Tax Help

tax helpFREE Tax Help is available at Crossroads for people earning around $50 000 pa or less.

To book your appointment with a trained Tax Help Volunteer who will assist you with your tax return please call  02 9525 3790.

The Tax Help program will commence on Thursday 24th July 2014.


rainbowsRainbows is a FREE weekly peer support program for children who have experienced a significant change or loss in their life.

Through activities, games, discussion and reflection Rainbows guides children through their grief, moving them towards the healing process by helping them to sort through their confusion and deal with their feelings.

The groups are held at Crossroads Community Care Centre each Wednesday afternoon from 4pm till 4:45pm for a 10 week period starting on Wednesday 16th July 2014.

To register your child’s attendance please call 02 9525 3790.

Places are still available.


Eating Healthy on a Budget Workshop

eating-healthy-on-a-budgetAre you living on a shoestring budget?

Are you interested in maintaining a healthy lifestyle but not sure how to cook healthy meals?

Do you think eating healthy is expensive?

If you answered YES to any of these questions then this workshop is for you…

David and Hollie from DFit Miranda will be presenting the Eating Healthy on a Budget Workshop at Crossroads.  Between them they have years of experience in commercial kitchens and health and fitness as personal trainers.

The workshop will include information about the four macronutrients needed for healthy living and the importance of exercise, you will also be provided with healthy eating options and easy to follow recipes for the colder months, and will be shown the things to look out for when shopping.

When: Friday 13th June 2014

Where: Crossroads Community Care Centre Inc

Suite G108, Westfield Miranda, 600 Kingsway, Miranda

Time: 11:30am till 12:30pm

Cost: $5 per person


Easter & Anzac Day Office Closures

Easter_Office_ClosuresCrossroads Community Care Centre Inc. will be closed on the following days over the Easter & Anzac Day period:

Friday 18th April 2014 – Good Friday Public Holiday

Monday 21st April 2014 – Easter Monday Public Holiday and

Friday 25th April 2014 – Anzac Day Public Holiday


Emergency Relief  and Financial Case Management will also be unavailable during this period as the Emergency Relief Worker will be away on leave.

Emergency Relief days effected are:

Monday 21st April 2014 -  Easter Monday Public Holiday

Thursday 24th April 2014 – Annual Leave

Friday 25th April 2014 – Anzac Day Public Holiday

Monday 28th April 2014 – Annual Leave

Thursday 1st May 2014 – Annual  Leave

Friday 2nd May 2014 – Annual Leave

Thank you, may you have a Happy Easter.

- Crossroads Community Care Centre Inc. Management


1-2-3 Magic Parenting Program

1-2-3 Magic1-2-3 Magic Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 years is a humourous look at parenting however its also a program that takes a serious look at discipline.

Over six sessions parents will learn simple techniques to get children to STOP doing what you don’t want them to do, learn several effective techniques to get your children to START doing what you want them to do and learn powerful techniques that reinforce the bond between parent and child.

Crossroads Community Care Centre Inc. will be running the 1-2-3 Magic Parenting Program from 1pm till 2:15pm every first and third Wednesday of the month starting from 2nd April 2014.

Please book your place by phoning Crossroads on 02 9525 3790. Numbers are limited.


Christine Bird 2014 Miranda Woman of the Year

pru and barryThe 2014 Women of the Year Awards were presented on 7 March 2014 (the eve of International Women’s Day) at Parliament House. These Awards recognise the many achievements of women across NSW.

This year 239 nominations were received from across NSW highlighting the outstanding achievements and contributions that women are making in our state and our coordinator Christine Bird won the 2014 Miranda Woman of the Year Award.

Christine was nominated by Local Member for Miranda Mr Barry Collier MP as the 2014 Miranda Woman of the Year. She was recognised for her 25 years of service at Crossroads Community Care Centre Inc. helping women and children who are victims of domestic violence and also for her work assisting people suffering from social isolation, personal trauma and mental health issues.

To view the extract from the NSW Legislative Assembly Hansard please click here.barry o'farrell

Please join us in congratulating Christine for winning this prestigious award. It was a well deserved win for her personally and also for the organisation.

Well done Christine!







Christmas & New Year Closure

christmas & new year closureCrossroads Community Care Centre Inc. will be closed for the Christmas break from 20th December 2013 until 13th January 2014.

For anyone requiring Emergency Financial Relief during this period please contact St Vincent De Paul Society for assistance. The number is 02 9521 1270.

Also for anyone experiencing a personal crisis please call Life Line on 13 11 14 for telephone support and suicide intervention.

Thank you.

- The Staff and Management Committee at Crossroads.


Merry Christmas

To Our Clients and Supporters,

Christmas 2013 001As the holiday season approaches, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support throughout the past year. It was a challenging year but it is people like you who made our jobs a pleasure and kept our organisation successful.

May your holiday season and the new year be filled with much joy, happiness and success. We look forward to working with you again in the coming year and we hope the relationships we have fostered continue for many years to come.

From all of us here at Crossroads Community Care Centre Inc. have a Merry Christmas.

See you all again in 2014!

Crossroads Grand Opening Event

There were more than 50 people in attendance at the Crossroads Community Care Centre Inc. Grand Opening Event yesterday. Among those in attendance were representatives from Westfield Miranda who generously provided the new premises which now houses the centre and Sutherland Shire Council who proudly supported the event.

The event opened with a Welcome to Country which was said by Aunty Deanna Schreiber, president of the Kuranulla Aboriginal Corporation and was followed by speeches from Centre Co-ordinator Christine Bird and David Ackroyd Manager of the Communities Unit at Sutherland Shire Council.

After lunch Crossroads Centre Activities Manager Linda Sabato showed a photo montage of the Organisations Services and History and then the new organisational website was launched.

To tag your photos please go to the Crossroada Community Care Centre Inc. facebook page.



Crossroads Grand Re-opening Celebrations

Grand Opening Poster

Planning is currently well underway at Crossroads for the Grand Opening Celebrations of the new premises.

Scheduled to take place on Wednesday 28th August 2013 from 11:30am, the service Grand Opening Event, which is proudly supported by the Sutherland Shire Council, will be a day where the organisation will be able to showcase all it has to offer to the community.

The event will be Emceed by Media Personality and former Sydney Swan player Troy Luff former and will include a light lunch for all guests in attendance.

All present will have the opportunity to tour the new premises provided by Westfield, meet the Staff, the Volunteers and Members of the Management Committee and learn all about the services provided at Crossroads. The new website will also be lauched at this special event.

For event sponsorship oportunities and more information about the Grand Opening please contact event coordinator Linda Sabato on 02 9525 3790.