Community Wellbeing

Big Yellow Umbrella's (BYU) Community Wellbeing programs provides a wide range of services to residents and their families living in the Macarthur Local Government Area (LGA) and surrounds.

MONDAY'S

  • When:  Monday's 1pm - 2pm
    Where:  Narellan Child, Family and Community Centre, 16-24 Queen Street, Narellan
    Cost:  $10 per session
    Contact: Call 4647 1283 to register OR email community@yellowumbrella.org.au
     
  • Every week on a Monday, we run a FREE food relief program from our Yellow Hampers collection point in the Narellan Library forecourt.  Everyone, of any age and of any situation can attend.  Call us to register on Call 0423 758 091 to register for your Hamper OR email julie.rae@yellowumbrella.org.au

    When: Collection available from 11am - 1pm
    Where: Unit 1, Corner Elyard & Queen Streets
      Narellan Library Forecourt
    Parking: Please park in the Library car park and follow the signs to the Yellow Hampers collection point
     

  • RAYN, the Rainbow Advocacy Youth Network. For young people who identify as LGBTQI+ and their friends or allies. This is an inclusive, celebratory group that supports young people throughout their diverse journeys and helps them navigate complex feelings, confusion and promotes safety in expression.

    RAYN Code of Ethics

    When:   Monday's 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Where:  Various locations throughout Macarthur Square 
    Cost:  FREE
    Contact:

     Call 02 4647 1283

    tomeka.warren@yellowumbrella.org.au

     

TUESDAY'S

  • Big Yellow Umbrella's Case Manager works collaboratively, with a strengths-based approach to support children and young people, and their families.  Case Management involves an Intake, Assessment, Case Planning and Referrals to appropriate programs and services. Every Case Plan is unique to the individual, using a holistic approach.  We accept referrals from other agencies, Government Departments, families, and self-referrals.  For more information SMS 0434 812 951 or Email support@yellowumbrella.org.au for our referral form.

    When:  Every Tuesday and Wednesday
    Where:  Julia Reserve Community Centre, Peter Brock Drive, Oran Park
    Cost:  FREE
    Register: Call 0434 812 951 or email support@yellowumbrella.org.au

  • A support group for family, friends and carers of people living with a mental illness.

    When:  Fourth Tuesday of each month
    Where:  Contact Janelle for more information
       Mob 0423 767 501 or Email janelle.hint@onedoor.org.au
    Cost:  FREE
     

WEDNESDAY'S

  • Calling on all parents and kids to come and join us at our Playlinks Playgroup. 

    During this supported playgroup children will enjoy craft, games, book and songs.

    When:  Wednesday's, 10am to 11:30am
    Where:  Narellan Child, Family & Community Centre, 16-24 Queen Street, Narellan
    Register:  Call Leanne on 0468 355 492 or email children@yellowumbrella.org.au
       
  • Big Yellow Umbrella's Case Manager works collaboratively, with a strengths-based approach to support children and young people, and their families.  Case Management involves an Intake, Assessment, Case Planning and Referrals to appropriate programs and services. Every Case Plan is unique to the individual, using a holistic approach.  We accept referrals from other agencies, Government Departments, families, and self-referrals.  For more information SMS 0434 812 951 or Email support@yellowumbrella.org.au for our referral form.

    When:  Every Tuesday and Wednesday
    Where:  Julia Reserve Community Centre, Peter Brock Drive, Oran Park
    Cost:  FREE
    support@yellowumbrella.org.au



  • RAYN, the Rainbow Advocacy Youth Network. For young people who identify as LGBTQI+ and their friends or allies. This is an inclusive, celebratory group that supports young people throughout their diverse journeys and helps them navigate complex feelings, confusion and promotes safety in expression.

    RAYN Code of Ethics

    When:   Wednesday's 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Where:  Julia Reserve, Peter Brock Drive, Oran Park
    Cost:  FREE
    Contact:

     Call 02 4647 1283

       

     

THURSDAY'S

  • This FREE six-session parenting program with help your child develop emotional intelligence and have greater success with making and keeping friends, have better concentration at school and be more able to calm down when upset or angry.

    When:   Every Thursday for 6 weeks from 9th February
    Where:  WILMA, Budgen Place, Campbelltown
    Register:

      Call 4647 1283 for enquiries
     Email sharon.friere@yellowumbrella.org.au

    Cost:

     FREE (Childcare available $2 per child (booking essential)

  • FREE supervised 2 hour sports session at AB Central for 6-17 year olds who live in the Campbelltown area, every Thursday from 5 - 7pm.

    No equipment is needed however feel free to bring along a pair of boxing gloves if you have them - all other equipment will be supplied, along with afternoon tea.

    When:  Thursdays, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
    Where:  AB Central, 52 Riverside Dr, Airds
    Cost:  FREE
    Register: Call 4647 1283 to book

  • RAYN, the Rainbow Advocacy Youth Network. For young people who identify as LGBTQI+ and their friends or allies. This is an inclusive, celebratory group that supports young people throughout their diverse journeys and helps them navigate complex feelings, confusion and promotes safety in expression.

    RAYN Code of Ethics

    When:   Thursday's 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Where:  Coco Cubano, Macarthur Square 
    Cost:  FREE
    Contact:

     Call 02 4647 1283

     

     

  • Calling on all parents and kids to come and join us at the  Little Umbrella Playgroup.

    Playgroups will enjoy craft, games, books and songs.

    When:  Thursdays,  9.30 am - 11:00 am
    Where:  Narellan Child, Family & Community Centre, 16-24 Queen Street, Narellan
    Cost:  FREE
    Register: Call Leanne on 0468 355 492 or email children@yellowumbrella.org.au

     

     

FRIDAY'S

  • Every week on a Friday, we run a FREE food relief program from our Yellow Hampers collection point in the Narellan Library forecourt.  Everyone, of any age and of any situation can attend.  Call 0423 758 091 to register for your Hamper OR email julie.rae@yellowumbrella.org.au

    When: Collection available from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm
    Where: Unit 1, Corner Elyard & Queen Streets, Narellan Library Forecout, Narellan
    Parking: Please park in the Library car park and follow the signs to the Yellow Hampers collection point
    Cost: FREE
     

  • Parenting Program Circle of Security - FREE 8-Week parenting course facilitated by Sue Trentfield

    Circle of Security is a program which requires an eight week commitment.  Designed for parents and carers of children aged 0-12 years, who would like support to strengthen the bond with their children and help their children to build secure relationships.

    Email children@yellowumbrella.org.au or call 4647 1283

    When:  Please enquire
    Where:  16-24 Queen Street
       Narellan NSW
    Cost:  FREE
       

     

OTHER SERVICES & PROGRAMS

  • Watch this space for the next School Holiday calendar.  Why not 'Like' our Facebook Page BigYellowUmbrella for the latest updates.

  • Big Yellow Umbrella's case management process is whereby we work collaboratively to support children, young people, adults and their families/carers.  Case management involves intake, assessment, case planning, referral to appropriate services, monitoring and review. 

     

  • Every week on a Friday, we run a FREE food relief program from our Yellow Hampers collection point in the Narellan Library forecourt.  Everyone, of any age and of any situation can attend and no ID, registration, or sign in required.

    Dates are subject to change so please call Big Yellow Umbrella on 02 4647 1283  or Email julie.rae@yellowumbrella.org.au for further information.

    When: Collection available from 12:30pm until 2:00pm
    (Please book your pick-up time by calling us on 4647 1283)
    Where: Unit 1, Corner Elyard & Queen Streets
      Narellan Library Forecourt
    Parking: Please park in the Library car park and follow the signs to the Yellow Hampers collection point
    Cost:


    FREE