Council office closure

for Australia Day 2024 public holiday

Central Coast Council offices will be closed on Friday 26 January for the Australia Day public holiday, and re-opening Monday 29 January 2024.

24 January 2024

 

WE CARE CONNECT is a volunteer-powered local charity rehoming quality preloved children's essentials with families who need them most.

 

75% of requests for help have come from sole-parent families, of which 45% have experienced family violence, 53% have long-term illness or disability, and 15% are facing homelessness.

 

Thanks to We Care Connect, students will arrive at their new year at school with the back-to-school packs, which include a new backpack, lunchbox, drink bottle and school supplies.

 

David Harris Member for Wyong said, “It is important for students to have these supplies when attending throughout their school years and We Care Connect volunteers are doing a great job in supporting those families in need across the Central Coast”.

 

If you can held a child with the basic essentials to start the new school year, you can donate new school items at one of the We Care Connect's drop off locations:

 

Avoca Beach Bowling Club

 

Wyong Rugby League Club

 

Bateau Bay Bowling Club

 

Budgewoi Soccer Club

 

Canton Beach Sports Club

 

Wyong Bowling Club

 

Wallarah Bay Recreation Club.

 

Visit We Care Connect for more information about local kids living in poverty.

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