Programs and Activities


Information and Referral

YNH has an internal database of agencies, services and resources available for local residents, as well as access to state-wide databases. A wide range of brochures, posters, and other information is available in the DHS waiting area.

Can’t find the information you need? We can help you!


Community Activities

Boomerang Bags

Boomerang Bags provide a free, fun, sustainable alternative to plastic bags, and you can be a part of this community movement.    Join our group and make new friends when we get together to make bags regularly for wider community use.

Can’t make the group? Well we are happy for you to contribute by making them at home as well.

Date: Thursday
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Cost: Gold Coin Donation
Venue: Yarrawonga Neighbourhood House

Friday Open Door

Feeling lonely or bored? Come for an hour or the whole day. Have a cuppa and a chat, make a little artwork or just socialise and make new friends.

Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Papercraft including card-making and creative art using recycled teabags

  • Rag bags using scraps of material

  • Moulding with polymer clay

  • Gardening

Learn a new skill or share one of your own. Bring your own supplies, or see what we have here.

Date: Fridays
Time: 10:00am – 3:30pm
Cost: Gold Coin Donation
Venue: Yarrawonga Neighbourhood House

Community Workspace

Do you have a project to work on, but would like to do it in the company of others? Bring it along and make new friends. Share your skills or learn new ones!

Tea and Coffee supplied.

Date: Tuesdays (excluding school holidays)
Time: 4:00pm – 6:30pm
Cost: Gold Coin Donation
Venue: YCP-12 Workshop

’Ave a Chat Crafters

This Program is Currently Full.

Do you enjoy patchwork, quilting, knitting, sewing or any other form of craft? With meetings twice a week, you can work on your project, share your ideas and knowledge, and just have fun with other craft minded people.

Date: Wednesdays & Fridays
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm (BYO Lunch)
Cost: Gold Coin Donation
Venue: YNH Adult Learning Centre

Card & Games Social Group

If you enjoy board games or card games, have a favourite you’d like to share, then this group is for you.

Bring a friend or come on your own, and have fun with friendly, like minded people. Come once, or every week, the choice is yours.

Date: Tuesdays
Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm
Cost: Gold Coin Donation
Venue: Yarrawonga Neighbourhood House

Mahjong Social Group

Do you enjoy games of skill, strategy and calculation, as well as a certain amount of luck? Come along to socialise and enjoy a friendly game.

New people are always welcome.

Date: Mondays
Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm
Cost: Gold Coin Donation
Venue: Yarrawonga Neighbourhood House

Charity Craft Group

Thank you to all who have contributed over the years, unfortunately the group has lost a number of members due to bereavement and can no longer keep up with the workload.

Any further donations can be sent to:
Patti Cotton
9 Anderson Street
Bendigo VIC 3550