COMMUNITY SERVICES, GROUPS & VOLUNTEERING

 Financial Counselling - Free Service

This service is provided by the Springvale Community Aid and Advice Bureau.  Financial counsellors can help with debts that you are struggling to pay, budgeting support and generally assist you to manage your finances.
Call 9798 7005 for more information.


Cyrene Centre - An Initiative of the Dandenong Catholic Deanery

The Cyrene Centre specialises in providing counselling and support for all families with substance abuse issues.  The Centre is staffed by fully registered and qualified psychologists.  The counselling at the Centre is available to all people free of charge.

The Centre is located at Unit 5, 64 Douglas Street, Noble Park and is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays - 10.00am - 7.00pm

Visit their website on www.thecyrenecentre.org.au


Public Access to Computers/Internet

Community access to the internet and computers.
Available:  Monday to Fridays - 9.00am - 4.30pm

$1 per hour.  Bookings Essential.
Free access for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Health Card Holders.


Computer Tutoring

Free Computer Tutoring.  Volunteer tutors provide "hands on" training to seniors (the Broadband for Seniors program) and people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds who have little or no experience with computers. The program provides an opportunity to learn basic computer skills including how to access the internet, social networking, emailing, working with pictures etc.  

If you are interested in becoming a tutor or learner please phone Reception on 9798 7005.


Childcare (Freedom Club Co-operative)

Subsidised childcare is available at the Freedom Club Childcare Co-operative located within our complex for most daytime sessions.  Click on the link to be directed to the Freedom Club website.


Become a Volunteer English Tutor


You can help someone to improve their English
This is a program where the volunteer tutor is paired with their student and they meet at the Keysborough Learning Centre to help them learn English.  
No previous teaching experience nor a second language is required.  Tutoring generally takes place during the day.
The commitment is to see your student once a week for 1 to 2 hours for a minimum of 6 months.

A 5 session training course is provided by KLC free of charge.

Phone 9798 7005 to find out more about becoming a volunteer.




Women's Craft and Friendship Circle

Don't sit at home!  
Learn and share skills, pop in for a cuppa and chat while you work on your knitting or craft project or help with one of our charity projects.  Meet new friends and share afternoon tea together.
All welcome!  $2 donation per week covers the purchase of materials.
Wednesdays - 12.30pm - 3.00pm


Senior's Evergreen Group

This group meets in the Meeting Room of the Resurrection Parish Centre on the third Friday of every month.  Join in the fun and take part in various activities and outings.  
Call Keysborough Learning Centre on 9798 7005 for information.  Members bring a plate and $2 per session.
Fridays - 10.30am - 12noon


Weigh in Weight Control Support Group

Weight control support group.  Meets weekly for mutual support, diet and exercise information available.  Manage your weight in a friendly environment.
Thursdays - 9.00am - 9.30am



Special Olympics Melbourne - Southern Committee

An organisation which provides sporting opportunities for people with an intellectual disability.  Contact us for more information on 9798 7005.
Meetings occur once a month at KLC.  New members and volunteers welcome!


Breast Cancer Support Group

Get together, support each other, have fun and join in other activities.  The Breast Nurse usually attends each session.
Third Thursday of each month - 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Call Chris on 9547 7254 for more information.


Walking Groups

Are you looking for a fun, social way to get fit.  Join a walking group today.  Groups can be formed to suit all ages, fitness levels, days and times.  Call 9798 7005 for more information and expressions of interest.



Raja Yoga

Start date is subject to a minimum number of participants.  Please call the office on 9798 7005 for further information.

Group 1 - Tuesdays:  10.00am - 11.00am
Group 2 - Thursdays:  10.00am - 11.00am
Cost:  $12.00 per class or $100.00 for 10 weeks.  Concession:  $8.00 per class or $75.00 for 10 classes.



Volunteer Opportunities

Join our active team of volunteers!  What can you do?
  • Become a member of the Committee of Management
  • Work in Open Door / Food Bank
  • Assist with Administration and Reception
  • Become a Community Visitor
  • Become a Volunteer English Tutor
  • Become a Computer Tutor
Volunteering is a great way to:
  • Gain skills for a job
  • Get recognised work experience
  • Meet new people
  • Build your English language skills
  • Help other people in your community
Training is provided.