What is it and where?
The Jesmond Community Hub, also known as the Jesmond Neighbourhood Centre, is located at 44 Mordue Parade, Jesmond. The hub is managed by ConnectAbility Australia and offers information to the local community about services and group activities that are designed to benefit individuals and the local community.
Types of Services at Jesmond Community Hub
The Jesmond Community Hub offers a wide variety of services to a range of different individuals. These include;
1. Information about Community Services
The Jesmond Community Hub can provide information about local community services such as mothers groups, education services, youth services as well as answer questions about disability support and aged care services.
2. Referrals to other government and support agencies
The Jesmond Community Hub can assist individuals by answering questions about government related issues as well as provide a referral for these types of services. Individuals can be referred to government organisations such as Centrelink, Medicare or FACS. They can also be referred to education providers like TAFE NSW and Department of Education to assist with support in learning new skills and furthering their education, and medical providers such as Headspace, Anglicare or Hunter New England Health.
3. Weekly events and workshops in Jesmond and surrounds
Jesmond sits just out of the centre of Newcastle. Boasting exceptional access to education with the University of Newcastle a mere 5 minutes away, Jesmond also has many nearby events and places of interest that can be enjoyed by all. These include Blackbutt Reserve, Jesmond Park and Jesmond Central. The Community Hub can provide information about all of these exciting places and provide those that need extra help with the support to go out and enjoy their days.
Image: Blackbutt Reserve, Newcastle Australia
4. Hall Hire
The Jesmond Community Hub is also available for hire to groups of all sorts. This may include clubs and associations, seniors gathering as well as for special events such as birthdays or weddings. For information about hiring Jesmond Neighbourhood Centre for your next special event or group function, enquire online.
5. Free office services
The Jesmond Community Hub offers free office services to individuals from low income backgrounds. These include free photocopying, faxing and printing.
6. Wallsend Community Garden
The Jesmond Community Hub actively supports the development and maintenance of the Wallsend Community Garden. Community gardens are designated places where community members come together to grow food, foster good health and support the growth of green urban environments. The Community Hub can help you get involved in this community initiative and put your green thumb forward to make the world we live in a better place.
Let the Jesmond Community Hub support you!
The Jesmond Community Hub supports the participation and inclusion of all members of the community such as migrants and refugees, Indigenous Australians, low income residents, women with children, seniors and teenagers. We do this through the diverse range of services and programs we offer that run on a weekly, monthly and annual basis. We welcome everyone and encourage individuals to take a chance and give it a go. Drop into the Jesmond Community Hub today and see how you can be involved.
For information on services offered by ConnectAbility Australia, feel free to visit their website online and see if they can provide support to you or your loved ones.