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.
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.
Hit 100 is a Health and Nutrition Support Service that focuses on those in our most vulnerable communities. They work with individuals living with disability and older Australians to provide them with the education, tools and resources they need to live healthy, independent and full lives.
Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) is a volunteer based emergency service providing essential emergency assistance to thousands of Victorians every year. To minimise the impact of emergencies when they occur and strengthen the community’s capacity to recover swiftly and safely, VICSES focuses on working with communities and partners in building resilience to achieve more aware, informed and prepared communities.
Whiddon is an award-winning aged care provider who has been caring for older Australians across regional, rural and remote NSW and QLD for more than 70 years. They actively promote and maintain a proud sense of community – wherever they are, everyone matters.
CFA is a volunteer and community based fire emergency services organisation. They help to protect 3.3 million Victorians, and more than one million homes and properties across the state. They are committed to working closely with communities to help them become stronger, more connected and prepared in the face of an emergency.
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.
The City of Subiaco is a unique and welcoming destination that celebrates its rich history, while embracing diversity and vitality in our future.
The city is passionate about making stronger and more resilient community and does this through a variety of community programs.