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Information about Child and Family Interagency Meetings

Some dates may change so please check with contact if interested in attending a meeting 

Cessnock General Interagency 
Contact: Greg Stevens
Position: Senior Worker, Samaritans
Phone: 4993 3405
How Often: Monday or Tuesday bimonthly
Where: Samaritans Information & Neighbourhood Centre, 198-202 Vincent St, Cessnock
Time: 10.00am -12.30pm
Dates: 21/2, 2/5, 7/8, 2/10, 4/12

Cessnock Youth Interagency
Contact: Lakin Agnew
Position: Cessnock Community and Youth Development Officer
Phone: 0438 636 009
How Often: Varies
Where: Cessnock Youth Centre and Outreach Service (CYCOS), 49D Aberdare Rd, Aberdare NSW 2325
Time: 9:30-11:30 am
Dates: 1/3, 2/5, 28/6, 30/8, 25/10, 4/12

Dungog Combined Child, Family & Youth Interagency 
Contact: Sarah U'Brien
Position: Manager 
Phone: 4992 1133
How Often: 3 Wednesdays per year
Where: Dungog Shire Community Centre, 103 Dowling Street, Dungog
Time: 10.30am -12.30pm
Dates: 15/2, 28/3, 7/6, 5/9, 6/12
Greater Newcastle Family Law Pathways Network (GNFLPN)
Contact: Lara Worgan
Position: Project Officer, Family Law Pathways Network
Phone: 4016 0574
How Often: Tuesdays quarterly
Where: Interrelate Office, Hunter Street, Newcastle West
Time: 3.00pm - 4.00pm
Dates: TBC

Great Lakes, Taree and Forster 

Contact: Kelley Chapman
Position: Community Development Worker, Communities for Children
Phone: 6539 2003
How Often: Monthly
Where: Varies between Taree Public School, 38 Albert St, Taree & Dept. of Education Building, Middle St, Forster & St Josephs School, 53 Denison St, Gloucester.
Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm
Dates: 26/2 (F), 27/3 (G), 30/4 (T), 28/5 (F), 26/6 (G), 23/7 (T), 27/8 (F), 25/9 (G), 22/10 (T), 26/11 (F)

Lake Macquarie Interagency 
Contact: Emilie Wiggers 
Position: Community Development Officer, Lake Macquarie City Council
Phone: 4921 0243
How Often: 1st Thursday bimonthly
Where: 'The Place' Charlestown Community Centre, Cnr Frederick & Pearson St, Charlestown
Time: 9.30am -12.00pm
Dates: 1/2 (combined), 5/4, 7/6, 2/8 (combined) 4/10 & 6/12

Lake Macquarie Child & Family Interagency

Contact: Deb Philpott
Position: Community Planner Children and Families, Lake Macquarie City Council
Phone: 4921 0373
How often: Thursday Quarterly
Where: Alternate Nikinpa Aboriginal Child and Family Centre, Berkley St, Toronto & “The Place Charlestown Community Centre, CNR Fredrick & Pearson St, Charlestown
Time: 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Dates: TBC

Maitland General Interagency 
Contact: April Phillips
Position: Communty Planner - Capacity Building, Maitland City Council
Phone: 4934 9835
How Often: 3rd Wednesday bimonthly
Where: TBC
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Dates: TBC

Newcastle Child and Family Interagency 
Contact: Katherine Pelc
Position: Community Development Project Worker, Mission Australia
Phone: 4033 4916
How Often: Tuesdays quarterly
Where: Hamilton South Community Centre, 29 Fowler St Hamilton South
Time: 10.00am -12.00pm
Dates: 23/1, 24/4, 17/7, 9/10
Newcastle General Interagency 
Contact: Steve Warham
Position: Acting/Community Development Facilitator, The City of Newcastle
Phone: 4974 2855
How Often: Tuesdays quarterly
Where: Wallsend Library, 30 Bunn St, Wallsend NSW 2287 or (Combined) at 'The Place' Charlestown Community Centre, Cnr Frederick & Pearson St, Charlestown
Time: 9.30am - 12.00pm
Dates: 1/1 (combined), 3/5, 2/8 (combined), 1/11

Port Stephens Child and Family Network 
Contact: Helen Smyth
Position: Sector Support Project Coordinator, NSW Family Services Inc.(FamS)
Phone: 4987 4674
How Often: Alternate Wednesdays and Tuesdays bimonthly
Where: Various
Time: 9.30am - 12.00pm
Dates: TBC

Singleton Interagency 
Contact: Natalie Zagninski, Singleton Council
Position: Manager Communications, Community & Economy
Phone: 6578 7570
How Often: 2nd Wednesday bimonthly
Where: Council Chambers, Cnr Queen St and Civic Ave, Singleton
Time: 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Dates: 14/2

Upper Hunter Interagency
Contact: Kim Manwarring
Position: Community Worker, Muswellbrook Shire Council
Phone: 6549 3764
How Often: 1st Wednesday Bimonthly
Where: Varies between Muswellbrook Shire Council Committee Rooms, 157 Maitland St, Muswellbrook & Barry Rose Room, Upper Hunter Shire Council, 135 Liverpool St, Scone
Time: 1.30pm - 3.00pm
Dates: TBC

Westlakes Community of Practice 
Contact: Jennifer McLaren
Position: Facilitator, Nar-un-bah SCCC
Phone: 4959 6140
How Often: Quarterly
Where: Fennell Bay Public School, 6 Bay Road, Fennell Bay
Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Dates: TBC