COWRA NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE

 

The Cowra Neighbourhood Centre brings people together to enhance community well being


Welcome to the Cowra Neighbourhood Centre!

The Cowra Neighbourhood Centre is your one stop information shop for Cowra and surrounds. We offer information on community service organisations in the Cowra Region. Our centre is located at 15 Vaux Street Cowra (opposite the Cowra Public School). We invite you to drop in and chat to our friendly staff and volunteers and find out what services are available in the Cowra Region.

A not for profit organisation, the Cowra Neighbourhood Centre programs are currently funded by the following government bodies:

      FACSHIA

      HACC

      DOHA

      Community Services (NSW Government)

     Minister for Transport (NSW Government)

Our centre supports the Cowra Community and we like to think of ourselves as YOUR Neighbourhood Centre. Our facility belongs to the people of Cowra and our service delivery is based on the needs of the people of Cowra. Our Board of Management and members are all residents of the Cowra and surrounds and pride themselves with being actively involved in the community.

OUR MISSION

The Cowra Neighbourhood Centre offers to a diverse community:

Lifestyle opportunities

Advocacy, referral & information

Support & assistance

Encouragement of stronger families

Promotion of independence

Facilitation, education and mentoring

Facilities to individuals and groups

Cowra Neighbourhood Centre runs a number of community programs:

      Cowra Community Transport

     Community Programs

     Cowra Family Support

      Cowra Home Maintenance and Modifications service

      Maldanha Wambinya – Aboriginal Community Support Service

      Cowra Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

One of our roles in the community is to Auspice community groups, our current auspices include:

      Cowra Loss and Suicide Awareness (CLASA)

      MIWI Learning Centre

      Cowra Domestic Violence Committee

A number of community services work from our facilities including:

      Homestart

      Reconnect

      No Interest Loans Scheme (Josephite Foundation)

      Lifeline Financial Services

      Audio Clinic

      Medibank Job Capacity Services

      CRS Job Capacity Services

     Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse (ASCA)

     Volunteer Referral Service

Services:

Room Hire

Auspice body

Facilitation and Advocacy for Community Groups
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