Community centres

If you're stuck at home and would like to talk to someone, identify local assistance or connect to your local Community House, you can call the Outer East Chatline on 1800 984 825.

For more information about Community Houses, please check their individual websites to see what is available.


Local community centres provide a focal point for community involvement. They offer opportunities to learn, share, grow, meet others and have fun.

There's a broad range of programs, courses and activities available at these centres. They are generally designed to be affordable, and to bring people together in a friendly, supportive environment.  

Course subjects

Some of the courses and services offered at our community houses include:

  • childcare
  • accredited training, adult education classes and life-long learning
  • emergency relief.

Health and wellbeing courses:

  • arts classes
  • craft such as pottery and sewing
  • fitness such as meditation, yoga, tai chi and walking groups
  • healthy aging activities
  • social groups .

Centre locations

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Arrabri Community House

Allambanan Drive, Bayswater North
9294 7530
Arrabri Community House 

Glen Park Community Centre

Glen Park Road, Bayswater
9720 5097
Glen Park Community Centre 

Central Ringwood Community Centre

Bedford Road, Ringwood
9870 2602
Central Ringwood Community Centre 

North Ringwood Community House

35 Tortice Drive, Ringwood North
9876 3421
North Ringwood Community House

Yarrunga Community Centre

Croydon Hills Drive, Croydon Hills
9722 8942
Yarrunga Community Centre

Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place

47-49 Patterson Street, Ringwood East
9725 2166
Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place

Learning local in Maroondah

Five Maroondah community houses have collaborated on a simple, locally-driven website that promotes a variety of activities at minimal cost to the community.   The website is a one stop shop for adult learning, skills to employment development and social connection opportunities in Maroondah.

Learn Locals are a part of a network of over 250 not-for-profit organisations across Victoria offering adult community education and training to people from all walks of life. Learn Locals draw upon the skills and knowledge of local trainers with industry experience who are committed to helping learners build new, real-world skills and improve their lives.