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Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres

The City of Greater Dandenong supports eight Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres. These community facilities provide a safe and caring place for people of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and interests. People can join in a wide range of activities and programs. They are also home to a range of community groups within the City of Greater Dandenong. They offer low-cost meeting rooms and facilities for hire.

Greater Dandenong's cluster of Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres work together to provide:

  • community connections
  • quality programs and activities
  • lifelong learning.

What can you do at a Neighbourhood House and Learning Centre?

You can learn to paint, speak another language, take up belly dancing or yoga and much more. You can also go there to get details about other local services in your area.

Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres form a key part of the social fabric of Greater Dandenong. They provide key community activities for residents across all life stages, including:

  • adult education
  • lifelong learning
  • pathways to employment
  • volunteer engagement
  • social and recreational programs.

Visit your local house or centre today and:

  • become a member
  • join the management committee
  • become a volunteer
  • join a group or class.

 

Learn Local at your Neighbourhood House or Learning Centre

No matter what level of education or training you have, Learn Local can help.

New skills can be life-changing, offering job choices, further education and the chance to interact with others in your Learn Local community.

Courses range from basic computer skills to Certificates and Diplomas in business or community services.

The focus is on each person's needs, tailoring programs for both the learner and businesses.

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Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres

Dandenong Neighbourhood House

Address: 34 King Street, Dandenong
Phone: 9792 5298
Email: info@dandenongnh.org.au
Website: www.dandenongnh.org.au
 

Springvale Learning and Activities Centre

Address: 1 Osborne Avenue, Springvale
Phone: 9547 2647
Email: mail@springvalelac.org.au
Web: www.springvalelac.org.au
 

Springvale Neighbourhood Literacy Program

Address: 1-3 Lightwood Road, Springvale
Phone:  9574 6399
Email: literacy@snh.org.au
 

Noble Park Community Centre

Address: Memorial Drive, Noble Park
Phone: 9547 5801
Email: info@nobleparkcommunitycentre.org.au
Web: www.nobleparkcommunitycentre.org.au


Wellsprings for Women

Address: 79 Langhorne Street, Dandenong
Phone: 9701 3740
Email: administration@wellspringsforwomen.com
Web: www.wellspringsforwomen.com 
 

Springvale Neighbourhood House

Address: 46-50 Queens Avenue, Springvale
Phone: 9548 3972
Email: coordinator@snh.org.au
Web: www.snh.org.au 
 

Keysborough Learning Centre

Address: 402 Corrigan Road, Keysborough
Phone: 9798 7005
Email: info@klckeys.com.au
Web: www.klckeys.com.au 
 

Jan Wilson Community Centre

Address: Halton Road, Noble Park
Phone: 9795 9279
Email: jwilsoncc@cgd.vic.gov.au
Web: Go to Jan Wilson page

Who manages the Neighbourhood House or Learning Centre?

Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres are managed by incorporated community-based voluntary committees of management. Paid staff support the day-to-day operations. Along with volunteers, the Houses can provide low-cost and welcoming places for the community. Your involvement is welcomed and valued.

Greater Dandenong's Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres are funded and supported by:

  • the City of Greater Dandenong
  • Adult Community Further Education
  • Department of  Health and Human Services
  • other government departments
  • local businesses
  • philanthropic organisations.