Neighbourhood Houses in Victoria are grouped into 16 regional networks. These Neighbourhood House Networks (‘NH Networks’) link houses and local communities to other houses and communities at a regional level and facilitate:
Networks receive recurrent funding from the Department of Human Services and in some cases from local government. Although funding is determined by the number of Neighbourhood Houses in each Network, the challenges of distance and the costs of travel are not factored in. NH Networks also seek grants to support professional development and collaborative work by network members.
Municipalities covered:Shires of Hindmarsh, Northern Grampians and Yarriambiack, West Wimmera and Ararat and Horsham Rural Cities.
These municipalities incorporate:Regional centres or towns, semirural and rural
The Network receives funding for: 15.25 hours
The Network employs a Networker for: 15 hours
The Network is managed by: Committee of Management
Total area covered: 38,324 square kms
Christine Zubrinich, Network Coordinator
PO Box 97 Horsham Vic 3400
0488 913 001