MacKillop Rural Community Services has merged its operations with MacKillop Family Services. Both organisations share common values and principles, in particular, Mary MacKillop's principle:

Never see a need without doing something about it - Mary MacKillop (1871)

Early Childhood Intervention and Therapy Support

EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES

Our Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) services provide support for children from birth to eight years with a disability and/or developmental delay, and their families. Our early intervention staff work closely with the children and their families in their natural environments focusing on goals and priorities they have identified. The service provides families with the support, information and skills to assist their child to develop to their potential and partake in family and community life. Services can be provided in a variety of environments including centre-based, within the family home, early childhood centres such as preschools and long day care, and within school and in community settings.

The following services are provided:

  • Home visits to the family
  • Information on special needs/disabilities /therapy ideas and other services families can access
  • Access to therapists for assessments and therapy programs
  • Guidance through any assessments and reports
  • Regular therapy sessions to help the child’s development and learning
  • Assist with transition to preschool and school
  • Ongoing support at preschool and school
  • Support with inclusion in the community
  • Assist communities and services to build capacity

Cobar ECI

M: 0448 974 603

cobar@mackillop.org.au

Location: 21 Barton Street Street COBAR NSW 2835

Nyngan ECI

M: 0417 556 029

nyngan@mackillop.org.au

F: 02 6832 2677

Location: Shop 2, 91 Pangee Street NYNGAN NSW 2825

Warren ECI

P: 02 6847 3731

warren@mackillop.org.au

F: 02 6847 4436

M: 0418 950 800

Location: 2 Lawson Street WARREN NSW 2824

Postal: PO BOX 335 WARREN NSW 2824

Bourke ECI

P: 02 6870 1864

bourke@mackillop.org.au

F: 02 6870 1865

M: 0437 723 939

Location: 20 Richard Street BOURKE NSW 2840

Postal: PO BOX 424 BOURKE NSW 2840

Coonamble ECI

P: 02 6822 3738

therapycoonamble@mackillop.org.au

F: 02 6822 3729

M: 0448 468 889

Location: 90 Aberford Street COONAMBLE NSW 2829

Postal: PO BOX 19 COOONAMBLE NSW 2829

Lightning Ridge ECI

P: 02 6829 0130

ecilridge@mackillop.org.au; therapylridge@mackillop.org.au

F: 02 6829 0120

M: 0429 656 681

Location: 28 Morilla Lane LIGHTNING RIDGE NSW 2834

Postal: PO BOX 1780 LIGHTNING RIDGE NSW 2834

Walgett ECI

P: 02 6828 3505

therapywalgett@mackillop.org.au

F: 02 6828 3501

M: 0407 346 228

Location: 23 Warrena Street WALGETT NSW 2832

Postal: PO BOX 262 WALGETT NSW 2832