BVNC Inc is the incorporated body that auspices Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre, Berkeley Vale Neighbourhood Centre, and Tuggerah Out of School Hours Care & Vacation Care. Its offices are shared with Berkeley Vale Neighbourhood Centre in The Berkeley Centre, Heather Avenue, Glenning Valley.
If you’d like to find out more about Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre, go to About BBNC on this website. If you would like more information on the overall organisation, go to the About Us pages on the Berkeley Vale Neighbourhood Centre website. These pages include:
And you can find out more about our other Service Organisations at
Come along and meet like-minded individuals in an non-judgemental environment that promotes acceptance, support, fun and respect. Bring a plate of morning tea, or a $2 donation towards morning tea is appreciated.
Check out our flyer for our activities from September to December
Where: Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre, 10 Cynthia Street, Bateau Bay.
When: Mondays 10 am—1 pm (except Tues 12 Sept)
For further enquiries, please call 4332 7450
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 10 am and 2 pm. Please call us on 4332 7450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tax Help is now available on Tuesday mornings from July 18th
- For seniors, people on low incomes, non-English speaking backgrounds, or who are disabled, Tax Help is available for simple tax returns (e.g. not self-employed).
- To see if you are eligible, go to ‘Tax Help’ on our Services page where you can check your eligibility.
- Bookings are essential, and you should call us on 4332 7450 to make an appointment, and to discuss what you need to bring with you.
- Appointments are available at the following times only: Tuesdays 9:30am, 10:15am, 11:00am, 11:45am and 12:30pm.
The BBNC Winter edition of our Newsletter is now available. Find out more about recent and upcoming events, new services and activities, and our School Holiday activity days this Winter.
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.
At right is our BBNC Brochure. The Brochure may be useful for people who are new to the area, who are referring people looking for assistance, services or neighbourhood activities, or for people who are just curious about what we do. It can be read on screen, or printed on two sides of A4 paper, with a middle fold to make a booklet.
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.
Additional help is available for people in extreme circumstances. Please call us if you need more information.
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.
Let the friendly staff at the Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre help your child to complete their Homework on time!
Homework Group goes from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays and we take students from Years 1-12.
Term 3 Homework Group starts on Tuesday 25th July and finishes on Wednesday 20th September. Call us on 4332 7450 for more information as places are limited.