Bennettswood Neighbourhood House offers quality affordable activities in a welcoming and attractive suburban environment. Our vision is to be a friendly neighbourhood house where the community has opportunities to develop supportive social connections through participation and community engagement. We encourage and value inclusion and diversity and welcome people from all backgrounds and walks of life.
The office is staffed during the Victorian school terms. Office open hours are:
Mondays: 9am – 3.30pm
Tuesdays: 9am – 3pm
Wednesdays: 9 – 4.30pm
Thursdays: 10.30am – 2.30pm
Fridays: may be staffed by volunteers
The House is one of ten neighbourhood houses and community learning centres in Whitehorse in the network of Whitehorse Community Houses and is affiliated with the Network of Inner Eastern Community Houses and the peak body Neighbourhood Houses Victoria.
The House receives funding from the Department of Families, Fairness & Housing (DFFH) Neighbourhood Houses Coordination Program (NHCP) and funding and in-kind support from the City of Whitehorse Community Partnership Program. Recurrent grants are supplemented by participant class and activity fees, venue rental and other ad hoc grants and donations.