What we do

The Centre and Docklands Neighbour House

The Centre operates two Neighbourhood Houses that service two distinct communities. The first is The Centre in Errol Street North Melbourne that has been servicing the North and West Melbourne community for over 44 years. In 2019 The Centre opened the Docklands Neighbourhood House (located at 2 – 4 Wharf Street Docklands) to meet the unique needs of the Docklands Community. Currently funded by Development Victoria the Docklands Neighbourhood House is providing a distinct and expanding suite of programs to the Docklands Community.

Community Learning Program

The Centre delivers short courses and activities throughout the year for people of all ages and backgrounds, promoting learning, connectedness and belonging.

Community Events and Initiatives.

Community forums and exhibitions, community morning teas and lunches, social action and other initiatives promoting community involvement and awareness of current issues and opportunities.

Adventures Program.

Fun and friendly activities that provide opportunities for learning, interaction, sharing and mutual support.

Home Away From Homework Club.

Our best practice program offering tutored after-school hours homework support to primary and secondary school children.

Sing Now Community Choir

North and West Melbournes own Community Choir

The North and West Melbourne News.

Our long-running broadsheet newspaper with over 40 years of continuous publication, with four editions each year. Produced entirely by volunteers.


The Spring Fling Festival
A free and inclusive community event in October each year. A celebration that brings together the whole of North and West Melbourne, to celebrate the richness and diversity of the local community.

The Spanish Language Fiesta
A free and inclusive community event in April each year event celebrating the richness of the Spanish language and culture

Shop Front Drop-in and Community Help Desk.

Drop in for information, referral and support at both The Centre and Docklands.