West Footscray Neighbourhood House

EMAIL US AT admin@wfnh.com.au
CALL US NOW (03) 9687 3345

ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

We are a not-for-profit community organisation- that means, all money raised goes directly back into programs for our community; all programs are developed to meet community need and to strengthen our community.

We are run by local people who have a strong commitment to making our neighbourhood a better place for all.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

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
THE WAYS IN WHICH WE WORK
  • 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
  • OUR VISION FOR WEST FOOTSCRAY

    A strong, vibrant and just community that embraces its diversity, empowers all to achieve their potential and supports those in need.

  • WHAT YOU CAN DO

    Show your support! Join our network of neighbours – become a member! Or come along and volunteer for one of our projects or House activities.

  • BECOME A MEMBER

    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!

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