OUR HOUSE

OUR AIM

To provide a safe, welcoming and responsive environment where community can come together to engage in activities that enhance health and promote social wellbeing.

OUR VISION

To create a hub and build an inclusive community House.

OUR MISSION

To provide opportunities and support to create pathways to feel connected and break down social isolation.

OUR VALUES

Integrity – we will be consistent, fair and open.

Partnership – we will work with community, government and business to deliver the best outcomes for our community.

Respectfulness – we will treat people fairly and well-valuing diversity in all its forms.

Responsiveness – we will endeavour to understand community needs and build an inclusive community house.

Our Committee

The Brentwood Park Neighbourhood House Inc. is an incorporated independent body directed by a volunteer Committee of Governance. The Committee meet on a bi-monthly basis and currently have 7 members. The committee employ the services of 4 paid staff who run the centre on a day to day basis.
The primary funding for the centre is through the Department of Health & Human Services and the City of Casey, with the balance of operating costs being met by hire charges and some fundraising, we are proud to be able to offer quality, affordable services within Berwick and surrounding areas. We are sometimes able to offer concessions to people who could not otherwise attend our Centre.

Our Volunteers

Volunteers are the backbone of our centre and we place great value on the contribution of each and every one. If you are interested in finding out about volunteering in our organisation please contact the centre office. We would be delighted to tell you more about the opportunities in our organisation. We encourage people to consider becoming part of our Committee of Governance. This is a great way to make a positive contribution to the local community, as well as a rewarding experience and an opportunity to learn new skills. Governance training is provided, and you will get lots of support from everyone at the centre. If you are interested in finding out more please contact BPNH directly on 8743 0671.

Our Community

Located in Eddie Baron reserve, with the iconic trees, not far from the primary and high school, as well as kinder and child health centre. Our community include parents bringing their children to playgroups and other activities, seniors dancing and exercising as well as many others. Right next to a public playground and basketball court, the centre has facilities that the public can hire as reasonable rates. BPNH is part of the City of Casey’s network of fourteen Neighbourhood Houses and Community Learning Centres in the municipality. We are in one of the fastest growing areas in Melbourne. Everyone is welcome at Brentwood Park Neighbourhood House so come in and talk to our friendly staff to find out what programs we offer and how you might get involved

Get involved

We are currently looking for local people to come and join the Brentwood Park Neighbourhood House steering group. It is an opportunity to be involved in an evolving community projects, to be part of a group of people who share ideas about the centre and to voice what the local community would like to see happening at the Centre. We plan to meet once a term. If you would like to be involved, or want to find out more then give Samar a call on 8743 0671 or 0431 332 086 or email manager@bpnh.org.au

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