What’s Happening

Hunter Building Tots – Autism Spectrum Playgroup

Aspect’s Supported Autism Spectrum Playgroup is back at BNC Aspect’s Building Tots Playgroup is a weekly playgroup for children aged 2 – 4 years who are showing signs of developmental delay and/or early signs of autism and are not enrolled in an early childhood education setting. After a short break, this playgroup has returned to […]

Women’s Shed – New Group

BNC now has a Women’s Shed! A group of Women in our community have expressed interest in starting a Women’s Shed. The group is meeting each Thursday at 10am and is currently working on brainstorming different ideas for activities and workshops! All Women are welcome to join us as this group develops. If you have […]

Bugalugs Playgroup

New playgroup starting, Term 1, 2020. Starting Date: Tuesday 4th Feb, 2020 Time: 9:30am – 12pm Cost: $3 per family Bring morning tea and a hat. No Bookings Required, just show up. This is a general playgroup and is suitable for all children 0-6 years.   Extract from Playgroup Australia Website – “What is a […]

New Program for Term 1, 2020

The Neighbourhood Natters for Term 1 is finished! This term we have a range of new programs, events and workshops. Download the full program for more information. Yoga for Children Feel Good February Fabulous Feast Tackling Tobacco Womens Shed Womens Self-esteem workshops Hunter Region No Interests Loan Scheme Health and Wellness programs (massage, exercise, reflexology, […]

Term 1, 2020 Sneak Peek

We have lots of new programs, events and workshops coming up in term 1, 2020. Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for more updates and local info – more updates to come in the new year. Yoga magic for Children –  Yoga Magic introduces the benefits of yoga to young minds by mixing […]

Christmas Holiday Closure Dates

Our Staff and Volunteers are going on a well earned Holiday Break. BNC will close at 3pm on Thursday the 19th of December and will re-open on Monday the 13th of January 2020. If you need emergency assistance over the Christmas holiday period, call lifeline on 13 11 14 or the salvation army on 1300 […]

Belmont Neighbourhood Centre’s 60th Birthday Party!

The Belmont Neighbourhood Centre building is turning 60! The BNC building was officially opened on the 21st of November 1959 and has a rich history of use by the community over the last 60 years. To celebrate this milestone, we are throwing a 60th Birthday Party! All are welcome to join us for this free […]

Mum’s and Bub’s Playgroup Term 4

The Mum’s and Bub’s playgroup is continuing for term 4 2019 This is relaxed and friendly group is for new mothers and babies. Having your first child can be challenging! This group aims to help you to feel relaxed with your baby and give you some encouragement and support. Meet other Mums, share your experiences […]

New Program for Term 4

Neighbourhood Natters for Term 4 is hot off the press! The ‘Neighbourhood Natters’ is a newsletter of all of the programs, activities and community services that are provided here at Belmont Neighbourhood Centre. It is released Some of the programs for this term include amazing local community initiatives, social activities, health and wellness programs and […]

Tuning In To Teens

Tuning In To Teens – 6 week parenting course, back by popular demand. Michael from Allambi Care is running Tuning In To Teens again, due to continued interest from the community. Would you like to learn how to: • be better at talking with your teen? • be better at understanding your teen? • help […]

National Water Week Morning Tea

All are invited to join us for a National Water Week Morning Tea! Water supplies in the hunter region are at a historic low. Water restrictions are now in effect and it’s time that we all do our bit to save water. All are invited to join us for a free morning tea to learn […]

Free Community Dinner Event

Belmont Neighbourhood Centre is hosting a Free Dinner Event this October, for all members of the local community! Come and join us if you are interested in meeting new people, enjoying great conversation and developing stronger connections with your local community. We are providing a main course as well as a dessert. Date: 10th October […]

AGM notice

  It’s that time again where we celebrate the achievements of our community at our Annual General Meeting! AGM’s are a great opportunity to hear about BNC projects throughout the year and to have your say in the future Management of the organisation. If you are passionate about our community and interested in nominating for […]

Eco Angel Clean Up

Join us as we do our bit to protect our local environment. Each year, Belmont Neighbourhood Centre does a rubbish clean up of the strip of bush between our building and the highway. Last year, we found bowling balls, gold buggies, outdoor furniture and lots of odd things that have been illegally dumped in bushland. […]

First Aid Course

Back by popular demand – BNC is running a First Aid Course Places are limited – call us on 4947 0031 to book your spot. First Aid Advantage is returning to BNC to run a full First Aid Certificate Course for those who would like to obtain or refresh a first aid certificate. Click here […]

‘R U OK’ Day, Community Luncheon – Free Event!

All welcome at Belmont Neighbourhood Centre’s ‘R U OK’ Day, Community Lunch! Each year, BNC throws a special lunch event for R U OK Day. We take some time to share a meal, check in with each other, ask the question “Are you ok?” and support honest conversations about mental health. These events aim to […]

Calling for donations of items for Pets!

Once a year, BNC provides assistance to people experiencing homelessness, who have pets. We are calling for donations of items for pets such as: collars, leads, beds, flea treatments, wet and dry pet food, toys, coats and whatever else you might have that can help! Donation drop off locations: Belmont Neighbourhood Centre – 359 Pacific […]

New Program for Term 3!

The Neighbourhood Natters Program for Term 3 2019 is hot off the printer! Download the PDF here or drop into reception to grab a hard copy. Each school term we release the ‘Neighbourhood Natters’ which is program of events that run at Belmont Neighbourhood Centre. For more information about our programs click here. Plenty of […]

Mums and Bubs Playgroup

A new group for Mums and Bubs is starting at Belmont Neighbourhood Centre! This is relaxed and friendly group for new mothers and babies. Having your first child can be challenging! This group aims to help you to feel relaxed with your baby and give you some encouragement and support. Meet other Mums, share your […]

BNC is going solar!

BNC is going solar! Big thanks to Pat Conroy MP and the Shortland Stronger Communities Program for providing grant funds towards the project. Belmont Neighbourhood Centre was fortunate to receive grant funding for the installation of a solar system. The panels will provide our centre with elecricity and reduce our reliance on the energy grid. […]