Scanning Pens Australia

The C-Pen Exam Reader pen scanner is a major technological breakthrough for anyone wanting to read English, Spanish, French, Italian and German exam questions. The C-Pen Exam Reader is a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text aloud with an English, Spanish, French, Italian and German human-like digital voice.

The Exam Reader has been approved by The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)* for use in exams. For information on exam boards that allow the use of this device in exams, see  

Food War Inc

Food War Inc. are a not for profit, community based organisation helping people on a Government benefit card to purchase low cost groceries.

There are a large variety of dry groceries, frozen foods, fresh fruit and vegetables and also free bread daily.


  • 43 William Street, Raymond Terrace NSW 2324 (Gazebo)
  • 6 Lawson Street, Beresfield NSW 2322
  • 120 Vincent Street, Cessnock NSW 2325
  • 2-4 Hassall Street, Hamilton South, NSW 2303

Young Carers NSW

Young carers are children and young people, 25 years or under, who help to support a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, drug or alcohol dependency, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is frail.


Procare is a community based, not for profit organisation providing support services for families through counselling and education. They also offer  education, professional development courses for health workers and community awareness through information, referral and resources. 

HPCA, in collaboration with ProCare, offers free counselling services to prostate cancer sufferers and their families.


YP COPMI supporting children and young people of parents with a mental illness. Contact the;

Charlestown branch on 4904 9000

Newcastle branch on 4964 7000

Maitland 4939 2900