• Why the Bridge?

      December 2, 2016
      The Bridge Preston Thornbury

      “the Bridge” is the new name for Preston and Thornbury Neighbourhood Houses Why the Bridge? For over 30 years both Neighbourhood Houses have worked...   Read More

    • Launch of Term 3 Courses!

      June 13, 2017
      The Bridge Courses

      The Term 3 Course Guide for the Bridge is out now! All of our individual courses here on our website have now been updated...   Read More

    • Childcare Educator Position Vacant

      June 13, 2017
      Position Vacant

      Childcare Educator (part-time) the Bridge’s mission is to assist community to increase independence, overcome disadvantage & social exclusion, and break the cycle of poverty by...   Read More

    • Eat for Life Excursion

      June 5, 2017
      Eat for Life Excursion

      The Fruit and Vegetables for the Senses Excursion This informative day included fun and interactive games to help children learn why fruit and  vegetables are important for our bodies...   Read More


  • The Bridge

    The Bridge - Preston & Thornbury formerly Preston & Thornbury Neighbourhood House have been a strong part of the Darebin community in Melbourne for well over 30 years offering a range of adult education courses, workshops, social gatherings and a hub for general learning.

    The Bridge Preston & Thornbury

    childcare & kinder

    The Bridge Preston & Thornbury offer Occasional Childcare for those looking to commence a course or through arrangement. Our Kinder classes give your child a chance to participate in a practical learning environment with other children by qualified educators.

    The Bridge Childcare Preston & Thornbury

    venue hire preston

    The Bridge Preston & Thornbury offer a range of suitable and adaptable venue options for hire such a computer labs, kitchens and halls and childrens areas. Discuss your requirements with our Manager today for a tailored solution whether it be a once off or regular booking.

    The Bridge Venue Hire Preston & Thornbury

  • Student Talk

    Carol Tamblyn & Rose Hadju

    Carol Tamblyn & Rose Hadju

    Kinder at The Bridge

    The Bridge is like Aladdin's treasure cave. All the team members are sparkling jewels and the venue has something even more precious than treasure. It has warmth, empathy, the desire & courage to change while moving forward to meet the wants, hopes & needs of the community it has bonded with.

    I'm not ashamed to say that tears come to my eyes when I think how much my daughter Rose has flourished in the loving care of all staff who bring fun & learning to the Kinder/Childcare.

    Carol Tamblyn & Rose Hadju

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