Creating community, fostering friendship, living and learning

 

 COVID-19 – Important update from Watsonia Neighbourhood House

Due to Government Stage 4 Stay At Home Restrictions, Watsonia Neighbourhood House is now closed to the public and all face-to-face groups are suspended until further notice.

(Victorian State Government Department of Health and Human Services Updated restrictions – Sunday, 2 August.)

If anyone needs assistance, a chat or you have some suggestions, you can still contact us via;

We look forward to seeing you at the House again when we are able. Take care and look out for your neighbours while keeping safe.

Click here for our Code of Conduct during the Covid 19 Pandemic.

To see what's on during these restrictions go to our Online (Covid-Safe) Activites page.

  

 Travels in a Lockdown World

Our Travels in a Lockdown World project provides you with an opportunity to tell us about your favourite walk in lockdown.

Take a photograph of a favourite place on your walk and tell us about what you love about that walk – the people, the places, what you see, what you feel.

Our friendly and inclusive group meets via Zoom each fortnight. For more information about how to join in see below or download the flyer.

travels in a locked down world

 

Tuesday Chats, 11am-12pm

Feel like connecting up for a cuppa from your own home? BYO beverage and join us for a friendly catch up, all welcome. Email or call for the zoom link. Computer with camera and microphone required.

Food Relief

We are receiving many enquiries about where to access food relief. So we have teamed up with Greenhills Neighbourhood House and Reservoir Neighbourhood House to provide pantry items, fresh produce and pre-cooked packaged meals.
If you would like support with food, or if you are able to donate, please get in contact.

My Gov Help (free sessions)

Do you need help to register and navigate your way with My Gov?
By using MyGov you can jump the Centrelink service centre queues, make life easier at tax time and link other Government agencies such as Medicare, My Health Record, NDIS, Dept of Veteran’s Affairs.

Our Tax Help volunteer, Garry, is available to help and answer your questions. Book your FREE session and receive help either by phone, video calls or in-person (physical distancing and hygiene measures in place). Contact us by phone (03 9434 6717) or use our Contact Form.

Support for Unemployed

We are working in partnership with New Career Solutions to offer services to our local community. We can help with;

  • writing or updating your resume
  • identifying your transferable work skills
  • accessing free training opportunities
  • interview skills and answering tricky questions

Call us for more information 03 9434 6717.

Volunteer Community Garden Support Worker

Are you interested in environment, sustainability and community connection? This role is for you! Support an exciting Restoring Native Habitat Project in our community garden.
When; Now
Tasks include; managing planting, supporting design, enhancing compost systems

To download or view the Position Description click here.

To enquire about this position please ring Watsonia Neighbourhood House at 9434 6717 or leave a message here.

Acknowledgement of Country

aboriginal flag

Watsonia Neighbourhood House acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people as traditional owners of this land and we welcome all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to our centre.

 

 

Feedback

Watsonia Neighbourhood House welcomes your feedback. Our Committee and Management, staff and volunteers would like to read your comments and suggestions.  These would help us to improve our services to our community. Please send these from our Contact Us Form.