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Paddy O'Donoghue Centre

18-34 Buckley Street, Noble Park
Phone: 8571 1436
Opening hours: 9am - 4pm

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.


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: 8571 1880

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: Jennifer Peries on 0430 076 620

Country Women’s Association (CWA)

Meet twice a month on Mondays. Fun, social activities for women in a safe community setting.
Phone: Yvonee on 9798 8950

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   

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

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


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