Women’s Group wrap up 2018 with a High Tea

What a year it has been for the Make Time Women’s Group! With the ladies participating in many volunteering opportunities this year,  they have become an influential force within the local Penri

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Backyard Science Program

During Term 4, the NCNS Youth team’s after school activity was Backyard Science, a hands on, fun filled program using everyday materials to create exciting experiments. The aim was to create easy

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Cranebrook Estate Christmas Party

The Cranebrook Estate Christmas Party is a day that NCNS Staff look forward to each year. It gives us the chance to end the year together with our local community while having an exciting, fun filled

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Would you like fries with that?

“Would you like fries with that?” is a Youth employment project consisting of a series of 5 workshops for young people aged 14-18. The workshops aimed to provide access to free local workshops

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Message from the GM 2019

It is at this time of year that we like to thank all the communities that we work with including services that partner with us, funders, other stakeholders and of course our neighbourhoods and familie

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Meal Services in Penrith over Christmas 2018

2018-19 Free meal and support services over Xmas-New Year

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NCNS Staff Xmas Party

NCNS delivers a number of services across the greater Western Sydney, Nepean, Blue Mountains and Lithgow areas and therefore we have a number of teams. This includes our Early Childhood, Aboriginal Se

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Make Time Women’s Group learn line dancing

We all know that exercise can have a positive impact on our physical, mental and social health but many of us struggle to find a type of exercise that we actually enjoy. Last Tuesday, Emma from our

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Photography Competition focuses on positive images

While we are caught up in our busy schedules, we often forget to stop, take a breath and take in our surroundings but when we take a second to capture a picture, we can be present in that moment and e

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Creating connections at KP Community BBQ

In this day and age, we seem to be more disconnected from our neighbours. From working long hours, working weekends, so many scheduled activities for kids, and most of us engaged with technology, TV,

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We create an activity wonderland for children’s week

Children’s Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. Play can empower creativity and growth vital to children’s development. Each year, at our Children’s Week event we strive to

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Community better informed through Chronic Disease Workshops

During October the NCNS Closing the Gap team, together with Trudy, NCNS Aboriginal Community Coordinator and Dave, NCNS Aboriginal Community Worker ran a series of information workshops on 5 chronic d

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We celebrate the important role grandparents play

Grandparent’s can be key members of a child’s family. Many grandparents are heavily involved in the lives of their grandchildren from picking them up from school to part-time or full-time care.

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Sharing a Tune for Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month’s theme this year was Share the Journey. We can share the journey in many ways, as simple as sharing a cuppa, a stroll, a task, a yarn, a hug, a memory, a meal or a tune.

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October School Holiday Program

As a parent, time can pass us by so quickly especially when we are all busy juggling the different parts of life; working, preparing lunches, making sure kids get to school, have clean clothes, homewo

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Free after-school activities for kids 8-12

The after-school activities were developed out of the Safe Community for Kids Working Group. It was identified that there was a lack in low costing activities for young kids up to 12 years old. Servic

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Free vaccinations & health checks for pets

On Saturday the 13th of October North Penrith Community Centre in Kingswood Park opened its doors to the animals of Penrith. This was possible through partnerships with Greencross Coreen Av

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Kooly Community BBQ

Come join us for our monthly community BBQ’s. On the last Tuesday of each month, Koolyangarra host community BBQ’s for the Aboriginal Community. We invite you and your friends to come along,

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Aboriginal Men’s Group

Aboriginal Men’s group was established, in partnership over 12 months ago in response to the lack of space for Aboriginal men to meet in the local area.

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29 Aboriginal children access dental clinic

Early Intervention screening is vital for young children to help identify any health, developmental or other problems that may affect their growth, learning & development.

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