Introduction and Welcome

Constructed in the mid-1850s by the Ingram family, Bellfield House was purchased by the Waverley Council in 1979 and established as a Neighbourhood House in 1980. Mount Street Neighbourhood House offers a broad range of quality, low cost art, craft, computer, language, cooking and fitness programs in a friendly and supportive environment.

The House also has rooms available for hire by community groups at very reasonable rates.

Mission Statement

Mount Street Neighbourhood House is a Community Learning Centre that aims to provide a broad range of quality and low cost courses, workshops and activities in a friendly and supportive environment.

All are welcome to attend our courses at the House and you will find the full program of activities on this website.

Latest News

AGM and Zoom Classes

You are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting using Zoom. This wll be held on Thursday October 21 at 11:30 am.

Email   for the Zoom link and a copy of Annual Report.

All welcome!

Zoom Classes Running

Casual attendance classes currently running are:

  • Pilates, Yoga, Gentle Exercise, and Strength Training
  • Tai Chi, Meditation, and IT
  • Free IT Help and Art

Sessions are available. Please email for more information and bookings.

Lockdown Requirement

Due to COVID-19 Lockdown requirements the House is currently closed. You can still contact staff by email to or by phone on 9803 8706 and leaving a message. Email is the preferred option and will get you a quicker response. If leaving a phone message please speak clearly and repeat your contact number.

Reopening Anticipated
At this stage the government Roadmap out of Lockdown has the House permitted to reopen for face-to-face classes from Monday November 8 with restrictions. This is subject to change. Bookings are now open. Email and phone details are as noted above.

Walking for Wellness

Mount Street has joined forces with Inner Wheel Club (Narre Warren) to raise funds for Stem Cell Research. People are recording how far they walk each week which is tallied for a virtual walk around Australia. The total distance walked is now 10,102 kms. They have just walked across the Nullabor from Caiguna to Euola in Western Australia.
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Community Information on Resources from Monash Council

City of Monash

The Monash Council has a page on their website that provides useful information on community resources in these troubling times. The page is available at Monash Community Services

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