Community Directory

Welcome to the Nambucca Shire Community Services Directory. Here we provide a guide to local not-for-profit groups and services in the Nambucca Shire.

To list or update your organisation's details, please lodge a request.


Requirements for listing

Organisations will normally be approved for display or inclusion in the community directory if they:

The Community Directory will not include information which may, in the opinion of Nambucca Shire Council, be considered to:

This Directory is prepared from material supplied by third parties. Council takes no responsibility for its accuracy and/or its completeness. Accordingly, the accuracy and timeliness of the information is not guaranteed and Nambucca Shire Council is not:

Information is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the Nambucca Community Directory undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content.

Nambucca Shire Council reserves the right to decide on a case by case basis whether or not an organisation may be included in the directory. Inclusion of an organisation in the directory does not imply any endorsement of the organisation, its services or products by Nambucca Shire Council, nor does exclusion reflect on the quality of any program or service or its contribution to the community.

Community Directory

Organisation Name Website Address Contact Name Email Address Phone Postal Address
Bowraville Harvest Faith Family Church Not provided Not provided Not provided 02 65648656
48 High  Street Bowraville,
NSW 2449
  Church and associated services - Counselling, Prayer groups, Ladies Group, Men's Group, Various Teaching Sessions
Foodhub Not Provided Keith Stage 02 65681647 2 Ridge St, Nambucca Heads NSW 2448
Foodhub is a community service of Nambucca Valley Community Church.
We provide an opportunity for low income families to obtain groceries at minimum cost.
We are situated at 2 Ridge St, Nambucca Heads and are open every Friday from 9-30 a.m. to 12 noon.
Anyone with a Pension Card or Healthcare Card is eligible to avail themselves of this service.
Foodhub is a not for profit enterprise and all proceeds are reinvested in stock or equipment to improve the service to our customers. No monies go to the church.
Carer Gateway Not provided Not provided 1800 422 737  
  Carer Gateway provides new support services in person, online and over the phone for carers. New services include carer support planning, counselling, peer support, carer directed support packages and respite, including emergency respite. These services are free to access for anyone caring for a friend or family member who is living with a disability, long term medical condition, mental illness, alcohol or drug dependency or someone who is frail due to age.

Carer Gateway will help identify the supports and services best suited to a carers needs. Carers NSW is the dedicated Carer Gateway Service Provider across Hunter New England, Central Coast and North Coast of NSW.
Community Transport - Coffs Harbour, Bellingen & Nambucca
Not provided
1800 812 504
Coffs Harbour, Bellingen & Nambucca Community Transport provides door-to-door transport to everyday appointments. Low-cost travel for the elderly and people living with a disability.
Chess Connect

Heather Hammond 1800899017  

CHESS Connect (formerly CHESS Employment) is a not for profit, for-purpose human service organisation that helps local people achieve a strong life through a range of employment, NDIS and wellness services.

Frank Partridge VC Military Museum 02 65647056 29 High Street,
Bowraville NSW 2449
We are a museum with a mission is to honour and preserve the memory of all who have served Australia in conflict. Achieving this by the preservation and display of artefacts and equipment. We encourage visitors to reflect upon the sacrifices given by each person whilst performing their duty.
Funkya@Unkya Market Not Provided Not Provided Not Provided Not Provided
Funkya@Unkya Market is a grass roots bi-monthly community market for ‘make it, bake it, sew it, grow it’ producers and creatives as well as the environmentally sustainable concept to ‘reuse, recycle and re-invent’ held on the last Sunday of the even months.  Funkya@Unkya markets started in Feb 2009 and is growing and gaining wide acclaim as a wonderfully enjoyable experience for all concerned.
Justice of the Peace Free Service Not Provided Not Provided Not Provided Not Provided
Looking for a JP?
Free Services 
Available at Nambucca JP Community Tables 
       Tuesday:  Nambucca Plaza 
                             10am to 1pm – Les McMahon
                             (Closed on Tuesday 16th Jan and 13th & 20th Feb.)
      Wednesday:  Nambucca Plaza
                             10am to 1pm – Les McMahon
       Thursday:  Macksville Library            
                             10am to 1pm – Robyn Fletcher
                             (Starts 11th January)
       Thursday:  Valla Beach Dr’s Surgery
                            10am to 12pm – Les McMahon 
                            (Closed on Thursday 15th & 22nd Feb.)
Les McMahon JP – 0402 250 224
Robyn Fletcher JP – 0427 872 284
Noelene Pascoe JP – 0408 704 928
*Please Note - Because of our limited number of JPs, we are no longer able to support JP Community Tables at the Nambucca Library and Macksville Ex-Services Club. Our Macksville Table will now be located at the Macksville Library on Thursdays.
Lifetime Connect Not provided Not provided Not provided Not provided
  Lifetime Connect delivers free Supported Play Groups for families with children birth to 5 years.  Morning Tea provided. Early Childhood trained staff provide a safe and stimulating environment.
Located at:
Stuarts Point Community Hall - Mondays - 10 am - 12 midday
Scotts Head Public School - Wednesday - 10 am - 12 midday
Eungai Creek Preschool - Fridays - 9.30 am - 11.30 am
The Lions Club of Nambucca Heads Peter Mitchell 02 6568 6501 PO Box 11 Nambucca Heads NSW 2448
  The Lions Club of Nambucca Heads, a Not for Profit community service group supports the local community with particular emphasis on (1) Town Beautification including care and maintenance of local parks and BBQs together with a graffiti removal program, (2) Projects to support Youth (scholarships etc) (3) commitment to support all members of the community. Ordinary people doing extraordinary things - supporting people with a disability, community greening, fundraising for worthwhile causes. Be a part of the change. Join the Nambucca Heads Lions Club.
Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month 6.30pm for 7.00pm at the Nambucca Heads RSL Club.
The Lions Club of Valla Inc. Not provided Gary Suter Not provided 02 65695410 Not provided
Not for profit community service group. ( More hand more fun more help)
Meeting dates:
2nd Thursday of the Month 6.30pm for 7pm at Valla Beach Community Hall Valla Beach
4th Thursday of the Month 6.30pm for 7pm at Valla Rural Community Hall Valla Rd Valla
Mid-North Coast Blues Club Inc. Not provided Not provided Not provided
  Not-for-profit Mid-North Coast Blues Club Inc. (Registered with NSW Fair Trading) aims to bring together local blues enthusiasts and artists. We aim to support the regions family-friendly venues in nurturing up-and-comers and seasoned blues musicians. Proposed events include Blues Jam Sessions, The Blues Challenge Festival, raffles, merchandising, master classes, and concerts by visiting artists - all for the enjoyment and benefit of members and guests.
Nambucca Community and Arts Centre Not provided Not provided Not provided
PO Box 701
Nambucca Heads NSW 2448
  Two community halls and art gallery available for hire on hourly or daily rates
Nambucca/Macksville Evening View Club Jan Not provided 02 6569 8391
PO Box 497
Macksville NSW 2447
  A women's organisation associated with the Smith Family to provide fundraising for Learning for Life students across Australia. We meet on 1st Wednesday night each month at Blue Gum cafe, in Lakeside Gardens, Short Street, Macksville to enjoy good company and good food.  We have regular outings and guest speakers.  Come along and enjoy friendship while assisting disadvantaged children get a good education. Call Jan for more information.
Nambucca Heads Tennis Club Not Provided Margaret Tait 02 6569 4445 Not Provided
  We organise social and competitive tennis as well as raise the funds for ongoing maintenance and capital improvements to the courts and clubhouse at the tennis facility in Gordon Park.
Nambucca River Combined Probus Not provided Not provided Not provided Not provided
  Nambucca River Combined Probus is a social club for active retired or semi-retired men and women.
Nambucca Valley Arts Council (NVAC)

Celia Ramsay Not provided The Secretary
Nambucca Valley Arts Council
PO Box 94
Nambucca Heads
NSW 2448
  The NVAC is a focus for arts related facilities and events in the Nambucca Valley.
Nambucca Valley Phoenix (NVP) 02 6564 7677
PO Box 121
Bowraville NSW 2449
  Nambucca Valley Phoenix (NVP) provide a range of services including supported employment services, day programs and tailored workshops for members of the community, including people who have an intellectual, physical or acquired disability.  Our aim is to empower people to reach their individual goals through a person centred network, ensuring they have the same rights and entitlements as all people within the community.


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NSW Trustee and Guardian Not provided      
NSW Trustee and Guardian
Have you planned ahead? It's easier than you think to:
- Appoint an Enduring Guardian
- Make a Power of Attorney
- Prepare a Will
Our document preparation services are free of charge for full aged pensioners. We hold community outreach and planning days in Macksville every month. Please contact our Port Macquarie Office for more information or to make an appointment.
Scotts Head Monthly Market     02 65 697621  
  Organised by Wildlife Rescure Inc. and held every 4th Saturday of the month. Located at Adin Street Vilage Green the market is open from 8am to 2pm
The Salvation Army's Moneycare Not provided Not provided Not provided Not provided
The Salvation Army's Moneycare service provides free and confidential financial counselling.
Moneycare clients come from all walks of life. We can help you if you are in financial difficulty, in a financial crisis situation or wish to avoid financial difficulties.
Utungun Community Centre Nambucca Shire Council - Venues for hire Anne Sutton   0412 048 588  
  A historic hall located on Taylors Arm Road, Utungun. We hire the hall out for private and business functions. We regularly hold events to bring communities together.
Valla Beach Community Markets Gary Suter Not provided 02 65695410 Not Provided
Valla Beach Community Markets
( run by the Valla Beach Community Association to raise funds for community projects)
Lions Reserve Ocean View Dr Valla Beach
1st Saturday February, April, June, August, October, December
8am to 2pm
Vision Australia
Not Provided
1300 84 74 66
PO Box 1401,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Vision Australia is the leading provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. It supports thousands of people who are blind or have low vision, of all ages, in the home, school or work so they can live the life they choose.
For children who are blind or have low vision, specialist staff, the child and family work together in their environment to facilitate the transition into mainstream pre-school/kinder, primary school, high school, further education and onto employment.