Community Services

To read about a particular community service, select a service from the list below or you can browse through the services by scrolling down the page.

Neighbourhood House
Learn Local (ACFE)
Centrelink Agency

Neighbourhood House

The MDHSS Neighbourhood House Program provides a broad range of social, educational and recreational programs at low cost. The Neighbourhood House aims to enhance the social and economic development of the community and is conducted on principles of inclusive participation, community empowerment, life-long learning and active citizenship. The value of having the Neighbourhood House located at the Mallacoota District Health and Support Service is reflected through the excellent range of services offered to the community.

The Neighbourhood House provides information referral and support to the community and coordinates various programs, including Learn Local programs, Telecentre and Centrelink Agency.

The Neighbourhood House conducts a number of support groups and activities:

    • Camera Club
    • Playgroup
    • Pizza Lunches
    • Birdbath Workshops
    • Yoga Classes
    • Exercise Classes

A current activities brochure is available here or can be obtained from the Neighbourhood House.

For up to date information on MDHSS activities you can tune into the Healthy Living Show, every Tuesday morning at 9am on local community radio 3MGB 101.7FM

Neighbourhood House Opening Hours:

Monday Tuesday & Wednesday 9am to 5pm
(Closed 1pm – 2pm)
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 9am to 12pm

Learn Local
The Neighbourhood House Learn Local program provides valuable short courses to the community.  For current classes see Program Brochure.

Centrelink Agency
MDHSS provides a Centrelink agency to the community. The Centrelink Agency provides self-service via a phone, fax and computer/internet access to assist customers with their Centrelink business during opening hours. Staff can assist in  online services, completing and lodging forms, providing brochures and registering for Centrelink or medicare self service.

Staff cannot make make payments or make decisions about customer entitlements.

Centrelink Opening Hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
10am to 12.30pm (assisted service)
9am to 5pm (self service)


9am to 12pm (self service)


The MDHSS Telecentre provides internet access, computer use, printing, scanning and computer training to the community. The Telecentre is a non-funded program and MDHSS relies on assistance from volunteers and fees for service to remain operational.