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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


BBNC After School Drop-In for Years 6-10


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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!

DV-alert Awareness Session

DV-Alert Flyer

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Lifeline is committed to raising the awareness of domestic and family violence. DV-alert awareness sessions are two-hour interactive presentations where individuals and groups can talk about the issue of domestic violence and what they can do to help make a difference.

The session will be on:

Monday 21 May 2018,
Here at Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre, 10 Cynthia St, Bateau Bay

For more information, click on the thumbnail at left to see our A4 flyer.
To reserve your FREE place, please register here: Direct booking link.
For enquiries, contact Kate Bowden on 4332 74500 or

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

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

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.

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.

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 9.45 am and 2.45 pm. Please call us on 4332 7450 or email

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.

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.




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


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.