Welcome to Glen Park

Glen Park Community Centre is a friendly, supportive and welcoming environment for everyone in the community.

Our mission is to create a strong, connected community - free from poverty, isolation and injustice, where every person has access to food, housing, social and economic participation, lifelong learning and support.

We’re a member of Learn Local - a network of over 300 not-for-profit organisations across Victoria offering adult community education and training to people from all walks of life. We are one in over 400 Neighbourhood Houses located throughout Victoria. Glen Park opens its doors to approximately 800 people per week, provides programmed services to an average of 156 people per week and the Centre is used by the community at least 48 hours per week.

Glen Park is home to a successful registered Social Enterprise cafe; Cafe on the Park, offering delicious meals, catering, training and volunteering opportunities. More importantly, Cafe on the Park is the driving force behind our Emergency Relief Program; P.O.W.E.R and facilitates the distribution of 1250kgs of food per month to some of our most vulnerable Victorians.

We are very proud of the service Glen Park Community Centre provides in the community and encourage you to support the Centre by enrolling in a class, eating in the cafe or becoming a member.

Glen Park's Community Value equates to $5.46 for every $1 of income. Now, that is a pretty good return on investment, don't you think?

Take your time browsing through our website to find out what opportunities your Centre has to offer you and we look forward to seeing you in the Centre.

Heidi Butler-Moore

CEO

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What You Need to Know

With Quarter 3 on the horizon, Glen Park has some amazing events and programs coming up such as Pyjama Day, Jeans for Genes and maybe even a Café Take Over! For more information on these, make sure you keep an eye on our Community News & Announcements page.

Hungry 4 Success Catering have been continuing with the hard work and delivering quality fresh and delicious food. In the January – March quarter Hungry 4 Success Catering saw $29, 736.80 worth of community value generated, which has in part supported Glen Park’s fortnightly community pantry and monthly community meals among many other emergency relief programs. A full list of our community service programs can be found here.

Glen Park will also be introducing some sustainability workshops that are fun for the whole family, and a fan favourite program - Cooking Basics, facilitated by Glen Park's talented Social Enterprise Coordinator, Naomi! To check out what we have on offer in Term 3, check out our courses.

community support & emergency relief programs

Throughout each lockdown, Glen Park have been able to provide emergency material aid and food relief. Glen Park are able to provide vulnerable community members who meet some basic eligibility criteria with fresh fruit, veggies, bread, meat, eggs, pantry staples and so much more. 

Glen Park offer the following community support and emergency relief programs community meals, community pantry, egg and bread collection and school uniform and school supplies collection.

For more information on the community pantry and other community support and emergency relief programs, please email office@glenparkcc.com.au or visit this page.

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Chit, Chat & Chew

Chit, Chat and Chew

Current Course & Activity Guide

Course and Activity Guide

Courses at Glen Park

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Hungry 4 Success Training - prepare to learn, prepare for life

covid-19 booster vaccine - why is it important to you?

Catering - Choose Delicious, Choose Community