Resource Directory

Learning Opportunities

Alamein’s Men Shed
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Variety of projects (can do your own or help with community ones), and tools are provided

Suitable Age Range
18+
Amaroo Neighbourhood Houses
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Art classes, kids yoga, Zumba, senior’s strength training, art therapy

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Beaumaris Library
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Author talks, children’s activities, school holiday programs, technology workshops, group events (check online for specific dates for events)

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Brighton Library
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Holds a range of author talks, children’s activities, school holiday programs, technology workshops, group events (check online for specific dates for events)

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Chisholm Institute
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Wide range of TAFE courses and vocational education

Suitable Age Range
18+
Coles Quiet Hour
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Quiet Hour provides a low-sensory shopping experience by making changes in store, such as reducing noise and distractions, to help make a difference to customers who find it challenging to shop in a heightened sensory environment. Operates in select stores only. Consult the website to find a store near you.

Suitable for
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Coonara Community House
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Various arts, skills, literacy, sports classes that you can sign up for and participate in

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Dixon Neighbourhood House
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Arts, computer, literacy groups and classes to participate in

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Frankston Men’s Shed
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Range of activities such as woodworking, gardening, arts and crafts, community kitchen, basic computer skills

Suitable Age Range
18+
Hampton Library
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

A range of author talks, children’s activities, school holiday programs, technology workshops, group events (check online for specific dates for events)

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Hawthorn Men’s Shed
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Range of activities including woodworking, gardening, book club, lunches and barbecues

Suitable Age Range
18+
Kerrie Neighbourhood House
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Various arts, skills, literacy, sports classes to participate in

Website Address
Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Knoxbrooke Inc.
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

We are excited to be launching our latest program, Knoxbrooke Achieve. It has been designed to teach the skills needed to achieve employment or further education. Other learning opportunities include; dance, drama, fitness, gardening, art, sports, cooking, learning programs, support, and resources.

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Living and Learning at Ajani
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Large range of activities and classes that you can participate it, including dance workshops

Suitable Age Range
18+
Mackie Neighbourhood House
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Activities to support and enhance educational, health, recreational, self-esteem and community interests

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Melbourne Polytechnic
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Various short courses for people with special learning needs in small classes; courses include animation, cooking, textiles, woodcraft, cooking, performing arts etc. Participants will also gain a certificate of participation. There are also other courses for associate and bachelor degrees.

Suitable Age Range
18+
Monash Men’s Shed
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Art, woodwork, electronics, computers, metalwork, sports, gardening, boardgames

Suitable Age Range
18+
Monkami Centre Inc
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Monkami Centre has an exciting Arts Program. It involves a wide range of experiences and opportunities for all participants. Participation, self expression, communication and enjoyment are the main aims of the art programs. Also features a garden nursery.

Suitable Age Range
18 – 75
Mount Street Neighbourhood House
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Arts, fitness, languages, cooking and yoga classes to participate in

Website Address
Suitable Age Range
All Ages
North Balwyn Community Men’s Shed
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Can participate in woodwork and computer skills workshops, as well as cooking classes, men’s health forums and fellowship events

Suitable Age Range
18+
Orana Neighbourhood House
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Various arts, skills, literacy, sports classes that you can sign up for and participate in

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Park Orchards Community House & Learning Centre
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Various arts, skills, literacy, sports classes that you can sign up for and participate in

Suitable Age Range
18+
Phoenix Park Neighbourhood House
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Low-cost educational, recreational and social activities for anyone to participate in

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Prahran Community Learning Centre
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Youth education, arts, adult education, children’s services

Website Address
Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Q Men’s Shed
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Work on own project, help with maintenance jobs, contribute to special projects

Suitable Age Range
18+
Rowville Neighbourhood House
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Various arts, skills, classes that you can participate in

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Sandringham Library
Resource Name
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Holds a range of activities such as author talks, children’s activities, school holiday programs, technology workshops, group events (check online for specific dates for events)

Suitable Age Range
All Ages
Seawinds Community Hub
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

Join in a range of different classes and events

Suitable Age Range
Pre-school
The Holland Foundation
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

The Holland Foundation is a non-for-profit organisation that provides volunteers with retail and office administration training and experience. Volunteers are exposed to all requirements of running a business including banking, customer service, till operation, sorting of donations and stock management.

Suitable Age Range
Adults / young adults
U3A (University of the Third Age) Knox
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

U3A provides educational, social and recreational programs and activities for community members over the age of 45 who are in retirement. They run over 150 courses and activities each week, meaning there is bound to be something that suits your interests!

Suitable Age Range
45+
Victorian Mens Shed Association (VMSA)
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

The VMSA website can help you to locate your nearest men’s shed.

Work in Retail Training
Resource Category
Long Resource Description

PeopleWorx’s Ready 2 Retail course puts you in a ‘real-world’ training environment so that you can develop the experience to be successful. Whether it’s using our digital point-of-sale system or doing stocktake, you’ll learn real skills in a real workplace. The Ready 2 Retail program is for anyone who needs help getting the skills and work experience needed for employment or further study

Suitable Age Range
All Ages

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