Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the greater Newcastle and Hunter Valley areas, NSW Health has issued a stay at home order effective from 5pm Saturday 14 August 2021 until further notice.
In response to the NSW Health stay at home order, Council services, facilities and events have been impacted.
Our Community Directory is a listing of community services, organisations and groups operating in the Cessnock Local Government Area.
Council builds infrastructure, develops services and plans community events to improve opportunities for people with disability to participate in their community.
Council builds relationships with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and supports the recognition of their histories, heritage and cultures.
Find out about more about our local youth services provided by the Cessnock Youth Centre & Outreach Service (CYCOS).
Find out about our Seniors Festival and how you can get involved in activities in our community.
Information about Council's Mayoral Scholarships Program which supports education opportunities for residents, and Dollar for Dollar Grant Scheme which supports community projects.
ClubGRANTS funding is made available by Local Clubs to provide for a wide range of local social services and community projects.
Council manages and maintains ten general cemeteries and two lawn cemeteries throughout the Cessnock LGA.
Council invites community groups and organisations to hire the poles to promote events that will raise the profile of our area.