No Interest Loan Scheme

Providing individuals and families on low incomes access to safe, fair and affordable credit.
Highlands Community Centres believe all people living in the Southern Highlands should have access to equitable opportunities and support.
The Youth Hub

The Youth Hub

Located at Loseby Park. Open Mon – Fri from 9am to 4.30pm, and til 6pm for Youth Drop-In every Wed and Thurs.
Support Programs

Support Programs

We offer a range of life improving services and programs for children, young people and families.
Become Volunteer

Become Volunteer

We’re always looking for enthusiastic community members who have time, skills and a willingness to get involved.
Helpful Initiatives

Programs to assist and inspire

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    Having a positive outlook doesn’t mean pretending that everything is okay when it isn’t. That being said, being more of…
  • Goal Setting
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  • Mindfulness
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    Many households are currently facing increased power bills as a result of unemployment, working and schooling from home and self-isolation.…
  • Counselling – Do I Need It?
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  • No Interest Loans NILS No fees. No charges. Ever
    No Interest Loans (NILS) provide individuals and families on low incomes with access to safe, fair and affordable credit. Loans…
  • National Sorry Day 2020
    Today is National Sorry Day and 20 years since the final ‘Bringing Them Home’ Report was tabled in Parliament in…
  • Loneliness: the solution is community
    It is Neighbourhood Centre Week this week and the theme is “Loneliness: the solution is community”. You might be wondering…
  • Volunteering
    It is Volunteer Week this week so a big, big thank you to all our volunteers at Highlands Community Centres…
  • Neighbourhood Centre Week
    Neighbourhood Centre Week for 2020 starts on the 8th of May, with the theme “Loneliness: the solution is community”. Here…

Our Mission

It is our mission to work collaboratively and inclusively to provide life-improving services and programs for children, young people and families.
Values and Goals

What We Are Striving for

Teamwork
Providing support to one another, working cooperatively, respecting one another’s views and making our work environment fun and enjoyable.
Connection
We are connected to the needs of the most vulnerable in our community and strive to help others through our networks and connections.
Engagement
To be proactively involved in our community in a way that promotes consultation, collaboration and inclusion.
Delivery
To meet the needs of our target groups through a “best practice” lens of effective planning, implementation and evaluation of programs and services.