Posted on: May 20th, 2011 by jpcadmin No Comments


Play Auslan Signed version for the Community Video

John Pierce Centre (JPC) is a community centre for all Deaf and hard of hearing people and their children.

See below for information about our community activities.

And, remember, visit our Facebook Page to keep up to date with events and news. 



Signee Tots

A playgroup registered with Playgroup Victoria, primarily for Deaf parents and their children.
Meets once a  month on a Tuesday and also through the school holidays.
Signee-Tots encourages a better understanding of Deaf culture, recognition of Deaf role models, and development of sign language.

We will also share news about upcoming events on our FACEBOOK PAGE…take a look:

Signee Tots Upcoming Activity

Email to Melissa Thompson to find out what’s coming next:

Dates for first half 2019:


Tuesday 12th

Tuesday 26th


Tuesday 12th – Excursion (TBA)

Tuesday 26th


Tuesday 23rd


Tuesday 7th

Tuesday 21st


Tuesday 4th

Tuesday 18th


CODA Activities

CODA activities are organised for Deaf people and their children. Activities range from footy days to picnics and bike riding.

CODA activities for 2019:





Deaf Art

Meets weekly on Friday during school terms.
For people wishing to learn new skills in arts and crafts.

Dates for 2019:

  • Friday 8th February
  • Friday 15th February


For more information, please contact: Katrina Mynard 


Phone / SMS only : 0400 660 601


Ladies Day Out at Williamstown 2016 Ladies Day Out

The women in our community love to meet monthly for outings. The outings are often to an interesting venue, they are affordable and are easy to get to.

Or get in touch with us.

Katrina Email: 
Katrina SMS : 0400 660 601



card playing Mens Time Out

Men’s Time Out gives men an opportunity to get together in a familiar and relaxed environment.

Board games, cards, newspapers are provided.

For more information about our our men’s group, please contact: / SMS: 0400 660 601

Dates for First Half of 2019:

  • Monday 18th February
  • Monday 4th March
  • Monday 18th March
  • Monday 1st April
  • Monday 15th April
  • Monday 29th April
  • Monday 13th May
  • Monday 27th May
  • Monday 10th June (CLOSED)
  • Monday 24th June

Pankina – (an Aboriginal word meaning ‘Be Happy’)

Pankina is a social club for Deaf People over the age of 50 years.
Pankina meets regularly at JPC and organises day trips and group holidays during the year.
Meetings are fortnightly on MONDAYS.

Get in touch with us to find out more:

Katrina Email:  / Or SMS:  0400 660 601