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Community Sector Connect

Cumberland City Council offers support for local workers, volunteers and community organisations through networking, training, research, resources and projects.

Community and Place Unit

Council’s Community and Place Unit endeavours to make Cumberland a stronger, more inclusive, accessible and connected community through undertaking research and planning, building relationships and providing responsive and high quality programs, services and facilities to meet local needs.

Networking

Council hosts networking events for workers and volunteers who provide services in the Cumberland City Local Government Area (LGA). The events provide Nameparticipants with an opportunity to connect and improve collaboration. Share information with these networks by emailing acs-infoshare@googlegroups.com.

Search the Community Information Directory to find services operating in the Cumberland City LGA.

Cumberland Community Sector Networking Forums

This forum targets local workers and organisations who receive funding to deliver their services in the Cumberland LGA.

Session 1

31 March 2020, 10am to 12:30pm - CANCELLED

DOOLEYS Regents Park, Terrene Street, Regents Park

Session 2

3rd June 2020, 10am to 12:30pm - CANCELLED

Redgum Centre, 2 Lane Street, Wentworthville

Session 3

28 October, 9am to 11am

Holroyd Centre, 11-17 Miller Street, Merrylands

Note: registrations will open 4 weeks before the forum

Volunteer Community Sector Networking Forum

The Volunteer Community Sector Networking Forum aims to bring together small, volunteer run, not-for-profit community organisations - along with sports and recreation clubs that do not receive regular funding.

Session 1

16 July 2020, 6pm to 8:30pm

Berala Community Centre

98-104 Woodburn Road, Berala

Note: registrations will open 4 weeks before the forum

Session 2

24 November 2020, 6pm to 8pm Holroyd Centre,

11-17 Miller Street, Merrylands

Note: registrations will open 4 weeks before the forum

Cumberland Sports Forum

This forum provides the opportunity for representatives from local sports clubs and recreation groups to share information, discuss issues and develop skills.

11 August 2020

Berala Community Centre

98-104 Woodburn Rd, Berala

Note: registrations will open 4 weeks before the forum

Interagencies

There are a number of local interagencies and working groups in the Cumberland Local Government Area.

Download the 2020 Cumberland Interagency Calendar which contains information about the purpose, dates and contact people for the various interagencies.

Training and Resources

Council is dedicated to providing professional development, training opportunities and a range of resources to support the work of community organisations.

Further information