ABORIGINAL CATHOLIC SERVICES

Supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Diocese of Parramatta through comprehensive and culturally appropriate programs designed to help contribute to their social well-being and attainment of self- sufficiency.


Aboriginal Catholic Services

ACS is a drop-in centre conceived by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal people in Emerton.

A range of support is available at the centre including help with domestic violence, health clinics, working with people in prisons, mentor early release ex-prisoners and people on probation and parole.

Many of CatholicCare counselling services – individual, family, financial, problem gambling – are also offered in the Emerton centre.

Activity Groups include: Cooking with Culture, Addiction and Wellbeing group; - Young Mums group, Arts and Craft 10.00am-12.30pm.

 

HIPPY

HIPPY is a two year, home based, early learning and parenting program for families with young children. HIPPY encourages a love of learning, maximises chance of enjoying and doing well at school, promotes language and listening skills and developing concentration, builds self-esteem and improves relationships between parents and children.  Children work through weekly or fortnightly packs of play-based, educational activities with their parents and family.

 

 

 

 

 


Where: Aboriginal Catholic Social Services, 252-254 Luxford Road, Emerton 2770 (Enter through Emert Parade).
Contact: Linda McDonald, Aboriginal HIPPY Coordinator
P: (02) 9628 0084  M: 0499 840 089

Supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Diocese of Parramatta through comprehensive and culturally appropriate programs designed to help contribute to their social well-being and attainment of self- sufficiency.


Aboriginal Catholic Services

ACS is a drop-in centre conceived by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal people in Emerton.

A range of support is available at the centre including help with domestic violence, health clinics, working with people in prisons, mentor early release ex-prisoners and people on probation and parole.

Many of CatholicCare counselling services – individual, family, financial, problem gambling – are also offered in the Emerton centre.

Activity Groups include: Cooking with Culture, Addiction and Wellbeing group; - Young Mums group, Arts and Craft 10.00am-12.30pm.

 

HIPPY

HIPPY is a two year, home based, early learning and parenting program for families with young children. HIPPY encourages a love of learning, maximises chance of enjoying and doing well at school, promotes language and listening skills and developing concentration, builds self-esteem and improves relationships between parents and children.  Children work through weekly or fortnightly packs of play-based, educational activities with their parents and family.


Where: Aboriginal Catholic Social Services, 252-254 Luxford Road, Emerton 2770 (Enter through Emert Parade).
Contact: Linda McDonald, Aboriginal HIPPY Coordinator
P: (02) 9628 0084  M: 0499 840 089