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Welcome to the BBNC Website! We hope you will take the time to check out the services we offer and the activities we host as part of your local community. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you need any more information. Check the Calendar and Events page for the dates and times of regular activities and upcoming events. Calendar and Events

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Homework Group in 2018

https://bbnc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/HWGGraphic.jpgBBNC Homework Group fans – HWG is off for Semester One due to unforseen circumstances. Stay posted for its return dates later in the year!

Free Health Education for Older People

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Don’t miss two free information sessions to be held at Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre aimed at older people living independently in the community.

Session 1: Falls and Injury Prevention

February 7th,

10.30 am-11.30 am

Session 2: Medicine Management

February 21st,

10.30 am-11.30 am

For further information and bookings please contact us on
(02)43327450 or admin@bbnc.org.au

Go to our Contact BBNC page for our contact details and a Google location map.

BBNC Summer Newsletter

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Click on the picture for BBNC’s Summer Edition Newsletter.

Our Summer Newsletter is here with photos, news and information about our children’s and adults’ activities and services over the next couple of months and our Christmas activities and dates. The Newsletter can be read online, emailed or printed. Printed copies are available here at the Centre.

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Click on the thumbnail to see our BBNC Brochure (in pdf).

 

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.

NSW EAPA and Energy Rebates Increase

EAPA-Icon-2016Rebate Increase Update 4/9/17:  The NSW Government has just announced increases to Energy Account Payment Assistance (EAPA) and the energy rebates. To find out more, visit our Services Page under Rebate Increase Update 4/9/17.

Free Counselling Service

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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 admin@bbnc.org.au.

BBNC Food Help

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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.

 

 

 

Computer Lessons for Beginners at BBNC

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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.

 

BBNC Community Laundry

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Good news! BBNC can now provide access to a washing machine and clothesline for a gold coin donation.

Booking is essential – if you need to use the laundry call us for an appointment on 4332 7450.

To view or download our A5/A4 flyer, click on the thumbnail at left.

Volunteers recognised at BBNC

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Former Bateau Bay NC volunteer and current Coordinator of BBNC Kate receives the Centres’ Registration Certificate from the Hon Ray Williams at BBNC.

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Former Bateau Bay NC volunteer Pete receives his Premiers Volunteer Recognition Award at BBNC.

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.

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Bateau Bay NC volunteer Kelly receives her Premiers Volunteer Recognition Award at BBNC.

 

The BVNC Inc Vision Statement is: 'To develop and build a safe, friendly environment by fostering & encouraging the cohesion & well-being of the members of the community within the Southern Lakes area, Wyong Shire'.
Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre acknowledges the Darkinjung People who are the Traditional Custodians of this land and we pay respect to the Elders, both past and present, of the Darkinjung Nation.