Orana Sutherland Services

Information and Referal

We are able to assist by giving information and and assisted referrals to appropriate organisation on a range of issues.

Family matters

A service for families with children who may be having a difficult time, carrying added stresses, on low incomes, or having no-one to turn to and who want to make changes towards a happier, healthier and safer home for their children.

Djanaba Occasional Care Service: Tuesday to Friday 9am to 3.30pm – Ph: 9528 2855

Sutherland Shire Family Services
90 Soldiers Rd Jannali 2226
Ph: 9528 2933
Fax: 9528 2633

Financial Problems

Wesley Financial Counselling: Provides independent, free and confidential face to face counselling by professional Financial Counsellors to people in financial distress or to people who want better money management skills.

Phone: 1800 808 488

Dealing with Government departments

We can guide you with various issues regarding Government departments and the correct procedures.

Personal Issues

If you would like further information, please feel free to contact our offices.

Transport

Railway Stations Transport Info line 6am – 10pm   Ph 13 1500

Activus Community Transport

Individual Transport: for the frail, aged or disabled to attend medical appointments. Information and bookings (Mon-Fri 9.00am-4.00pm ) ph 9548 0926

Bus Transport: A community bus is available for aged and disabled groups in the Shire. Bus equipped with wheelchair hoist. Groups required to pay a nominal fee for hire of the bus. Hirers should find a driver with an LR licence (minimum) but the management committee may be able to assist groups who encounter difficulty Info/bookings (Mon-Fri 8.00am – 4.00pm ) ph 9548 0133

Shopping Service: Small donation requested. Bus will pick up passengers from home & transport them to Miranda to shop for groceries or attend to personal business. Volunteer helpers accompany passengers. Arrangements have been made for the Chauffeur Driver Shopper to meet bus and transport passengers to required venues.

Accommodation and Housing Issues

NSW Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service is available each Thursday. Please ring for appointment.

Housing NSW
Miranda Area office
Level 2 14-16 Central Road.
Sutherland Ph: 9526 4700

Bridge Youth Refuge
PO Box 288
Service hours 24 hours 7 days, crisis accommodation for 16, 17, 18yr olds.
Sutherland Ph: 9521 6182

Project Youth
Information, referral and accommodation service. Offer assistance to young people aged 12-24 years with
accommodation, employment, legal issues, support and information to “at risk” young people.
Miranda Ph: 9527 2033

Jacaranda Cottage
Medium to long term accommodation for 16-20 year old girls.
Caringbah Ph: 9524 8849

Leisure Activities

There are many leisure/art and craft/ sporting activities that can be accessed in the Shire. For more information please call the office and we will direct you to the appropriate group. Our phone number is 9521 8280.

Health Issues

Sutherland Hospital Dental Clinic
Kingsway, Caringbah
Ph: 9540 7285

Sutherland Hospital
Kingsway, Caringbah
Ph: 9540 7111

Kareena Private Hospital
86 Kareena Rd, Caringbah
Ph: 9717 0000

Caringbah Health Centre
126 Kareena Rd, Miranda
Ph: 9540 7540

Engadine Community Health Centre
116D Caldarra Avenue, Engadine
Ph: 9520 4644

Menai Community Health Centre
32 Allison Crescent, Menai
Ph: 9543 1111

Legal Advice

Legal Advice – is available each Tuesday, drop in, from 9.30 a.m. No appointments

Fair Trading Tribunal
Level 4, 4-8 Woodville Street, Hurstville
Ph: 9570 5544

Human Services (Department of Community Services)
Helpline – 13 21 11

Centrelink
Ph: 13 10 21

Legal Aid 
3-5 Stapleton Avenue, Sutherland
Ph: 9521 3733

Clerk of the Court
Court House
Cnr Flora and Belmont Sts, Sutherland
Ph: 9542 0291

Community Justice Centre
Level 19, 323 Castlereagh Street, Sydney
Ph: 9218 5955

Department of Corrective Services
NSW Probation and Parole
Shop 2/ 9-15 East Parade, Sutherland
Ph: 9521 3544Childcare

If you would like further information, please feel free to contact our offices.

Education

If you would like further information, please feel free to contact our offices.