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.



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:

CODA Activities

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

– See above – CODA’s of all ages are welcome to the school holiday activity in  APRIL 2018




Deaf Art

Meets weekly on Friday during school terms – For people wishing to learn new skills in art activities.

The dates for the Deaf Art meetings (up to August 2018) are listed below.

You can read more about the type of activity for the next few weeks here –  Deaf Art – Term One 2018

  • February: 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd
  • March: 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd
  • April: 20th and 27th
  • May: 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th
  • June: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th
  • July: 20th and 27th
  • August: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st

For more information, please contact: Rachel Miers on or SMS only : 0400 990 249

Or contact Mariana on Email:


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.

Ladies Day Out dates (up to August 2018) are listed below. And you can click through to our Facebook Page to find out more.

Or get in touch with us.

Katrina Email: 
Katrina SMS : 0400 660 601
Mariana Email:

  • 23rd May – High Tea for Mothers Day
  • 27th June- DVD and Soup Day in community centre
  • 25th July – International Outing
  • 22nd August – Queen Victoria Market



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

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.

Pankina meetings (up to August 2018) are listed below.

  • 23rd April – 777 Card
  • 7th May – Bingo & Mother’s Day
  • 21st May – Annual General Meeting (AGM)
  • 4th June – Crazy Whist
  • 18th June – Bingo
  • 2nd July –  777 Card
  • 16th July – Bingo
  • 30th July – White Christmas
  • 13th August – Crazy Whist
  • 27th August – Bingo & Father’s Day

Get in touch with us to find out more:

Katrina Email:  / Or SMS:  0400 660 601
Mariana Email: