Our Purpose

As a Neighbourhood House and Learn Local organisation, Cloverdale aims to:

  • Promote lifelong learning for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
  • Encourage and support the community to participate in the planning and management of the Neighbourhood House.
  • Provide programs and activities that improve people’s knowledge, skills, self-esteem and quality of life.
  • Promote programs and activities that build community capacity and resilience.
  • Network and partner with organisations and groups to meet community needs and aspirations.

Our Values

Inclusive: Working together, connecting communities and celebrating diversity.

Integrity: Being honest, ethical and accountable.

Inspire Learning: To build and support the personal skills, knowledge, abilities and resilience of our community. To develop health, wellbeing and connection through formal and informal pathways in education, employment and self-development.

Collaborative: Work in partnership to provide quality programs and activities.

Responsible Governance: To ensure sustainability and compliance.

Listening: To ensure we are receptive and responsive to local needs.

Our Vision

To be an innovative, dynamic and collaborative community that strengthens participation, inclusion, diversity and resilience..

Our Mission

To provide community development and pathways focused programs and activities that inspire life- long learning and create a sense of place and belonging, enabling people to learn, engage and participate.