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 

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.

Date for Term 2 are: Monday 7th May & Monday 2nd July

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 - 10pm from 02/01/2018 - 27/12/2018. Contact Francis Castellino on 0470 314 893 or the Dads in Distress hotline 1300 853 437 or visit www.dadsindistress.asn.au.

Community Houses in Maroondah

Yarrunga Community Centre

North Ringwood Community House

Central Ringwood Community Centre

Arrabri Community House

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.

Yarrunga Trekkers

Yarrunga Trekkers are a small and friendly community based walking group that operate in collaboration with Yarrunga Community Centre, located in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne. 

For more information visit the Yarrunga Trekkers website.