Neighbourhood Houses

Neighbourhood Houses are local organisations that provide social, educational and recreational activities for their communities in a welcoming supportive environment.

Neighbourhood Houses are known by many different names. These names include:

  • Community Houses
  • Activity and Learning Centres
  • Neighbourhood Centres
  • Neighbourhood Houses

Neighbourhood Houses are managed by volunteer committees and paid staff. They offer many opportunities for volunteer participation in all aspects of the house activities and management. Good quality affordable childcare and playgroups are offered at some houses.

Activities are generally run at low or no cost to participants.

Community Learning Centres and Neighbourhood Houses offer a variety of:

  • courses;
  • activities;
  • personal training groups;
  • workshops and demonstrations;
  • information and referral services;
  • tax help; and
  • community meals

Facilities and services may include:                                   

  • meeting rooms;
  • playgroups and childcare;
  • office services;
  • internet and computer use;
  • and much, much more.

Council supports five Neighbourhood Houses in the Greater Shepparton area:

Mooroopna Education & Activity Centre

23 Alexandra Street
Post Office Box 96
Mooroopna 3629
Phone: 03 5825 1774
Email: admin@meac.com.au
Internet: Website

Murchison & District Neighbourhood House

23 Impey Street 
Murchison 3610
Phone: 03 5826 2373
Email: murch-nh@hotmail.com
Internet: Website

North Shepparton Community & Learning Centre

10-14 Parkside Drive 
PO Box 4020 
Shepparton 3630
Phone: 03 5821 5770
Email: nsclc@mcmedia.com.au
Internet: Website

South Shepparton Community House

11 Service Street 
Shepparton 3630
Phone: 03 5821 6172
Email: sschouse10@gmail.com
Internet: Website

Tatura Community House

12-16 Casey Street
PO Box 198 
Tatura 3616
Phone: 03 5824 1315
Email: tatcom@tatcom.com.au
Internet: Website