Onepoto Awhina is the Northcote Community House which is run as an Incorporated Society with IRD Charitable Status. It aims to provide the support to lessen the impact of stress on individuals, families and the wider community. In order to do this, Onepoto Awhina encourages active involvement and participation in the community and helps establish social networks for individuals of all ages and ethnic backgrounds.
The Community House is located on Pearn Crescent behind the Northcote shopping centre. With its gently sloping pathway it provides easy access for the disabled, elderly and families with young children. It is situated adjacent to a reserve with a playground for children. There are also excellent parking facilities.
Onepoto Awhina is able to be used by the community as a venue to hold meetings, run programmes and host events at an affordable cost. As well as being a Community House which can be used by community groups, it also provides a range of services. These include an Early Childhood Education Centre, Aged Project, Community Wellbeing Project, Whanau Support and Youth Project.
If you feel as though you need or can provide assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us.