Find a community house

Community houses are not-for-profit, community-run facilities that offer affordable education and recreation programs welcoming people of all backgrounds, ages and cultures.

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Community houses in Glen Eira

Name Address Phone
Caulfield South Community House

450-452 Kooyong Road
(entry via Jupiter Street)
Caulfield South 3162

9596 8643
Godfrey Street Community House

9 Godfrey Street
Bentleigh 3204

9557 9037
Moongala Women's Community House

92 Bignell Rd,

Bentleigh East 3165

9570 3468
Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre

260 Booran Road
Ormond 3204

9578 8996

What do community houses offer?

Also known as neighbourhood houses or adult learning centres, community houses offer a range of programs to children and adults. These may include:

  • three-year-old kindergarten
  • arts and craft workshops
  • book clubs
  • childcare facilities
  • community garden projects
  • computer classes
  • cultural classes
  • English as a second language (ESL) classes
  • exercise classes
  • friendship/support groups
  • language classes (French, Spanish, Italian)
  • music for children
  • photography classes
  • playgroups
  • reading, writing and numeracy programs
  • skill development programs (MYOB, business administration, job preparation)
  • small business and marketing programs
  • walking groups
  • youth groups.

Contact these facilities directly to find out which programs they offer.

Benefits for adults

If you're an adult looking to learn or upgrade your skills, a community house or adult learning centre allows you to:

  • develop your skills in a nurturing environment
  • learn in smaller, focused classes
  • study part-time
  • pay affordable fees
  • access childcare
  • enrol anytime
  • access registered training programs and pre-accredited classes.

You can also contact a community house if you'd like to volunteer and get involved with your community.

Benefits for children

Are you a parent looking for a fun, affordable option for your child? Enrolling them in three-year-old kindergarten, childcare or playgroup has a huge range of benefits including:

  • great preparation for primary school
  • teaching them to socialise with other children
  • fun play activities
  • an early start to learning.