Stay connected and informed on any temporary changes to our services.

The Neighbourhood Centre is following closely the situation regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to progress in NSW. We recognise this is impacting you both personally and professionally and we thank you for your continued efforts in supporting children the Bathurst and Oberon communities. It is vitally important that families continue to be supported, and critical services continue to be delivered during this time. Many of our clients are already experiencing a range of hardships and vulnerabilities and it is important that we maintain a strong level of support.

In order to protect the vulnerable we ask all clients who have returned from overseas in the past month or who are feeling unwell not to come into the Centre but to contact us via telephone. All hard surfaces are disinfected after each user, and we ask all to observe the 1.5 metre social clearance.

Please notify us immediately should you be notified of a staff member or client who returns a positive test to COVID 19.

Click here for Safety Precautions.

Click here for COVID-19 resources.

29th June, 2020:
Cleaning procedure notices at the entrance of The Neighbourhood Centre.

25th June, 2020:
The Neighbourhood Centre doors will be open to the public again on the 29th of June.

DCaf will recommence face to face on the 22nd of July.

Chair Yoga will recommence face to face on the 24th of July.

Friends on Friday Group will recommence face to face on the 24th of July.

To make a booking, give us a call on 6332 4866.

22nd June, 2020:
Meeting Room Hire. Social distancing capacity changes:
WELCOME ROOM – 10 people maximum
COMMUNITY ROOM – 10 people maximum
MEETING ROOM – 6 people maximum
INTERVIEW ROOM – 1 person maximum.

15th June, 2020:
From the 15th June, certain support groups such as AA, Men Connect, Counselling, Mental Health Support Groups, English Tuition & Community Justice are back to face to face meetings.

Click here to read the NSW Minister Of Health’s Public Health Order to ease restrictions on gatherings.

26th March, 2020:
Due to the Governments restrictions on Community Centre’s, The Neighbourhood Centre is closed to the public. We are still assisting the community via phone on 6332 4866, email binc@binc.org.au and social media.

The Neighbourhood Centre Oberon is open for the Centrelink kiosk only. We are still assisting the community via phone on 6336 0909, email oberon@binc.org.au and social media.

Due to social distancing, Chair Yoga will be streaming live on facebook. www.facebook.com/TheNeighbourhoodCentre

 

25th March, 2020:
Friends on Friday Group is still running through phone support.
Multicultural Women’s Group has been postponed until further notice.

 


23rd March, 2020:

Meeting Room Hire. Social distancing capacity changes:
WELCOME ROOM – 18 people maximum
COMMUNITY ROOM – 13 people maximum
MEETING ROOM – 7 people maximum
INTERVIEW ROOM – 1 person maximum.

English Tutoring / Mentoring / Men Connect will still run through either social media or the Zoom meeting app.

The Learner Driver Program has been postponed due to social distancing.

Volunteer expressions of interest can be made on the phone by calling 6332 4866.

19th March, 2020:
Despite the changing of certain services, we are still open to support the community.

Men Connect and D CAF programs will still run, although not in person.
For more information give us a call on 6332 4866.

 

18th March, 2020:
The following events have been cancelled:
Multicultural Storytelling Luncheon – 20/03/2020
Harmony Day Celebrations – 21/03/2020

The following programs / events have been postponed till further notice:
Chair Yoga on Friday’s
Bathurst Family Fun Day – 16/05/2020

Changes have been made to the following services:
Legal Aid: Appointments are to be held over the phone.
CVS: Visits to aged care homes have been postponed. Volunteers can interact with residents over the phone.

For any further information, give us a call on 6332 4866.