Welcome to Japara Living & Learning Centre

We offer a wide range of educational and social support services for the people of Kilsyth, Montrose and beyond; all with an aim to nurture and facilitate individual growth and social connections.  Some of Japara's services include Childcare, Learn Local government funded education, venue hire, community events and volunteering opportunities.  To learn more about us please take some time to browse through our website. 

Important Notice

Japara would like to assure our community that we are still operating via telephone, email and online for all your enquiries for anyone that wishes to connect with us.  With the ongoing impact and spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of our team and all visitors to the Centre we have decided to implement the following changes to our operations, programs and classes.  Starting from 23/3/2020 Japara will be closed to walk-in community, Childcare will not be operating and phone calls plus emails will be answered ASAP.

Japara plans to reopen on 14/4/2020 depending on advice given by Government - please visit Japara's Facebook page and here for updates.

Stay connected with us to see new programs and activities that will reflect the need for people to reconnect with each other once we are able to do face to face again.

We wish you all good health, stay safe and look out for your neighbours and those most vulnerable.

Joanne Scanlan,
CEO on behalf of the Board of Governance and Japara's Team.