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Community Support

Our Community Services

The Epicentre is a not-for-profit, charitable organisation and leaders in building communities and addressing social issues.

Community Support Services

San  Remo Neighbourhood Centre can help you with a large range of community support services. See the below programs and services.

Contact us for more information.

Alcoholic Anonymous

Have a problem with alcohol? There is a solution. A.A. has a simple program that works. It’s based on one alcoholic helping another.
Sundays 10.00am
Mondays 7.00pm

Book Shed

Visit our book shed for a reading or viewing experience.
DVD’s and books are constantly swapped or donated thanks to our community.

Disaster Recovery

Over the past two years we have worked with our local communities offering support and material aid in their efforts to recover from Bushfire, Floods and the Covid-19 Pandemic. We have door-knocked, run small local events, offered support and referrals to assist the recovery of children, individuals and families.

Financial Counselling

Financial counsellors provide information, advice and advocacy to people in financial difficulty. Financial counsellors work with people who are in debt or are not able to meet their ongoing expenses.
Call Narara Neighbourhood Centre on 02 4329 4477 for an appointment at San Remo.

Gambling Counselling

We see the immense hardship faced by people and families affected by problem gambling. If you’re considering taking that first courageous step out of problem gambling, we are here to help you on your journey.
Call 1300 827 638 and ask for an appointment at San Remo.

Healthy Jarjums

We like to partner with organisations and allow the community easy access to services and supports, we held the Healthy Jarjums program in partnership with Nunyara Aboriginal Health Unit and the Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG) This was an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families who had children starting kindergarten to have various checks done before starting big school. These included speech, dental, hearing, development and nutritional information.

Men’s Free Health Check

The MERV van visited our centre to give free health checks which included, blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol.

NAIDOC Week

At San Remo Neighbourhood Centre each year we celebrate NAIDOC week with the local schools and partnering organisations NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate the histories, cultures and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is held each year during the first week of July and is an important annual event where everyone’s invited to join in the celebrations. This year were flooded out so we played NAIDOC Trivia and did dreamtime stories and activities with the OOSH children.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship for whom drugs had become a major problem. Recovering addicts meet regularly to help each other stay clean.
Thursdays 7.00pm.

National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation week is celebrated each year and is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

Ngaliya Dhuluga Aboriginal Garden

We are committed to recognising and valuing our rich Aboriginal culture through the sharing of knowledge and building on strong relationships Our Aboriginal garden Ngaliya Dhuluga meaning You, Me and We in the Middle is used for gatherings and our Reconciliation Group.

Op Shop

Opportunity Knocks. This community based Op shop not only offers affordable clothing and homewares but our volunteers can make you a coffee and are always up for a chat.

Reconciliation Group

We are committed to recognising and valuing our rich Aboriginal culture through the sharing of knowledge and building on strong relationships Our Aboriginal garden Ngaliya Dhuluga meaning You, Me and We in the Middle is used for gatherings, meetings, a quiet space and our Reconciliation Group. BBQ available.

Relationship Counselling

Need someone to talk to? Do you want to change something in your life? A free Counsellor is available to assist and guide you in resolving personal issues.
Ring for an appointment.

Shower & Laundry Facilities

Facilities are available for hot showers during working hours. We can also supply towel and toiletries if you need them.

For anyone who needs their washing done this service is available FREE during the hours of 9.00 - 2.00pm each day

Toiletry Bags

Toiletry bags are available for people that are homeless or at risk of being homeless