Health & Wellbeing Directory

The Venny –

Contact

Mr David Kutcher
Phone: (03) 9376 0589
Email: info@thevenny.org.au
Website: www.thevenny.org.au

Address

85 Kensington Rd
KENSINGTON VIC 3031

Postal Address

Po Box 1140
KENSINGTON VIC 3031

Through early intervention, prevention and play, The Venny aims to:

  • reduce inter-generational disadvantage and welfare dependence early in the cycle
  • encourage and support children and young people to develop life skills and resilience, to grow into healthy adults - Better a broken bone than a broken spirit
  • build a functioning, vibrant, integrated, diverse and connected community, bridging socio-economic and cultural divides - The community that plays together knows each other and has some care for each other.

The Intent of The Venny:

Through early intervention, prevention and play The Venny aims to: reduce inter-generational disadvantage and welfare dependence early in the cycle; encourage and support children and young people to develop life skills and resilience, to grow into healthy adults - Better a broken bone than a broken spirit; build a functioning, vibrant, integrated, diverse and connected community, bridging socio-economic and cultural divides - The community that plays together knows each other and has some care for each other.

Recent Accomplishments of The Venny:

Gained DGR status - increase in grants, donations and revenue streams, New Building - Acquired more land and extended outdoor space - Ongoing support from community - Study tour of models in Europe and Scandinavia- 380% increase in funding/ resources since 2009 Child safe leader and award winner for protection of children Good governance of professional board members and pro bono financial services from Pitcher Partners Legal Pro bono services by Mcabes and Clayton Utz