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Paddy O'Donoghue Centre

18-34 Buckley Street, Noble Park
Phone: 8571 1436
Open: 9am - 5pm

The Paddy O’Donoghue Community Centre, set in the heart of the bustling community of Noble Park, and is leading the way for future community developments of its kind.This intergenerational facility provides everything from childcare through to education and social outlets for older residents. In addition, local community groups run a variety of activities from a chess club to gymnastics and dance groups and has cemented itself as a hub for the people of Noble Park.


Facilties and programs

Council Customer Service Centre

The Paddy O'Donogue Centre offers a range of Council services including all council payments, viewing of council meeting agenda and minutes, planning amendment displays, immunisation certificates, animal registrations and more.

Please note that payments must be by EFTPOS or cheque only as no cash is held on the premises.

Function rooms

The centre has four impressive function rooms that are community groups and organisations can hire at very competitive rates.

More information on Paddy O'Donoghue room hire

 

Children's services facilities

Maternal Child Health Service

The centre has two Maternal and Child Health Nurses from Monday-Friday weekly providing advice and referral for families with children aged 0-6 years.
Phone: 9546 9565 or 9546 0551


Noble Park Community Child Care

Children from 0-6 years old are provided with long day care in a wonderfully warm setting.
Phone: 9547 6468


Noble Park Kindergarten 

4 year old sessions:
Possum Room: Tuesday - Thursday mornings, Friday afternoons
Echidna Group: Monday afternoons, Wednesday - Thursday mornings
Kookaburra Group: Monday and Tuesday mornings, Friday afternoons
Koala Group: Monday afternoons, Tuesday - Thursday mornings
Phone: 9547 5415


Noble Park occasional care

Offer a 3-hour child care service for busy families who need a break from their children on Mondays and Fridays from 9am–12pm.
Phone: 9558 0334 or 0417 053 500


User groups

Ceylonese Welfare Organisation

Meet twice a month on Thursdays. Day activities for Senior Citizens.
Phone: Max Ludekens on 0402 477 752


Country Women’s Association (CWA)

Meet twice a month on Mondays. Fun, social activities for women in a safe community setting.
Phone: Yvonee on 9547 7261


Dandenong Sings Choir

Group meets every Wednesday in the Main Hall, session starts at 5.30pm  Free supper provided, friendly atmosphere.
Phone: 8679 6088


Diabetes Support Group

Meets second Tuesday of every month from 2pm-4pm.
Phone: Ms Lesley Jarutis 9546 2346   


Koala Gymnastic Club

Founded by Paddy O’Donoghue over 30 years ago, the club is owned by and run for the Noble Park Public Hall Trust. Classes for girls aged from 4 years to adult and boys 4 - 12 years Classes held Tuesday and Thursday from 4pm.
Phone: 0449 844 249


Nav's Tuition

Experienced tutors in English, maths and science.
Classes held Monday and Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons.
Phone: 0430 153 489
www.navstuition.com

 

Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch educates the community about scams and provides safety tips to residents, churches, clubs, shops, businesses, hospitals, etc. Meets every third Wednesday of the month. During the year, the organisation holds four public forums and question and answer information sessions.
Phone: Dawn Vernon on 0407 325 030  


Noble Park Chess Club

The Noble Park Chess Club conducts regular sessions and tournaments on Saturdays from 2pm.
Phone: Carl on 9528 6452 or Dom on 0421 896 365


Noble Park Community Action Forum

The purpose of the Noble Park Community Action Forum is to engage with the Noble Park community and provide a forum where local issues and concerns can be raised and action plans developed. Meets every second Wednesday of the month between February to November each year.
Phone: 0417 053 612

 

Soup Kitchen - Springvale Christian Community Centre

Lighthouse Chefs open invitation to come and enjoy delicious and absolutely free freshly prepared luncheons every Wednesday in the main hall from 12pm-2pm.
Phone: 9587 5131

 

Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre

Social support group for CALD people over 65. Meets every Monday from 10am to 2pm.
Phone: 9767 1900


TOPIC 5 (Take Off Pounds In Company)

A friendly self help weight loss club, open to people of all ages and fees are very reasonable. Meets every Wednesday from 11am -1pm.
Phone: Sylvia McGowan 9515 7427

 

United Spanish Latin American Welfare

Social activity group support for Spanish speaking elderly. Meets every Monday from 10am to 2pm.
Phone: 9318 2949


The University of the Third Age (U3A)

Offer life long learning educational programs to retirees and semi-retirees. Classes run at the centre include computers, oil painting, genealogy, composers, singing, photography and more.
Phone: 9546 2997


U3A Knitting and Crochet Group

Run by a group of ladies who want to get together and share skills and ideas. Beginners welcome, plenty of assistance from experienced and patient teachers. All are welcome, no bookings required. Sessions held on Thursdays 12.30pm-2.30pm.
Phone: 9773 0846