Mental health is defined as a state of well being

Burnie Community House endorses the following definition for mental health - “Mental Health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.” - World Health Organisation 2014

We are an all inclusive space, focusing our efforts on providing various programs, services, projects, activities and workshops that have an emphasis on health and well-being, accredited and informal learning with a strong focus on building individual and community capacity.

We are located at 24 Wiseman Street, Shorewell Park, Tasmania 7320

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Hilltop Fresh Produce is now Hilltop Central

Hilltop Central

Hilltop Central is the evolution of our highly successful project Hilltop Fresh Produce Project.  We have adopted the paddock to plate food model and are now into our third year.  We have established an innovative social enterprise with four integrated income streams. ‘A project dreamed, designed and created by a group of community focused organisations and community members that are embracing new ways of working together through a collective impact framework. Sharing the vision and commitment to purpose and recognising innovation comes from different perspectives. We are proud of our efforts to make concrete, long-term changes to the business as usual approach to food, health, people, community and environment.

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Building connections and sharing opportunities

Fostering partnerships with local services we continue to promote the value of healthy cooking, eating, smart shopping, budgeting, simple exercise and social inclusion, using structured programs such as the Foodcents Journey, Garden to Plate and Community Kitchens as well as bringing in food experts to directly work with the community in various ways. We also operate a free community run Fresh Produce Shed from the House five days a week. BCH provide Kommunity Kids Shorewell Park with a range of healthy nutritious food options such as hearty veggie soups, fruit yogurt cups and veggie sticks and dips to name a few.

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