Burwood Profile


In-depth information on the local community's profile

Useful Links

This page contains useful information including links and contact numbers for various community groups and services in the Burwood area.

Community Directory
Health and Medical Directories
Helpful Youth Links and Contacts
Children and Family Useful Links

Community Directory (LINCS) This directory contains information on Community Services including childcare, aged care, health services, community facilities, and more.
To search for a service in Burwood, simply type in the service in the 'find' field (e.g. 'childcare') and hit the 'search' button. You can then access the information of all related services in the Burwood Area.

If you have any problems downloading information from our Community Directory, or would like to update information on this database, contact Burwood Council's Community Services department on 9911 9911.

Please click here to access the Community Directory.

You may also be interested in the following pages:

  1. Burwood Library Service 
  2. Local Information Network for Community Services (LINCS) 
  3. Burwood Pound - Animal Welfare Scheme 

Health and Medical Directories

This directory provides information on the health and medical services in the Inner West area of Sydney. It has been prepared as an outcome of the Burwood2030 Strategic Plan to improve residents’ access to local facilities and as an initial step aims “to identify health and medical services within the Inner West. For the purpose of this directory “Inner West” refers to the Local Government Areas of Ashfield, Burwood, City of Canada Bay, Leichhardt and Strathfield.

The information has been compiled to assist all ages with key contact information and the listing is grouped by topic:

  1. Age-related Services
  2. Crisis Assistance and Support Programs
  3. Family Support Services
  4. Health Support Services For Families
  5. Hospitals
  6. Hospitals and Emergency Services
  7. Key Government Contacts
  8. Mental Health
  9. Nursing Homes
  10. Support Services for Parents of Children with a Disability
  11. Youth Services and Youth Health

The information has been compiled by Burwood Council for the community.

Click here for the PDF version.
Click here for the Word version.

Youth Links and Contacts

For a comprehensive list of secondary school within the Burwood LGA and surrounding suburbs please click here.

Online Resources

Way Ahead: www.wayahead.org.au/ 

Lifeline: 131 114

Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800 or visit www.kidshelp.com.au 

Beyond Blue: www.beyondblue.org.au 

Headspace: www.headspace.org.au 

Reachout: www.reachout.com.au 

Likeitis: www.likeitis.org 

Alcohol & Drugs Information Service (ADIS): 1800 250 015 (Free call)

Under 18yrs Legal Aid Hotline: 1800 101 810

Under 18yrs Emergency Accommodation Line: 9318 1531

Over 18yrs Homeless Persons Information: 1800 234 566

Mens Line: 1300 139 313 or visit www.menslineaus.org.au

FPA Healthline: 1300 SAFE SEX (1300 65 88 86) or visit www.fpahealth.org.au

NSW Rape Crisis Centre: www.nswrapecrisis.com.au

Exodus Youth: The Exodus Foundation 8752 4600 or visit www.billcrews.com.au

Point Zero Youth Outreach Service: 93890399  or visit www.pointzero.org.au

Burwood PCYC: www.pcycnsw.org.au/burwood 

Youth Linx IWSC: 8741 2000

Children & Family Useful Links

For a comprehensive list of helpful information for parents and carers please click here. In addition, below is a list of  links to websites relating to children and families.

NSW Department of Human Services: Community Services


NSW Government Premier & CabinetKeep Them Safe - A shared approach to child wellbeing 


NSW Government: Families NSW


Strengthening Families Resourcing Parents


Australia's Online Chilcare Directory


Kids At Weldon


Croydon Tennis Centre Holiday Tennis & Fitness Camps