(Left) The Honorable David Mehan MP, Member for The Entrance, presented our volunteers Vanessa, Diana, Ellen, Patrick, Rev Bruce, Val and Tracy with Premiers Volunteer Recognition Program Awards at a morning tea held here at BBNC on June 13th.
Thank you all for your wonderful contribution to our community.
Join us for our monthly community breakfast BBQs here at Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre.
Our free BBQs are provided by the Anglican Church, Bateau Bay, on the first Thursday of every month at 9 am.
Please help us to help others in your local area
BBNC urgently needs donations of warm clothing for its community Op Shop and Emergency Relief programs
Clothes can be dropped off at Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre, 10 Cynthia St, Bateau Bay. For more information please call 4332 7450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please help others in difficulties in our local area by donating to the Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre’s Emergency Relief Program.
We need food donations which can include:
Pasta, Rice, Beans, Soup, UHT Milk, Canned Fruit and Vegetables, and Tinned Tuna or Salmon.
The Drop Off point is Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre, here at 10 Cynthia St, Bateau Bay. Please call 4332 7450 for further information, or you can email us on email@example.com.
Our Autumn Newsletter is here with photos, news and information about what’s been happening, our regular activities and services, and what we have planned for the next couple of months. The Newsletter can be read online, emailed or printed. Printed copies are available here at the Centre.
Kids don’t stress! Drop in to BBNC for our After School Drop-In for Years 6-10. During term, you can come in for afternoon tea, use our computers, and get help with your homework projects from Monday to Thursday from 3pm to 4pm.
We also have our Youth Worker in from 2-4 pm on Wednesdays.
See you there!
A free professional counselling service is now available here at BBNC, at 10 Cynthia St Bateau Bay.
The counselling can provide assistance with relationship issues, depression, anxiety, grief, and family issues and difficulties.
The service is available by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9.45 am and 2.45 pm. Please call us on 4332 7450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Having trouble making ends meet? Help is here! We stock a variety of groceries, pantry supplies (including longlife milk), and toiletries at our Food Store. Items sold range from 50c to $3.00. The Food Store is open Monday to Thursday from 9am—3pm.
We also have free day-old bread on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, and fresh surplus fresh fruit and vegetables after 1 pm Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Frozen bread is usually available any time Monday to Thursday 9am-3pm.
Emergency food hampers are available for people in extreme circumstances. If you need emergency food assistance, please call us for an appointment on 4332 7450.
Come in on Tuesdays and get help from our teachers in ‘Computers for Beginners’ with Norm and ‘Introduction to Tablets’ with Noeline. You can bring in your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, or use our PCs or Ipads. The sessions are 50 minutes long, with a maximum class size of 3 people, so make certain you book by calling us on 4332 7450.
Gold coin donation appreciated.
On Thursday 15 June, the Minister for Multiculturalism and Disability Services, the Hon Ray Williams, visited Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre to hear first-hand about the work volunteers are doing. He presented Premiers Volunteer Recognition Program certificates to several volunteers and former volunteers, including long-serving volunteers from both Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre and our sister Centre, Berkeley Vale Neighbourhood Centre. Both Centres registered to adopt the Volunteering NSW Statement of Principles.
Photos of our Berkeley Vale NC volunteers receiving their awards can be found on their website at bvnc.org.au.