KNC acknowledges the Darug and Gundungurra nations as the traditional custodians of these lands.

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Objects, Vision and Mission

OBJECTS

The Objects of the Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre shall be:-

  1. Provide for the direct relief of social and financial disadvantage, vulnerability, distress and misfortune for residents in our community.
  2. Provide practical assistance through the response to and provision of emergency relief and support for people experiencing distress and or need.
  3. To increase the knowledge of and use of community resources by the more disadvantaged within our community to assist them to realise their potential.
  4. Raise community awareness of the issues impacting on the disadvantaged and vulnerable within our community
  5. To provide opportunity for community connectedness and access to programs that build resilience within and across our community.
  6. To work with the community to identify their needs, and to assist in the development and implementation of appropriate services and programs and links to meet and address those needs.

VISION

To build a community that cares and supports the vulnerable and disadvantaged, by providing benevolent service for those most in need. We work to remove barriers to opportunity and social inclusion and improve the quality of life for vulnerable individuals and groups within our community.

MISSION/PURPOSE

  1. To provide care and service to the most vulnerable within the community we serve, in a safe and supportive way.
  2. That the services provided are delivered in a dignified and respectful way, with integrity and honour.
  3. That the capacity of individuals and groups most in need is enhanced to achieve better outcomes for themselves.

We do this through:-

Advocating and assisting individuals to ensure that those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable can access the services they require in a timely and appropriate way.