Groups

Westgate Diabetes support Group

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Community groups
We are a non profit organization and we have a support group that meets 1St Tuesday each Month at 10am at the Altona Bowling Club in Civic parade, We have guest speakers to help people with Diabetes... We are a non profit organization and we have a support group that meets 1St Tuesday each Month at 10am at the Altona Bowling Club in Civic parade,
We have guest speakers to help
people with Diabetes
Contact Elaine
(03) 9255 55 01 or 0415 030 996

Williamstown High School Ex-Students and Staff Association Inc A0041347A

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Education
Williamstown High School Ex-Students and Staff Association Inc is an important and valued part of the School's community. It provides a great way to find out what is happening at the school, to renew ... Williamstown High School Ex-Students and Staff Association Inc is an important and valued part of the School's community. It provides a great way to find out what is happening at the school, to renew old acquaintances and to keep in touch with your old school mates.
Objectives of the Association are
To provide a forum for ex-students to establish and maintain contact with the school and their peers
To inform ex-students about the activities of the school and to foster and maintain interaction between the school and its ex-students
To engender support for the school
To continue to develop the Association's Scholarship Fund and set guidelines for its administration

Altona Meadows Community Centre Inc

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Community centres & hubs
Altona Meadows Community Centre runs activities and programs for all ages, backgrounds and abilities, including Hobby & Leisure, Music & Dance, recreational clubs, education, health & wellbeing, Commu... Altona Meadows Community Centre runs activities and programs for all ages, backgrounds and abilities, including Hobby & Leisure, Music & Dance, recreational clubs, education, health & wellbeing, Community Café and social support groups.

THE OLD PATH COMMUNITY GROUP

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Community groups
The Old Path community group Melbourne is an organization with head office in Unit 5, 216-230 Blackshaws Road, Altona North 3025 is an active community group not only in Victoria but also across diffe... The Old Path community group Melbourne is an organization with head office in Unit 5, 216-230 Blackshaws Road, Altona North 3025 is an active community group not only in Victoria but also across different states of Australia.
Reaching out to people and providing assistance to those who are in need is part of the group's mission.
Numerous charity and outreach programs were established in Australia such as Elder care, Clean up drive, Blood donation to Australian Red cross , Tree planting and film showing are some of the community activities that have been organised which harness and gather the community together both Australians and non-Australians alike.
More community & public services are continuously being mounted to carry out this responsibility and fulfill our mission of doing good unto all men.

Laverton Community Association

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Community groups
OUR VISION The Laverton Community Association aims to make Laverton a vibrant place to live and work and where all members of the community feel empowered, safe, healthy, happy and proud to call La... OUR VISION

The Laverton Community Association aims to make Laverton a vibrant place to live and work and where all members of the community feel empowered, safe, healthy, happy and proud to call Laverton home.

OUR AIMS
To advocate on behalf of, and in consultation with, the people of Laverton;

To promote Laverton within the wider community;

To support and build capacity in residents by creating opportunities for improved learning, wellbeing, personal growth and economic sustainability;

To implement the vision for Laverton as outlined initially in the Laverton Community Action Plan 2006 – 2015; and

To have input into issues affecting the built environment in order to promote sustainable development, community wellbeing and public safety.





OUR OBJECTIVES

To provide a forum where residents and other key stakeholders can express their needs and if possible, establish mechanisms for having those needs addressed;

To work with the Hobsons Bay City Council, Victorian and Australian governments and other stakeholders, as necessary, to implement agreed strategic plans for Laverton, with initial attention focussing on the Laverton Community Action Plan in the period 2006 - 2015 and the Laverton Community Renewal project (2009 - 2012) to guide strategic directions in the first instance;

To identify gaps in service provision within the community and initiate alone or with other organisations, ways of meeting those needs;

To support and assist community strengthening and development initiatives that arise from within the community;

To develop community awareness and involvement in environmental conservation matters and to lead by example in promoting environmentally sound practices and procedures;

To liaise and share information with similar groups via membership of relevant bodies and committees;

To act as the auspice for non-Incorporated local entities; and

To ensure the financial viability of the Laverton Community Association.

Victory Family Centre

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Religion
We are a religious organisation located in the western suburbs of Melbourne. We reach out to multi cultural communities and groups who has called Australia home. We cater to a diverse group and always... We are a religious organisation located in the western suburbs of Melbourne. We reach out to multi cultural communities and groups who has called Australia home. We cater to a diverse group and always build upon common grounds. We want to be able to provide migrant support in whatever form it is needed to assist them to integrate into the fabrics of society. We offer prayer support and visitations on some occasions.

Meeting place : Laverton Community Hub
( opp Laverton Station)
Time : 4.30pm

Life Groups: Alternate Fridays , 7.45pm

Contact person : Ps Joe Lim

Australian Croatian Community Services

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Multicultural
ACCS is a quality community aged care with home care services, social support groups and volunteering opportunities, with bi-lingual staff able to support the needs of people from Croatia, Bosnia and ... ACCS is a quality community aged care with home care services, social support groups and volunteering opportunities, with bi-lingual staff able to support the needs of people from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the wider community. Also offering ACFE funded training and Croatian language classes.

We have an office at:
4-8 Parker St, Footscray 3011
T 9689 5811
E [email protected]
www.accs.asn.au
http://www.accs.asn.au

Ol' 65 Jam Sessions for older wannabes

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Arts, culture & heritage
Had the desire to play an instrument but never got the chance until you……Retired. Are you an older or retired person who has never played in a band or played with others....this might be your opportu... Had the desire to play an instrument but never got the chance until you……Retired.
Are you an older or retired person who has never played in a band or played with others....this might be your opportunity… anybody who has dabbled with guitar, keyboard, drums bass,……or singing after many years of wanting to do so??
Want to get with other people and play….Jam?

Here’s the deal…
If you’re like me and learning a musical instrument was on your bucket list…maybe you'd like to join one of our groups to play some music… or just have a bit of fun trying…. At present have a regular group on a Thursday, but new groups are planned for this year as numbers increase...come and join us....and we might even learn something’s from each other as well…

Some basics about Ol'65+
The group is aimed at Older/retired people who
- may have taken to playing an instrument and/or singing in later life
- have never played with others or never been in bands or groups
- live in proximity to Newport
- are able to meet during mornings [or afternoons]
&
- want to make some music with others with no pressure or judgement
- and have some fun in a relaxed atmosphere
If we last long enough who knows what will result......Each session cost is ~$5 per person [depends on numbers]

St Ayles Skiff Coastal Rowing Williamstown

The St Ayles Skiffs are 22ft row boats that are similar to ancient Scottish craft used for fishing and recreation around the Scottish Isles. The St Ayles Skiff was designed for communities to build an... The St Ayles Skiffs are 22ft row boats that are similar to ancient Scottish craft used for fishing and recreation around the Scottish Isles. The St Ayles Skiff was designed for communities to build and own, to encourage community engagement and build skills in both boat building and rowing. These boats are now being built around the world for this purpose.
The Williamstown group commenced in July 2016. We are a women's only group assisted by a very patient and competent professional prominent male boat builder. We are a committed group and meet weekly to build our mighty Skiff.
We are a not for profit group. We continuously fund raise to enable us to complete this amazing community project.

Watercolour Art Classes

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Arts, culture & heritage
Watercolour art classes are run by local artist Stefan Gevers from his studio on Hudsons rd in Spotswood. Classes are catered for Adults and age group 13-17 years. Stefan works with professional artis... Watercolour art classes are run by local artist Stefan Gevers from his studio on Hudsons rd in Spotswood. Classes are catered for Adults and age group 13-17 years. Stefan works with professional artists and runs term classes and one day workshops throughout the year.
Botanic art, contemporary watercolour, landscape and other Watercolour related subjects are taught.
Classes are for beginners and advanced students.

St. Stephens Uniting Church Williamstown

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Religion
Christian Community specialising in inter-generational activity. Focusing on building up confidence and encouraging all members to use develop their particular skills. Offering support to those in ... Christian Community specialising in inter-generational activity. Focusing on building up confidence and encouraging all members to use develop their particular skills. Offering support to those in need of physical, spiritual and emotional support.
Building friendships in a family atmosphere.

Outside the Box - Dyslexia Art and Craft Club

  1.   Closed Group
  2.   Families & Children
A group for children aged 7-12 who have dyslexia or specific learning difficulty. Having a difference like dyslexia can lead to feelings of social isolation and low self esteem. This group provides ... A group for children aged 7-12 who have dyslexia or specific learning difficulty. Having a difference like dyslexia can lead to feelings of social isolation and low self esteem. This group provides a chance for children to meet others with dyslexia whilst participating in an art or craft activity. Outside the Box meets once a month on Sunday afternoon in Laverton. Please phone to register interest or to find out more

ACCS Australian Croatian Community Services

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Education
Australian Croatian Community Services is a provider of quality community education services. Our main office is based in Footscray and we have great faculties for the adult learner. Our courses in... Australian Croatian Community Services is a provider of quality community education services. Our main office is based in Footscray and we have great faculties for the adult learner.

Our courses include small and friendly Croatian language classes in the evening. Courses usually run for 15 weeks, three intake periods per year, and are offered at various levels: Beginner 1, Beginner II, Intermediate I, Intermediate II and Advanced.

We also offer other tailored and response Croatian language course by demand. Please check out our current course schedule or call Rosie on 9791 6000
http://www.accs.asn.au/index.php/education/learncroatian

ACCS has pre-accredited training funded by ACFE in computer and communications for people wanting to pathway into further education or employment. These courses can be modified to suit the needs of the learners and are a great bridging course to advance skills and knowledge suited to the workplace.

Hobsons Bay Interfaith Network

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Religion
The network includes over 30 different faith leaders and representatives from around Hobsons Bay who gather to engage in interfaith dialogue, share each other's stories and traditions, enter each othe... The network includes over 30 different faith leaders and representatives from around Hobsons Bay who gather to engage in interfaith dialogue, share each other's stories and traditions, enter each other's places of worship, and organise community activities that support interfaith and intercultural connections.

The network's purpose is to promote connection, respect and acceptance for the integrity of each other’s beliefs, cultures and traditions. A desire arising from both a shared and common humanity and from being people of faith spirituality and community.

What the Interfaith Network is…
• An opportunity for dialogue and understanding
• A way of living with mutual respect and dignity
• A positive recognition of different faiths and spiritual beliefs
• A celebration of individuality and identity of each tradition
• Held together by human values and goodwill
• A partnership of many faith communities and the civic authority
What the Interfaith Network is not …
• An opportunity for conversion and proselytisation
• A compromise of any individual faith tradition
• The creation of any particular faith community
• A forum for exclusive religious claims
• An opportunity for religious argument

Hobsons Bay Settlement Network

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Multicultural
A collaborative network of services providers, agencies and organisations that provide services to new migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Hobsons Bay. The network aims to improve settlement outc... A collaborative network of services providers, agencies and organisations that provide services to new migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Hobsons Bay. The network aims to improve settlement outcomes through a coordinated services approach.

The network meets quarterly and establishes working groups in response to identified needs of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Hobsons Bay, for example: social connection and cohesion, employment and economic participation, health and youth matters.

The network provides an opportunity for not for profit agencies, local and state government, voluntary organisations, community and neighbourhood centres to increase their connection, knowledge and capacity in identifying and responding to the needs of migrants, refuges and asylum seekers in Hobsons Bay.

Sketching on Location

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Arts, culture & heritage
This art group meets at Louis Joel Community Centre at 5 Sargood St. and usually walks to nearby places to sketch or draw. We prefer to work outside when weather permits, but go to cafes or other i... This art group meets at Louis Joel Community Centre at 5 Sargood St. and usually walks to nearby places to sketch or draw. We prefer to work outside when weather permits, but go to cafes or other indoor places if weather is poor. All ages, abilities etc. welcome. Untutored, bring your own materials. Small fee applies. Keywords: paint, pen, pencil, watercolour, water color, water colour, charcoal, brush, ink, beach, park, weekly, all year around, Tuesday, afternoon

Williamstown Toastmasters Club

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Community groups
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Experience how Toastmasters c... Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations.
Experience how Toastmasters can help you, just as it has helped millions of others around the world. Here is a marvellous opportunity to see for yourself a Toastmasters meeting in action and speak to current members about their experiences

Karingal Training

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Education
Non For Profit, Registered Training Provider (RTO). Based in Sunshine 93110777 and Werribee. Delivering Short Courses and Accredited Training, to equip learners with Job ready skills and knowledge. ... Non For Profit, Registered Training Provider (RTO). Based in Sunshine 93110777 and Werribee.
Delivering Short Courses and Accredited Training, to equip learners with Job ready skills and knowledge.
Short courses in... First Aid, CPR, Hospitality, Café Barista & mental Health First Aid. Our Job ready Qualifications in the Community Services Sector include... Cert III Individual Support (Aged Care), Cert III Community Services, Cert IV Disability, Cert IV Mental Health, Cert IV in Community Services and Cert IV in Alcohol & Other Drugs.

New Zealand Maori Polynesian Welfare Support Group INC.

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Community groups
Established in 1995. A non-for profit organisation. We are a community welfare support group, based in the western suburbs of Melbourne. . We are a supportive organisation that aims to represent and p... Established in 1995. A non-for profit organisation. We are a community welfare support group, based in the western suburbs of Melbourne. . We are a supportive organisation that aims to represent and promote the greater values and needs of the NZ and Maori Polynesian community. We provide a network of welfare support services, an open channel of communication, Working closely with mainstream services, Resources, facilitation's of cultural activities and festivities to the New Zealand Maori Polynesian community of Victoria. Working closely with mainstream services.

Hobsons Bay Arts Society`

  1.   Open Group
  2.   Arts, culture & heritage
Hobsons Bay Arts Society Incorporated is situated in the municipality of Hobsons Bay in Victoria, Australia. We are located at the Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre, 5 Sargood Street, Altona. We ... Hobsons Bay Arts Society Incorporated is situated in the municipality of Hobsons Bay in Victoria, Australia. We are located at the Louis Joel Arts & Community Centre, 5 Sargood Street, Altona.

We aim to help & encourage residents of Hobsons Bay and the wider community to pursue their artistic talents & love of art, welcoming new members of all ages and artistic abilities who would like to meet people with like interests in a friendly, creative environment.

Art tuition sessions, including classes for children, are conducted by talented tutors with many years experience covering most mediums. The class environment is friendly and encouraging - not only do our students learn new skills, but form new friendships too! There are also social art groups for those wishing to create in company.

HBAS holds regular member art exhibitions and, along with our major sponsors Qenos and Hobsons Bay City Council, is proud to present the 5X7 Art Prize, an annual small format art competition open to all residents of the western suburbs of Melbourne.
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