Our groups are developed in direct response to gaps in services in the area, feedback from members of the local community and other community service interagencies.

For our updated ‘Tools for Parents’ workshop calendar July 2020-June 2021 please click here. For our July 2021– June 2022 calendar please click here. Our ‘Tools for Parents’ program is generously funded through the Department of Social Services, however, please note that the calendar does not contain all the groups and workshops that will run at RCSI.

For a more comprehensive listing please see the full table below.

 

All groups are FREE unless stipulated on the flyer.

 

To download a pdf flyer for more information on any of these groups just click on the name of the group. 

 

Would like to suggest a group? E-mail us– click here

 

To book in for any of these: Call 4588 3502 Mon – Thursday or e-mail: admin@rcsi.ngo.org.au

 

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To Book in for any of these groups: Call 4588 3502 Mon – Thursday or e-mail: admin@rcsi.ngo.org.au

Richmond Community

Services Inc.

Groups & Workshops

Responding to the needs of the community

Richmond Community Services Inc. & Neighbourhood Centre

20 West Market Street

P O Box 260

Richmond NSW 2753

Tel: (02) 4588 3502       Fax: (02) 4578 3322

All groups are postponed until further notice due to Covid restrictions

WE ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID LOCKDOWN

Our services will be limited according to COVID guidelines and restrictions.

IN THE MEANTIME, STAFF ARE WORKING FROM HOME AND CAN BE CONTACTED BY PHONE/EMAIL:

General:0481 944 920 or               4588 3502 admin@rcsi.ngo.org.au

Family Support:                               4588 3504  familysupport@rcsi.ngo.org.au

Neighbour Aid:                                   4578 3934  neighbouraid@rcsi.ngo.org.au

ALL GROUP/WORKSHOP ACTIVITIES ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

These are some other emergency numbers you may need:

Lifeline                                                         13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service                     1300 659 467

Kids Helpline                                              1800 55 1800

Mensline                                                      1300 789 978

Parentline                                                    1300 1300 52

Elder Abuse Helpline                              1800 628 221

Domestic Violence Line                        1800 656 463

Workshop/ Group:

Details

Date(s):

Time(s):

Parent Connect Group

WTH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-8years

Term 3: 19th July, 2nd, 16th & 30th August & 13th Sept 2021

Term 4: 11th & 25th October, 8th & 22nd November & 6th December 2021

10am—12noon

Kids Sleeping Well—Tactics for Parents

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 21st July 2021

10am-12.30pm

Communication Skills for Couples

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Ongoing

3 x Saturdays:

7th, 14th & 21st August  2021

10am-12.30pm

Calm Kids

For primary school kids aged 7-9years

Ongoing

4 x Mondays

23rd & 30th August, 6th & 13th September 2021

3.30—5pm

Encouraging Kids Development & Self-Esteem

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 18th August 2021

6.30-9pm

Tackling Sibling Rivalry

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 15th September 2021

6.30-9pm

Helping Teens with Anxiety & Depression

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of teens

Weds 6th October 2021

6.30-9pm

Toddler Behaviour - Tactics for Parents

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 13th October 2021

10am-12.30pm

Keeping Your Cool with Your Kids

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Ongoing

3 x Saturdays:

9th, 16th & 23rd October  2021

10am-12.30pm

Older, Wiser & Well Connected

For people 60 years and over

Ongoing fortnightly

3 x Mondays

18th October, 1st & 15th November 2021

10am-12.30pm

RCSI’s AGM—celebrating 41 years

WE MAY HAVE TO HOLD THIS AS AN ONLINE EVENT

For anyone

RSVP essential

Tuesday 19th October 2021

WE MAY HAVE TO HOLD THIS AS AN ONLINE EVENT

If feasible, Will be held across the road at St Andrew’s Church Auditorium, (opposite RCSI, next to the church), West Market St, Richmond, NSW 2753

1.30pm

Navigating Grief & Loss

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

Grieving adults

Weds 20th October 2021

10am—12noon

Talking & Listening with Your Kids

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 3rd November  2021

6.30-9pm

Be a Great Dad!

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 24th November  2021

6.30-9pm

2022

Music Together

Dads, Mums and

pre-school children

6 x Tuesdays

15th & 22nd February, 1st, 15th, 22nd & 29th March 2022

9.30-11am

Helping The Anxious Child

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 23rd February 2022

10am-12.30pm

ADHD Diagnosis - Next Steps

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Monday 28th  February 2022

9.30am—1pm

Early Parenthood & Its Challenges

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Ongoing

2 x Saturdays:

5th & 12th March 2022

10am-12.30pm

Building Emotional Intelligence in Your Kids

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 2nd March 2022

6.30-9pm

Autism Spectrum Diagnosis - Next Steps

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Monday 14th March 2022

9.30am—1pm

Parenting with Anxiety

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers

Wednesday 16th March 2022

9.30—12noon

Oppositional Defiance Disorder - Help for Parents

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Monday 28th March 2022

9.30am—1pm

Encouraging & Teaching Resilience for Your Kids

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 6th April  2022

6.30-9pm

Stress Management for Dads

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads

 

2 x Wednesdays

27th April & 11th May 2022

6.30-9pm

Calm Kids

For primary school kids aged 10-12years

Ongoing 4 x Wednesdays

2nd, 9th, 16th &23rd May 2022

3.30—5pm

Navigating Your Childs Anxiety through Primary School

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 4th May  2022

6.30-9pm

Supporting Parents & Kids through Separation

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Ongoing

2 x Saturdays:

7th & 14th May 2022

10am-12.30pm

Stress Management for Mums

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Mums

 

2 x Mondays

9th & 23rd May  2022

9.30am-12noon

Coping with Anxiety & Panic Attacks

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

Adults with anxiety and panic attacks

3 weeks ongoing Tuesdays

17th, 24th & 31st May 2022

9.30am—12.30pm

Be a Great Dad!

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 18th May  2022

6.30-9pm

Beating Bullying

WITH FREE CHILDCARE

For Dads and Mums/

primary carers of children aged 0-12 years

Weds 1st June  2022

6.30-9pm