Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House Inc

113 Melon Street, Braybrook 3019
9317 5610
Mon - Thurs: 9:00am - 3:30pm

Courses - January - June 2023

Opening hours Monday – Thursday 9am to 3.30pm. We are disability accessible. 

Nourish Project

5 Neighbourhood Houses partner to Nourish the Community during COVID-19.

Pilot project to rescue surplus food and provide free, nutritious meals for people doing it tough. The project is a coordinated and collaborative Neighbourhood House response to food insecurity in Maribyrnong.

Meals are prepared at Yarraville Community Centre kitchen by qualified staff and distributed by Angliss Neighbourhood House, Duke Street Community House, Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House and Yarraville Comunity Centre.

Anyone requiring meals, please contact Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House to arrange pick up on 9317 5610


BMNH will be closed for the week of Monday the 18th of September until the 21st of September.

All Courses are free unless marked otherwise. Please ring BMNH for more details or information 9317 5610.

Computer Access

Free Computer Access

Come over between 10am – 2pm Monday and Tuesday  to use the computers and Tablets. Support for internet, mobiles and tablets or filling out applications ect. 

Phone the Neighbourhood House on 9317 5610. or  

BMNH Committee meetings

– BMNH: The Next Committee meeting is Wednesday the 1st of November 2023, at 1.00 PM.

– BMSPTA: The next committee meeting is Wednesday the 1st of November 2023, at 1.30 PM.

Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022 – 2023: 
Thursday the 14th of September 2023 at 11.00 AM

Come and celebrate with us our year’s achievement, morning tea will be provided. 

Please RSVP by the 10th of September for catering by phone (03) 9317 5610 or email


BMNH Playgroup Free

Playgroup will restart in term 2 – Monday the 10th of July – 15th of September 2023. 
Come along, join the BMNH Playgroup, and connect with other mothers in your Neighbourhood. Share a light snack for the children and friendship for the Mum’s. Activities for the young ones will be provided.


Monday between 10 am and 2 pm. Ring for basic support with mobile phones, Tablets and PCs. If your needing support or have any questions solved regarding smartphones or the internet, or QR codes and Vaccination status uploaded onto your phones, our tutor can guide you through your questions and concerns members will be supported by Zoom if restrictions apply or one on one at House.

Chatty Cafe at the Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House
Every Monday through to Wednesday from 10.00 AM – 2.00 PM, The Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House are hosting a Chatty Cafe. Drop in for a chat and to socialise with other members. 


Monday’s school terms only. These workshops are to help older people thrive in a digital world. Discover how being online can add new skills and experiences to your life. Learn the basics of getting online. Build your confidence in using digital technology. Ring between 10am and 2pm to get connected. Online support is available. Please ring office for further information.

Call 9317 5610 for more details.
This Power Saving Bonus round will be finishing on the 31st of August 2023. If you haven’t already, pop in and we can assist you to apply for the $250 Bonus.

Donated by Bakers Delight Sunshine. Pick up between 9.00 AM until 2:30 PM every Monday. (time subject to bread availability)



This program is to support anyone on a low income or experiencing hardship. Each week we receive fruit, vegetables, pantry and dairy goods. This program runs every Tuesday throughout the year, except for Cup Day and Christmas closure. We also have frozen meals for pick up every Tuesday between 12.00 PM and 2.00 PM. Please call the office to make an appointment or if you need more information on (03) 9317 5610. This is a booking only program.

Tuesday’s at The Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House is dedicated to providing families from our local communities with much-needed food relief. We’d like to mention SecondBite Australia and Water 2 All, who provides us with pantry goods, fresh fruit and vegetables so we can keep doing what we do throughout the year, helping out those in the community who do it tough.

Upcoming BBQ’s:
Tuesday the 17th of September 

– Seniors week BBQ celebration will be held on Tuesday the 17th of October at 12.00 PM until 2.00 PM.
RSVP and booking are required for catering.
Please call (03) 93175610 or email to let us know you are coming.

Chatty Cafe At The Braybrook And Maidstone Neighbourhood House

Every Monday through Wednesday from 10.00 AM – 2.00 PM, The Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House are hosting a chatty cafe. Drop in for a chat and socialise with other members.

Basic computer and smart phone training. Free

Tuesday 10am – 2pm. ring for advice on your smartphones, Tablets and any internet concerns. We also give one on one training.


Mosaic and craft workshops

Learn how to make a mosaic by working with colourful tiles to make a piece of art. Every Wednesday.

School Terms Only. Classes recommence on Wednesday the 12th of July 2023 until the 14th of September.
10am – 12pm Cost $3 

Cooking Classes

These classes will resume in term 4, 2023.


Drop in day between 9am to 3pm. Anyone needing support or advocacy.

Annual general meeting (AGM):
The next annual general meeting for 2022 – 2023 will be held on Thursday the 14th of September at 11.00 AM.
Come and celebrate with us our years achievements, morning tea is provided.
Please RSVP by the 10th of Septmber 2023 for catering (03) 9317 5610 or email us at



Emergency Relief Programs


Free bread hampers donated by Bakers Delight Sunshine between 9am and 2.30pm (or until all bread is gone).


Emergency relief program; Fruit and Vegetable boxes, pantry goods and dairy products donated by SecondBite, Save the Food, Tony Water 2 All and frozen meals from The Nourish program. Anyone experiencing hardship can apply. For appointments and bookings, please ring 9317 5610. Pick up is between 12.30 to 3.30pm

Community BBQ


Tuesday the 17th of October.

From 12.00 – 2.00 PM

Room hire

We have an activity room for hire to suit meetings, workshops and social groups etc. The room is available for casual or ongoing bookings.

Rates are affordable.

Contact 9317 5610 for further information


Trading table

Bring along your unwanted goods and donate to the trading table. Goods must be in good condition. 

All proceeds go to the BMNH for the purchase of materials for classes, this keeps the cost of classes down.