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This fun but important night will raise funds for two very special refugees and also help continue the great work of The Helping Hand Project in providing mentoring for young people of refugee background

Friday 11 May 2018 at 6:30pm

The Helping Hand Project is a community organisation based at Farnham Street. Volunteers provide youth of refugee background with supportive mentoring, so that they can achieve their goals and reach their dreams.

Shane Evans, the President of the Boomerang Network, a program for people with a lived experience of mental illness run at FSNLC won the Contribution to Neighbourhood award at the annual Spirit of Moonee Valley Community Awards held by the Moonee Valley City Council. The Boomerang Network is based at Farnham Street.

How to communicate in the Aged Care sector with elderly residents and other staff members. Covers spoken language frequently encountered in this workplace such as :
  • How to speak in a friendly way with residents.
  • Discussion of care tasks with elderly people
  • Politeness in Australian contexts
A short course for anyone who is actively looking for employment or considering a career change.

Areas covered:
  • Preparing to look for work
  • Writing a resume
  • Searching for and applying for jobs
  • Using social media for job hunting
  • Prepare for a job interview
  • Help with meeting your Centrelink Job search requirements
Improve your spoken English and message/ email writing skills for the workplace.
When: Wednesdays 11.45am - 1pm
Where: Flemington Community Centre,
25 Mount Alexander Rd, Flemington.
Run by Farnham St Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Cost: free
Enrolment and enquiries: Farnham St Neighbourhood Learning Centre,

FSNLC offers both accredited and pre-accredited English classes for speakers of other languages.

Accredited courses are offered full time. They follow the EAL Frameworks curriculum. Students from absolute beginner level (22259VIC Course in EAL) right up to 22256VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Access) can work towards their nationally recognised certificate in English as an additional language.

Learn how to cook healthy and affordable meals
No prior cooking experience necessary, but do come with a cooperative spirit, as all meals are prepared, eaten and washed up after as a group
This course is for adults who need extra support
Monday-Thursday, 10am-1pm
Please call 9376 9088 for more information or to enrol




Contact us

Farnham Street Neighbourhood Learning Centre 

Address: 28 Farnham Street Flemington Vic 3031

Phone: 03 9376 9088   Fax: 03 9376 7739


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