MC2 is a community centre that provides a wide range of organisations that focus on health, education, welfare, community, arts, cultural and heritage activities all in the one location.

Located at 687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster between the Council Offices and the Doncaster Primary School, MC2 offers services and facilities such as:

MC2 Meeting Rooms

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Chinese Community Social Services Centre Inc. (CCSSCI) – Level One

The CCSSCI offers a range of programs and support services for the growing Chinese community within the region providing improved access to Chinese specific services and support to other Culturally Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in Manningham. 

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
Web: CCSSCI
Phone: 8848 0288

Doncare: Doncaster Community Care and Counselling Centre – Level One

Doncare is a not for profit, community services organisation that has been providing the local community with support across all life stages for the past 40 years. Services include information and emergency relief, social support for seniors, family services, counselling and women’s support programs.

Opening hours:
Monday: 9.00 am to 9.00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (Note on Fridays the reception closes at 1pm)
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
Web: Doncare
Phone: 9856 1500

Doncaster Kindergarten – Basement Level One

The Doncaster Kindergarten is a not for profit organisation that is operated by a voluntary committee of management. The kinder offers both a three year old and four year old program.

Opening hours:
Monday: 8.30 am to 4.15 pm
Tuesday: 8.30 am to 3.45 pm
Wednesday: 8.30 am to 3.15 pm
Thursday: 8.30 am to 4.15 pm
Friday: 8.30 am to 2.30 pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
Web: Doncaster Kindergarten
Phone: 9848 3727

Onemda – Program Room – Level Two

Onemda provides support options to adults with intellectual disability on campus and in a variety of community venues including MC2. Onemda has a number of specialised programs and supports, with an emphasis on individual needs and interests, developing skills and enriching lives.

Opening hours:
As programmed – contact Onemda’s head office for more information.
Web: Onemda
Phone: 9842 1955

Manningham Community Health Services (MCHS) – Program Room – Level Two

Manningham Community Health Services Ltd provides a diverse range of health based services  including mental health programs, counselling, diabetes education, psychology, dietetics and nutrition, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology, and a paediatrics early intervention program.

Opening hours:
As programmed – contact MCHS head office for more information on
Web: Manningham Community Health Services
Phone: 8841 3000

Doncaster Library – Ground Floor

The library has increased access to technology and online resources, and informal reading and study areas and provides book, audio visual and magazine collections including local heritage, Greek, Farsi and a new Chinese language collection.

A range of learning and program spaces support the expanded children and youth programs such as early literacy and school holiday programs.

Opening hours:
Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Wednesday and Thursday: 10.00 am to 8.00 pm
Saturday: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Sunday: 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Closed Public Holidays.
Web: Doncaster Library
Phone: 9877 8500

Manningham YMCA Youth Services – Level Two

The Manningham YMCA provides a range of services for young people 12 – 25 years who live, study, play or work in Manningham. Some of their services include information and referral, early intervention programs, participation and leadership courses and social and leisure orientated disability programs.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
Web: YMCA
Phone: 9848 5400

Manningham Art Gallery – Ground Floor

The Manningham Art Gallery is Council’s major contemporary art venue hosting an exhibition program which includes painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, drawing, photography, installation and multimedia artworks.

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 11.00 am to 5.00 pm.
Closed Monday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
Web: Manningham Art Gallery
Phone: 9840 9367

Manningham Art Studios – Level Two

The Manningham Art Studios offer a great range of affordable arts courses, workshops and activities for the community, including preschool activities, painting, drawing, pottery, music and social dance.

Opening hours:
Office: Monday to Friday: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Studios: Monday to Sunday as programmed – contact office for more information.
Web: Manningham Art Studios
Phone: 9840 9382

Doncaster Maternal and Child Health Service (DM&CHS) – Level One

Support is available for families and their children in the areas of parenting, development and assessment, promotion of health and development, wellbeing and safety, referrals and links with communities.

Opening hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Thursday: 11.30 am to 8.00 pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
Web: Doncaster Maternal and Child Health Service
Phone: 9840 9188

Early Years at MC Square – Basement Level One

Manningham Council's Early Years at MC Square provides care and educational experiences for children up to school age by qualified and caring staff.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 8.00 am to 6.00 pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
Web: Early Years at MC Square
Phone: 9840 9255

MC2 Cafe – Ground Level

The café is open for breakfast and lunch as well as having a range of catering options available.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 7.30 am to 4.30 pm
Saturday: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm
Closed Sunday and Public Holidays (except for special events)
Web: MC2 Cafe
Phone: 9848 9999

Getting to MC2

Bus

Bus stops are is located directly at the front of the building, on Doncaster Road and across the road near Whittens Lane. The following bus routes stop at MC2:

  • 207 (City - Donvale)
  • 280 / 282 (Manningham Mover)
  • 295 (Box Hill - The Pines)
  • 902 Green Orbital SmartBus (Chelsea - Airport West)
  • 907 DART SmartBus (City - Mitcham)

Foot

Walking to MC2 is easy and accessible with walkways connecting it with Doncaster Road and the Manningham Civic Centre.

Bicycle

Bicycle racks arelocated next to the bus stopon Doncaster Road for visitors to use.

Car

Access via Doncaster Road and JJ Tully Drive.

Parking at MC2

The MC2 has an underground car park with:

  • 100 x 4 hour parking bays – B1 & B2 level
  • 6 x accessible parking bays (permit required) – B1 level
  • 15 x 15 minute Early Years/Kinder drop off/pick up bays – B1 level

Car park hours:

Monday to Friday – 7.30 am to 8.00 pm
Saturday – 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Sunday – 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm

MC2 is part of the Doncaster Hill Strategy to provide for an urban village in the heart of Manningham. For more information, visit Doncaster Hill or call 9840 9333.

Address
MC2 - Manningham City Square
687 Doncaster Road
Doncaster VIC 3108

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