Front of the building of the Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre.

Front of the building of the Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre.

The Programs At MNC




Community Development
Assisting people and communities to facilitate positive change and create connections.

Community Dinners
The Community Dinner project, provides hot nutritious meals, hot showers, and a laundry service to the many homeless, the financially struggling families and those who are isolated from their community every Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5pm-6pm.

Community Garden
The Community Garden is a place for local people who do not have the space for a garden at home to meet, learn and share skills.

Community Information
Information about, and referrals to, other services available here on the Sunshine Coast.

Room Hire
Rooms at the Centre are available for hire at a reasonable rate, from 9 am to 10 pm, seven days a week. All rooms are air-conditioned, have access to kitchen and toilet facilities, and are fully furnished. Wheelchair accessible. Plenty of parking available.

Commercial Kitchen Hire
Our Commercial Kitchen is available for hire to •Caterers •Market stall holders •Recipe Developers •Cooking Classes •Food Photography •Hospitality   Training •Coffee Appreciation/Barista Training

More about our Room Hire…

Free Counselling
Free counselling is offered at MNC every Wednesday from 9.00am to 12.00 noon.

Family Support
Assisting families experiencing difficulties to connect with their community, and strengthen familial bonds. Also includes:
· Homework Club
· Afterschool Club

Aborona
Long-term housing project for the elderly, and people with disabilities.

Maroochy Occasional Child Care Services
Low-cost occasional childcare for 0-5 year olds, from 9.30am to 2.30 pm. Tuesday—Friday.



Other Services Hosted at MNC




Tax Help
Free assistance for low-income earners to help them fill in their Income Tax returns. July/October, by appointment. Ph (07) 5443 6696
KEIHS — in Place
Proactive advocacy and referral model working to ensure that people are able to maintain and sustain their accommodation status.

Groups that regularly use the Centre include:

· Sunshine Coast AA
· Narcotics Anonymous NA
· Women’s Interest Group
· Yoga
· Playgroup — Monday
· MIFQ (Mental Illness Fellowship of Queensland