Since 1979 the WCC has been providing a wide range of support services, programmes, activities and events based from its two facilities at 46 Hyde ave and 108 Grandview Road.

Each year 90+ unique services and programmes are offered for all ages to improve the quality of life for the residents of Hamilton.

160+ community groups, clubs, organisations and individuals made over 2,000 bookings so its a busy vibrant place!

The centre at 46 Hyde ave is owned by the community and overseen by a board of community members elected at the AGM.  

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Some of the key things we do​

  • Community information hub

  • Kaivolution Free Store  - Monday to Friday from 3.30pm

  • Financial Mentoring provided by Hamilton Budgeting Advisory Trust at the centre every Tuesday.

  • Free legal advice

  • Justice of the Peace – Tuesday mornings, 9am - 11am 

  • Whanau Support Worker - family support

  • Plunket outreach clinic

  • Fruit/veggie co-op, 

  • Western Community Newspaper 

  • Playgroups and children's programmes

  • 50+ events, trips, tai chi, luncheons, shopping

  • Western Wheels learner licence course 

  • Out West Radio Show - Fridays 11am Free FM 

  • Youth activities and programmes, leadership development

  • Holiday /after school programmes

  • Community education and training

  • Free public phone and computer

  • Photocopying and scan to email,

  • table and chair hire

  • Free fruit and book exchange

  • Registered kitchen

  • Community development projects 

  • Working with community to find local solutions for our local issues & challenges 

  • and heaps, heaps more!