Our school holiday programs include exciting excursions, workshops, activities and games.
Our Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) services provide children with recreation-based activities that emphasise social interaction and a sense of fun in a safe and secure environment.
Our Early Learning Centres offer a safe, secure and stimulating environment for your child.
WCS facilitates several paint and play sessions out in the community.
We use My Family Lounge, an online booking management system, for enrolments and bookings across all our education and care services.
We are seeking expressions of interest from current and recent service users of WCS Early Learning Centres and OSHC to join the Children's Services user engagement reference group.
Answers to frequently asked questions about enrolments, bookings, the Child Care Subsidy and payments.
YET is a youth engagement and outreach service for South Canberra, Woden and Weston Creek regions of the ACT run in partnership with Woden Community Service and Anglicare ACT.
Raw Potential is a youth outreach program for young people 12-25 years of age, experiencing, or at risk of homelessness.
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New Path provides early intervention support to help people tackle severe mental health issues before they become a longer-term problem.
Continuity of Support (CoS) provides ongoing assistance to people who were accessing specific mental health services discontinued in 2019 and who are not eligible for NDIS.
Transition to Recovery (TRec) is an intensive outreach program to assist people to transition to the community following an acute episode of mental illness and to prevent relapse.
The Way Back Support Service supports people following a suicide attempt so they can take action to stay safe.
SC SUSD is a short-term community managed mental health service providing 2-weeks of residential and then 4-weeks of community outreach support.
WCS provides coordination, one-on-one support & group activities under NDIS packages, including for people with a severe and persistent psychosocial disability.
Our home support services assist you to remain living at home & in your community; working with you to meet your changing needs and maintain your independence.
Our friendly & reliable transport team take you to medical appointments, shopping and social events; offering a door to door service for a small contribution.
We have a wide range of social groups to choose from including lunch groups, walking groups and outings to local and interstate venues.
We provide specialist and intensive assistance to help people in the care finder target population (senior Australians who need intensive support).
Our team works with people whose tenancy is at risk or who are facing barriers in establishing a private tenancy. Referrals are through OneLink.
OneLink can connect you to a wide range of support services including services for families and young people, and services for people who are homeless.
We help older people who are not in sustainable housing, are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
The Little Pantry is a place where you can go in times of need. You can visit us and choose a small number of non-perishable foods and personal items.
The Community Assistance and Support Program (CASP) aims to enhance your health and wellbeing, and facilitate your independence and participation in the community.
Our Community Development Program fosters community connection, participation and inclusion.
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Social Enterprise is our newest social initiative that aims to equip young individuals facing barriers to employment with on-the-job training and competencies in a supported enviroment.
The Seniors Expo in Autumn, COTA ACT’s first major event in 2023, will be presented on Wednesday 15 March 2023, between 10:00 am and 3:30 pm in the Budawang Pavilion and Parkes Room, located near the front entrance gates to Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC), off Flemington Road in Mitchell, ACT.
This expo is designed to inspire, inform and foster social connections, and create the opportunity for over 136 stallholders representing business, government agencies and community organisations, to forge strong and effective links with older Canberrans.
Come and visit Woden Community Service’s community stall and learn more about the new care finder program that provide specialist assistance to help older people in need of intensive support to get the aged care services to which they are entitled.
If you know of someone who you think may need intensive support, please contact our care finder team at (02) 6147 3314 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You will need to register (below) to be able to access the casual booking calendar to book for the School Holiday Program. Instructions on how to register can be found here.Enrol Now