The Moneycare team of Salvos will be at CHC for an amazing opportunity for tenants to learn about how to better manage their personal finances. They will go through their services at length and let you know about what resources you might be able to access through them, including FREE personal financial counselling. Moneycare have already made available their e-book which prepares you for using their financial counselling and you can access this by clicking below. Salvos Moneycare eBook This will be a fun and informative way to learn about managing your finances which has the added bonus of being catered with pizza! When: Monday 24 May 2021 Time: 5.30pm-6.30pm Where: CHC Boardroom, CHC office Please register your interest by filling out the registration form below and emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org Registration form- Your the boss-Moneycare
We are thrilled to announce that Gungaderra can open to ad-hoc and one-off hirers from Saturday 1st May 2021 under a new COVID-safe plan which is in line with further easing of COVID restrictions in the ACT. We anticipate a lot of new bookings in the coming months as the weather cools and people are looking for a dry warm venue to host their events. Make sure you don't miss out by booking in your event now by emailing email@example.com We thank all our Gungaderra visitors and interested parties for their patience in regard to reopening the homestead.
The Energy team will be at CHC and will go through some tips and tricks to save energy with tenants. The Vinnies Energy Efficiency Program helps to educate people about their energy usage and effective ways they can reduce their energy bills. When: Wednesday 28th April 2021 Time: 5.30pm - 6.30pm Where: CHC Office Along with the workshop, CHC will provide a pizza dinner for those in attendance. Please feel free to bring the family. If you are interested in attending please fill out the registration form found below and return to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 23rd April 2021. Registration form- Vinnies Energy Efficiency program
We are offering tenants an opportunity to attend a free car maintenance workshop delivered by Autoco. This is a great opportunity for car owners to be empowered with basic mechanical knowledge, covering the following key components: 1. Learning about tyres, including checking and changing them. 2. Getting under the hood and checking water, oil, coolant etc. 3. Preparing your your vehicle for the worst case scenarios. This will be a friendly learning environment, run by experienced mechanics and technicians. When: Saturday 8th May Time: 9.30am – 12 pm Where: 133 Flemington Rd, Mitchell ACT 2911 Places are limited and pre-registration is a must! Participants must be 16 years or older and refreshment will be provided as well as lucky door prizes! Please complete your registration form found below and return to email@example.com by Friday 30th April 2021. registration form
CHC was honoured to receive a $100,000 grant from The Big Issues' initiative called Homes for Homes. The announcement and presentation of the cheque took place at CHC's development in Page where construction is underway on a group home also partially funded by Homes for Homes. You can watch more about the grant here: (1) Facebook
HomeGround Real Estate Canberra, a philanthropic agency offering property management services for rental homes, is calling on landlords to ease the squeeze for the sake of jobs and the territory’s economy. You can read the full article via the below link. https://citynews.com.au/2021/canberra-landlords-asked-to-home-residents-amid-essential-workers-rise/
The Ken Horsham Scholarship is an initiative to assist CHC and HomeGround affordable tenants to achieve their study goals. The late Ken Horsham was a founding director of CHC and served in various roles from 1998 onwards, including Chair of the Board of Directors. Ken had a strong interest in progressing his community and a passion for social justice and it is in this spirit we are pleased to honour him with this scholarship. How much is the scholarship? The scholarship fund is $5000 and each student can apply for a value up to but not exceeding $1000 to further their education. Successful recipients may only receive one scholarship per year. Who can apply for the scholarship? You are eligible to apply if you: are a current CHC/Affordable HomeGround tenant have been CHC/Affordable HomeGround tenant for at least three (3) months prior to submitting your application are over 16 years of age at the time of submitting your application, and can provide proof that you are currently enrolled in study in a part or full-time study How long do I have to apply for the scholarship? Applications open Tuesday January 5th 2021 and close at 5 pm on Friday 22nd January 2021. We cannot accept late applications. How can I apply for the scholarship? Please fill out the application form which is located here: CHC KenHorshamScholarshipApplicationForm 202021 Where can I learn a bit more? You can download and read the Ken Horsham Scholarship Applicant Factsheet 202021 which has more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org To return your completed form, you may: email it to: email@example.com
Please be advised that CHC’s office will be closed over the festive season from 12pm Thursday 24th December 2020 and will reopen 9am Monday 4th January 2021. During this time if you are tenant and have an emergency maintenance repair, please contact 1300 537 773. If you require emergency housing please call OneLink 1800 176 468 For all other inquiries please contact 6248 7716 when the office reopens. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!