Latest News & Events
WE ARE STILL HERE FOR YOU
Our office, Shop 111 Pacific Epping is closed to the public so we can keep everyone safe and well.
All our core services are operating on the phone.
Please call us on 9401 6666, if we don't answer straight away, please leave your name and phone number, or try again. You can also email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or message us through our FB page.
Click here for some useful phone numbers for Community Support
For Arabic, click here
Our upholding of the right to free legal advice and ongoing legal help in past years, will continue uninterrupted by the Corona Virus challenge.
For appointments for legal advice and possible ongoing legal assistance,
please ring 9401 6655 for our reception staff to make you an appointment.
Our lawyers will contact you at the appointment time, by phone, and will provide necessary ongoing help in the same way.
Our phone line open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Please ring and if its busy, please leave a message and every message will be answered.
please note: the phone networks are experiencing congestion so if you can't get through, please try again.
Want to volunteer in an emergency?
Express your interest in helping when an emergency arises in the Whittlesea area.
Please Register via this link: Volunteer in an emergency
Join our Board - Nominations Now Open
Nominations for the Whittlesea Community Connections Board are welcomed from people who live, work, study or volunteer in the City of Whittlesea and are interested in working towards the achievement of Whittlesea Community Connections’ purpose and aims.
For more information and details please call the CEO, Alex Haynes on 0408 255266 or email the President, Nessie Sayar on Board@whittleseacc.org.au
Click here to download the Nomination Form
Community Visitor Scheme
Whittlesea Community Connections is establishing a new Community Visitor Scheme. Access to the Community Visitor Scheme is by referral from self, family or an agency connected to the person.
Download here the Client Referral Form.
Partnering with RCOA for the F2F Program
Whittlesea Community Connections (WCC) is pleased to be partnering with the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) to introduce and support the Face to Face (F2F) program across Whittlesea.
Under the Face to Face program, a representative from RCOA and a speaker of refugee background present to students, teachers and other interested groups about the refugee experience.
Find the Media Release here or click here to learn more about the F2F Program.
WCFVP: New Community Resource
The Whittlesea CALD Communities Family Violence Project (WCFVP) has been working to prevent and respond to family violence in the City of Whittlesea for the last five years.
During that time, many lessons have been learnt implementing the project and captured in this WCFVP community resource. The resource includes a model summary (for other community based agencies looking to do similar work) in addition to project implementation lessons and findings.
Click here to view or download the file.
We have been an integral part of the community for more than 40 years. Created by the community to support local people, providing vital services for disadvantaged and emerging communities since 1973.
WCC has a strong culture of inter-agency referral and co-management. We undertake a host of projects in support of disadvantaged and emerging communities in partnership with local, State and National organisations.
Volunteers are essential to our services and programs. More than 300 people of all ages and backgrounds volunteer with us. We would love to hear from you, If you are interested in volunteering.
We Live Our Values
At Whittlesea Community Connections, we aim to identify and break down barriers to accessing information and specialised support services and work towards building individual and community resilience. As a community-led organisation, we work alongside individuals, families and groups to create opportunities, to build and strengthen connections, supporting a community that is better able to support itself.
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