Barnardos Australia's Western NSW Centre was established in 2000.

The Centre covers a large geographic area in Central and Western NSW - the local government areas of Mid-Western Regional, Wellington, Gilgandra, Bogan, Warren, Cobar and the Warrumbungles with an office, services and staff located in each of these shires.

Barnardos Western NSW delivers a diverse range of welfare programs. Not all are available in every location.

Western NSW Programs include:

  • Brighter Futures - for vulnerable families with children in the 0-8 age group
  • Family Support - for all families with children in 0-8 age group
  • Reconnect - for young people 12-18 years, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and their families
  • Parenting programs in Wellington Correctional Centre
  • Supported Playgroups/ Playgroups
  • Learning Centre - breakfast club and afterschool learning program
  • Beyond Barbed Wire - mentoring program for mothers who are leaving jail

Area specific programs:

Mudgee Programs: Reconnect Mudgee, Family Support, Families NSW

Wellington Programs: Reconnect, Yalmambirra Learning Centre, Community Networkers, Brighter Futures - Wellington LGA, Gaol Program, Families NSW

Coonabarabran Programs: Brighter Futures - Warrumbungles LGA, Families NSW

Gilgandra Programs: Brighter Futures, Reconnect Wellington, Families NSW, Supported Playgroups

Nyngan Programs: Brighter Futures - Bogan, Reconnect Cobar

Warren Programs: Brighter Futures - Warren and Narromine, Reconnect

Cobar Programs: Brighter Futures, Reconnect Cobar, Arts in the Dust

Contact details:
Barnardos Western NSW Program Support operates out of the Mudgee Office - please direct all inquiries to this office phone number 6372 1622.

Unit 3/63-65 Market St,
(PO Box 800)  Mudgee  NSW  2850
Phone:  02 6372 1622