About

Get ready to discover the thriving South Kingsville Community Centre (SKCC), a dynamic facility established in 1993 by a passionate group of community leaders and supported by the City of Footscray. Thanks to a generous grant from the Westgate Baptist Community, the Centre hired a Coordinator and has since flourished into a Neighbourhood House offering a range of programs and services for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Today, SKCC is managed by a dedicated volunteer Board of Governance, made up of local community members and representatives from groups based at the Centre. To ensure the smooth running of day-to-day operations, the Board employs a Centre Manager, along with a Finance Officer, Programs Officer and Childcare Coordinator.

From maternal and child health to occasional childcare, kindergarten, playgroup, senior citizens activities, social and recreational programs, and information and referral services, SKCC provides a comprehensive suite of services for individuals from birth to maturity. The Centre's well-equipped facilities are also available to community and commercial groups for functions and events.

At SKCC, volunteers play a vital role in providing support, companionship, and expertise to help achieve the Centre's goals. Without their valuable assistance, many tasks would be challenging to accomplish. If you're looking to lend a hand and make a difference in your community, we invite you to contact the Centre and learn more about our volunteer opportunities.

The Centre is also home to several co-located services including:

Join the vibrant and welcoming community at South Kingsville Community Centre, where everyone is invited to drop in for a class, activity, or a cuppa, and discover the many ways you can get involved and make a difference.

Our Vision

To connect people, create educational pathways, provide wellbeing resources and community-driven services to create a united and empowered community.

Our Values

The values of South Kingsville Community Centre, as determined by the Board of Management are to:

Funding

SKCC receives core funding from both the Victorian State Government and Hobsons Bay City Council. We also apply for grants from private, philanthropic and industry individuals and organisations.

Membership

As a community organisation our membership is open to participants and members of the local community interested in being involved with SKCC. Membership forms can be downloaded here and returned to the office in person or post or email.

As a member you are entitled to :

Attend the Annual General meeting.

Receive the SKCC newsletter.

Vote at the Annual General Meeting.

 

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South Kingsville Community Centre acknowledges the peoples of the Kulin nation as the Traditional Owners of these municipal lands and waterways. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging and through them to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.