COVID-19 Response Update

Following the NSW Department of Health’s stay-at-home orders and extended restrictions, our premises and group programs will be closed until further notice. This includes: 

  • After school, weekend and school holiday programs, 
  • Social and Wellbeing group programs, 
  • Dementia support group programs, 
  • Playgroup and parenting support programs, 
  • Group transport and bus hire. 

Our premises will be closed until further notice. While we won’t be physically present, we are here and available. We are committed to safely supporting you to have a healthy and fulfilling life in the community. Our dedicated staff will continue to provide essential services, including: 

  • Home Cuisine: Meals delivered to your door 
  • Individual Shopping: Delivered to your door or accompanied in a private car 
  • Individual Transport: Door to door medical transport  
  • One-on-One Support: in-home visits and individual supports  

All staff and volunteers are following strict hygiene standards and safe visiting practices, as advised by the NSW Department of Health. 

We are monitoring the situation closely and will continue to provide you with updates on our services. For the latest news and updates regarding COVID-19, visit the NSW Department of Health website 

If you or a loved one are feeling concerned, need a little more support or have a question, contact us on 02 9302 3600. 

OUR SERVICES

Our services are open in a new and more personalised way. These services focus on personalised support and connection through individual supports and small groups in the community and the home. Our approach will continue to meet your needs while ensuring all safe visiting practices and hygiene standards are adhered to.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact us on 02 9302 3600 or email info@holdsworth.org.au 

OUR PREMISES & VENUE HIRE

Our Holdsworth Street Community Centre and Gaden are closed until further notice.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Misinformation and false news around COVID-19 can be harmful. Only take your information about Covid-19 from official sources. Here is some useful information and resources around Coronavirus (COVID-19): 

Federal Government Of Australia

Department of Health

National Coronavirus Information Hotline 1800 020 080 (24 hours, 7 days)

NDIS Advice including audio options

Federal Government of Australia’s mental health support information

NDIS Easy Read Covid-19 Information

Tips for people living with dementia

Tips for carers, families and friends of people living with dementia 

We also recommend completing this training around Covid-19 which covers the fundamentals of infection control and prevention:

https://covid-19training.gov.au/register.html

 

We understand that right now is a particularly difficult time and can affect your mental health. Please see this list of services that you can contact if you need some assistance.

Here are some useful resources to keep the whole family entertained while at home: 

Here are some other resources you might find helpful:

We would love to see what you get up to! Share your photos and creations with us on Facebook (facebook.com/holdsworthcommunity) or Instagram (@holdsworthcommunity) – DM us, tag us or comment on our latest post!

 

For the latest updates, follow us:

www.facebook.com/holdsworthcommunity

www.facebook.com/holdsworthplaygroup

CALL OUT FOR SURGICAL MASKS

We are still open and expanding our individual support services and we are in urgent need of unopened/sealed surgical masks so we can continue our frontline assistance.

Please drop masks to reception at 64 Holdsworth St, Woollahra or give Judy a call on 02 9302 3600.

 

COVID-19 TRAINING

We thoroughly recommend completing this training around Covid-19 which covers the fundamentals of infection control and prevention:

https://covid-19training.gov.au/register.html