New! Frozen Meals at BANC.

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Did you know we know have frozen vegetarian meals here at BANC? This is a new community project, created in response to increasing food insecurity being felt by local people. We are partnering with The Victory Cafe, Junction 142 Food Recovery, and BANC volunteers to provide nutritious meals to our community for a gold coin donation. Please share this information …

Junction 142

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“In partnership with the Uniting Church the ‘Junction 142’ project at 142 Katoomba Street now has a renovated laundry and bathroom available for use. It is incredibly difficult to function in society without access to these facilities so they are filling an important need. On top of this, we can also provide free clothing from our Op Shop to prepare …

Tax Help Volunteers Needed for 2019

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  Would you like to help people in need in your community to navigate the Tax system at Tax time? You don’t need any special experience to be a Tax Help volunteer. Tax Help volunteers come from all areas of the community with a diverse range of ages and backgrounds. If you can spare a few hours each week between …

Request for Food Donations

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Hi all, we here at BANC are looking for extra food donations as the cold sets in. We are finding more families are coming in looking for emergency food relief, and we don’t always have enough. Donations of dried, tinned and other non-perishable items are gratefully accepted. Thank you so much.

Thank You Knitwits!

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                          This morning at BANC we received an extremely generous donation of over $1,400 from The Blackheath Knitwits group! We are so incredibly grateful as this donation will assist us to continue helping the local community. We would like to take this opportunity to promote what these wonderful …

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The month ahead looks like a lot of fun as the sister towns of Wentworth Falls, Leura, Katoomba and Blackheath in the Upper Blue Mountains exhibit a healthy dose of sister rivalry to compete to be the ‘best-dressed’ town for the inaugural 4 Sisters Yulefest – a joyous mid-winter celebration! The Blackheath sister has already started to rebel and has …

Blue Fringe Arts 2018

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Blue Fringe Literature Award entries are now open. Entries are due by 5pm 14th September 2018. Open for people with a lived experience of mental illness. For more information and entry form go here.

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  Come and meet a Local Area Coordinator (LAC) at BANC Community Access. This one to one consultation is an opportunity to bring your questions to an LAC. The LAC can assist you with the following: * Provide you with information regarding the NDIS, * Help you understand your NDIS funded plan, * Help you identify the next steps to …

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The 1st Blackheath Scout Group has been part of the community of the Upper Blue Mountains for 100 years. They provide boys and girls, young and old with lots of fun, challenging experiences, skills development and motivation to do their best and prepare them for an active and rewarding life. Each section has its own trained Leaders and Assistant Leaders. …