Community & Not for Profit Organisations

Connect with local community groups! CCN’s list of active Central Coast based Not-For-Profit organisations and community groups. (If you would like your community group listed here please email sophie@centralcoastnews.net)

Links in blueARTS & CULTUREPhone numbers
Alliance Francaise – Central CoastFree social French conversation groups, small classes at East Gosford and Bateau Bay. Inquiries – Nathalie: afcentralcoast@gmail.com0416 303 804
Learn to DanceSocial ballroom dancing for all ages, all you need is a desire to learn to dance, meet every Wed – Tuggerah Community Hall, 2.00pm – anneglazier@y7mail.com0409 938 345
Scottish
Country Dancing
Make a change. Do something different. Try Scottish Country Dancing.
Classes are held on Wednesdays, 7pm to 9pm in Wyoming. Your first class is free!
Our friendly group is looking forward to welcoming you.
gosfordrscds@gmail.com
0418427723 or
0450902985
Wyong Drama GroupMeetings first Tuesday of month at Red Tree Theatre, 7.30pm.
160-162 Pacific Highway Tuggerah
For productions: www.wyongdramagroup.com.au
1300 665 600
Wyong WritersWriters meet to encourage and develop their writing skills. We meet on the 4th Saturday of each month – arrive at 1.15pm for a 1.30 start.
Woodbury Community Centre, 1 Woolmers Cres. Mardi. mellingvenning@hotmail.com
4337489
COMMUNITY GROUPS
Peninsula School for SeniorsCommunity Centre, Mcmasters Rd, Woy Woy.
Discussions, rumikin, craft, history, walks & coach trips.
Tues & Wed
4341 5984 –
4341 0800
St Lukes Anglican ChurchSunday Eucharist Church Service 10 am
Wednesday Healing Eucharist Service 10am
Wheelchair friendly.
21 Hammond Rd, Toukley. stlukesanglican@bigpond.com
4397 2975
The Krait ClubCommunity Centre – Cooinda Village, Neptune St, Umina
10.30am for Seniors. Gentle exercises, quizzes, games, social activities, guest speakers, entertainment and bus trips.
4344 3277
The Lakes ChurchAll Welcome! Sundays 8.30am, 10.30am & 5pm.
Kids church, youth group, cafe, wheelchair friendly.
6 Pioneer Ave, Tuggerah.
4353 0977
U3A Central CoastAn opportunity for retirees to enjoy a diverse range of courses and activities. * Topics to explore * Activities to interest you * Discussion groups * Outings to entertain you * Socialising and learning together.0408 704 701
Volunteering Central CoastRefer potential volunteers to community organisations & provide support to them. Training to volunteers Info sessions held regularly.4329 7122
Wagstaffe to Killcare CommunityProtect and preserve the environment & residential nature of the Bouddi Peninsula and to strengthen community bonds.
2nd Mon, 7.30pm. Wagstaffe Hall
4360 2945
Wyong Uniting ChurchWeekly Sunday Service 9am – All Welcome!
Wheelchair and walker accessible.
Bible Study group.
62 Wantanobbi Rd, wyonguca@gmail.com
0421785 599
COMMUNITY CENTRES
Empire Bay Probus ClubFriendship, fellowship and fun in retirement. Very active club, outings, excursions, dining 3 times a month.
1st Thurs 1.30pm – Club Umina, Melbourne Ave, Umina Beach.
Visitors welcome.
0414 280 375
Gosford-Narara Neighbourhood CentreSchool Holiday activities, playgroup, multicultural programs, community activities. Rooms for hire. admin@gnnc.com.au4323 7483
Peninsula Men’s shedOpen Monday – Thursday 8am-4pm
117 Memorial Ave,
Ettalong Cnr Koolabah.
Come along and join us for coffee and biscuits.
0411 242 242
Toukley Neighbourhood CentreDo you have a heart and time to visit a resident in an aged care facility? Volunteering is a worthwhile and rewarding oportunity.4396 1555
Wyoming Community Centre147 Maindens Brush Rd., venue to hire. Financial Councelling, Community Support and Assistance, NDIS provider, Out of school school hours, casework experience, and student placements. lizzy@gosfordcommunity.org.au4323 7483
HEALTH GROUPS
Alcoholics AnonymousSomeone cares. Wed-Thurs-Friday – 12.30pm, Progress Hall, cnr. Henry Parry & Wells Street East Gosford.
Better Hearing AustraliaHearing loss management. Support and educational groups providing practical experience and confidence.4321 0275
Central Coast Asbestos Diseases support GroupSupport for those suffering with asbestos diseases and others interested in asbestos issues.You are not alone, meet with others who can share their experiences. 1pm at Ourimbah RSL on forth Wednesday of each month.0419 418 190
Dying with DignityCampaigning to give those suffering unrelievable terminal or incurable illness the choice to receive legal medical assistance to die.
Quarterly meetings, Erina Fair robyncameron@y7mail.com
0434 426 486
Grow Mental Health SupportSmall friendly groups formed to learn how to overcome anxiety, depression and loneliness and improve mental health and well being. Weekly meetings at Woy Woy and Wyong. Grow is anonymous, free and open to all.1800 558 268
Overeaters Anonymous (OA)12-step fellowship for those with eating disorders. No dues, fees, or weigh-ins.
Peninsula Community Centre. Cnr. Mc Masters Rd & Ocean Beach Rd. Woy Woy. Fri 8pm.
0412 756 446
Prostrate Cancer Support GroupLast Fri 9.30am
Terrigal Uniting Church
380 Terrigal Dr, Terrigal
4367 9600
S.AIs Internet porn destroying your life? We may be able to help. We are a 12 Step fellowship like AA. Meets every Sat at 7pm on the Central Coast. Contact for further details. newcastlegroupsagroup@gmail.com 0473 631 439
Schizophrenia & Bipolar FellowshipFor schizophrenia Bipolar and mental health sufferers. Family carers & friends are welcome.
Meetings 1st Thursday. Inquiries re-venue please ring
4344-79879
4368-2214
Woy Woy Stroke Recovery ClubEverglades Country Club.
2nd Tues 11am.
Company, up-to-date info. Hydrotherapy, bus trips.
1300 650 594
MUSIC
Central Coast Country Music AssociationHalekulani Bowling Club. (The home of CCCMA on the coast)
Roundup (WALK UPS) 1st Sunday each month from 12.30pm
All genres of country music including 50-60’s Music.
We welcome all solo, duo or trio acts & an audience of likeminded people.
PA Supplied
Coastal Country Backing Band is available if required.
Free afternoon.
Plus
CCCMA Inc. present our Showcase of Country with special professional guest artists and alternating country bands each month.
3rd Sunday of month 1pm. Free Admission.
Coastal a CappellaAward winning women’s a cappella chorus.
Music education provided.
Rehearsals Tuesday 7pm @ Red Tree Theatre Tuggerah.
Performance opportunities.
Hire us for your next event. coastalacappella@gmail.com
0412 948 450
SOUNDWAVES MENS CHORUSMonday nights 7pm
Central Coast Leagues Club
0413 301 124
Troubadour Central Coast FolkTraditional & Acoustic
Music and Spoken Word
Concerts, Ukulele meets and sessions troubadourfolkclub@gmail.com
4342 6716
POLITICAL PARTIES
Australian Labour Party- Peninsula Day BranchPolitical discussions, state and local government issues.
1pm 2nd Mon – CWA Hall Woy Woy
4341 9946
Labour Party – Ourimbah/ Narara BranchDiscussion/action – community Issues – 3 levels of Government.
Ourimbah Room – Ourimbah RSL
pm – 1st Monday kyle.macgregor@hotmail.com
0410 309 494
Central Coast GreensLocal, state wide, national & international issues & campaigns. Council and parliamentary representation – 3rd Thur.
Liberal Party Ourimbah BranchHow good is this?
2nd Thurs
0468 476 237
PROBUS CLUBS
Probus Club of KariongMeets at Everglades Country Club Woy Woy, at 10am 3rd Tuesday each month. Enjoy a wide variety of Guest Speakers, Social outing and activities and Friendship Fellowship and Fun.0407 934 003
SERVICE GROUPS
Lions Club of the EnteranceServe your community, make friends, join Lions.
1st & 3rd Wed. North Entrance Surf Club.
The Entrance Markets. Sunday mornings, behind the Entrance Cinema.
0488 286 006
Lions Club of Woy WoyMake new friends & have fun while serving your community. Everglades Country Club. 3rd Monday of each month.0478 959 895
SPECIAL INTEREST
Peninsula Environment GroupEnvironmental Projects (incl.Woytopia),
Woy Woy community garden, social events, workshops, organic food buying group.
Tuggerah Lakes U3AThe Entrance – cryptic crosswords, play reading.
Bateau Bay – memoirs, Reading Group
Killarney Vale – Talks, Mah Jong
Toukley – Creative Writing
Berkley Vale – Music Appreciation
Chittaway Bay – Movies
0490 2451
SPORT
Umina Beach Bowling ClubLearn to play lawn bowls.
Male, Female, Mixed.
All ages and abilities. Free coaching. Social or competition bowls. Make new friends and have fun.
02 4343 9940
VENUE HIRE
Central Coast Wetlands – Pioneer DairyCentral Coast Wetlands is located in Tuggerah. We have several buildings for hire. They would be suitable for weddings, seminars, markets & fundraisers. centralcoastwetlands21@gmail.com0408 271 957
VETERANS
Veterans Help CentreAssist all veterans & families with pension & welfare issues.
Mon & Wed 9am-1pm
Cnr Broken Bay Rd & Beach St Ettalong. jandrcreswell@bigpond.com
4344 4760
Terrigal Wamberal RSL Sub-BranchPension and welfare advocates available to assist with DVA compensation claims/benefits. Breakers Country Club Wed & Fri 10am – Midday. Meets 2nd Sat 10.30am terrigalwamberalsb@rslnsw.org.au0417 384 524
WOMENS GROUPS
Country Women’s Association Woy Woy 30 The Boulevarde, Woy Woy
Craft & friendship: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Wed 9am
Meetings: 4th Wed 9.30am
woywoycwa@gmail.com
0411 434 785
Inner Wheel Club Gosford NthMake friends, make a difference!
Join us and develop lasting friendships with likeminded women serving our community.
6.30 pm 2nd Wed
Phillip House, Kariong iiw.au.gosfordnorth@gmail.com
0405 385 610
Peninsula Women’s Health CentreCouncelling, theraputic and social groups, workshops, domestic violence and abuse issues. All services by women for women.4342 5905
Soroptimist International Brisbane WaterMaking a difference in the lives of women and girls through awareness, advocacy & action. 2nd Thurs 7pm – Breakers Country Club, Dover Rd, Wamberal www.siswp.org
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