WCC Annual Report 2014-15 - Page 8

WHITTLESEA COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS OUR VISION Is a Not for Profit community organisation in the municipality of Whittlesea in Melbourne’s outer north. We have been a core Whittlesea agency for 42 years , expanding our programs and services to meet the needs of our community WCC’s vision is for a Whittlesea in which people and agencies work together to make a positive difference to their community, ensuring that everyone has equal access to the community’s resources and services. OUR PURPOSE OUR VALUES WCC offers services and programs: To address disadvantage in the community To promote community participation and involvement Self Determination We support individuals and communities in making choices and decision that best meet their own needs Independence OUR SERVICES We value and guard our independence, including the right to comment and advocate on government policy Community Information & Referral Emergency Relief Social Work Case Management Community Transport Tax Help Volunteer Resource Service Whittlesea Community Legal Service Settlement Casework Settlement Youth Services Settlement Social Support Groups Women in Work Childcare Social Enterprise Road Safety Programs Whittlesea Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Family Violence Project Whittlesea Interagency Taskforce on Gambling Project Not-for-Profit We provide high quality services that are free at the point of delivery to residents of Whittlesea Confidential We provide services in a manner that protects clients’ and community residents’ privacy and confidentiality Non-Judgmental We provide services