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One project, many partners and multiple outcomes
May 24, 2018May 24, 2018
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One project, many partners and multiple outcomes

The Healthy Living and Learning program works with people living in public housing in Kensington to target food insecurity and increase awareness of growing food, healthy cooking, and encourage the adoption of healthier lifestyle habits.

2017 Student of the Year
May 2, 2018May 2, 2018
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2017 Student of the Year

When it came to deciding who our student of the year would be Melina Caccetta stood out. She stood out not only because she enrolled in nine different courses at Kensington Neighbourhood House in 2017 but because of her love of community and generosity of spirit. Melina embodies the spirit of the Kensington Neighbourhood House....

Return to the Dollhouse
February 8, 2018February 9, 2018
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Return to the Dollhouse

Everyone that’s been to the Kensington Neighbourhood House will be familiar with our spectacular display of hand-sewn dolls hanging in our childcare space. This year to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the creation of the dolls we will be undertaking a new project, Return to the Dollhouse. It will be a replication of the original...

Around the world in 80 minutes
February 8, 2018February 8, 2018
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Around the world in 80 minutes

We’re currently planning an event to celebrate Cultural Diversity Week on Sunday 25 March and calling it “Around the World in 80 Minutes”.

Huge gratitude to our Jack of all Trades!
February 8, 2018February 8, 2018
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Huge gratitude to our Jack of all Trades!

John Trewin has been volunteering at the Kensington Neighbourhood House for over 10 years. His unofficial title is “Jack of all Trades”, popping by to do whatever odd job needs doing. He had the original idea to start growing vegetables in our front yard 10 years ago, coming in every week to look after the...

Social Inclusion Week Lunch and Activities
November 16, 2017November 16, 2017
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Social Inclusion Week Lunch and Activities

Come join us to celebrate Social Inclusion Week with a day of free fun activities and a yummy lunch!  From 10.30am we will offer activities including gentle exercise, gardening and a sing-a-long. A community bus pick-up and drop-off service is available. Please contact the House to book a place on the bus. Thursday 30 November...

A pathway to training and employment
October 5, 2017October 5, 2017
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A pathway to training and employment

The Kensington Neighbourhood House’s “Prepare for Work in Warehousing” program was a worthy finalist at this year’s Victorian Learn Local Awards in the “Outstanding Pathways Program” category.