The Factory Community Centre

The waiting game is over

 

· Wednesday, September 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

On August 2 the Minister for Social Housing, Pru Goward, released three options for the Waterloo estate.

Barriers to effective human service provision

 

· Tuesday, June 12, 2018 · 1 Comment 

 

Multiple residents spoke about a perceived lack of empathy or humanity from providers when trying to access services.

Counterpoint merger

 

· Monday, July 17, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Two South Sydney community groups with over 90 years of combined experience join forces as Counterpoint Community Services.

The need for affordable housing

 

· Friday, February 5, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Affordable housing refers to “reasonable” housing costs in relation to income. A common benchmark is that affordable housing is housing that does not absorb more than 30 per…

Sunshine on Waterloo Green

 

· Wednesday, March 11, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

 

WATERLOO: Friday February 6 marked the eighth Summer on the Green, after bad weather back in December forced its postponement. For the past five years the organisation of this event has been overseen by the Redfern and Waterloo Neighbourhood Advisory Board Events Group, which is made up of local agencies and Housing NSW tenant representatives.

Talking about depression

 

· Saturday, November 8, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

WATERLOO: Nick Valentine, a Black Dog presenter, spoke on the topic “Breaking down depression and developing resilience” at The Factory Community Centre on Wednesday morning, October 15.

Factory connections and support

 

· Tuesday, October 7, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

WATERLOO: The Factory Community Centre in Raglan Street provides a welcome sanctuary when it comes to the ever-growing public demands amid the mental health sector. Laura Kelly, Community…

Reducing harm through education and awareness

 

· Sunday, July 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

 

REDFERN: June was a milestone month for the Redfern Waterloo Community Drug Action Team (CDAT).

In favour of neighbourly love

 

· Sunday, June 30, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

 

WATERLOO: Russell Walker and Gerard Virgona have hearts for hospitality. Three-and-a-half years ago, the couple initiated a weekly get-together for their neighbours. “Favour” is held every Wednesday from 12 to 3pm in the community room of the Marton Building on Cope Street. Guests are offered tea, coffee, fresh bread and a place to socialise. A gold coin donation towards the cost of the tea and coffee is gratefully received.

Rats in the rubbish

 

· Sunday, June 30, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

 

Residents of public housing estates in Redfern and Waterloo claim that inadequate waste management has led to feral animals in their garbage. Many Housing NSW estate tenants are reportedly suffering due to poor standards of cleanliness with respect to waste disposal areas and an ineffective garbage collection system.