Emerald Community House

Everyone is welcome at Emerald Community House, where we aim to engage members of the community through providing the highest standards of community development activities, programs and services.

Our vision is to continue to be a place where connections are made and opportunities are realised.

Check out the articles below to find out what’s up at the house.

Childcare Update!

A new permit system during Melbourne’s Stage 4 lockdown.

July 2020 edition of Emerald Messenger

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Woorilla Poetry Prize 2020 – Entries Close July 31

2020 Woorilla Poetry Prize entries are open until 4pm Friday July 31st Prizes Available Open SectionWinner $1000Runner Up $250 Youth Section (age 12-18) Winner $200Runner Up $50 — Open Section entries $10 per poem or three for $25Youth Section (age 12-18) entries are FREE Entries can be submitted online here Details: www.woorilla.org.au  

Our Occasional Childcare program restarts in Term 3

The occasional childcare program at Emerald Community House has been expanded with sessions running everyday between 9:30am – 2:30pm for children aged 6 months to 5 years. See full details in the flyer below or call Tracey Shuttleworth at the office on 5968 3881 to discuss any queries.

June 2020 edition of Emerald Messenger

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April 2020 edition of Emerald Messenger

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March 2020 edition of Emerald Messenger


Computers for Job Seekers (evening sessions)

Upgrade your IT skills and seek employment. Learn how to search, find and land a job with your increased IT skills and polished CV. Dates: Wednesday February 5th – March 25th (8 weeks)Time & Venue: 7-9pmCourse Fee: $70

Yoga Stretch and Relax

Wind down from a hectic day and stretch out stress and soreness with this relaxing series of yoga postures. Therapeutic yoga for everybody – all levels and all abilities. Dates: Monday February 3rd – March 23rd (7 weeks) Time/Venue: 6-7pm ECH Hall Course Fee: $115.50 inc GST

World Humanitarian Day

https://www.unocha.org/world-humanitarian-day-2019 August 19, 2019

The future is now for the inclusion of women in emergency management planning

Coming from the World Community Development Conference in Dundee, Mary tells the future at the Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authority Council Conference, Melbourne Exhibition Centre on August 28.

2019 Make Music Day in the Hills – June 21

Event details https://www.makemusicinthehills.org.au/