Enjoy life to the fullest.
Friendly people, great outings, social groups.
Migrant & Settlement Services
Information, assistance and support for migrants,
refugees and humanitarian entrants
Gymea Community Centre
Something for everyone.
Information, activities, volunteering, you’ll find it here!
Gymea Community Aid & Information Service Inc. (GCAIS) is a dynamic community force in bringing self-reliance, dignity, and well-being to people’s lives.
For more than 40 years we have offered person-centred services and support to residents of Gymea and the Sutherland Shire, celebrating inclusiveness, independence and participation in community life.
Enjoy a great range of social activities, special interest groups, and outings when you join our Community Connections program. Regular activities include Keeping Active exercise, men’s groups, guitar playing, knitting circles, garden group, walking groups, day outings and community choir. Our workers can also help you with shopping trips, getting to appointments, and community transport. Domestic assistance is also now available to clients registered with MYAGEDCARE.
Settlement and Multicultural Services
Our dedicated staff and volunteers are proud to welcome and support migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants living in Sutherland Shire. Our services include English classes, tutoring and educational support, information sessions, referrals, immigration advice, Chinese and Spanish parent’s groups, employment support, Youth programs and our driving programs We celebrate diversity and invite you to join our many cultural events.
Gymea Community Centre
Our centre is open from 9.30am to 4pm Mondays to Friday. We offer a wide range of community information resources, Street Library, sharps disposal and much more.
Volunteers are also warmly welcome to assist with our various groups, services and administration functions.
Acknowledgement of Country
Gymea Community Aid and Information Service acknowledges the
Dharawal people, the traditional custodians of the land,
we pay respect to elder’s past, present and future.
We extend this respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.
Under the concrete and asphalt, this is, was and always will be
traditional Aboriginal land.