Playgroups and Neighbourhood Houses


Playgroups provide parents with the opportunity to meet new people, gain support and exchange parenting ideas, while their children enjoy socialising with others.

Join a playgroup

To find a playgroup in your area, please refer to our Children-and-Family-Services-Guide-2.pdf(PDF, 2MB) or, to search by your council area, visit Find a Playgroup at Playgroup Victoria.

Start a playgroup

Interested in starting a playgroup?  It’s easy - all you need is a couple of friends and a place to meet. For more information visit Start a Playgroup at Playgroup Victoria.

Neighbourhood houses

Neighbourhood houses provide a place for people to come together and connect with other residents. They provide a range of services and activities from playgroups to art classes to disability support.

Prahran Community Learning Centre

Prahran Community Learning Centre offers services including daily playgroups, a toy library and E.A.G.L.E.S., a recreation and social respite program for intellectually disabled young people aged 16 to 25 years. Prahran Neighbourhood House also offers youth programs including VCAL.

For further information visit Prahran Community Learning Centre.

Phoenix Park Neighbourhood House

Phoenix Park Neighbourhood House is a not-for-profit community organisation offering a diverse range of activities. It is a safe and welcoming environment that is accessible and affordable for all members of the community.

Bookings are essential for all courses at Phoenix Park. For more information, phone us on 9530 4397, visit Phoenix Park Neighbourhood House or pop in to see us at 22 Rob Roy Road, Malvern East.