Community Information

Emergency Contacts and Essential Services

Emergency – Police, Ambulance or Fire: 000 or Text emergency call: 106

Emergency Dept Gosford Hospital: 76 Holden St Gosford

Woy Woy Police: 4379 7399 (also handle water policing issues)


Kids Help Line: 1800 551 800 (for Kids 5 to 12 and teens and young adults 13 to 25)

Lifeline: 131114

Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636

Non-Emergency Security and Medical Services

Police: Assistance (non urgent) 131 444

Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000

Poisons information: 131126 / www.

Gosford Hospital: 4320 2111 76 Holden St Gosford

Woy Woy Hospital: 4344 8444 / 7 Kathleen Street Woy Woy

National Home Doctor Services: 137425 /

GP Super Clinic Reliance Clinic (private – bulk billing available): 4304 1333 / 69 Central Coast Highway West Gosford

Other useful contacts

Rural Fire Service – Making your Survival Plan

Maritime NSW
If you see a problem jet skier or other boating concern you can call
NSW Maritime Access Line on 131 236
or Brisbane Waters Safety Officer Mark Raward on 0418 460294 .

Central Coast Council and garbage collection information
Customer Service Centre: 49 Mann Street, Gosford 2250
T: 1300 126 278 between 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays).

Local papers: (Peninsula News and Express Advocate)
Can be collected from boxes near Rural Fire Service at the entrance to Olive St, Phegans Bay. There is also a box in Horsfield Rd, Horsfield Bay.

Busways: 4368 2277 / Time tables can be found in the bus shelters in Horsfield Bay, Phegans Bay and Woy Woy Bay.

Transport NSW: 131500 /

Central Coast Community Transport: 4355 4588 (Services for frail older people and people with a disability)

WIRES: 1300 094 737 / (for injured or orphaned native animals)

Nearest Shopping centres and petrol stations: Kariong and Woy Woy