YCC is a vibrant community hub that provides education, training and support to more than 2000 people each week.

Short courses and workshops

Each term we offer a wide range of courses and workshops, from art and languages through to cooking, craft, gardening and a whole lot more. There’s definitely something for everyone to learn and enjoy.

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Community Engagement

Our community services include public access to computers, occasional childcare and service referrals. We develop curriculum, manage projects and hire out our facilities. Here we also share community and YCC news and events.

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Funded education and training programs

We offer a range of government funded accredited and pre-accredited training programs including, literacy, English, computers, youth, employment programs and more. Our vocational education and training programs are delivered with the support of State and Federal Governments, and are Centrelink-approved.

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Childcare

We offer high quality, affordable childcare in a happy, safe and healthy environment for children aged 6 months to 5 years. Our stimulating and inclusive programs allow children to enjoy a range of age-appropriate activities.

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Venue hire / functions

For your meetings, conferences, training sessions, private parties and art exhibitions – our unique heritage venue at Francis Street and old quarryman’s residence at Blackwood Street have rooms available for hire at very reasonable rates. Our new premises in Victoria Street, Footscray has 6 brand new classrooms which are also ideal for meetings, conferences or courses.

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Skills First Reconnect

Yarraville Community Centre's Skills First Reconnect program supports people between the ages of 20-30 who have been unemployed long-term and have not completed high school and young people aged 17-19 who are early school leavers. Participants are allocated a Skills First Reconnect coach who will assist them to find educational pathways to employment.

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Feel at home with YCC

Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s inner west, YCC is a hub of lifelong learning for people of all ages. From short courses and language and literacy classes, through to support services, childcare and more, we respond to the needs of our community by offering a wide range of programs and services that are accessible, responsive and fun.  

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Engaging with the community

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  • Come and support YCC's new Youth Group - The Pack for a fundraising trivia night at Footscray Park Bowling Club (1 Hoadley ct, Footscray). Tomorrow night, Thursday 20 September 6:30pm – 8:30pm. $10 per person, drinks to purchase at the bar, nibbles on the table and sausage sizzle available to purchase. Plenty of competitions and prizes to be won. Bring a small or big team – or come along and join a friendly table. Raising funds to support youth aged 12 - 17 in our local community. We need your support, please join us for a night of fun and empowering our young people #footscrayrotary #yarravillerotary #bendigopitchnightpartners

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