NCNS and Child & Family Programs

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NCNS offers a range of early intervention and social inclusion programs for families and children in neighbourhoods across Penrith. Our programs operate as mini service hubs, taking every opportunity to promote participation in early education, engage in fun literacy activities, and to refer families to targeted services – to get support early, and reduce the number of children at risk of significant harm.

Our work is diverse – taking place in community centres, schools, shops and parks from Glenmore Park & South Penrith to Kingswood Park & Cranebrook.

Programs include: (Click here for more information on each program)

  • supported playgroups
  • early literacy activities including Paint Cranebrook ReAd
  • school readiness programs
  • pregnancy support group for young women,
  • parenting programs and workshops – click here to find out more
  • family support and home visiting programs – click here to find out more
  • Aboriginal supported playgroups with baby health checks, early intervention developmental screening, and counselling
  • Counselling (free)
  • Aboriginal Carers support group
  • Western Sydney Grandcarers support group
  • Tax Help
  • Food Bank – cheap groceries
  • Kids After School activities at Glenmore Park, Kingswood Park & Cranebrook
  • Tutoring for Aboriginal children
  • Breakfast Club for children and young people from the Cranebrook Housing estate
  • Aboriginal girls dance
  • Aboriginal young mums group


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