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 playgroups 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.
Find out about activities and groups.
Family Case Management team provides support to families who are experiencing challenges and need some additional assistance.
Support designed for participants with psychosocial disabilities to increase their independence, social participation, and economic participation.
Support designed to help participants use their NDIS plan to connect with services and pursue their goals.
Dedicated support workers who will assist you to work towards your goals through regular emotional, social, and practical support.
Our fun and engaging speech therapy services are now available for children 2 to 12 years who need help with speaking, listening and communication.
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.
Join or just participate in fun and social activities.
Woden Community Service’s partnership with Westfield Woden has created a central, versatile and inclusive space that fosters community connection, collaboration and the delivery of essential services.
The ACE Skills for Life is a free program which provides participants with foundational language, literacy, numeracy and digital skills training in a supported learning environment.
When an individual joins the Woden Community Service’s Social Enterprise program, they work to acquire various employment capabilities pertaining to catering, professional cleaning and gardening services via theoretical classroom sessions, in-house practical training, and external onsite work exposure.
These capabilities empower the vulnerable young people to get core skills required to get entry and mid-level jobs at government and private organisations post completion of their tenure with WCS.
Training modules are tailored to make individuals market ready as per their capabilities and needs. Apart from technical skills, individuals also receive training to develop or enhance their soft skills.
During training, these individuals are placed in WCS’s Social Enterprise service lines to get paid practical job experience at internal and external client sites.
Get in touch with us today – contact amit.makkar.@wcs.org.au for more information.
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