Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House Incorporated

Belgium Avenue Neighbourhood House Incorporated (BANH Inc.) is a vibrant and welcoming nonprofit organisation dedicated to fostering stronger communities through shared experiences. Operating neighbourhood houses on the Collingwood and North Richmond public housing estates, BANH Inc. provides a friendly meeting place for the local community, open for drop-ins during school term dates. With a strong focus on community development and arts and culture, BANH Inc. offers programs and activities that cater to a wide range of interests, including sewing, Tai Chi, painting, computer classes, and choirs. The organisation also hosts vibrant monthly Twilight Markets on both estates, the much-anticipated annual Harvest Festival, and the gala ball at the Collingwood Town Hall. At its core, BANH Inc. values genuine connections and inclusivity, employing a community membership model of governance to ensure its work meets the needs of local people. Working closely with the North East Neighbourhood House Network, this organisation encourages individuals keen on volunteering or supporting BANH Inc.’s mission to join the community. If you're inspired to contribute to a warm, diverse and culturally rich community, BANH Inc. could be the perfect opportunity for you.