More than just a cafe.

Café on the Park is not just a café it’s also a social enterprise. We rely on our amazing participants and volunteers to keep the wheels in motion. We do all the cooking on site so we can provide fresh, nutritious, affordable food for the community. Every time you come into the café you are not only supporting your local café you are also supporting the people that live in your community. We provide training for people wanting to re-enter the work force but we also provide people a sense of belonging and the opportunity to  rebuild their confidence through social engagement. We do more than just hand your coffee to you. We provide a space for people of all ages and abilities to learn, be part of team and experience  that social inclusion which  sometimes we lack in our lives.

Naomi Butler-Moore
Chef and Social Enterprise Co-Ordinator

Free Community Meals

Cafe on the Park host monthly Community Meals, for all members of our community who may be experiencing homelessness, social isolation or food insecurity. Cafe on the Park provides a safe space for community members to connect and access a range of appropriate support services, networks, programs and opportunities.

Come down and enjoy a hot, nutritious meal whilst getting to know your local community members. 

Every 3rd* Wednesday of the month, meals served at 6:00pm and limited to 30 places. 

Thank you to the organisations and community groups that have made the Community Meals possible - FoodBank Vic and Woolworths Bayswater. 

For more information on our Community Meals 2019, please contact Glen Park on (03) 9720 5097 or office@glenparkcc.com.au 

*The October meals night will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month to acknowledge Gambling Harm Awareness Week*

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Free Community Pantry

The Community Pantry was designed to assist the vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our local community. Glen Park's Social Enterprise Cafe - Cafe on the Park works tirelessly to ensure your Community Pantry is stocked full of fresh fruit, vegetables, bread*, non-perishable items of food and personal hygiene items.

The Community Pantry is open on the first Tuesday of the month from 10:00am - 12:00pm (allocated access times apply).

Membership eligibility criteria applies:
- Resident in Bayswater, Bayswater North or Boronia
- Holder of current concession card (health care card, pension card etc)
- Homeless or at risk of homelessness
- Recipient of income support from Centrelink

If you don't fall into the abovementioned eligibility criteria but still need to access the pantry and believe you should be eligible, please let us know by contact us on (03) 9720 5097, dropping in and having a chat or sending us an email on office@glenparkcc.com.au 

Christmas Closure

Cafe on the Park & Glen Park Community Centre will be closed over the December 2019/January 2020 Christmas Holidays.

Cafe on the Park will close from 3:00pm on Thursday 19th December 2019 and will re-open on Tuesday 28th January 2020.

Glen Park Community Centre will close from 12:00pm on Friday 20th December 2019 and will re-open on Tuesday 21st January 2020.

We hope you have a very happy holiday break and stay safe!

See you in the New Year!
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