About the Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre
Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre offers services free of discrimination or bias to all persons and groups in the community of Bellingen Shire with an aim to being inclusive, respectful, community driven and professional. We celebrate diversity and work towards a fair and just society for all.
Supporting people in need & strengthening community capacity and wellbeing
What We Do
Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre works to assist individuals, families, and groups throughout the Bellingen Shire. Fundamentally, we aim to:
- Align with social justice principles of equity, access, participation and rights in all we do.
- Assist people to access help and support to enable them to have their needs met.
- Advocate for the marginalised and disadvantaged members of our community.
- Perform a community development role through working in partnership with other agencies and groups to provide opportunities for people to connect and participate in community.
Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre (BNC) receives core funding from NSW Government through Family and Community Services (FACS) for under the Community Builders program.
The Centre receives other one-off grants from various sources and conducts fundraising activities to supplement the core funding.