Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Address: 29A Anderson Street, Templestowe 3106
Phone: 03 9876 4381
We are a not for profit Neighbourhood House that provides services and activities for people of all ages. We offer an inclusive program that meets the needs of people in our local community in a friendly, nurturing manner.
Our free clubs promote social engagement and healthy activity for those facing financial barriers to participation. We provide a large range art, craft, language, music, fitness, and technology classes – something for everyone.
We offer Vocational Education and Training for those wishing to further or change careers. We offer childcare five days a week in a safe, nurturing environment. Members of the community have the opportunity to volunteer in our organisation and make a positive difference in someone else’s life.
We have established a Community Library and a Community Garden, both of which are supported by volunteers. In 2018 we average over 550 people coming into our house each week. We have partnered with other community groups to provide our activities out in the community and regularly seek feedback from the community.
We are responsive and flexible and highly valued by all of our participants. Our mission is to provide quality community engagement through social, recreational and learning activities. This guides all of our planning with the vision of having Strengthened Community Participation, Enhancement and Wellbeing.