Support Services

Groups and Courses

Support for local parents including child behaviour and first aid courses, post natal depression, parenting groups, resources, one on one support and more in Wollongong / Illawarra

Reach families NOW with your online program/activity/service - advertise with Parents Guide Illawarra / What's On In Wollongong

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If you are looking to promote your business right now, for example, an online program/resource/activity/course, no-contact local deliveries, etc, that can HELP and SUPPORT our local families and community, we have basic Advertising Packages with full promotion across all of our channels across both of our sites – What’s On In Wollongong and Parents Guide Illawarra.
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Sprouts Tutoring. Virtual Tutoring / FREE Trial / Preschool - Year 12 / Experience, passionate, qualified teachers.

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Phone:    Mobile: 0481 304 674
Ages: Preschool-Kindy to Year 12   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday. Weekends by appointment.
At Sprouts Tutoring, our experienced, passionate tutors are all qualified teachers, holding Master's Degrees in General and Special Education, and have nearly two decades of experience working in education both her and overseas. Our Virtual Tutoring is up - and we want to help Illawarra families with learning at home - so come check out what fun is all about at Sprouts Tutoring!
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Fizzics Education - science shows & workshops for schools, parties and community events

Location: Across Wollongong, Illawarra and Sydney
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Ages: 3 - 12    Days / Hours: Mon-Fri, 9-5 (office hours)
Fizzics Education has been delivering inspiring and interactive science shows and workshops since 2004. They are passionate about delivering quality content that is fun and accessible for kids of all ages!
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The Funpreneur - Business Coach, Wollongong. Enjoy more FUN and FREEDOM in your business. Business growth coaching

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 8279 6393   Mobile: (02) 8279 6393
Ages:    Days / Hours:
We believe in working smarter, not harder, to create freedom and put the fun back in your business. We hear it all the time "I'm just too busy"... If this is how you feel - The Funpreneur can help. The Funpreneur is about helping CEO's and Entrepreneurs enjoy more fun and freedom in their business
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Bright Smiles Multisensory Learning Centre. ONLINE TUTORING AVAILABLE NOW. Specialist Tutoring for reading, spelling and maths. Expertise in dyslexia support.

Location: Figtree
Phone: 0412 818 541   Mobile: 0412 818 541
Ages: Students of all ages and abilities   Days / Hours: Mon to Fri 8:30am to 8:30pm
In wake of current and changing COVID-19 measures, we are happy to work with students and their families to accommodate online tutoring sessions for new and existing students. At Bright Smiles we provide specialist tutoring for students of all ages and abilities. We also offer a School Readiness Program for pre-schoolers supporting the transition to “big school”. High School & HSC Support also!
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Denny Nesbitt - Life and Career Coach. Are you a mum at a career crossroads? I help mums design and build careers and lives that feel right to them.....

Location: Online and face-to-face coaching
Phone: Via email   Mobile: Via email
Ages: For mums   Days / Hours: Contact Denny
As a mum who has been unhappy at work, struggled to work out what to do next and come out the other side, I understand how hard it is. I realised that if my job was going to take me away from my babies I needed to enjoy it and it needed to fit around my life. Sounds impossible? I work with my clients to help them find, and keep, the life and career of their dreams. To strategise solutions to some of your biggest career change issues.
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Baby Sensory Illawarra - award-winning learning, development and sensory exploration for babies. Bulli and Shellharbour. CLASSES ARE SUSPENDED AT THIS TIME.

Location: Northern Illawarra Uniting Church & Shellharbour i-Dance Performing Arts Studio
Phone: 0423 961 167   Mobile: 0423 961 167
Ages: For babies from birth to 13 months   Days / Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Our multi-award winning classes and research-based program will introduce you and your baby (or babies) to a wonderful world of sensory delights, where you can relax, spend quality time with each other and enjoy meeting other new parents.
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PCYC Bulli, Wollongong & Lake Illawarra - Kids Classes, Sports, Fun Activities and Holiday Workshops

Location: Bulli, Wollongong & Lake Illawarra
Phone: (02) 4284 3878 (Bulli PCYC), (02) 4229 4418 (Wollongong PCYC) & (02) 4296 4448 (Lake Illawarra PCYC)   Mobile:
Ages: All ages and abilities - everyone is welcome!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday
Your local PCYC at Bulli, Lake Illawarra and Wollongong offers diverse, high quality but cost effective after school classes that encourage fitness, fun and friendship! Our fun & affordable programs cater for pre-schoolers to adults. Plus SAVE $100 + MORE when you use your Active Kids OR Creative Kids rebate
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Zig Zag Hub - Co-share Work Space and Membership - Grow your business

Location: Wollongong
Phone: 0423 809 680    Mobile: 0423 809 680
Ages: From entrepreneurs to retiree's - be inspired, be productive   Days / Hours: Get a FREE day trial! Monday - Friday
The Zig Zag hub is a community of start-ups, freelancers and entrepreneurs co-working in a shared office space. Co-working can help you grow your business faster, expand your personal and professional networks, and find new clients. We also have a NEW Mentoring Program, scholarship opportunities for new startups and regular events for members. Find out all the benefits that working in a collaborative, co-working environment provides.
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The Parent Club - Workshops & events to help parents to ‘parent well’ through kindness, connection and compassion. Compassionate Parenting Seminar: Sat 27 July, 2019

Location: Regular workshops & events
Phone: 0424 967 273   Mobile: 0424 967 273
Ages: Parents, Carers & Grandparents   Days / Hours: Regular workshops & events
We assist parents to equip themselves with evidence based parenting strategies and techniques while also feeling tethered to a nurturing community of families. We offer group, individual and family support as well as regular events and workshops. Both Margie and Carlie are mums to beautiful little boys and found the transition to parenthood to be a time of confusion, unknowns and at times despair wrapped in a bubble of love.
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Shebah has turned 3! Australia’s first and all-women rideshare service getting women & children to where they need to be across Wollongong.

Location: Across Wollongong!
Phone: 0410 508 460   Mobile: 0410 508 460
Ages: Women & children   Days / Hours: For all enquiries and bookings please contact Kirsty Hinton directly on mobile 0410 508 460.
We just turned 3 - we’re PROUD of our drivers for keeping thousands of women safe every week. We are PROUD of the enormous social impact the women of Shebah have with their community! With Shebah, our wonderful army of aunties will get you home safely. Feel safe getting to where you need to be across Wollongong no matter the time of day!
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The Little Physio - ONLINE CONSULTING AVAILABLE NOW. Paediatric physiotherapy - Corrimal.

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4207 9999   Mobile:
Ages: 0 - 16 years   Days / Hours:
You can now stay in the comfort of your own home whilst we guide you on how to utilise your own environment and toys to facilitate your child to thrive! We know that targeted task specific therapy is the most effective and now we can show you how!
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Bulli PCYC - after school & vacation care programs for all ages!

Location: Bulli
Phone: (02) 4284 3878   Mobile: (02) 4284 3878
Ages: 18 months - adults!   Days / Hours: Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm – 8.30pm. Weekends and vacation care hours also available.
Bulli PCYC
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One-pager of useful numbers / local support services for Illawarra based parents. For the fridge door!

Location: Illawarra
Phone: (02) 4255 5000 for Early Parenting Centre   Mobile:
Ages: For all Illawarra and local parents   Days / Hours:
there many organisations and services that can provide practical and emotional support to help you navigate your path through parenting and caring for your little one. It's a one pager summary of useful numbers and local support services available to Illawarra Families. Print and it pop on your fridge!
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Corrimal Chamber of Commerce

Location: Corrimal
Phone: 0418 550 080   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours:
The Corrimal Chamber of Commerce committee is a positive, dedicated and experienced team. We love Corrimal and the Northern Suburbs of the Illawarra and this is why we volunteer our time to service local businesses and build our community.
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Aloha Baby

Servicing the Illawarra Region Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Holly

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0402 866 817

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Anne's Mums and Bubs

All areas Illawarra & Wollongong NSW 2500
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0409 288 078

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Australian Careers Business CollegeWollongong

Australian Careers Business College 313 Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Karen

Phone:
4228 1222  

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Days Available:
Thursday

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Barnardos South Coast

13 Green St Warrawong NSW 2502
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02 4275 8575  

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Catholic Care Wollongong

25/27 Auburn St Wollongong NSW 2500
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02 4227 1122  

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Denny Nesbitt Life and Career Coaching

Thirroul 2515
Contact:
Denny Nesbitt

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Mobile:
0404 221 332

Ages:
Adults

Days Available:
Every day via skype or in person

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Eat Well 4 Life

Shellharbour NSW 2529
Contact:
Stacey Fuller

Phone:
0449 519 739  

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Days Available:
Contact us for available clinic times

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Flo Girls Workshops

Northern Illawarra NSW
Contact:
Jenna Claire Fletcher

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Mobile:
0411 824 182

Ages:
8 - 12yrs

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HIPPY - Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters - FREE Transition to school program and support

Home visiting program in Warrawong Warrawong NSW 2502
Contact:
Rebecca

Phone:
02 4275 8575  

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Ages:
4 and 5

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InsightOutside Coaching

various locations around the Illawarra NSW
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Phone:
411364473  

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Postnatal Depression Anxiety Therapy Group

Greenbean Play Cafe, Railway St Corrimal NSW 2518
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Phone:
02 4220 7688  

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Quit Cigarettes in 60 Minutes

121 Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Monica Hockey

Phone:
1300 513 433  

Mobile:
417987426

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Ron Prior Counselling and Hypnotherapy

Uniquely You Psychology 32 Lake Entrance Road Warilla NSW 2528
Contact:
Ron Prior

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Mobile:
0425 900 643

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Salvation Army

11-13 Burellli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
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Phone:
02 4227 2994  

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Signs 4 Bubs

Black Diamond Room, Thirroul District Community Centre Thirroul NSW 2515
Contact:
Maria

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Talking Realities

Servicing the Shellharbour area NSW
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Phone:
4275 8575  

Mobile:
0404 849 398

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Unanderra Youth Centre

Cnr Factory road and Princess Highway Unanderra NSW 2505
Contact:
Eleanor Buckle

Phone:
(02) 4272 5582  

Mobile:
0417 360 214

Ages:
8-18

Days Available:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3-5pm

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Important Numbers

24hr Health Line
1800 022 222

Poisons Information
13 11 26

Parent Line NSW
1300 130 052

Medicare
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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