am-8pm Monday-Friday; 10am-4pm Saturday except public holidays.

LINC Multicultural Worker
Tel: 6354 5910
Offers assistance to people who come from diverse backgrounds and responds to the client’s need which included

  • filling in form
  • Multicultural Funday Monday this is a monthly meeting, with various activities such as cooking, dancing, painting, pampering , excursion etc.
  • contacting the relevant agencies such as  Immigration, ATO, Centrelink  etc.
  • resume writing
  • language mentoring programme
  • referal to other service providers

Hours:  7 hours per week.

Nanna’s Touch
131 Chifley Road, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 0409 765 601
Contact: Sue Murdock
Hours: 9am – 3pm Monday to Friday; 9am to 12pnm Saturday.
Meeting Times: Varies
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Support for parents / carers and people with disabilities by providing assistance, guidance and connections, which include community activities, such as cooking and sewing in an all-inclusive environment.
Some fees and bookings may apply

NSW Rape Crisis
Tel: 1800 424 017
Counselling 24 hours 7 days

Overeaters Anonymous
Tel: 0432 421 520
Meetings Fridays 5:30-6:30pm at LINC

Parentline NSW
Tel: 1300 1300 52
Hours: 9am-9pm Monday-Friday; 4pm-9pm weekends.

Poison Information Centre
Tel: 13 11 26  24 hours, 7 days

Red Nose
Tel: 1300 996 698, 24hr Bereavement Support Line 1300 308 307
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am- 5pm
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Thrive Services (Blue Mountains Family Support)
261 Main St, Lithgow
Tel: 6351 4055
Open: Monday to Thursday from 9am to 4pm
Also at 2 Station Street Katoomba
Tel: 4782 1555
Open: Monday to Friday
Thrive Services is a not for profit community organisation that supports children, families and others living in the Lithgow and Blue Mountains areas. All our programs are free and voluntary. We aim to support children, families and our communities to thrive by:
• Adapting to the changing needs of families and children
• Providing a welcoming and accepting environment
• Offering family and practical support’
• Building a strong sense of community
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Weight Watchers
Tel: 13 19 97
Meetings: Red Cross Hall 5.30pm Wednesday