Home-Start Nyngan Cobar Warren
(Home-Start Family Services)
(Home-Start Western Area Inc.)
P O Box 311 Nyngan  NSW  2825

Manager : Debbie Roach                                                        
Family Worker : Cristine Bartley                                             Ph:    (02) 6832 1905   

50 Cobar Street, Nyngan NSW                                                           Fax:  (02) 6832 2905             


Email:  Debbie Roach: debbie@homestartwestern.com.au 

Mobile: 0409314281    

Email:  Cristine Bartley: cris@homestartwestern.com.au         

Mobile: 0427839114 

Interested in finding out more?

* about getting  some friendly help from Home-Start,                   
* or about becoming a volunteer with Home-Start and helping a family 
just call or email Debbie or Cristine

Office days are: 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am-5pm: 
Friday 9am - 1pm

Five fabulous new volunteers have completed the Volunteer Preparation Course in Nyngan.  They have graduated ready to support local parents with children 0-5 years.
Here they are cutting the Graduation cake...  Karen, Fiona, Di, Wen and Ros.

Call for Volunteers:
Can You Help?

Do you have a few hours to spare? 
Volunteers needed for Warren - to home visit families with small children to offer friendship and practical support - training and support provided

Volunteers also needed for Nyngan, Cobar and Warren to assist with playgroups and parent groups (ie oversee children alongside Family Worker - extra hands and eyes)

We are extremely grateful for the support of:

Families NSW for funding our Family Worker/Capacity Building.

Red Cross Warren & Macquarie for their donations to allow Volunteer Home visits to continue in Warren.

FRRR - Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal gifted $11,000 to purchase learning resources and toys for Nyngan and Warren playgroups.

Regular events

Gumbuya Playgroup in Nyngan 
fortnightly on Wednesdays during school terms  at the Home-Start House. 

Gindari Supported Playgroup in Warren  fortnightly on Thursdays at the Local Aboriginal Land Council Buildings

All Playgroups run from 
10am to 12 noon

Time for Mums To Talk (parenting group for mums with baby's & children up to 3 years)
Monthly - every 3rd Friday in Cobar
                - every 4th Friday in Nyngan
10am to 12 noon

Dates for your diary

National Playgroup Week Activities (more info to come)

All sessions offered to parents and children are FREE, so come along, take time out and enjoy being with other parents, children and friendly support.


If you would like more information about receiving support, becoming a volunteer, referral, starting a Home-Start Program in your area, or you would like to make a donation to help Home-Start continue it’s work with families and children, please call or email your local Home-Start scheme, or call our National office on: Phone: 02 49529488