Who We Are

Network West is a network for Neighbourhood Houses in the Western Metropolitan Region of Melbourne.

It is an Incorporated Assocation with a Committee of Governance and partially funded by the Department of Health and Human Services' 'Neighbourhood Houses Coordination Program (NHCP)'. For more info on NHCP Click Here for Program Guidelines.

Network West aims to support the Neighbourhood House sector by:

  • disseminating information on local updates, funding opportunities and good practice models
  • strengthening community development knowledge and practice
  • raising the profile of Neighbourhood Houses in the western region
  • facilitating relevant professional development opportunities
  • advocating on behalf of the sector to local and state government bodies and
  • supporting Committees of Management with governance and policies and procedures.