Hunter Community Services is all about your choice and your control. We provide the supports you want - in your home or in the community - so you can live the life you choose.Contact Us
Emma, a 22-year old resident of Weston, was unsure of what the future held for her after the Kurri Kurri retailer she’d worked for since leaving school closed suddenly in 2015. At Hunter Community Services Emma found her calling and a career. Call us if you are looking for a career where you can give back to your community.Learn More
If you have, or think you may have a disability, you may be eligible for supports through National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). We can help you understand what NIDS is all about and any supports you may be eligible to receive.Learn More
During these difficult times of COVID-19 coronavirus infection, we want to let you know your safety and wellbeing along with all our staff, families, colleagues, and the wider community is paramount.
With our commitment, we would like to reassure you Kurri Kurri Community Services and Hunter Community Services dedication is to continue providing essential services and support to you and our community.
As a result, we have had to make some temporary modifications to the way we provide our services which is in line with the NSW Health directives.
We will continue to connect you with what you need, whilst we are adapting to the evolving situation daily. Rest assured, we are here for you and always will be.
Everyone at KKCS & Hunter Community Services wish to thank you for your understanding during this time, as we face this health challenge together. If you have any concerns or need help, you can still contact our services by phone and talk direct to our teams.
At Hunter Community Services we have been providing home, community access and centre based activities and supports to local people for almost 30 years.
We have a dedicated
team of professional support workers who provide service in the Cessnock, Maitland and Newcastle LGAs.
We pride ourselves on the personal level of service we deliver – for your tailored plans, which are designed by you for your specific needs. Enablement is central to everything we do. We ensure you, our client, always has options and total control over your care which ensures your wellbeing is maintained and allows you to live at home and enjoy all that is important to you. We aim to enhance the wellbeing and quality of life of our clients and provide much needed support.
Our Community Care team provide support that enable people with a disability or those who are aged or frail to remain living at home for as long as possible. We take an enablement approach with all clients so they have choice and control of their care. One such client is Delores Presland, or Del to her friends.
Del has been a client of the Community Care team since she moved into a unit just off Lang Street in 2014. Del was born in the Kurri Kurri area but lived in various parts of the state while her husband carved out a career in the Australian Navy for over 20 years.
Emma, a 22-year old resident of Weston, was unsure of what the future held for her after the Kurri Kurri retailer she’d worked for since leaving school closed suddenly in 2015.
In the two years after successfully completing Year 12 at Kurri Kurri High School in 2012, the retail position had given her a degree of financial independence which allowed her to move out of home.