Footscray Community Arts Centre

Footscray Community Arts Centre has an open access policy and welcomes enquiries about any of our workshops or projects by people with a disability. The Centre presents various workshops across art forms, with sessions especially catering for the needs of people with disabilities.Stretch Theatre holds workshops leading to performance, open to anyone with particular encouragement to people with an intellectual disability.The program will include new media and contemporary music . Artlife Program is funded by Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE)and The Dept. of Human Services, providing young adultswith an intellectual disability a full time ,arts based program. A pre-requisite of the program is that participants have a passion for the arts. We provide an opportunity to work along side professional artists in visual arts, ceramics, cartooning/animation and music. Life skills including cooking, computers and shopping are also covered. Art Day West program is fully funded by dhs. The Art Day West project is a visual and preforming arts program for people with an intellectual disability.The program operates each Friday from South Kingsville Community Centre.

Contact name: 
Nikki Zerella
Artlife Co-ordinator and Art Day West Co-ordinator
Phone 1: 
(03) 9362 8804
(03) 9362 8866
Postal Address: 
45 Moreland St
Access facilities: 
Wheelchair accessible, ramps
Opening hours: 
Tuesday- Friday: 9.30am - 5pmWeekends: 10am - 4pm
Intellectual disability
Visual arts, music, movement, theatre, painting, ceramics, computers, cultural studies, cooking,yoga, cartooning and animation
Service details
$30 per term for Part-Time enrolment, $55 per term for Full-Time Enrolment
Western Region of Melbourne
People with an intellectual disability


Nican highly recommends contacting accommodation facilities prior to booking to ensure they meet your specific requirements. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information on our website as we are unable to verify all information supplied to us.