Belong Blue Mountains - Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre is a dynamic and friendly place of community activity and involvement.Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre started in 1979 when a public meeting was called by Thelma Murphy (still active in the community and then Alderwoman on Council) to discuss th...Belong Blue Mountains - Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre is a dynamic and friendly place of community activity and involvement.
Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre started in 1979 when a public meeting was called by Thelma Murphy (still active in the community and then Alderwoman on Council) to discuss the establishment of a Neighbourhood Centre as a “meeting place where neighbour meets neighbour. ” At the time Number 10 Station Street was about to be vacated by the Health Commission.Belong Blue Mountains is managed by a Board of annually-elected local residents, with representatives from the Lower Mountains, Mid Mountains and Katoomba Neighbourhood Centres included on the Board.. At Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre they welcome new people in management, use of services, volunteering, community campaigns or dropping in to see what's going on and have a ‘ cuppa ’: Do you have an issue you would like help with or have you noticed something that you feel needs action? Come and visit them Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.00pm, at: 6-8 Station Street, Katoomba NSW 2780 PO Box 197 Phone (02) 4782 1117 Fax (02) 4782 6304 Belong Blue Mountains is a new umbrella organisation that was formed by the coming together of three of their local Blue Mountains Neighbourhood Centres – Katoomba, Mid Mountains in Lawson and Lower Mountains in Blaxland.
The new organisation means the Neighbourhood Centres can pool their resources and keep doing what they are doing, and over time provide new and better services to more people in the Mountains.They are managed by a volunteer Board of annually-elected local residents.