Winchelsea Community House

Reaching Into The Community

Open 9am-2pm Mon-Fri (school terms)
03 5267 2028
reception@winchhouse.org.au
28 Hesse Street
(behind Tea Rooms)
Find us

Craft Group

Wednesdays 10 am at Winch House.  Bring along your latest craft project and get together for a cuppa and a chat.  Lovely way to make new friends.  You should see the latest teddy bear quilt and cuddly dinosaurs!

Winchelsea Refugee Support Group

This local group commenced in July 2015 with their aim being to support refugees who seek to make Australia their home.

What is an auspice group?

Winchelsea Community House Inc (Winch House) is an incorporated organisation which can act as the host of a non-incorporated community group via an auspice arrangement.  This means that Winch House can assist community groups by

  • acting as a banker/treasurer to manage their finances
  • provide a cover for public liability insurance
  • provide a venue to host activities.

Read more: What is auspicing by Winch House?

Men's Shed

Mens Shed logo

Winch House and community are keen to provide activity, identity and meaning for vast numbers of older, unemployed, job-redundant, ‘downsized’, isolated, depressed and happily retired, active, creative, enthusiastic men. Men’s Sheds are fast being recognized as vital, viable places to fulfill these needs and provide relaxed, happy creative spaces for men to enjoy.

Read more: Men's Shed

Wensleydale Rural Community Group

The Wensleydale Rural community group started in 2002 and is made up of volunteers from the local area.  The aim of the group is to provide opportunities for members of the local community to come together to strengthen relationships and improve a sense of community through developing pride of place, a greater community spirit and fostering more of the cohesive, caring and resilient community.

Read more: Wensleydale Rural Community Group

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What is an auspice group?

Winchelsea Community House Inc (Winch House) is an incorporated organisation which can act as the host of a non-incorporated community group via an auspice arrangement.  This means that Winch House can assist community groups by

  • acting as a banker/treasurer to manage their finances
  • provide a cover for public liability insurance
  • provide a venue to host activities.

See the "What is an Auspice Group?" page for more information on applying and how it all works.