Geeveston Community Centre
The Geeveston Community Centre, known locally as GeCo, is Australia's southernmost community house. An active member of Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania, GeCo was established in 1986 to help mitigate the social impacts of the decline of the local primary industries. GeCo takes a strength-based approach to community development. GeCo helps build community capacity by informing people about opportunities available to them, by consulting and involving the local community in program and service development, by empowering people through skill development and education and by partnering with other local organisations and service providers to provider maximum community benefit.
The centre runs literacy programs, computer courses, youth outreach programs, a community garden (to encourage sound food choices), a soup kitchen, an emergency food bank, car driving lessons, cooking classes, budgeting assistance, the Huon Valley Domestic Violence Service and a Men's Shed.
GeCo provides space for local groups such as Stitch and Giggle, U3A, Yoga, Material Girls and Medieval Mayhem.
GeCo works closely with other local organisations such as wayraparattee, Geeveston Primary School, Geeveston Business Group and the Bendigo Community Bank.
See our website for full details, or our other program listings on findhelptas.
Who this service is for
Anyone in the local community
How this service is delivered
Come and visit us to join in or learn more
More programs from Geeveston Community Centre
Job Ready Support
**COVID-19 Update - GeCo is currently closed for public access, but we can help if you need a computer to access Centrelink.
We have staff who can help with career counselling, resume writing support, interview skills practice.
Emergency Food Relief
**COVID-19 Update - we have emergency food relief available, Non-perishable foods available for people in times of need.
Fresh Choice Food Co-op
**COVID-19 update - Fresh Choice Food Co-op is running
At Fresh Choice Food Co-op we offer members a weekly vegetable & fruit box, and regular extras, such as free produce, seed packets, recipe sheets and healthy eating information.