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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


Activities and Services Updates, Upcoming Events and our Latest News


Bearfoot Yoga & Craft 2 Hour Workshop

YogaApril18Bearfoot Yoga will be having a 2-Hour Yoga & Craft  Workshop here at BBNC on

  • Wednesday 18th April 10am—12pm.

We will be playing some awesome yoga games and activities and finish up with a calming relaxation. This will be followed by an hour creating brightly-coloured mini tepees—a perfect addition to any kid’s room! Click on the picture for an A4-5 flyer.

  • For kids aged 5-12 years,
  • Children must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  • Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • FREE but gold coin donation appreciated.
  • Booking required. Call 4332 7450 or email admin@bbnc.org.au


Cartooning Workshop

IllHubCartooningBBNCApril18Junior artists don’t miss our two-hour Illustration Hub Cartooning Workshop on

  • Monday 23rd April 1:30pm – 3-30pm
  • Ages 6-15.
  • Materials supplied.
  • Afternoon tea provided
  • Free, but gold coin donation appreciated
  • Booking required. Call 4332 7450 or email admin@bbnc.org.au

BBNC School Holiday Activity Days

SchoolHolidayKidsOutdoorsApril18SchoolHolidayKidsCraftApril18BBNC will be hosting two action-packed Holiday Activity Days again this April

  • Tuesday 17th April  11am -1pm

Kids Craft: Ages 6 and up, light lunch included. badge making, dream catchers, beaded jewellery, painting, drawing and more!

  • Tuesday 24th April 11am—2 pm

Kids Outdoor Activities: Ages 6 and up, light lunch included. volleyball, cricket, sand art, hoola-hooping, dancing and much more!

Click on the pictures for A4-5 flyers, and call us on 4332 7450 if you need any further information.

Dr Seuss Themed Activity Day

DrSeussApril18Everyone loves Dr Seuss! Our School Holiday Dr Seuss activity day is for ages 6 and up, and will be on

  • Wednesday 25th April 11am—2pm

A light lunch is included. There will be a Cat in the Hat movie viewing and books to follow on with. Dress ups are encouraged.

  • Children must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  • Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • FREE but gold coin donation appreciated.
  • Click on the picture for an A4-5 flyer.

Youth Worker at BBNC


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BBNC now has a Youth worker from RYSS here at the Centre on Wednesdays from 2-4 pm. For more information please call 4332 7450. A Google location map is available on our Contact BBNC page.

BBNC Community Survey

survey-graphicCan you spare a few moments to take the our Community Survey? Your feedback is important!

You will find the survey at BBNC Community Survey.

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!

BBNC Summer Newsletter

BBNCNewsSummer2017ThumbnailOur 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.



At left 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


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


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


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


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.


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.