• Social Support

    Social Support

    Sometimes referred to as "Neighbour Aid", this is a Social Support Program that is used irregularly by clients.  All these services are reliant on the availability, capacity and generosity of our NRCA volunteers and arranged through our Social Support Co-ordinator.

    Our Social Support Co-ordinator, Kirby will be happy to help you

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  • Client Care Co-ordination

    Client Care Co-ordination

    We are a resource to local elderly residents and their concerned families and carers. We offer consultation assistance, to help you navigate the numerous options and entitlements available to you through the Aged Care system. Our Coordinator can provide you with information, referrals, counselling and advocacy, directing you to the

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  • Shopping Program

    Shopping Program

    NRCA's Shopping Program provides our clients with hands-on assistance to do their shopping, run personal errands and makes the exercise an enjoyable social outing.  The need for this service is not limited to just supermarket shopping as often clients wish to pay bills at the post office or visit their

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  • Computer Classes

    Computer Classes

    Society as a whole, and individuals within society, are being significantly affected by IT. In a society that claims to offer equality of opportunity, there is a need for equity of access to information, and hence to the infrastructure whereby information is accessed. Currently, the Internet and the world-wide web

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  • Multicultural Mothers Group

    Multicultural Mothers Group

    Friday mornings during School Term weeks

    These regular gatherings are open to mothers in the community and their bubs aged 0-5 years.  It is an opportunity for local mothers, irrespective of language and cultural background, to gather, chat, make new friends, exchange mothering tips or simply enjoy a cup of

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  • Social Events & Groups

    Social Events & Groups

    We offer a calendar of social gatherings including lunches, morning teas and outings by bus. Transport is organised and we offer a variety of nutritious home cooked meals. Nothing like getting out of the house and meeting old and new friends for companionship and conversation.

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  • Linen Program

    Linen Program

    Nothing like crispy clean sheets and towels professionally laundered.

    The Linen Program is a fortnightly service which operates through the generosity of professionally laundered manchester provided by Alsco Linen Service. Volunteers will visit client’s homes to strip and remake the bed and replace towels.

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  • Food Relief

    Food Relief

    NRCA operates an emergency food program  sustained through donations of non perishable food items from caring local residents, church and community groups. Through their generosity we are able to provide food items to the disadvantaged within our community. Low-income families and individuals can face chronic and/or acute shortages of funds

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North Ryde Community Aid & Information Centre Inc. (NRCA) are a not for profit organisation reliant on government funding and community generosity to deliver a range of services and assistance to the socially and financially disadvantaged in our community.

Our staff and volunteers are committed to the well being, independence and engagement of our communities aged, disadvantaged and disabled residents.


We look forward to being of assistance to you, give us a call on 9888 3380 or visit us at the Centre

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