Very Neighbourly Organisations
Neighbours take time to check in with people who might not be doing so well.
Check out R U OK?’s tips on how to start a conversation with your neighbour.
Sing Australia accepts that everyone can sing and it makes no judgement on how well that happens.
It is inclusive and welcoming of everyone, with singing groups meeting weekly across Australia and performing at community events.
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Orange Sky has 13 vehicles around Australia, providing a free laundry service and showers for people living on the street.
More importantly, Orange Sky offers a platform for over 1300 hours of genuine and non-judgemental conversations between our homeless friends and everyday volunteers every week.
A national broadcaster of multicultural and multilingual programming in over 100 languages; SBS has more than 7 million viewers each week in neighbourhoods and communities across Australia.
You can declutter, fundraise, meet a few locals, find treasure and have a whole lotta fun! Get involved!
NHWA facilitates and supports local community groups in achieving safer, connected and more inclusive neighbourhoods. Enquire today.www.nhwa.com.au
Kids Helpline is there for children and young people anytime and for any reason. If you know someone who might need help why not ask them how they’re going or let them know Kids Helpline is 24/7 : 1800 55 1800 www.kidshelpline.com.au
Taking the time to listen, understand and encourage a young person to find their place can make all the difference. Check out how at yourtown.
The Country Education Foundation helps rural and regional students to pursue study and job opportunities. Education changes lives. And families. And communities.
Check out their neighbourly investment in the future.
Community Justice Centres (NSW)
The NSW Elder Abuse Helpline & Resource Unit provides information, support and referrals; is confidential; and callers remain anonymous.The Helpline believes in the power of community – many older people across NSW are assisted, thanks to concerned neighbours who call the Helpline.
The City of Cockburn (WA) creates opportunities for the Cockburn community to get to know their neighbours and build strong, vibrant and connected communities.They Celebrate Cockburn each year in creative ways and encourage residents to identify what they love about their city.
The City of Kwinana encourages its community to celebrate their neighbourhoods through their Annual Neighbour Day Funding and Community Event Fund. They work closely with those who live, work and recreate within Kwinana to foster welcoming neighbourhoods that create a sense of community pride and belonging.
Tweed Shire Council looks after people and places. They aim to make a difference so that the Tweed community is even better tomorrow than it is today.