New School of Arts Neighbourhood House Inc.

‘Strengthening the Clarence Valley community for over 30 years!’



Address: Corner of Spring & Skinner St, South Grafton, NSW 2460


Postal Address: PO Box 82, South Grafton, NSW 2460

Phone number: 02 6640 3800

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New School of Arts Neighbourhood House Incorporated (NSOA) - South Grafton


ABN 55 057 421 523



September 1977, incorporated 1987.


Management Skills/experience

Broad range of skills, experience and qualifications including Community Services, Health Sciences, Psychology & Counselling, Human Resource Management, Business and Administration.


Target groups

All members of our community including children, families, women, young people, older people, people with disabilities, unemployed people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds.



The Clarence Valley area from Iluka and Yamba in the north, extending west to Baryugil and Jackadgery and south to Nymboida and Glenreagh. Including major townships of Grafton, South Grafton and Maclean.


Annual Budget

$1.8 million. Includes significant income generated from Child Care and Out of School Hours Care (After School Care & Vacation Care).


Government or externally sourced Funding

Department of Social Services (DSS), Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations (DEEWR), Family & Community Services (FaCS), Department of Education & Communities (DEC), Clarence valley Council (CVC).


Diversity of service delivery

Child Care (Long Day Care and Occasional Care), Out of School Hours Care (After School Care and Vacation Care), Volunteer Resource Centre (Volunteering Clarence Valley), Community Hubs (South Grafton, Malabugilmah & Baryulgil, providing free access to computers and internet, photocopying, faxing and laminating services), free general counseling and psychology services, access to Legal Aid, Tax Help & Food Care, Soup-a-Stars Community Lunch (soup kitchen),financial counselling, Community Visitors’ Scheme (social support for socially isolated aged care home residents), youth services and programs (Links to Learning & youth events), Emergency Relief, Leisure and Learning Courses & special interest groups, room and hall hire, Justice of the Peace, Community Garden, Brighter Futures Outlet Agency.


Community Development Projects

Leisure and Learning Courses, Community Garden, special interest groups, Malabugilmah & Baryulgil Community Hubs.


Volunteer pool

Approximately 150 volunteers across all programs including work in administration, maintenance, Community Hubs, Child Care, Community Visitors Scheme, Links to Learning.

Staff skills and expertise

Wide variety of staff with depth of knowledge and experience in local area and across the community sector. Highly qualified Child Care staff, trade qualified volunteers, staff with tertiary qualifications in Community Services, Aged Care, Disability Services, Finance and Business Administration, Health Sciences, Psychology & Counsellingand Horticulture.



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