Dromana Community House
Phone: 0417 467 734
Office Opening Hours
Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment
9am to 12 noon
Most online activities are held in Zoom
Dromana Take a Break Childcare
Monday to Friday 9 am to 2 pm
Cost: $61 per session, subsidies apply.
Early Education and Care from 18 months.
Cup of Conversation with Kate
Lively conversation, can you tell us a story about your cup or mug, this is a great conversation starter, please join us.
Time: Tuesdays at 10 am or 11 am
Meeting ID: 958 8734 3155. Passcode: Cup
Pop up fresh food cart at Fifteen Gibson street
Taking it to the gate, pick up bread and veggies.
Time: Tuesdays 10 am -to 1 pm
Sing in the privacy of your own home for an hour and a half of jam packed songs with lyrics on your own screen.
Time: Thursdays at 1.30 pm - 3 pm
Meeting ID: 929 7854 3368 Passcode: Singing
Tuesday Walking and Wednesday Hikers
Conforming to current restrictions, sorry no new enrolments.
Second Bite Ending Waste, Ending Hunger
Fresh produce, vegetables, fruit and bread available
Time: Thursdays at 9 am to 10.45 am by appointment
Family History with Maggie Copley
Time: Mondays at 10 am in the Zoom room
MailChimp for beginners
Go through the steps to set up an E-newsletter, learning to build a template, audience and campaign.
Dromana Community Boomerang Bags
Sewing bags and other items to reduce the use of plastic and sustain the environment. Bags can be purchased.
Sign up now and we shall set you up with the pattern, and fabric, currently supporting Dromana Second Bite.
Working from home during COVID - 19
Time: Fridays 10 am to 2 pm
Children's Garden Working Bee
We are rejuvenating the Beach street entrance with wicking beds and pathways to the Children's area.
Looking for gardeners and others to help out
Supported by the Rotary Club of Dromana
Enquire about how you can make a difference, build skills and support the community.
Sewing caps and knitting beanies
We have a team that cut and make caps for women for the Peninsula Community Wig Centre
Knitting and Crochet
We knit for charity though KOGO and spread the warmth for charity, and we have wool and needles available to get you started, will be back at the house soon!
Weekly sessions will get you started to knit or crochet.
What's on Locally - Please check for reopening dates
A group of dedicated gardeners who are looking for more volunteers to join them at Manna Street.
Garden now reopened.
"Undertaking community projects when we can"
Dromana Recreation Reserve
Pier Street, Dromana Phone (613) 5981 4765
Senior Citizens' Club - Dromana
Phone: (03) 5987 1109
Early learning and child care provides the foundation for children to develop both educationally and socially in a safe environment, while supporting parents into work, volunteering, working in a home based business or study.
Five hour sessions
Monday to Friday
9 am to 2 pm
Phone 0417 467 734
Childcare subsides for eligible families will reduce your fees.
Limited casual places are available.
Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your child’s individual
needs and places available.
Child Care Subsidy (CCS) and Additional Child Care Subsidy will start again from 13 July 2020. From then, some families affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) will have access to more CCS.
Full Fees: $61 per session per child as of July 2020
Two weeks fees in advance must be paid plus $20 annual registration to secure your booking and the Expression of interest form completed each term.
Absences must be paid for
If your child is unwell they cannot attend.
ENQUIRIES Kerrie Harris
Phone: 0417 467 734
Manager: Tracey Trueman
Early Learning Team Leader: Claddgha Nicholls
Enrolment Coordinator: Kerrie Harris
Early Childhood Educators
Kate Dowsett - Dip. Early Childhood Education
Rachael Jones - Dip. Early Childhood Education
Emily Johansson - Cert.111 Early Childhood Education
Rebekah Fraser - Cert. 111 Early Childhood Education
Current Status COVID-19
What does this mean for neighbourhood houses?
What this means:
Close the premises to the general public
Conduct essential services only- Childcare and Second Bite Food outreach (food banks, meal deliveries, childcare,)
Staff will work from home when and if possible
Move activities such as social groups and classes online
Continue to engage with your communities in non-physical ways (phone calls, email, social media, letter drops)
Time: Thursdays 9 am to 10.45 am
You will be allocated a time to collect your food parcels and will take home some frozen meals, fresh vegetables, fruit and pantry items as well as bread or rolls.
We have two to three pallets delivered weekly, and provide food for over seventy families. Deliveries to those in need also.
Thank you to The Dromana Lions Club, St Marks Anglican Church, Coles Mc Crae, ALDI Dromana, Dromana Bakers Delight, Pier Street Bakery, Zero95 Pizza Bar, The Dromana Rotary Club. Zero 95 Pizza Bar The Dromana Lions Club, St Marks Anglican Church and Sciclunas Real Food Merchants.
Dromana Boomerang Bags supplies bags made from recycled fabrics and raises funds to purchase food.
Volunteers and Mutual Obligation Centrelink Participants support this project.
offer free legal advice. Phone 1800 064 784
Clothes 4 U Rosebud - Need some new clothes, look no further!
Staff do an awesome job providing this service during the COVID - 19 period, please observe the new way we do things now all food is pre-bundled and handed out.
No food is wasted we support local community groups including Seawinds Community Hub and Eastbourne Primary School
Singing is now on Zoom
Dromana Community House
is committed to supporting our community in responding to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19).
Under Federal Government restrictions, neighbourhood houses/community centres have been forced to close.
It was with regret volunteers over 70 years of age have had to hang up their hats and aprons , stay tuned with our Facebook page and newsletters.
Stay safe and take care