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Holdsworth -

A Happy Life

At Holdsworth we believe everyone has a right to be happy and it is our job to build happiness. We are committed to increasing for all members of our communities their sense of

  • pleasure
  • purpose
  • belonging
  • engagement and connection
  • challenge
  • control and choice
  • meaning
  • learning and growth
  • personal power
  • reciprocity  - contribution through giving and receiving
  • being valued and respected.

Every person has the right to expect equal access to services and community participation irrespective of disadvantage due to age, disability, income or social isolation.

Our services support . . .

Children and Families;

People Living with Disabilties;

Older People; and


Those needing Community Transport;

and people seeking to contribute to their community or gain experience by Volunteering.

Holdsworth provides recreational, respite and support programs and activities in Sydney's south-east.  We are also an important source of information, referral and advocacy for our community.   > more...


Venue & Bus Hire

Both Holdsworth and Gaden can be hired for meetings, training and children’s parties. Buses can be hired for community outings.   > more...


For referrals please call

0414 789 966

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Jobs at Holdsworth:

click here for current jobs being advertised

Holdsworth Community has been acknowledged by Alzheimer’s Australia as Dementia-friendly .

  • Gaden - your local cafe and function centre
  • View our latest Newsletter here


Download the 2015 Annual Report.

The Holdsworth Playground is celebrating 75 years this year.  . .  more.

Gaden and Holdsworth Home Cuisine feature in the video from the 'more than just a meal...' series. . more



Gaden, our Community Centre and Cafe on the corner of Queen Street and Edgecliff Road Woollahra, is open to the whole community, Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 4pm. Gaden has spaces for all sorts of community activities and a own cafe catering to everyone's needs, with discounted prices for people who are eligible for Holdsworth services. Drop in and visit and check out this exciting new space and don't forget it is also available as a great function centre for your celebration. See Flyer

For all Gaden enquiries please call 9302 3688. More details here and see www.facebook.com/Holdsworth.Gaden

Holdsworth Home Cuisine, a Meals on Wheels service for the Woollahra municipality, also operates out of Gaden. This service can be contacted on 9327 2361.



Supporting Holdsworth


Holdsworth Community couldn’t do the work it does in the community without the support of its donors. No matter how large or small every gift helps us deliver vital services to those members in the community that need it most.

You can make a direct contribution on line:-


We welcome feedback on:
What you like or don’t like about Holdsworth;
How you can imagine things being different;
What you can do to initiate changes and how Holdsworth can support you . . . . Information Flyer

Call us on 9302 3600, email us at info@holdsworth.org.au or download a form to assist you in giving feedback.

Smile! Comments and feedback from people who are part of the Holdsworth Community.


Volunteers play an integral part in our programs. We welcome the involvement of enthusiastic volunteers, of all ages, skills and experiences.

We also have opportunities for students needing to complete their placement requirements or job seekers looking for work experience.   > more...


About us

Holdsworth is a Membership based association and you can join here.

For information on our Constitution and Management structure click here.

Community Choir: Woollahra Sings! meets at Holdsworth at 5.30 each Thursday - download  Woollahra Sings Flyer for more information (PDF)

Contact Us!

Call us during office hours on (02) 9302 3600 or email us at info@holdsworth.org.au

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