Holden Street Neighbourhood House is a friendly, open House where people
can meet others, develop skills and confidence through a variety
of courses and activities and feel a valued member of their community.
Volunteers are always welcomed.
Our programs endeavour to meet the needs of
people of all ages, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
in our local community.
Situated close to public transport, with a
park next door, the House is also available for hire as a venue
for meetings or gatherings for groups and families.
To attract, assist and encourage our diverse community
to define and achieve its inspirations.
Holden Street Neighbourhood House is a vibrant, vital
resource that attracts a growing community
involvement in a welcoming environment.
In this statement of purposes "activities" include
educational, recreational and social.
The purposes for which the incorporated association
is established are to:
- Improve the quality of community life for residents of the area.
- Provide quality adult and community educational and recreational programs relevant to local community needs by seeking adequate funding from government and private sources.
- Develop a comprehensive resource and referral system able to respond to the needs of individuals, families and groups in the community.
- Encourage involvement in the development of the community.
- Encourage community responsibility for the development and maintenance of the Neighbourhood House as a community-owned house resource.
- Seek and provide resources, information and support relevant to the needs of the community.
- Reduce social isolation, build a sense of community and promote a sense of belonging and community spirit.
- Encourage self-help, self determination and independence of residents.
Holden Street Neighbourhood House's values encompass:
- The House – Our Spirit
- House Users and Participants
- Involvement / Connection
- Vision – positive approach to possibilities
- Integrity / quality accountability responsibility
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