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