Cockatoo Community House

Welcome to Cockatoo Community House! Each term we offer heaps of exciting programs, for the whole community

Cockatoo Community House delivers programs and services for the Cockatoo community and beyond. We host a range of activities for people of all ages, and you’ll be made welcome in any class or drop-in activity you would like to come along to. Learn to dance, make some art, get help starting a business and much more.

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What's on

Due to coronavirus, our current programming is a little different than usual. There’s plenty of fun activities going on online and remotely, follow us on Facebook or Instagram or sign up to our newsletter above to find out more.

Struggling with young kids and stay at home restrictions?

Here are some great resources, activities, and contacts from Parentzone

And if you’ve been feeling stressed, anxious or overwhelmed, and this has been lasting over several weeks, you can call 1300 375 330 for one-on-one support to help you improve your wellbeing, develop strategies to cope and provide emotional support when and as you need it.

Venue Hire

Hosting an event? No matter the size, Cockatoo Community House has the solution for you. Hire a room, the whole hall, or even just a projector and screen.

Venue hire coming soon. In the meantime, call us on 0401 062 396

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Red Cross, Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Department of Health and Human Services have implemented the Extreme Hardship Support Program to provide emergency financial assistance to people who are unable to access income support.

To be eligible for this program a person must:

• live in Victoria, and
• be unable to access Commonwealth income support (such as JobKeeper or JobSeeker) or the Victorian International Student Emergency Relief Fund, and
• have zero or very limited income, savings or community support
• be a temporary or provisional visa holder, or an undocumented migrant.

To apply for emergency financial assistance go to www.redcross.org.au/vicrelief. Applicants will need their passport and bank statements showing transactions for the last three months. From Wednesday it will also possible to call a dedicated phone line on 1800 855 240. Speak to someone at Red Cross if you do not have the right visa or bank documents.
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Red Cross, Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Department of Health and Human Services have implemented the Extreme Hardship Support Program to provide emergency financial assistance to people who are unable to access income support.

To be eligible for this program a person must: 

• live in Victoria, and
• be unable to access Commonwealth income support (such as JobKeeper or JobSeeker) or the Victorian International Student Emergency Relief Fund, and
• have zero or very limited income, savings or community support 
• be a temporary or provisional visa holder, or an undocumented migrant.

To apply for emergency financial assistance go to www.redcross.org.au/vicrelief. Applicants will need their passport and bank statements showing transactions for the last three months. From Wednesday it will also possible to call a dedicated phone line on 1800 855 240. Speak to someone at Red Cross if you do not have the right visa or bank documents.

We’ve joined the Alcohol and Drug Foundation to talk about COVID-drinking. For most Australians, lockdown lasted around 70 days, which is about as long as the 66 days it takes to form a habit. Visit littlehabit.com.au for information on how to recognise problem signs around drinking and find out more about what to do to turn that little habit around. #breakthehabit ... See MoreSee Less

We’ve joined the Alcohol and Drug Foundation to talk about COVID-drinking. For most Australians, lockdown lasted around 70 days, which is about as long as the 66 days it takes to form a habit. Visit https://littlehabit.com.au for information on how to recognise problem signs around drinking and find out more about what to do to turn that little habit around. #breakthehabit

Did you know it takes just 66 days to form a habit? For most Australians, lockdown has been longer than that. We’re joining the @AlcoholDrugFdn to encourage all Australians to reflect on whether their COVID-drinking might have become a little habit. Visit littlehabit.com.au for information on how to recognise problem signs around drinking and find out more about what to do to turn your little habit around. ⁠

#breakthehabit
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Did you know it takes just 66 days to form a habit? For most Australians, lockdown has been longer than that. We’re joining the @AlcoholDrugFdn to encourage all Australians to reflect on whether their COVID-drinking might have become a little habit. Visit littlehabit.com.au for information on how to recognise problem signs around drinking and find out more about what to do to turn your little habit around. ⁠
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 #breakthehabit
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Cockatoo Community House
23 Bailey Road, Cockatoo
0401 062 396
cch@taskforce.org.au