Guiding the Lithgow Community

Community Development

Community Development Services

Community Hub

The Community Hub is a space to connect with information and referral agencies, to hear about local events and to develop ideas about how to better serve the Lithgow Community, through Volunteering or Community Development.

LINC offers free community services: 

Bowenfels Community Hub Programs During School Terms

As a community hub we are always seeking volunteers to support our range of programs – for current vacancies please feel free to call us on (02) 6352 2077 for more information.
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Community Conversations

The Community Hub is interested in what is important to the people living in the Lithgow LGA. The Hub regularly attends events on the street to ASK people about their hopes and aspirations for the community. It also runs in-depth Community Conversations to find out what is important to the people who live here.

This information is used to create public knowledge about how the community feels and informs our programs and practice.

Community Interagency Dates

The Lithgow Community Interagency is a network of local organisations and services that meet bi-monthly at LINC to share information network and develop partnerships.

1 Padley Street, Lithgow or via ZOOM
12noon to 2pm


Community Café

This group is run by volunteers for community members to connect together over a café style environment.

Starting the 9th of November.

Thursday’s weekly, 12:30 to 2:30pm in the LINC Hall.

A variety of items will be available on the day, examples may include:

  • Toasted Sandwiches 
  • Teas & Coffee
  • Sweets
  • Raisin Toast

If you’d like to make some new friendships and connections come and join us, no bookings required.

$5 for toastie or cake and a coffee combo or Bring your own lunch!

Community Events

LINC works to promote events happening right across the community, so that you can get involved, get heard or just get connected. Events include:

  • Fetes, Festivals and Family Days
  • Sports & Music Events
  • Charity & Fundraising Events
  • Food & Drink events
  • Competitions and games events
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Aboriginal Legal Service
282 Howick Street, Bathurst 2795
Tel: 6330 7900
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
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Aboriginal Health Worker Chronic & Complex Care
Lithgow Community Health Centre
Col Drew Drive Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6350 2570
Contact: Kaysan

Building Strong Foundations (BSF)
Lithgow Community Health Centre
Col Drewe Drive, Bowenfels 2790
Tel: (02) 6350 2750
All new referrals 1800 222 608
Contact: Annette – Aboriginal Health Worker
Mob: 0407 595 475
Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.00pm
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programme providing support for Aboriginal Children (0-5years), Families and Community

First Nations Women’s Legal Contact Line
Tel:;1800 639 784
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30am-12.30pm
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First Peoples Disability Network (Australia)
PO Box A2265, Sydney South 1235
Tel: (02)  9267 4195
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Gorrie Ban
Fatima Hall, Great Western Highway, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 1466 Mondays only after 12.00 noon
Mob: 0408 254 144 
Contact: Christine Knott  
Mondays only after 12.00 noon

Mingaan Aboriginal Corporation
Royal Hotel, Hartley Historic Site
Tel: 6355 2491
Contact: Helen Riley
Meetings held 12 noon -1pm on the second Saturday of each month.

Mingaan Wiradjuri Aboriginal Corporation
PO Box 3123 Bowenfels
Tel: 6352 2473
Office hours 9am – 5pm  Tuesday and Wednesday

New Careers for Aboriginal People (NCAP)
Tel: 13 28 11
The NSW Department of Education is committed to improving the vocational outcomes and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people so that they excel and achieve in every aspect of their education and training.
In line with this policy, Training Services NSW has created the Aboriginal Initiatives unit to manage a number of programs. These programs focus on providing workplace mentoring, improving access to employment and training and creating business opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

NSW Aboriginal Safe Gambling
Tel: 1800 752 948 State-wide service
Office hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday

One Mob
Address: Wallerawang Bike Club next door to the Old Post Office
Mobile: 0405 375 007 (via SMS or voice mail only)
Contact: Cyan Towers
Hours: Leave message via Voice, SMS or Email
Meetings: Last Saturday of the month at 3pm
Forming connections with all Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders in our community, inclusive of any background, gathering on Wiradjuri Country, and who supports and  networks with other groups locally – for the wellbeing of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, inclusiveness is Key.


  • Black Gold Country Cabins 6355 7305
  • Bowen Inn Motel 6352 5111
  • Bushman’s Motor Inn  6352 1655
  • Commercial Hotel Motel 6351 2312
  • Lithgow Valley Motel  6351 2334
  • Lithgow Workies Club Motel  6350 7777
  • Parkside Lodge Motel  6351 2871
  • Zig Zag Motel  6352 2477

Luxury Suites, Cabins & Health Resorts

  • Blue Mountains Japanese Bathhouse  6352 3122
  • Eagle View Escape 6355 6311
  • Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley 6350 1800
  • Seclusions  6355 6300
  • The Old Postie, Lidsdale 0407 419 180

Self-Contained Cottages and Cabins

  • 52 On Mort  0421 642 699
  • Apartments on Main  0421 642 699
  • Black Gold Country Cabins 6355 7305
  • Blue Hills Farm Retreat 6355 2179
  • Capertee/Glen Davis Accommodation 9958 3254
  • Commercial Hotel Apartment 6351 2312
  • Exchange on Main Serviced Apartments 0417 946 415
  • Glen Davis Works 9958 3254
  • Glenroy Cabins 6355 2186
  • Hartley Historic Cottages 6355 2117
  • Hatters Hideout :6355 2777
  • Jenolan Cabins 6335 6239
  • Jenolan Caves House 1300 763 311
  • Kookawood 0418 105 543
  • Lithgow Apartments 0421 642 699
  • Lithgow Tourist and Van Park  6351 4350
  • Lynton Court Apartments 0408 695 958
  • Mountain View Escape 0412 108 596
  • Newnes Hotel Cabins  6355 1247
  • Parkside Lodge Motel  6351 2871
  • Royal Hotel Wallerawang Cabins 6355 7023
  • SIAS  6355 1619
  • Sunnybloom Cottages  6351 2478
  • Tarana Hotel Cabins  6337 5841
  • The Railway Station at Rydal  6355 6368
  • The Old Postie, Lidsdale 0407 419 180
  • Wombat Hilltop Cottages  6358 8211

Bed & Breakfasts

  • Comet Inn  6355 2247
  • Lansallos B&B  6379 7767
  • Mt. Haven Bed & Breakfast 6359 5269 or 0418 267 054

Hotels & Hotel/Motels

  • Alexander Hotel/Motel Rydal 6355 6208
  • Commercial Hotel  Lithgow 6351 2312
  • Commercial Hotel/Motel Wallerawang 6355 1089
  • Coronation Hotel Portland 0460 971 163
  • Court House Hotel Lithgow 6351 3234
  • Hampton Halfway House  6359 3302
  • Lansdowne Hotel  Lithgow 6351 3045
  • Lithgow Valley Motel 6351 2334
  • Royal Hotel Wallerawang 6355 7023
  • Tattersalls Hotel Lithgow 0448 244 318
  • The Gaudry, Lithgow 6351 3335

Caravan Parks & Camping Grounds

  • Baal Bone Gap Camping Ground NPWS 1300 072 757
  • Black Gold Country Cabins 6355 7305
  • Blue Hills Farm Retreat 6355 2179
  • Coorongooba Camp Ground 6370 9000
  • Deep Pass Camp Ground NPWS 1300 072 757
  • Dunns Swamp Camp Ground 6370 9000
  • The Diggings &  Woolshed Flat Campgrounds 4787 8877
  • Flat Rock Camp Ground 1300 760 276
  • Glen Davis Camp Ground 1300 760 276
  • Glenroy Camp Ground  6355 2186
  • Lake Lyell Recreation Area  6355 6347
  • Lithgow Tourist and Van Park  6351 4350
  • Lockyers Head Track Camp Ground 1300 760 276
  • Marys Park 1300 760 276
  • Newnes Camp Ground 4787 8877
  • Sunny Corner Campground 1300 760 276
  • Sunny Corner Arboretum 1300 760 276


  • Blue Hills Farm Stay Retreat  6355 2179
  • Brook Cottage  0429 482 933

Group Accommodation

  • Glen Davis Boutique Hotel 6379 7372
  • Rydal Mount Retreat Centre 6355 6368
  • Self Realization Sevalight Centre 0415 543 473

Boomerang Bags Lithgow
LINC Building Hall
1 Padley St. Lithgow 2790
Mobile: 0424 552 849
Contact: Carol Stevens
Meetings: Every Friday 10.30am to 2.30pm
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Boomerang Bags is a group of local volunteers who use upcycled and donated materials to make reusable shopping bags. New members welcome, sewing skill not essential.

Freemasons NSW & ACT
Tel: 1800 803 354

Home Library Service
Lithgow Library Learning Centre’
157 Main St, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 9100
Books & other library materials can be delivered to your home.

Jim Robson Aquatic Centre
Indoor heated pool
Tel: 6352 9160
George Coates Avenue
Contact staff to enquire about aqua aerobics & learn to swim classes
Hours: 6am – 7pm Monday to Friday; 8am – 4pm weekends

Kandos Rylstone Men’s Shed Inc.
65 Davies Rd Kandos
Tel: 6379 6163
Contact: Fred Hoy
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 12 noon

Lithgow Community Choir
Tel: 0488 067 746
Contact: Rowen anytime
Practice sessions:  Are held in the LINC building Hall, 1 Padley Street, Lithgow at 7.30pm to 9pm Wednesday evenings.
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Lithgow Community Choir welcomes all people of all ages and experience levels.

LithGrow Community Garden
Cnr. Hoskins Avenue & Roy Streets, Lithgow
PCYC Lithgow
Tel: 0419 469 230
Meeting times: Please call for times
Community produce garden and social meeting place for all members of the community. Disability access available.
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Lithgow District Garden Club
PO Box 498 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3352
Meetings: 1st Monday of each month at 2pm in Hoskins Church Hall, in Bridge St, Lithgow with interesting speakers. Members enjoy rambles locally, afar and overnight trips.

Lithgow Men’s Shed
1 Fred Burley Drive
Tel: 6352 5184 clubroom
Contact: Terry Tonkin 0423 738 639
Hours: 9:30am – 3pm Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Lithgow Show Society
P.O. Box 3052 Bowenfels 2790
Tel: 6353 1775
Contact: Secretary
Lithgow Agricultural Show is held in March.

Lithgow Vintage Motor Club Inc.
PO Box 158 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 3735
Contact: Secretary Ian Reynolds
Meetings: 3rd Monday of the month except December at the Lithgow Workmen’s Club at 7:30pm. Outings held on the Sunday following the meeting and every 2nd Thursday of the month

Portland & District Olympic Pool
67 Williwa St Portland 2847
Tel: 6355 4273

Portland Men’s Shed Inc.
Cnr Kiln & Villiers Sts, Portland 2847
Contact: Coordinator Norman Richardson 0419 644 155
Alternative Contact: Peter Hayman 0427 555 308
Meetings: Tuesdays & Wednesday 10am-3pm; Saturdays 10pm-3pm

Portland Spring Fair Committee
PO Box 40 Portland 2847
Tel: 0467 590 648
Contact: Barbara Bretherton

Wallerawang Memorial Men’s Shed
Corner Tweedie and Commons Streets, Wallerawang 2845
Tel: 0448 926 621
Contact: Ian McMillan (Secretary)
Meetings: 10am to 2pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays

15 -17 Vale St Portland NSW2847
Tel: 0409 053 153 – BJ or 0452139734 – Pat
Contact: BJ Graham and Patrick Smith

Beehive Re-Creative Centre
Uniting Church Parish Centre
43 Bridge Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3134
Office hours: 9.30am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday
Contact: Colleen Mahon
Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays for 8 weeks during school terms; Evening classes Wednesdays; Bushwalking Fridays.
Education, social, art and craft activities

Reading Writing Hotline
Tel: 1300 655 506
For help with reading, writing & basic maths.

Tel: 13 16 01 for course information
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
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TAFE Western – Lithgow College
2 Hill Street, Lithgow 2790
PO Box 297 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 0444
Course info 131601
Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pn, Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
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Council on the Ageing NSW (COTA NSW)
Tel: 1800 449 102
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm
COTA NSW works to empower people through advocacy and information to create an age-inclusive NSW.

Disability Advocacy NSW / Advocacy Law Alliance Inc.
Room 10, 96 Russell St, Bathurst 2795
Tel: 6332 2100 or 1300 365 085
Hours: From 9am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday
Contact: Eveleen May
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Lithgow Aged Care Ltd Auxiliary
38 Maple Crescent, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6353 1005
President: Elizabeth Clarke
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 2pm at Lithgow Aged Care, 38 Maple Crescent, Lithgow with the aim of raising money for Lithgow Aged Care. Volunteers welcome

Council for Intellectual Disability
Tel: 1800 424 065
Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Contact:  Information Officer
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Seniors Rights Service
Tel: 1800 424 079
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm.
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Aged Care Providers

Accessible Living Options
369 Stewart St, Bathurst 2795
Tel: 6338 2345
ALO assists frail aged people, people with disabilities and their carers to remain in their own homes.  ALO provides Case Management,  Respite  and  Compacks , a short term package of community care.

Australian Unity Home Care Service
1 Padley St
PO Box 226 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6354 0844, 6354 0841, 6354 0842

Catholic Community Service
95 Rankin Street Bathurst
Tel: 6333 4300
Hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday-Friday

Hammond Care
PO Box 1135 Bathurst 2795
Tel: 1800 826 166
Contact Jo Campbell Area Manager
Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday

Southern Cross Care NSW/ACT
Tel: Home Care Intake is 9790 9458; reception 9790 9400
Office hours:  8.30am-4.30pm Monday – Friday

72 Prince St, Orange 2800
Tel: 1800 864 846, 6393 4102
Mobile: 0400 659 969
Contact Robyn Sharp, Manager Community Development West

2 Silcock St
Tel: 6351 4887
Office hours: 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday
Respite, Social Support, Overnight Respite House subject to funding,  Flexible Respite For Ageing Parents, Carers’ Packages,  Frail Age Wednesday Day Program

Assisted Living Options
Tailoring individualised services to meet your NDIS Goals
Office Hours 9am-5pm Monday to Friday
(other times by appointment)
Phone: (0437) 924 490

Australian Unity Home Care & Disability Services
Shop 6, 4 Valley Drive, Lithgow 2790
Contact:  Leona MacDonald and Lisa Hanby
Tel: 1300 295 813

Catholic Healthcare – Community Service
51 Gorman’s Hill Road, Bathurst 2795
Tel: 6323 1650
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Hammond Care
1/98 Bentinck Street, Bathurst 2795
PO Box 1185, Bathurst 2795
Tel: 1800 826 166
Contact Client Liaison Manager
Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday
Approved provider of Home Care Packages. Approved provider of CHSP in home flexible respite. Provider of private service.

New Horizons
369 Stewart St, Bathurst 2795
Tel: 6338 2345
New Horizons is an approved provider for home care package services and can tailor your package to suit your needs.

Southern Cross Care NSW/ACT
Tel: 1800 915 850
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Uniting Carinya Orange
70 Prince St, Orange 2800
Tel: 1800 864 846 Customer Service Enquiry Line

Jodie Stewart CEO Uniting Care Lithgow
94 Main Street Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 4887
Office hours: 9am – 4pm Monday to Friday
Respite, Social Support, Overnight Respite House subject to funding, social support groups, in-home assistance with housework, assistance to access the community.

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
Tel: 1800 250 015
Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week.
Counselling & information. Call back service available.
We now offer an online ‘web-chat’ service which can be accessed via our website.

Dianella Cottage: Lives Lived Well
PO Box 1009, Katoomba 2780
Tel: 1300 727 957
Community based drug and alcohol treatment service. Services include Counselling, Group Programs and Smart Recovery.

Family Drug Support
PO Box 7363, Leura 2781
Tel: 4782 9222
Mob: 0400 113 422
Fax: 4782 9555
FDS Support Line 24/7 1300 368 182
Building the Divide Support Line 1300 884 186
Contact: Julie Clark
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm
Support Groups also available
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An online resource of the Cancer Institute of NSW for smokers who are about to quit smoking.

Lithgow Drug & Alcohol Community Counselling Service
Community Health Centre, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6350 2750
Call the Centralised Intake Line below to register and then Intake will send through referral and one of our Counsellors will contact you to offer you an appointment.
Centralised Intake line: 1300 661 050
Hours: 8.30am-5pm Monday Friday.
The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Drug and Alcohol Service offers free, non-judgemental services and treatments drug and/or alcohol use, including information and support for families.

Opiate Substitution Treatment Clinic
Community Health Centre
Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow 2790
Contact Kristy at Reception on 6350 2763
Central Referral Service (24/7 service) 1300 661 050
Office Hours: 7.45am to 4.15pm Monday to Friday
Dosing Hours: 8:00am-11:00am Monday – Sunday
Clients who have an opioid dependency can contact the clinic to be assessed regarding suitability for the program. For appointment or to make referral, contact the clinic or the Central Intake Line.
The treatment program includes: Dosing for Methadone (Methadone syrup), Buprenorphine (Subutex) and Buprenorphine/Naloxone (Suboxone) when appropriate. Medical consultations, counselling and case management, ongoing support.

Tel: 13 78 48
Quit smoking hotline
Hours: 7am-10.30pm Monday- Friday; 9am-5pm weekends & public holidays

Ted Noffs Foundation
Contact: Nathan Williams Manager Nepean, Blue Mountains
Mobile: 0447 523 018
Based at The Street University Penrith
114-116 Henry St, Penrith NSW 2750
Adolescent drug and alcohol Counselling Service, Outreach Lithgow, Portland / Blue Mountains. Services also include Aboriginal Case Management

Bowenfels Vet Clinic
1115 Great Western Highway
Tel: 6351 2500
Emergency Mobile: 0408 820 295
Web :
Contact Julie Grant
Hours: 8.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday; 8.30am to 11am Saturdays

Lithgow Animal Shelter
Tel: 6354 9999
Opening hours: 3pm to 4pm weekdays by appointment with Council Rangers. Drop off cage for strays,
Dogs available for adoption and Information about registering & micro-chipping your dog

Lithgow Veterinary Hospital
Michelle Monaghan & Associates
239 Main Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3269 a/h emergency 6351 3269 or 0418 689 770
Hours: 9am-6pm Monday to Friday, 8.30am-12 noon Saturday

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Camping, Bookings, Annual Passes, Park Tours, Park Information
Phone: 1300 072 757
Problem fauna, permits, bird and reptile licences, closures, brochures
EnviroLine Information Centre
Phone 131 555
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WIRES – Wildlife Information and Rescue Service Inc.
Tel: 1300 094 737 Central West Branch
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Adam’s Shed
Great Western Highway, Hartley
Tel: 6355 2096
Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday; 9am – 1pm Saturday; closed Sunday
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Jannei Goat Dairy
11 View Street, Lidsdale 2790
Tel: 6355 1107
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday- for cheese Tasting and sales
Animal viewing and some spring and summer baby goat patting – September to January

Closed for the month of July
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Kew-y-ahn Aboriginal Gallery
51 Old Great Western Highway
Hartley Historic Site, Hartley 2790
Tel: 6355 2117
Contact NPWS Visitors Centre
Hours Tuesday-Sunday 10am-1pm; 1.30pm-4.00pm

Talisman Gallery
Hartley Historic Village, Great Western Highway, Hartley
Mob: 0407 723 722
Contact Ron Fitzpatrick
Hours:  Open 10am – 5pm Wednesday-Sunday & on public holidays
Find us on Facebook: Talisman Gallery-Hartley

MyAged Care
Contact Centre
Tel: 1800 200 422
Hours: 8.00am-8.00pm Monday to Friday, 10.00an-2.00pm Saturday

Capertee Valley Helicopters
4675 Castlereagh Highway, Capertee 2846
Tel: 6359 0157
Mobile: 0428 639 825
Specialising in joy flights and charters in the central west

Peak Alpacas
Petrolea Hartley Vale
Tel: 6355 2180
Contact Wil King or Jo Delesantro
Hours: Open by appointment

Japanese Bath House
259 Sir Thomas Mitchell Drive, Bowenfels 2790
Tel: 6352 3122
Opening hours: 2pm-9pm Friday; 12noon-9pm Saturday; Sunday: 11am to 5pm (for day visit guests)
Bookings essential

National Hearing Centre

74 Main St

Tel: 6352 4256



Hours: 8.30am-5pm Monday-Friday

Australian Government Website
Includes all Australian government sites.
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Australian Taxation Office
Tel: 132 861
Hours: 8am-6pm Monday-Friday; 10am-4pm Saturday. closed public holidays.

Department of Human Services

Lithgow Service Centre
176 Mort Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 13 24 68
Assisted & digital services: Centrelink & Medicare: Digital services only: Child Support
Hours: 8.30am- 4.30pm Monday- Friday

Wallerawang Access Point
Council Chambers, Main St, Wallerawang 2845
Hours: 10am-1pm, 2pm-6pm Tuesday & Wednesday; 2pm-6pm Thursday & Friday

Department of Health
Tel : 1800  020 103
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Department of Home Affairs
Tel: 131 881
Hours: 8.30am- 4.30 pm Monday to Friday except public holidays.
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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Tel: I800 800 110
Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday
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Australian Passport Office

Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
Tel: 131 232
Hours: 8am-9pm Monday to Friday

Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Tel:  1800 228 333
Hours: 8.30am-5pm Monday-Friday closed public holidays.

Capertee & District Progress Assn Inc.
Mob: 0414 395 614
Contact: The Secretary
Meetings held at 3pm on the 3rd Sunday of each month.
Our Hall is available for Hire.

Capertee Valley Alliance Inc.
PO Box 83 Rylstone 2849
Tel: 6379 7767
Contact Donna Upton

Cullen Bullen Progress Association
6 Watson Ave, Cullen Bullen
Tel: 6359 0572
Contact Elaine Deveigne
Meetings held 1st Tuesday of the month. Annual meeting held in June.

Hartley District Progress Association
PO Box 372 Lithgow

Lithgow District Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 3108 Bowenfels 2790
Meetings held at 6pm on 2nd Wednesday of the month

Rydal Village Association
9 Market Street, Rydal
Tel: 6399 0501 or 0467 062 701
Contact: Secretary Holly Davenport

Blinky Bill Early Learning Portland 
Cnr Vale and Lett Streets Portland 2847
PO Box 81 Portland 2847
Tel: 6355 5833
Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Contact Tanya Rue – Director

First Grammar Lithgow
15 Bridge St
Tel: 6351 3888
Hours: 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday all year.
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HIPPY Bowenfels
Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters
94 Landa Street
Tel: 6352 4868
Mobile: 0409 362 663
Contact Coordinator
Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Lifestart – Early Childhood Early Intervention (EDEI)
94 Main Street Lithgow 2790 and 81 Henry Street Penrith 2750
Tel: New referrals – 1800 953 390; Local Office: (02) 9364 0183
Lifestart has been appointed by the National Disability Insurance Agency as the Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) partner in the community for the Lithgow area. The ECEI approach supports children 0 -6 years who have a developmental delay or disability and their family and carers. The ECEI approach supports families to help children develop the skills they need to take part in daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their life.

Noah’s Ark Babies Playgroup
Uniting Church Parish Centre 43 Bridge St, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3134
Operating Hours: 9.30am to 11.30am Mondays
Contact: Joshua Bleyerveen
Office hours: 9.30am to 12.30pm Tues, 9:30am-2:30pm Wed to Friday. Closed Mondays
Noah’s Ark Babies group is for babies and children under 2 and their parents/carers. School terms only.

Noah’s Ark Playgroup
Uniting Church Parish Centre, 43 Bridge Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3134
Contact: Joshua Bleyerveen
Operating Hours: 10am to 12 noon Mondays
Office hours: 9.30am to 12.30pm Tues, 9:30am-2:30pm Wed to Friday. Closed Mondays
Noah’s Ark Playgroup is for pre-school aged children and their parents/carers. School terms only.

SDN Children’s Services Inc. – Gumnut
21 Proto Avenue
Tel: 6352 1700; 6352 1707
Hours: 7.45am to 5.45pm Monday to Friday

Lithgow Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre
43 Main Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 2577
Contact: Mark Pascoe
Hours: Monday 8.30am – 6pm, Tuesday 8.30am to 7pm, Thursday 8.30am to 6pm, Friday 8.30am- 6pm.
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Baptist Church
1073 Great Western Highway, Bowenfels
Mob: 0418 231 810
Contact: Church Secretary
Times: Sunday 10am worship & Sunday school
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Bowenfels Presbyterian Church (Lithgow)
12 Mudgee Street
Tel: 6351 2482
Services held Sundays at 10am. Communion Services the first Sunday of each month.

Catholic Women’s League
24 Hayley St, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6353 1351
Contact Pat Okon
Meeting times: 4th Tuesday of the month at Fatima Hall at 3.00pm.

Church of the Four Square Gospel

Hosannah Christian Fellowship
Mary O’Leary Centre, Portland
Tel: 6351 4426; 6359 0747
Contact Pastor Joseph Karaka,
Meetings: 2.00pm-3.30pm Sunday

Fusion Portland Easter Family Festival
Saville Park, Portland
Tel: 6355 4104
Contact Ian & Miriam Palmer
Easter Saturday from 11am to 2pm –  a day of festivities, activities, food, craft, music and much more – all free.

Jehovah’s Witnesses
Kingdom Hall, 45 Sandford Ave
Tel: 6351 4944

Lithgow Bible Church
1 Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 1409
Times: Sunday at 10am; Kid’s Church 10.30am

Lithgow Christian Fellowship -Foursquare Gospel Church
Lot 5 Longworth Street
Tel: 6351 3950 Mobile: 0418 614 381
Contact Pastor Gary Abberton
Office hours: 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday
Sunday 10am Family service, Sunday School, communion (5.30pm when advertised.)

Lithgow Christian Life Centre
50 Musket Pde
Tel: 6351 3120
Contact Pastor Frank Zuvela
Sundays at 10am including children’s church; 6pm evening service.

Lithgow Community Church
Fatima Hall -Great Western Highway
Tel: 6351 3950-Mobile: 0418 614 381
Contact Pastor Gary Abberton
Family service 4th Sunday of every month -5.30pm-6.30pm –
An Outreach of Lithgow Christian Fellowship -Foursquare Gospel Church

Lithgow Spiritualist Centre
Spiritual Centre, 169 Mort Street
Tel: 0414 984 769, 6352 3779
Contact Val Hood, or Rev Gloria McCann
Services held 2pm on last Sunday of the month. Meditation Thursdays 1.30 ; workshops/classes : Mediumship Development
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Mt Lambie Presbyterian Church
Tel: 6351 2482
Services held 2pm on the 5th Sunday of the month

Portland Presbyterian Church
2 Vale St, Portland 2847
Tel: 6351 2482
Services held at 8.30am 2nd Sunday of February, May, August and November.

Presbyterian Men’s Leisure Group
Bowenfels Presbyterian Church
12 Mudgee Street
Tel: 6351 2482
Meetings 7pm on Wednesdays

Presbyterian Womens Association
Bowenfels Presbyterian Church
12 Mudgee Street
Tel: 6351 2482
Meetings 1.30pm on the 3rd Monday of the month

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Lidsdale St, Wallerawang 2845
Tel: 6355 5236
Contact Sister Therese Patterson or Lithgow Presbytery on 02 6351 3092
Rosary Group at 9.20am every Saturday
Mass at 10.00 am every Saturday with reconciliation at 9.45 am

St John’s Anglican Church
Hartley Historic Village
Tel: 4787 8127
Contact the Rector, the Reverend Ian Mears
Services held 5pm on 1st Sunday of the month.

St John’s Presbyterian Church
Tel: 6312 2482
Services held at 8.30am 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month.

St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lithgow
Mort St Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3092

Office hours: Tues 8.30am – 2.30pm, Wed 8.30am – 4.30pm and Thur & Fri 8.30am – 3.00pm.

Contact: Sandra or Judi in the Parish Office for Father Garry McKeown

Divine Mercy Prayer: Last Saturday of the month at 10.00an at /St Patricks’ under special services.

Masses: Saturday – 5.00pm (AEST); 6.00pm (Daylight savings) and Sunday – 10.00am.

Special Services:

Anointing Mass for the sick: 1st Tuesday of the month 12.30pm .

Reconciliation: Saturdays – 4.00 – 4.45pm (AEST); 5.00 -5.45pm (Daylight savings).

Holy Hour of Adoration: 10.00am – 2nd Saturday of the month.

Home Rosary: Tuesday – 7.00pm.

Ecumenical Prayer: 3rd Wednesday of the month 2.00pm.

RSJ Associates: 2nd Tuesday of the month after 12.30pm Mass.
Please contact the presbytery for weekday masses, baptisms and weddings

St Pauls Lithgow Anglican Church
2 Roy Street
Tel: 6351 3070
Contact: Minister Mark Smith; Youth Minister: John Young
Sundays at 8am – Classic Anglican Service; 10 am – All Age Service including Children’s Programs

St Stephens Portland Anglican Church
Williwa St, Portland
Tel: 6351 3070
Contact: Minister Mark Smith; Youth Minister: John Young
All Age Services with Children’s program held 3pm every Sunday.

St Thomas’ Anglican Church
13-32 Wicketty War Rd, Hampton
Tel: 6359 3259 or 6359 3353
Mob: 0422 633 224
Services held at 11am on 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month.

St Vincent’s Catholic Church
95 Williwa St, Portland 2847
Tel: 6355 5236
Contact Sister Therese Patterson or Lithgow Presbytery on 02 6351 3092
Mass at 8.00 am every Sunday with reconciliation at 7.45 am

Salvation Army Lithgow Corps
Cnr Cook & Mort Sts
Tel: 6351 3574
Contact: Captains Les & Sharon Coulter
Services held Sundays at 11am. Community Welfare Centre is open 10.30am to 12.30pm Tuesday and Thursday.

Seventh Day Adventist Church
3 Albert St
Tel: 6351 3634
Mobile: 0406 080 190
Contact Minister James Toogood
Services held 10am & 11.30am every Saturday.

Uniting Church of Australia Lithgow Parish

Hoskins Memorial, Portland and Wallerawang Congregations
Uniting Church Parish Centre
43 Bridge Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6351 3134
Contact Rev Matt Trounce
Mobile: 0458 789 738
Office hours: Closed Mondays, Tuesday 9:30am – 4:30pm, Wednesday 10am-12pm, Thursday 9:30am – 3pm, Friday 9am – 11:30am
Church Services: Hoskins Memorial Church at 9.30am on Sundays; Portland Uniting Church, Wolgan Road, Portland at 11am on Sundays; Wallerawang Uniting Church, 13 Commens Street, Wallerawang at 9.30am on 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month
Prayer Gatherings: Hoskins Memorial Church Parish Centre 8.30am on Sundays; Portland Uniting Church 8.30am on Thursdays
Find us on Facebook.
Zoom Services: 5pm Fortnightly – contact to office for zoom ID / Passcodes

Portland Film Society Inc.

Crystal Theatre
Wolgan Street Portland 2847
Contact: David Allen
Find us on Facebook: @picturesatportland.crystalcinema

Lithgow Valley Film Society Cinema
16 Main Street, Lithgow 2790
Member only cinema.
New Member Information: 0403 002 723
Program Information: 6353 1897
Sessions: Screening every Sunday @ 2pm
Additional sessions for special events and community groups.
Programs also displayed in the windows at the cinema

Mount Vic Flicks
2a Harley Ave, Mount Victoria, 2786
Tel: 4787 1577
Find us on Facebook: @MountVicFlicks
Contact Adam and Kirsten
Hours: Wednesdays-Sundays and seven days in the summer holidays
A family run independent cinema showing mainstream and arthouse flicks

United Cinemas – The Edge
225 Great Western Highway Katoomba NSW 2780
Tel: 4782 8900
Hours: 9.30am – 10pm Open 7 days

Maureen Hermann
Nayna Marriage Celebrant
Tel: 6351 4774

Sing Sharan
Tel: 6336 0664
Mobile: 0407 934 578

Blue Mountains Ceremonies
Sue Hardy – Celebrant
PO Box 312 Wentworth Falls 2782
Tel: 4757 1326
Mob: 0412 992 665
Find us on Facebook

Bowenfels Community Hub (LINC)
1 Padley Street, Lithgow 2790
Located at 174 Landa Street Bowenfels 2790
Tel: 6354 5910
Youth Hub Wednesday 3:30-5:30pm, School Terms at Emora Park
Women’s Safe Haven Group Wednesday 1pm to 3pm
Bookings are essential for a community / program space.
All services welcome

Can Assist
PO Box 145 Lithgow 2790
President: Maree Statham
Secretary: Lesley Townsend
Tel: 0402 862 672
Liaison Officer 0497 112 675
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month at 2.00pm at Fatima Hall 1102 Great Western Highway South Bowenfels
Financial support for Cancer sufferers

Cancer Council Helpline
Tel: 13 11 20 – all questions all answers
Office hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Find us on Facebook

Cancer Council NSW – Western Office
PO Box 1977, Orange, 2800
Tel:  13 11 20 or 6392 0800
Hours: 9.00am-5.00pm Monday-Friday
Find us on Facebook

Lithgow Information & Neighbourhood Centre Inc. (LINC)
1 Padley Street
Tel: 6352 2077
Fax: 6353 1826
Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
LINC is a non-profit community organisation that provides a wide range of quality services to residents of the Lithgow Local Government Area.
Find us on Facebook

LINC Community Hub
1 Padley Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6354 5910
Fax: 6353 1826
Community Cafe – Thursday 12:30 to 2:30pm
Bowenfels Youth Hub – Emora Park – Wednesdays-  3:30 to 5:30pm
Women’s Safe Haven Project – Bowenfels Hub – Wednesdays – 1pm tp 3pm
Community Conversation & Development
Find us on Facebook @Lithgow-Information-Neighbourhood-Centre

Lithgow & District Volunteer Rescue Squad Inc.
148 Mort St, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 1300 872 777; Emergency contact Lithgow Police 6352 8399
Mobile: 0428 317 872
Meetings: Tuesdays, 7.30pm at 148 Mort Street, Lithgow

MensLine Australia
Tel: 1300 78 99 78- 24 hours/7 days
24 hour 7 day online & video counselling
Find us on Facebook

NSW Farmers Association – Hartley Branch
Tel: (02) 9478 1000
For local representative contact details please call our Sydney Office.
NSW Farmers is an Association of farmers and stakeholders of the agricultural industry. We champion the rights of farmers and rural communities, meeting to discuss issues affecting their businesses and to learn about agricultural topics.

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