Urdu-speaking women's group

Urdu women group4

Networking group for women living in and around Fawkner who understand Urdu.

What is it?

Make new friends and learn about local services and activities.

We have guest speakers each week and a chance to meet other Urdu-speaking women.


It’s free.


Fawkner Community House, 95-97 Major Road, Fawkner (old kindergarten site)


Call the Community Health Promotion Team on 9355 9900.

More information

Topics include:

  • Healthy eating
  • Women’s health
  • Home businesses
  • Parenting and relationships
  • Stress and wellbeing
  • Schools, kindergartens, playgroups
  • Eid celebrations
  • ...and more!

How has the group helped Urdu-speaking women?

We support and can refer members to local health, social services and volunteer programs, and link you with opportunities like the CERES food business incubator program and Fawkner Community House employment mentoring project.

Group members have been supported to lead additional community activities in partnership with local agencies, including:

  • Monthly Urdu-language story time with Moreland Libraries,
  • A culturally appropriate exercise program with Fawkner Leisure Centre
  • Representation at community events such as the Fawkner Festa and Fawkner Food Festival.

This program is an initiative of the Community Health Promotion Team.