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  • Useful Numbers / Resources and Website Guide - for Illawarra Parents

    Illawarra Parents! Download or bookmark this Useful Number / Website Resource Guide. Stick it on your fridge or bookmark it. Brilliant for new parents also who maybe unsure where to turn to access support and useful services all geared towards young families.

  • Kids' Uni After School & Vacation Care - Delivers More After School Fun and Less Fees!

    Kids' Uni have introduced a new lower daily cost of just $35 per child for the premium after school care service starting July 2018 which includes a school pick up bus service from select local primary schools. Kids' Uni Innovation Campus service is rated as exceeding the National Quality Standard, you'll experience quality care and lots of fun now with less fees in a secure, social and friendly environment.

  • The Dance Affinity - more than just dance! After an incredibly successful first year, come join us!

    The Dance Affinity is a dance and performing arts training studio providing classes that give you the ultimate dance experience! We are so much more than just dancing.... Join us in 2018 to be a part of The Dance Affinity journey as we enter our second year of operation. After an incredibly successful year one we can't wait to share our affinity with more student who have the desire to improve their overall wellbeing through dance in a positive and highly encouraging environment.

Latest Articles

The Playhouse - the new creative space where our Illawarra kids can find their own groove!

  Naomi Cotterill  Wed 15 August 18

Psssst! Have you heard about The Playhouse (https://www.the-playhouse.com.au/)? No? If you’ve got a creative little ..

Great news for primary school aged kids from Wollongong, Keiraville, Gywnneville, Balgownie, Mount Pleasant, Towradgi, E.Corrimal, Fairy Meadow & Mount Pleasant!

  Jenny Henderson  Thu 9 August 18

Wow, parents of Wollongong and surrounding suburbs can celebrate with a great win for their primary school kids... ..

Mums, Dads, Carers! What 'My Health Record' means for your family AND what you need to do

  Ashley Puljic  Wed 8 August 18

Firstly, what is My Health Record? My Health Record is an individual’s safe and secure digital health informati..

Romantic Nights Away For Parents - your best local romantic / luxury couple accommodation!

  Jenny Henderson (and yes I loved researching this one!)  Wed 18 July 18

Ah parents... Whether you have babies or older kids - your relationship with your partner can fall to the waysid..


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Important Numbers

24hr Health Line
1800 022 222

Poisons Information
13 11 26

Parent Line NSW
1300 130 052

13 20 11

Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Helpline
1800 882 436

Australian Breastfeeding Ass.
1800 686 2 686 222

Tresillian Help Line
1300 272 736

Mental Health Line
1800 011 511 (24 hours, 7 days)

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