Barnardos Australia - Sydney Metro Children's Family Centre

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Helping local families everyday

Barnardos have centres across New South Wales, located in suburbs including Penrith, Auburn, the South Coast, and in the Australian Capital Territory, to ensure you receive the right support when you need it most. Explore our other children’s family support centres and find your closest one.

The Sydney Metro Centre provides support services and assistance to the Sydney region.

23-27 Shepherd St, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 9218 2358


Sydney Metro services and support


Ultimo early learning centre

Early Childhood Education and Care Service for children aged 18 months - 5 years old from 7.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday

Aboriginal child and family support

Practical assistance, information and in-home support for vulnerable families to ensure children are safe, healthy and thriving, including counselling, parenting support and playgroups

Aboriginal learning centre

After-school homework support service primarily to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children attending primary school with a focus on education and cultural activities

Youth support

We prevent youth homelessness by re-connecting young people with their families, community and education, giving them the tools and resilience to deal with life’s challenges

Short-term foster care

We provide foster care for children, from a few days up to a period of two years. We work to make sure they can eventually return to their birth family, or we find them a permanent home

Contact Barnardos


Head office

(02) 9218 2300
60-64 Bay Street, Ultimo, Sydney, 2007
GPO Box 9996, Sydney, NSW, 2001

General enquiries

NSW: 1300 237 507
ACT: (02) 5134 6700

Become a foster carer

NSW: 1800 663 441
ACT: 1300 We foster (1300 933 678)

Family Connect and Support

All areas: 1800 066 757

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