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For Families

PBNC PlayTime Group
Weekly sessions where parents, carers and children aged 0-6 years can come together in a relaxed and friendly environment. PlayTime Group offers a wide range of fun activities including painting, cutting and pasting, playing with playdough, storytelling, music and singing; and we are always open to new ideas.

When:

Monday and Thursday 9.30am to 11.30pm
Where: Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre (Sand Bar Room)
Contact PBNC – 02 6676 4555


Pottsville Toddler Tunes and Stories
is a weekly, child-centred group for Tweed Coast familiesto experience fun
with music and movement, and to develop language skills and imaginative
play through themed story-time and related drama activities.
Free membership.

Where: Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre (Sand Bar Room)
When: Friday 10:45am - 12:00pm

Contact PBNC for more information


Side by Side

Social support group for Aspergers children and young people.

Side By Side has been formed by families with members on the austism sprectrum.  It is aimed at aspergers children and young people in the school age range (5-18 years) and their families.

Where: Reef Room

When

1st Saturday of the month - Combined primary and secondary school ages.

3rd Saturday of the month - GAME ON. A Regular LAN Party Gaming Group for asperger teens.

Please contact Debbie and Terry: 02 6676 0483

Pottsville Toy Library
Pottsville Toy Library : a free service for all Tweed Coast families made possible through funding from NSW Department of Human Services - Families and Communities - Families NSW and Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre's volunteer program.
This facility is provided for children aged 1-7 years with educational toys designed to improve thinking and fine motor skills.

When: Monday to Friday, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Where: Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre
Cost: Free membership

 

Pottsville Parenting Insights
Facilitated sessions exploring parenting issues and education/skills development. Our programs are strengths-based and focus on positive achievements for families. The programs include individual support, small groups, courses (such as 1-2-3 Magic) and seminars. PPI is delivered in partnership with Pottsville Preschool.

Please contact the Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre Manager to discuss your family’s areas of interest and needs.
Angela: 02 6676 4555

Brighter Futures

Brighter Futures (BF) is an early intervention program which aims to support mums, pregnant mums, dads and children from birth to 8 years of age by identifying and building on their family's strengths. This program is administered by the Consortium of Neighbourhood Centres – Far North Coast , and in the Tweed Shire, is placed at the Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre (PBNC). BF Family Development Workers support families by: linking them with other services they may need; helping them to access quality children's services; helping with transport; running parenting programs; and making home visits. People eligible for this program will have children from birth to 8 years of age and present with any number of challenges in life, including: a lack of support from family or friends; feelings of isolation; needing help with parenting or supervision; mental health issues; learning difficulties or behaviour problems; drug or alcohol problems; violence in the family; problems managing child behaviour.

If you would like to know more about this program, ring the BF staff at PBNC BF Outlet on 02 6676 2277.

If you are seeking information or support on other family matters, contact the PBNC on 026676 4555.

The BF program is voluntary and is made possible by funding from the NSW Department of Community Services
 

Northern Rivers AS Network - Support Groups for Austism and Aspergers

AS Network Home Page - http://northernriversasnetwork.wordpress.com/ - Click to view
This website lists AS support groups meeting in the northern rivers region. This encompasses the Tweed, Byron, Ballina and Lismore areas.
They also post information on workshops and talks relevant to autism, aspergers, PDDNOS and other spectrum conditions and list local services.





Pottsville Beach Public School
Pottsville Beach Public School is a dynamic and innovative school providing a wide range of exciting and engaging activities catering for the needs of all students.  The school is modern and fully air-conditioned creating an idllyllic environment which enhances a students learning.

For further information please visit www.pottsville-p.schools.nsw.edu.au or contact the school on 02 6676 1161

 

Pottsville Community Preschool Inc.
The Pottsville Community Preschool is a small, family-centred service with a personal feel.  Families can look forward to a friendly, dynamic preschool where their input is welcomed. Children are respected both as individuals and as members of the wider community. 

The preschool is a community-based, parent-managed service.

For further information please email pottsvillepreschool@bigpond.com or contact the preschool on 02 6676 1448