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Programs and Services

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All programs available at the Para Hills Community Hub are coordinated by the City of Salisbury, the Para Hills Seniors Centre and The Paddocks Centre.

 

 For a full program of activities, please download a copy of the Libraries and Community Centres Term 2 Guide.

Children and Youth

READ, PLAY, and LEARN at the Hub

Family friendly programs include:

  • Early literacy focused on stories, songs and school readiness
  • STEM programs (robotics, LEGO, virtual reality and Minecraft)
  • School holiday programs

For a full list of programs click here.

For more information about the Children and Youth programs, please fill out the enquiry form.


Adult Learning

Community engagement programs building on foundation skills for the workplace.

 Programs include:

  • English as a second language classes
  • Digital literacy
  • Pathways to further study and employment 

 For a full list of our Ready for Work programs and to register click here.

For a full list of English as a Second Language classes in the City of Salisbury download a copy of the program.


Health and Wellbeing

Programs include:

  • Art and craft activities
  • Fitness for under 50's
  • Financial counselling
  • Discussion groups

For more information, please fill out the enquiry form.


Programs for Seniors at the Para Hills Seniors Centre

The Hub provides a welcoming and accessible leisure centre for social activities, health and fitness and wellbeing programs for people aged over 50.

Programs available include:

  • Social art and craft groups
  • Social support programs
  • Fitness programs
  • Discussion groups
  • Frozen meals available for purchase 

Transport may be available for eligible participants.

What's on at the Para Hills Seniors Centre?

The Para Hills Seniors Centre offers a range of programs through its Community or Seniors days and other activities hosted by external hirers.

 Day Activity    Eligibility
Mondays and Fridays Para Hills Seniors Day - catering for isolated and frail older people (entry criteria applies)
  •  Anyone aged 65+, including those with  disability
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aged 50+
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays Community Day
  •  Anyone aged 50+, including those with disability
Wednesdays Table Tennis and Whist Cards
  •  Anyone aged 50+ , including those with disability
 Saturdays  Whist Cards
  •  Anyone aged 50+, including those with disability
Thursday and Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays Various activities by external hirers
  •  Please contact the hirer for details (refer to weekly program below)

A list of the programs with the dates and time can be found in the 2019 Weekly Program Special events can be found at www.salisbury.sa.gov.au\CHWEvents 

Hills Meals Services

A variety of nutritious and affordable meals are available at the Centre for lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Meals are served promptly at 12pm. Please telephone in orders before 11am on 8406 8544.

Breakfast is also available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8.30am to 10am.

View the menu here .

Catering packages are also available to consume within the Para Hills Hub. For more information, contact Sue on 8406 8587 or email sjackson@salisbury.sa.gov.au.

Frozen Meal Service

A variety of frozen meals are available for members to purchase. Simply call the centre on 8406 8587 a couple of days to order.

Membership

Membership is available for eligible people. A membership fee applies to attend programs at the centre. The membership period aligns with the financial year July - June each year. Membership gives you access to our programs at any of our three Over 50's leisure centres.

• Para Hills Seniors Centre - Para Hills Community Hub, Wilkinson Rd, Para Hills

• Jack Young Centre - Orange Ave, Salisbury (enter via North Lane)

• Pine Lakes Centre - 16 Homestead Place, Parafield Gardens.

Membership can be obtained by visiting the Para Hills Seniors Centre or the Jack Young Centre and speaking with a staff member to discuss your eligibility.

Our staff can also give you information about help at home through Home Assist and the Housing Support Program. This may include support with cleaning, shopping, home maintenance and modifications, gardening, social trips and transport.

For all program enquires:

P: 8406 8587

E: sjackson@salisbury.sa.gov.au


Library

The library is a great place for people of all ages to meet, read, learn and access information.

The library provides the following FREE services as a Salisbury library member:

  • Public computers
  • Books and magazines catering to all ages
  • Justice of the Peace service
  • Online resources
  • Toy Library
 
Library Catalogue

The library catalogue provides a complete listing of items that can be borrowed from or accessed in the libraries.

Renew your items online before they are due using your library barcode and PIN.

Using the same process, you can also reserve an item through the library catalogue.

Access catalogue

 

Online Resources

The library has access to a variety of online FREE resources available to any Salisbury library member.

These include:

  • RB Digital - magazines
  • Libby - ebooks
  • ComicsPLus
  • Carters Price Guide to Antiques
  • eBMV - Chinese magazines
  • Lynda Library - video training courses
  • My Career Match 

For further information on our online resources click here.

 

Membership

Membership is free and adults can apply for themselves or their children by completing an application at any of the Salisbury Libraries and providing identification that includes their name, current address and signature. Proof of legal guardianship is required when joining children under 18.

 

Toy Library

Bring your children to the toy library at the Hub! Each child can borrow 4 items for 2 weeks, choosing from a range of games, educational toys, musical instruments and more.

Visit our library homepage here.


Computers and Wi-Fi

Computers and wifi is available to the public for FREE.

  • Mobile PC training suite featuring 16 laptops running Windows 10 and Office 2016
  • High speed wireless internet access
  • Access to flat panel displays in meeting rooms
  • Large multifunction room featuring projector and audio playback for user-supplied devices

Justice of the Peace

A Justice of the Peace (JP) is authorised to witness and attest many documents, such as statutory declarations, affidavits, wills, divorce documents, power of attorney and guardianship documents as well as certify copies of original documents.

The City of Salisbury offers the service of a JP at the Para Hills Community Hub:

  • Thursday evening: 4pm - 5:30pm
  • Friday afternoon: 3pm - 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 12pm

For further information please call 8406 8283

JP services within the City of Salisbury

Visit the South Australian Justice of the Peace roll and use the online search to find a JP in your area. You can search by entering a postcode, suburb or name of a JP.

JPs are volunteers who offer their time freely and may not be available at all times.