Community Support

Jika runs free programs for selected groups within our community. These programs are run through an underlying ethos of social inclusion, in line with Jika’s purpose and values. As such, there are eligibility requirements for certain programs.

 


 

FOR THOSE SEEKING TAX HELP

We are offering free tax help on Thursdays 10am – 2 pm until late September.  Please call 9482 5100 to make an appointment.

 


 

FOR ALL PUBLIC HOUSING TENANTS

Computer training

Jika runs free Computer Basics classes for public housing tenants.

Classes run for 10 weeks every term (four terms in a calendar year)

Every student receives a certificate.

For further information, visit  http://jikajika.org.au/activities/computers/, or call Jika on 9482 5100.

 


 

FOR WALKER STREET ESTATE RESIDENTS

If you are a public housing resident of Walker Street Estate, we have activities that run weekly in the Walker Street Community Room.

 

Homework Club

The homework club runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00pm to 5:30pm, aimed at school age children. Teachers, tutors and volunteers are available to help you with extra study support.

One-on-one tutoring can be organised as required.

 

FREE BREAD

Free bread and baked goods every Thursday, 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the Community Room on Walker Street Estate.

 

Community Meetings

Bi-monthly community meetings take place on the last Thursday of the month from 2:30pm in the Walker Street Estate Community Room.

All residents are welcome to attend.

 

Neighbourhood Watch

Held bi-monthly at the Walker Street Estate Community Room on alternate months to the Community Meetings.

Dates and times to be confirmed.

 

English classes

One-on-one, small group, and/or in-home English tutoring available.

Contact Jenny at jenny@jikajika.org.au to organise a session and tutor.

 

SCHOOL Holiday program

Planned activities in September 2016. Details to be confirmed.

 


 

FOR HIGH STREET ESTATE RESIDENTS

If you are a  public housing resident of High Street Estate, we have activities that run weekly in the High Street Estate Common Room.

 

Tuesday / Thursday Drop In

Drop into the Common Room any Tuesday or Thursday morning and enjoy a cup of tea, game or puzzle with your neighbours.

 

Gentle Exercise

Join Bryan for armchair exercises and light yoga routines, every Tuesday. Starts September 6, at 10:00am to 11:00am in the Common Room.

 

Art and craft

Enrol in art and craft sessions with Nazia, every Thursday. Sign up in the Common Room. Lessons starting August 25, from 10:00am to 12:30pm.

 

Computer Access

Details available soon.

 

FREE BREAD

Free bread and baked goods in the Common Room of High Street Estate at 7:15pm on Thursdays.