Community services

We encourage you to find out what services are available in your community so please come and visit us.

Glen Park Community Centre has a range of community services to engage the local community's needs. Room hire, health services, Cafe on the Park, self-education courses, information seminars and much more. We encourage you to find out what services are available in your community so please come and visit us.

Community Support Services / Resources

 

More coming soon...

Community Pantry

The team at Cafe on the Park and Glen Park Community Centre have been working hard to ensure your Community Pantry is stocked full of fresh fruit, veggies and bread*, non-perishable items of food and personal hygiene items. 

Thank you to the organisations and community groups that have made the Commuinty Pantry possible - Maroondah City Council, Bendigo Bank, FoodBank Vic, Woolworths Bayswater and Bakers Delight Heathmont

*availability of produce varies upon what is available from donating organisations 

Our monthly Community Pantry will be opening on a fornightly basis as of 2nd October, 2018.

For more information on our Community Pantry, Community Pantry membership or dates for 2018, please visit Cafe on the Park.

Immunisation Sessions

Every second month; excluding public holidays Maroondah City Council’s immunisation service will be attending Glen Park Community Centre on Monday 6th March for immunisations. Maroondah City Council’s Immunisation staff can:

  • Advise you on the “No Jab, No Pay” and “No Jab, No Play” legislation changes
  • Provide vaccinations as per the National Immunisation Program (6 weeks to 19 years)
  • Answer any immunisation question you may have (excluding travel vaccine information)

You will need to bring your Medicare card and any immunisation history or record for each child. Please call (03) 9294 5627 to make an appointment to put your child’s immunisation history or record on the central register or create a catch up schedule for any child between 0 and 19 years of age.

Dates for Term 4 are: Monday 5th November.

Dads in Distress

Dads in Distress provides specialised peer support & referral network to Dads going through the trauma of family breakdown. Every Tuesday from 7.30pm - 9:30pm from 02/01/2018 - 27/12/2018. Contact Phil Lamport on 0413 594 711 or the Dads in Distress hotline 1300 853 437 or visit www.dadsindistress.asn.au.

Buried Treasures

Buried in Treasures is a support group that helps people overcome issues with over acquiring of items. Everyone in the group has a lived experience with over acquiring of items, so there's absolutely no judgement. Come along and let Andrea help you through your journey.

Every Wednesday from 12:00pm - 2:00pm from 31/01/2018 - 19/12/2018.

For more information, contact Andrea Denholm on 0478 049 053.

Community Houses in Maroondah

Arrabri Community House Inc.

42 - 78 Allambanan Drive

Bayswater North 3153

Ph: 9720 0877

www.arrabri.org

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Central Ringwood Community Centre Inc.

Bedford Park, Rosewarne Lane

Ringwood 3134

Ph: 9870 2602

www.crccinc.org.au

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North Ringwood Community House Inc.

35 - 39 Tortice Drive

Ringwood North 3134

Ph: 9876 3421

www.nrch.org.au

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Yarrunga Community Centre Inc.

76 - 86 Croydon Hills Drive

Croydon Hills 3136

Ph: 9722 8942

www.yarrunga.org.au

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Maroondah City Council - Volunteer Vacancy

Garden Volunteers Needed

Got a green thumb? Or looking to start a new hobby and meet new people in your spare time? Then the Glen Park Oaks Community Garden is just the thing for you! Council is currently looking for volunteers to help operate and maintain the garden, which was officially opened in November 2013.

The garden features raised planter beds with a variety of vegetables and ornamental plants. Volunteers will enjoy being part of something that contributes to the local community and can also enjoy the produce – a tasty benefit. To find out more about this wonderful volunteering opportunity or request a Volunteer Application Form please contact Council’s Community Development team on 9294 5748.