Nimbin Aged Care 
& Respite Service

A community service managed by
Nimbin Health & Welfare Ass. Inc


Bottlebrush Studio
81 Cullen St
Nimbin
Phone: 6689 1709
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  • Serving the villages of Nimbin, The Channon, Dunoon
    and surrounding Communities.


    For people aged 65+ years, Indigenous people aged 50+years, people with disabilities and all carers ( carer age unlimited).

  

 

   How can we help you?  
 
  
scroll down for details of a diverse and vibrant range     
of caring community services & opportunities  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Socialise

9.30 am – 2.00 pm Tuesday & Wednesdays
at the Bottlebrush Studio, NCC, 81 Cullen St, Nimbin 

A chance to meet other seniors and/or give carers a break, with morning tea is provided. Enjoy a variety of optional activities or simply relax. Refreshments (small fee), transport available, phone for pick up times. Pop in for a cuppa.

Optional activities include video projects, internet, special outings, regular bus trips, games, craft, gentle exercise.

Phone or email for details and to discuss your transport requirements:
6689 1709

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Indigenous Support Workers

A service for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50+ years and their carers and for Indigenous people with disabilities and their carers. 
Activities include groups at Nimbin venues, shopping and transport support; and home visits. Referral to other services e.g. medical transport.
Phone Amber or Darren on 6689 1709 or 0419 883 914.

 

Nimbin Social Bus Trip

4thThursday of month 9am -4pm. Pick up at Bottlebrush Studio 9am. 
$17 contribution to trip (negotiable for those with other financial priorities).
Participants pay for their own morning tea and lunch. Ideas for places to visit, picnic ideas, etc, please discuss with your support worker
Phone or email for details and to discuss your transport requirements:
6689 1709
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Nimbin Seniors Broadband Kiosk

FREE access to the internet, emails, Skype, Facebook, etc
Mon–Thurs -10am to 2pm

at the Bottlebrush Studio, NCC, 81 Cullen St, Nimbin

Phone or email for details and to discuss your transport requirements:
6689 1709
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The Channon Seekers & Sages 

Meets every 3rd Thursday of each month at local venues
11 am – 2.30 pm for morning tea and lunch. A worker will phone you about times, venues and transport options. 

 


Social Bus Trips

2nd Tuesday of month, 9.00 am-4.00 pm

Relax and enjoy visiting special places throughout our beautiful region in good company. Pick up at Nimbin, Bottlebrush Studio 9.30am. Pick up at Dunoon, the Channon and Koonorigan as arranged with Support Worker.  Ideas for places to visit, picnic ideas, etc, please discuss with your support worker. 
Phone or email for details and to discuss your transport requirements:
6689 1709
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Koonorigan Hall – Bring a Plate lunch

4th Monday each month 11.30 am – 2.30pm
Phone or email for details and to discuss your transport requirements:
6689 1709
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Referrals to other Services

NACRS Support Workers can offer information on referral to services such as Home Care, Home Maintenance, Respite, Community Nurses, Home Modifications, Carer services, Northern Rivers Community Transport, and other services.
Phone or email to discuss:
6689 1709
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 Carer Support 

NACRS workers offer carers a break by bringing the person you care for to social outings and groups and providing home visits. Phone support is also available and we have information about other local services and relevant referral options. 
Phone or email to discuss:
6689 1709
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Home Visits

NACRS Support Workers are available to visit people and their carers in their own homes for up to an  hour for a chat and/or carer time out.  Phone our service to discuss your needs and arrange a home visit.  
Phone or email to discuss:
6689 1709
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Access to other local interest Groups

When possible assisted transport can be arranged for access to  local craft or other social groups, shopping trips and NACRS services (when staff are available). 

 

 

 

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Contact Us:

We are very happy to discuss your needs, requirements and ideas, in person, by phone or by email.

Our contact details are:

Bottlebrush Studio
81 Cullen St
Nimbin
NSW 2480

Phone: 6689 1709

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PO BOX 567 NIMBIN NSW 2480