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Community groups & centres
Is your local community centre that strives on supporting and uplifting the spouses, families and serving members of the ADF at RAAF Base Richmond.
Located on base (13 McNamara Avenue) we host activities that cater to a whole range of members and families. Our regular open hours are 10am-12pm Wednesday & Friday every week and anyone is welcome to join us.
Some of our activities include:
To keep up to date with our Centre you can join our FB group @DRFC or email email@example.com for more information.
The Defence Special Needs Support Group is a non-profit benevolent volunteer organisation established to assist ADF families with a family member with special needs.
More info: DSNSG Richmond
Monthly social gatherings held at various locations. We invite single ADF members, members who are MWDU, Defence empty nesters and Defence families who have no children to join us.
Contact: Fred or Tina 0448 818 661
Meet at various locations at Rouse Hill town Centre for a catch-up with a coffee an evening out or a movie.
For more information: Contact Michelle 0422 954 340
Kissingpoint Cottage is a tri-service community house in the Sydney district of Ermington/Dundas. Our aim is to support military partners and their children in a fun and friendly environment where everyone understands the unique lifestyle and challenges faced by Defence families.
If you are new to the area or would simply like to make some new friends, come along and try some of our weekly sessions. We would love to meet you!
Where: the house with the orange fence, just behind Timor Barracks, 282 Kissing Point Road, Dundas NSW.
More information: call 02 9874 4052, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Kissingpoint Cottage Facebook page or feel free to simply drop in. We are open Wednesday to Friday.
When: Thursday morning fortnightly
Where: The Little House of Coffee at the Flower Power Garden Centre, Orchard Hills
Contact: Indah 0400 774 876
Facebook: Penrith Defence Spouse Group
When: Every second Friday morning at Hotel Pennant Hills
Contact: Allison 0413 184 323
Follow us on facebook: at north west Sydney Defence Club
Would you like to sing with the Australian Military Wives Choir? The Choir is a place for fun, friendship and the sharing of music. No experience necessary! We invite ADF members, partners, sister, and mothers to join us
VVCS provides free and confidential, nation-wide counselling and support for war and service-related mental health conditions, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance and anger.
The following resources and websites can give you a good grounding in local information and services available.
You can also talk to your Unit Welfare Officer for more information.