Community Services


Commonwealth Home Support Program offers a variety of entry-level support services to benefit older people and carers to stay independent and live in their community longer.

Beresfield Childcare Centre

The Beresfield Community Children’s Education Centre is a fully accredited long day care centre, providing quality baby, toddler and pre-school programs for 59 children. The Centre also caters for children with special needs.


Council manages three cemeteries across the city offering pleasant and cost effective burial and ash memorial sites.

Community Directory

The Community Directory is a listing of local services, government agencies, public facilities, not-for-profit organisations and many other community groups.

Disability Access & Inclusion

Newcastle City Council adopted its Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2016-2019. The plan outlines how council will contribute to making Newcastle an inclusive and accessible city for everyone.

Community Profile

The Newcastle Community Profile and Social Atlas provides a comprehensive demographic profile for the Newcastle local government area (LGA)

Newcastle Interagency Network

Community Development is the active engagement of communities to enhance a sense of belonging and the capacity to act together on our common priorities.

Youth Council

Newcastle Youth Council (NYC) provides an opportunity for young people aged 15-25 to provide strategic advice to Council.

Youth Week

National Youth Week celebrates young people and their contribution to their local communities. It is now the largest annual youth participation event in Australia.