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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.
Ph: 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.
Ph: 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
Ph: 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.
Ph: 9558 0334 or 0417 053 500


Community groups

Ceylonese Welfare Organisation

Meet twice a month on Thursdays. Day activities for Senior Citizens.
Ph: Spencer Vanderzeil on 9557 3576


Country Women’s Association (CWA)

Meet twice a month on Mondays. Fun, social activities for women in a safe community setting.
Ph: 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.
Ph: 8679 6088


Diabetes Support Group

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

 

GROW Carers Peer Support Group

Meets fortnightly on Tuesdays from 10.30am-12.30pm
Ph: 1800 558 268
Website:
www.grow.org.au


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.
Ph: 0449 844 249


Melbourne Ballet School

Ballet classes from 3 years old to beginner adults. All enquiries call Michelle Johnson.
Ph: 0438 599 890


Noble Park Chess Club

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


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.
Ph: 9587 5131


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.
Ph: Sylvia McGowan 9515 7427


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.
Ph: 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 12:30 - 2:30pm.
Ph: 9773 0846