Community Connections

Enjoy life to the fullest.
Friendly people, great outings, social groups.


Settlement and Multicultural 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) strives to bridge connections, open doors and enrich the lives of all.

For almost 50 years we have offered person-centred services and support to residents of Gymea, the Sutherland Shire and areas of Western Sydney, Northern Beaches, Wollongong and Newcastle,  connecting people to opportunities, resources and each other.


Community Connections

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 available to clients. Register with MYAGEDCARE today.

NEW! Healthy Ageing Hub to support local seniors to live healthy, fulfilled and vibrant lives.

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.

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    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.