Hope Connect Inc
Hope Connect Inc is a not-for-profit, incorporated community organisation that provides a variety of community welfare services to people in the communities of Telopea, Dundas, Ermington, Rydalmere and parts of North Parramatta and Carlingford. Family Support is our core service providing counselling, case management, groups for parents and young people, a supported playgroup and advocacy for local families with children aged 0-17 years.
Other services we provide are:
Material Aid – Assistance for individuals and families in financial crisis who are in need of basic needs such as food and payment of utility bills.
No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) – Offering individuals, who are on low incomes and who meet the eligibility criteria, access to small loans for essential items that they could not otherwise afford, such as fridges, washing machines and beds. NILS is nationally accredited program with Good Shepherd Microfinance.
Telopea Shed – A community shed program that teaches basic skills and is a place for men & women to socialise and participate in workshop activities at their own pace.
For more information on Hope Connect, go to our website: www.hopeconnect.org.au