Kingston Neighbourhood House (Formerly Maranoa Heights Community Centre)

We welcome people from all walks of life and provide a place where they can belong and connect with other members of the community.

We provide support, resources and services designed to improve the health and wellbeing of all members of the community.

Services we offer;

  • Weekly Occasional Childcare for 0-5 years during school terms
  • Food relief program – partnered with the Loaves and Fishes
  • Free bread available every day
  • Free computer/internet access
  • Photocopying, scanning and printing with small fees
  • Computer, tablet and smartphone tutoring by appointment
  • NILS Loan application with appointment
  • Anglicare Financial Counselling service (Monthly visit)
  • Advocacy Tasmania Popup Office (Fortnightly visit)
  • SW-OP shop (Pre-loved clothing and linens sold at $2 each or swap with your second hand items.)
  • Advice, support, information and referrals
  • Friendly chat with staff or volunteers

Programs and activities we offer;

  • Eating with Friends Community Lunch (Monthly)
  • Coffee, Craft and Chat
  • Kingston Knitting Club
  • Mates4Mates Coffee Club (Monthly meeting for former ADF personnel )
  • Weekly Playgroup session
  • Peace Education Program
  • Scrabble Club
  • Yoga for beginner and intermediate levels
  • Puzzle Club
  • Ons Genoegen Cards Group
  • Probus Card Group
  • Life’s Little Treasure (Peer support group for families with premature and sick born babies)

We also provide community members with volunteer opportunities. Duties vary from support in daily operation and running of the House to the management of the House as a volunteer board member. There is a wealth of knowledge and experience in our community. We respect the passion, motivation and skills of people wish to volunteer with us, and we endeavour to match people with the volunteer positions best suited to them and support their learning and contribution.

You can also find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kingstonnh/ 

Address

Map of location

24 Hawthorn Drive, Kingston, Tasmania, 7050