The Programs At MNC
Assisting people and communities to facilitate positive change and create connections.
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.
The Urban Farm
The Urban Farm set in the heart of Cotton Tree. Growing Organic produce, chemical free and following permaculture principles for the local community and eateries to enjoy. As a Social Enterprise all the profits go towards the Neighbourhood Centre and the community projects they develop.
Drop on by and grab some affordable fresh veggies picked right in front of you! Your be supporting the community while eating healthy, win win!
Information about, and referrals to, other services available here on the Sunshine Coast.
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
- Market stall holders
- Recipe Developers
- Cooking Classes
- Food Photography
- Hospitality Training
- Coffee Appreciation/Barista Training
Free counselling is offered at MNC every Wednesday from 9.00am to 12.00 noon.
Assisting families experiencing difficulties to connect with their community, and strengthen familial bonds. Also includes:
- Homework Club
- Afterschool Club
Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre’s Family Support Program would like to say a big heart warm Thank You to the Maroochydore RSL for their generous donation to aid our families.
Other Services Hosted at MNC
Free assistance for low-income earners to help them fill in their Income Tax returns. July/October, by appointment. Ph (07) 5443 6696
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:
· Narcotics Anonymous NA
· MIFQ (Mental Illness Fellowship of Queensland