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

  • Justice of the Peace Tuesdays 9 am-11 am

  • Citizens Advice Clinics, Wednesdays 10.30 am- 12.30pm

  • Family Court Navigator every second Wednesday, 1 pm - 3 pm

  • Whanau Support Worker - family support

  • Community Connection service

  • Need a job, Kiwi staff are here weekly, Tuesdays 1.30pm - 2.30pm

  • Plunket outreach clinic

  • Fruit/Vegetable co-op,  bag for just $15

  • Western Community Newspaper, bimonthly delivered to 19,000 homes

  • Playgroups and children's programmes

  • 50+ events, trips, luncheons, activities

  • Western Wheels learner licence course

  • Outwest Radio Show - Fridays 11am Free FM, listen on Spotify

  • Toa Whakapuawai Youth activities and programmes, leadership development

  • Holiday /after school programmes

  • Community education and training

  • Free public phone and computers

  • Photocopying, printing and scanning,

  • Table and chair hire

  • Free fruit exchange

  • Triple One Care, First Aid Courses

  • Kaivolution Free Store, Monday to Friday 1pm

  • Community development projects

  • and heaps, heaps more!