Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House Inc

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

Courses (July 2022 - December 2022

Please wear a mask.

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 Yarraville Comunity Centre and West Footscray Neighbourhood House.

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

Healthy living sessions:
Life Program-
30 minute sessions run by expert health professionals that will support and encourage you.
Starting Monday the 3rd of October, 2022 at 1:00 PM.

The Life Program will help:
– increase physical activity
– Improve healthy eating habits
– Increase energy levels
– Reduce stress levels and promote stress management.
Contact the house for more details about the Life Program. 
(03) 93175610 or office@bmnh.org.au

Money & Budget Management
Learn how to save and manage your money wisely. The course helps with Basic budgeting, Centrelink debt, and how to consolidate debt and lower your income tax bill.

Classes start on the 6th of October and the 24th of November. There will be 8 weekly sessions, the course is run by South Kingsville Community Centre and is free of charge to attend.
Contact Farhana to book in on (03) 9399 3000.

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting of The Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House is to be held on Thursday the 15th of September 2022. This will be a zoom meeting. Please contact the House for the zoom meeting information by ringing 9317 5610, or email: office@bmnh.org.au.

Notices

The Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood house will be closed the Cup Day weekend and reopens Wednesday the 3rd of November.

BRAYBROOK, MAIDSTONE SUNSHINE PUBLIC TENANTS ASSOCIATION 

113 Melon Street, Braybrook 3019
braymaidpta@yahoo.com.au

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. office@bmnh.org.au or braymaidpta@yahoo.com.au  

BMNH Committee meetings

Members are welcome to attend. Open to all members. Please call the Chairperson Pauline Burns 9317 5610 if you need more details or email office@bmnh.org.au

Upcoming meetings:
BMNH Committee meeting is Monday the 14th November, 1:00 PM.

Monday

BMNH Playgroup Free

Playgroup will recommence: Term 4 on the 3rd of October 2022.
Come along and 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.

PLAYGROUP SUPPORTED BY A FACILITATOR Guest speakers attend through out the year:

– West Footscray’s Toy Library will be visiting the Neighbourhood House to have a play session with the children on the Monday the 10th of October from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Playgroup Every Monday, school terms only 10.00am – 12.00pm Terms 3 and 4. 

BASIC COMPUTER AND SMART PHONE TRAINING. Free

Monday between 10am and 2pm. Ring for basic support with mobile phones, Tablets and PC’s. If your needing support or have any questions solved regarding smart phones or 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.

BE CONNECTED PROGRAM Free

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.

DID YOU KNOW YOUR HOUSEHOLD COULD BE ELIGIBLE FOR $250 OFF YOUR POWER BILL?

Call 9317 5610 for more details.

FREE BREAD
Donated by Bakers Delight Sunshine. Pick up between 10:00 AM until 2:30 PM every Monday.

Tuesday

EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM

This program is to support anyone on low income, or experiencing hardship. Each week we receive Fruit, Vegetables and Pantry and dairy goods. This program runs every Tuesday through out the year except for Cup Day and Christmas closure. We also have frozen meals for pick up every Tuesday between 12pm and 3pm. Please ring office to make an appointment or if needing more information on 9317 5610. This is a bookings only program.

Tuesday’s at The Braybrook and Maidstone Neighbourhood House are dedicated to providing the families from our local communities with much needed food relief. We’d like to give a special mention to StreetSmart Australia, who have provided us with a grant that means we can keep doing what we do. Helping out those in the community who do it tough.

Community BBQ – 
Seniors month celebrations:
Tuesday 4th October, Egg & Bacon day 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM.
Tuesday 11th October, Sausage Sizzle 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Basic computer and smart phone training. Free

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

Wednesday

Mosaic and craft workshops

Learn how to make a mosaic working withcolourful tiles to make a  piece of art. Every Wednesday.

School Terms Only 10am – 12pm Cost $3

Term 3: Commencing July 11th.

Cooking Classes

This Class is on hold till further notice due to distancing rules.

Thursday

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

Friday

Closed

Emergency Relief Programs

MONDAY

Free bread hampers donated by Bakers Delight Sunshine between 9am and 3pm.

TUESDAY

Emergency relief program; Fruit and Vegetable boxes, pantry goods and dairy products donated by SecondBite, Store House, 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 26th April  12 pm-2pm

Call in for a BBQ lunch to celebrate the re comencement of some activities. We will be looking forward to seeing all our Community connecting once again.

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.