Girls with Autism
You're not alone
This group continues to meet but because of COVID restrictions, the group numbers are limited and strict protocols are in place in the youth centre.
6 pm to 8 pm
Every Thursday during school terms
MYST Springwood Youth Centre
59 Springwood Avenue, Springwood
A group for girls with autism ages 14 to 24 to get togeher, have some fun, talk about our lives and listen to others.
This group is not a free activity but is an NDIS funded group. Participants need to have NDIS funding to attend the group.
Before attending, interested participants need to make contact and fill out a referral form prior to the start of the term.
Contact: 4760 4642 or email email@example.com or express your interest online at https://able2.net.au/girls-with-autism-gwa/
Dementia Carers Support Group
As at 26 Aug 2020 this group is meeting via zoom. Contact 4751 3033 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
10 am to 12 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month
(Contact the Centre for confirmation on dates and locations as they are subject to change.)
Raymond Street, Springwood
Caring for someone with Dementia? Are they living with you, living with others, now in a residential setting, or perhaps your caring role has recently past?
'You don't have to feel alone'.
Friendly Blue Mountains wide group welcomes everyone, offers useful information and resources, guest speakers and opportunities for informal mentoring, social support and networking.
Cost: Gold coin donation is appreciated but not compulsory, to help cover cost of morning tea - and transport is avaialbe if needed to attend
More info: 4751 3033 or email@example.com
rers 10.15 am to 1 pm
Last Friday of each month
Blue Mountains Women's Health & Resource Centre,
124 Lurline Street, Katoomba
A free group for women who are looking after someone with mental health issues.
This is a group where women can gain information, share resources and get emotional support in an easy relaxed atmosphere.
More info: 4782 5133
Springwood Community Garden - Working Bees
The Working Bees are continuing to operate during COVID-19
From 9.30 am
Every Wednesday and Saturday morning
Springwood Community Garden
168 Hawkesbury Road, Springwood
We have working bees on-site from 9.30am every Wednesday and Saturday morning. Meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the 2nd Wedneday of the month at the Drop-In Centre.
For further information call CatholicCare Springwood Drop-In Centre on 8843 2545 or visit us at 3/163 Macquarie Road Springwood.
Mental Health Support Group
1 to 3 pm
First Saturday of each month
Mid Mountains Hub
9 New Street, Lawson
During COVID-19 group is being held via the Virtual Community Room
Text or email Tash for details of how to join or for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This group is for people who are living with a mental health issue and the people who support them. It is a safe place to share stories, talk strategies and gaininsight and understanding of mental health. It is a place to give and gain support and build connections.
Contact Natasha by text on 0421 774 342 or by email at email@example.com.
Springwood Anxiety Support Group
Due to COVID-19, no meeting in August, but resuming from 26 September 2020
10 am to 12 pm
Every 4th Saturday of the month
Springwood Uniting Church (enter from first door to the right)
4 Lewin Street, Springwood
WayAhead’s Springwood Anxiety Support Group is run by Colin and Thomas and the groups are usually comprised of a small number of people who come together to share personal experiences and information in a safe, friendly and supportive environment.
Cost: Free and no need to book attendance