Useful community programs in Liverpool

 

Outreach – Miller TAFE (ESL Classes)

Phone: 02 9825 7376 Fax: 02 9825 7200

Green Valley Primary School, 173 Green Valley Rd, Green Valley NSW 2168

Mail to: Locked Bag 4, Miller NSW 2168

Email: eva.elliott@tafensw.edu.au

Service Description: Offers English literacy classes to adults. Classes held at Green Valley Public School and Cecil Hills Community Centre – (162 Sandringham Drive, Cecil Hills – Mondays 9:30 – 1:30pm in School Terms).

Hours: Tuesdays 9:30am – 1:30pm in school terms

Contact: Eva Elliott, Outreach Co-ordinator

Fees: Nil

Disability Access: Yes (Access & Parking)

Area Served: Liverpool

Parent Organisation: TAFE NSW

 

St Marks Anglican Church – Sadleir

Phone: 02 9607 7547

1 Spica St, Sadleir NSW 2168

Mail to: PO Box 1047, Green Valley NSW 2168

Email: david.omara5@gmail.com

Web: www.sadleiranglican.org.au

Service Description: Provides church services, women’s, men’s and youth and children’s ministries, also healing ministries. E.S.L. English as a second language, Playgroup, craft group. Free community BBQ 2nd Tuesday of the month 3:00pm- Traditional service- 8am. 10am – Family Service. Informal family service, 5pm. Youth group – Friday night 6.00pm. Service at 5pm Sunday@Green Valley Primary School Hall.

Contact: David O’mara, Minister

Disability Access: Yes (Access & Parking)

Area Served: Liverpool

Volunteering: Liverpool Day Centre

 

Reading Program

Phone: 02 9821 9460 Fax: 02 9821 9456

Liverpool City Library, 170 George St, Liverpool NSW 2170

Mail to: Locked Bag 7170, Liverpool NSW 2170

Email: J.krejza@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

Web: mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au

Service Description: This program aims to – help children with reading difficulties, and parents become more skillful and confident in reading to their children, encourage daily reading aloud and regular library visits, stimulate children’s and adult’s literacy development. For children with reading difficulties year 1-6. Classes run on Fridays during school term.

Hours: Friday 3:30pm-5:00pm

Contact: Ms Andrea Pakchung

Fees: No

Disability Access: Yes (Access & Parking)

Area Served: Liverpool

 

Language Learning Centre – Liverpool Library

Phone: 02 9821 9450; 02 9821 9460 Fax: 02 9821 9456

Liverpool Library, 170 George St, Liverpool NSW 2170

Mail to: Locked Bag 7170, Liverpool BC NSW 1871

Email: c.martin@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

Web: mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au

Service Description: Provides students with low-level English skills access to ‘learn English software programs’ that are suitable for beginners and intermediate learners.

Hours: M-F 9.30am-8pm; Sat 9.30am-4pm; Sun 12n-4pm

Contact: Carmel Martin, Access Services Librarian

Fees: Nil

Transport: Short walk from Liverpool bus & railway

station

Disability Access: Yes (Parking, ramps, toilets, lift)

Area Served: Liverpool

Volunteering: Volunteer tutors are welcome to assist students use the computers

Parent Organisation: Liverpool Library

 

Vietnamese Parents and Citizens Association Inc

Meets at: PO Box 3167, Liverpool NSW 2170

Web: www.vnpaca.org.au

Service Description: Provides Vietnamese language and culture classes to Vietnamese Children Classes held at – Bankstown Girls High School- Bonnyrigg High School- Cabramatta Public School- Cabramatta West Public

School- Fairvale Public School- Marrickville High School

Hours: Sat 1.30pm-4.30pm

Area Served: Fairfield LGA, Liverpool; Bankstown; Marrickville

 

Liverpool Refugee and Migrant Interagency (LRMI)

Phone: 02 9821 7779 Fax: 02 9821 9333

Liverpool City Library, 170 George St, Liverpool NSW

2170

Mail to: Locked Bag 7064, Liverpool Bc NSW 1871

Email: s.bhana@liverpool.nsw.gov.

Service Description: A network of service providers who service the Liverpool Local Government Area,

targeting migrant and refugee residents or may be generalist services who are interested in migrant and refugee issues.

Hours: Thursday 10am – 12pm. Contact the convenor for meeting dates.

Contact: Community Development Worker (CALD), Convenor

Fees: No

Disability Access: Yes (Access & Parking)

Area Served: Liverpool

 

Community Information Service

Phone: 02 9821 9460 Fax: 02 9821 9456

Library Plaza, 170 George St, Liverpool NSW 2170

Mail to: Locked Bag 7170, Liverpool Bc NSW 1871

Email: i.sowole@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

Web: mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au

Service Description: Maintains a database listing contact details for community organisations, facilities and services in the Liverpool City Council area. We produce an annual printed directory, subject specific directories tailored to your needs, an online database available on the internet and we also offer a telephone information service during office hours.

Hours: Mon-Fri, 9.30am-8pm; Sat, 9.30am-4pm;

Sun,12noon-4pm

Contact: Isaiah Sowole, Local Information Librarian

Fees: No

Disability Access: Yes (Parking, lift, ramps & toilet)

Languages spoken: Telephone Interpreter Service available

Area Served: Liverpool

Parent Organisation: Liverpool City Library

 

Sikh Mission Centre (Austral Gurudwara)

Phone: 02 9606 0270

170 Ninth Ave, Austral NSW 2179

Email: info@sikhcouncil.org.au

Web: sikhcouncil.org.au/

Service Description: Gurdwara, a place of worship for Sikhs. Aims to unite the geographically spread out Sikh Community in Australia, by providing a common platform for the various Sikh Associations/Organisations to discuss issues and approach various projects as a combined effort, rather than individually, thereby sharing the vital resources (both financial as well as human resources), which are very limited.

Transport: Available

Languages spoken: Punjabi

Area Served: South Western Sydney; Western Sydney

Facilities: Broadband KIOSK for Seniors. Free food & temporary accommodation for people.

Volunteering: Welcomed

 

Australia-Korean Welfare Association (AKWA)

Phone: 9718 9589

Service: provides access to resources and services such as Settlement and Social Welfare to the non-English speaking Korean community.

Website: www.koreanwelfare.org.au

 

Chinese Australian Service Society (CASS)

Phone: 9789 4597/97164133

Service: provides settlement, social, recreational & educational services to newly arrived migrants and refugees with a focus on Korean, Indonesian, Thai and Chinese communities.

Website: www.cass.org.au

 

Co-As-It Italian Head Office

Phone: 9569 0744

Service: provides advocacy, counselling, day care, social groups, community settlement services, bilingual school and drug and alcohol services for the Italian speaking community.

Website: www.coasit.org.au

 

Russian Ethnic Community Council (RECC)

Phone: 9745 4244

Service: provides access to quality information to essential mainstream service providers such as health, housing, employment, etc. to the Russian speaking community.

Website: www.russiansinaustralia.org.au

 

Resourcing Parents

Phone: 9715 8676

(inside NSW) 1800 637549

Service: providing tips in over 40 community languages – can be downloaded 24 hours a day. Tip sheets on topics such as: Children’s Development, Health, Feeding and Nutrition, Mental Health, Parenting, Parent Education, Safety/Child Protection, Special needs and Teenagers.

Website: http://www.resourcingparents.nsw.gov.au/