ABOUT US

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We are run by local people who have a strong commitment to making our neighbourhood a better place for all.[/vc_column_text][ultimate_heading sub_heading_color=”#435061″ alignment=”left” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:700″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:24px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:36px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:20px;”]OUR PHILOSOPHY[/ultimate_heading][vc_column_text]West Footscray Neighbourhood House believes in the power of the community development approach to transform and empower individuals and communities. We value:

  • Active community participation, ownership and self determination
  • Diversity, where people of diverse backgrounds, ages and abilities are respected and included
  • Social justice, to ensure fair and equitable access to services, life opportunities, skills, knowledge and challenge barriers to empowerment
  • Cooperation and collaboration to achieve its aims
  • Organisational accountability and evaluation to ensure a safe, responsive and quality service
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  • Provide information, referral, advocacy and support
  • Facilitate recreational and educational courses and activities
  • Assist in the establishment of self help and support groups
  • Provide low cost meeting places for community groups
  • Provide affordable childcare and children’s services in order to allow access to people with young children
  • Assist in the development of new programs and activities to respond to the needs of the local community
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_empty_space][ult_content_box bg_color=”#e7edf5″ box_shadow=”horizontal:px|vertical:px|blur:px|spread:px|color:rgb(247, 247, 247)|style:none|” padding=”padding:15px;” margin=”margin:15px;” hover_box_shadow=”horizontal:px|vertical:px|blur:px|spread:px|color:rgb(247, 247, 247)|style:none|”][info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_bg_color=”#f1f5fa” icon_color=”#40baff” font_size_icon=”26″ connector_color=”#1165c8″ connector_animation=”fadeInUp”][info_list_item list_title=”OUR VISION FOR WEST FOOTSCRAY” list_icon=”Defaults-heart”]A strong, vibrant and just community that embraces its diversity, empowers all to achieve their potential and supports those in need.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”WHAT YOU CAN DO” list_icon=”Defaults-star”]Show your support! Join our network of neighbours – become a member! Or come along and volunteer for one of our projects or House activities.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”BECOME A MEMBER” list_icon=”Defaults-child”]West Footscray Neighbourhood House is all about community. We are an incorporated association which means we are community-owned and run. Please show your support by becoming a member. The more people we have, the more connected we are and the stronger we are![/info_list_item][/info_list][/ult_content_box][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row centered=”yes” sd_margin_top=”70px”][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row centered=”yes” sd_margin_top=”70px”][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row centered=”yes”][vc_column][ultimate_spacer height=”70″][ultimate_spacer height=”100″][/vc_column][/vc_row]