Meal Services in Penrith over Christmas 2019-20

DOWNLOAD 2019-2020 Free meal and support services over Xmas-New

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Collective Kids promote the value of friendship at their 2nd event 

We are so proud of the Collective Kids Community group who have now organised and completed their second event in the community collaborating with Kingswood Park Public School to hold the Kingswood Pa

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Hold your horses! Horse care leads youth to empathy & understanding

Last month the NCNS Youth Workers, Sami Thoms and Joe Benchoam launched their new after-school Horse Care Program with a small group of 8 students, beginning with an orientation day where all particip

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Here is how you can give back to your community

In September, we spoke about the new Collective Community volunteer group and how they had already began giving back to their local community.

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Mental health conditions affect 25 percent of young people

Last Wednesday, Nepean Community & Neighbourhood Services partnered with the

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Ladies present handmade sensory items to students from Fernhill School

Earlier this year in another blog post,  Ladies creating sensory blankets &am

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Celebrating the kids of Cranebrook this Children’s Week

Children’s week celebrates the right of Children to enjoy childhood, and at the same time promotes and raises awareness of the needs, rights and achievements. This year’s theme was based on the

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Local youth learning hands on skills in horse handling and care

The NCNS Youth team is extremely excited about their new Horse Care Program for young people, being delivered during term 4 2019.  This is something completely different to the programs we have run i

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Fighting for a Parvo free Penrith – Over 130 animals vaccinated

This October, Nepean Com

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NCNS Youth team take local youth out this school holidays

The NCNS Youth team took local youth to enjoy a variety of activities this School Holidays. Check out this quick recap of the NCNS School Holiday Program.

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Local youth learn to snowboard thanks to the Chill Foundation – Burton

This year Nepean Community & Neighbourhood Services (NCNS) were invited to go on a snow trip by the Chill Foundation ran by Burton and of cours

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Why Steps to Healing could be the program for you

We sat down with NCNS Aboriginal Worker, Bronwyn Nuttall, facilitator of the NCNS Steps to Healing Program to find out what it is all about. What is Steps to Healing? Steps to H

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Cooking from scratch, on a budget plus handy tips and tricks

You may have read about the new Collective Community group in Penrith, made up of reside

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Check out the new volunteer group in Penrith.

NCNS has two amazing new volunteer groups, Collective Community & Collective Kids Community! The Collective Community group was created as a result of general discussion during a Cranebrook Connec

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Father’s Day Pop Up

Father’s Day is a chance for us to appreciate and acknowledge the important role that father’s play in the life of their children and partners. We wanted to create an activity that will allow chil

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Ladies creating sensory blankets & boards for Fernhill School

Recently we have been inspired by the wonderful ladies from the Taste of Everything Workshops for Women

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60 baby boxes gifted and delivered to young mums to be

This year, NCNS was successful in receiving a ClubGRANTS, grant from St Marys Band Club. ClubGRANTS

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NCNS talks about trauma at the NSW Health VAN Clinical Forum

In 2017, Integrated Violence Prevention Response Service (IVPRS) students had come to our Koolyangarra Aboriginal Child & Family Centre (Kooly) in Cranebrook to get some experience engaging with A

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We Play, We Learn, We Belong.

We Play, We Learn, We Belong is the 2019 National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (NATSICD) theme with a focus on celebrating the early years and importance of early childhood

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We celebrate NAIDOC Week with interactive cultural tent

Voice. Treaty. Truth is the 2019 NAIDOC Week theme but what does it mean? This year's theme refers to the 3 key elements to the reforms described in the

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