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

Classes Resume 8 November

The Term 4 Program for face-to-face classes and activities will commence from Monday 8 November and run for 6 weeks finishing on Friday 17 December. These will be casual classes payable by attendance instead of prepaid term fees. It’s a great chance to try out some different classes ready for 2022 or to do some extra fitness classes post Lockdown!

Book now!

COVID Safety Requrements

Mount Street Neighbourhood has the following safety requirements for entry to the house.

  • Entry is by the front door only
  • Use the QR Code scan to check in
  • A  COVID Marshall will assist you with the check-in procedure and a staff member will help if you don’t have a smart phone
  • Proof of double vaccination or a Medical Exemption Certificate is required
  • Masks must be worn indoors but may may be removed for physical classes in the room
  • Room density limit of 1:4 per sq m
  • Social distancing 1.5 m
  • Rooms & equipment are cleaned after each session
  • The use of hand sanitiser is recommended
  • The full COVID Safe Plan is displayed at the entry to the house and is also available from the Office

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 10,352 kms. They have just arrived at Ceduna in South Australia on their way to Port Lincoln via the Flinders Highway down the Eyre Peninsula. Ceduna is on the beach and is well known for whale watching, It is the last town before you hit the Nullabor Plain.

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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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