Community Networks Franklin

Previously known as FranCOSS (Council of Social Services Franklin Inc), Community Networks Franklin is a member of Community Networks Aotearoa, the umbrella organisation for local community networks. Our over-arching objective is to work together to support local communities.

Our vision is for a Franklin Community that works together to maintain a socially just and prosperous society within a sustainable environment.

We see our mission as one of speaking out for Franklin’s community service providers and to lead a transition to a local economy that is focused on people, nature and prosperity for all.

Explore what we offer, and the many community service organisation in Franklin country…

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All welcome to the November Community Meeting at Franklin: The Centre 25th November 10 – 12

Our last meeting for the year is an opportunity to get to know each other better and to better understand what is available in our community. *Please bring along brochures and pamphlets about your organisation – to share on the day and to leave some behind for our CNF display stand out side the library. … Continue reading All welcome to the November Community Meeting at Franklin: The Centre 25th November 10 – 12

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Community Consultation Workshop – 30th September 2020

The purpose of the workshop was to follow up the results of a Community Forum conducted by CNF in September 2019 in order to guide the CNF Executive in future priorities and programme development. The workshop was attended by 25 people all engaged in some form of social or community activism in the Franklin area. … Continue reading Community Consultation Workshop – 30th September 2020

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October Community Meeting

Please join us at the Community Networks Franklin Meeting Wednesday 28th October 2020 10am to 12pm Franklin: The Centre upstairs in the Stevenson Room,  11 Massey Avenue, Pukekohe AGENDA Welcome Guest Speakers Jan Wallace and Jill Lomas on Health in the Community Updates and questions There will be an opportunity for networking while enjoying some light … Continue reading October Community Meeting

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Brave Hearts Meetings

Brave Hearts are a free support service for people with loved ones with substance use and addiction issues. Our community has been directly affected by the agonising, daily trauma of having an addicted loved one. Brave Hearts facilitates group meetings, provides phone support and can refer those who need it to counselling or other professional … Continue reading Brave Hearts Meetings

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Community Networks Franklin September Meeting

30th September 2020 Meeting held at Franklin: The Centre Attendees Danielia Jansen Haumaru Housing Rochelle Gillgren Kids Count Hazel Davis Grandparents raising grandchildren Nikita Naea Pukekohe North Community Lucy Pene Pukekohe North School PTA Jill Lomas CMDHB Andrew Beyer Anglican Church Bombay Pania Wilson Hon. Nanaia Mahuta Julie Kerr Dementia Auckland Christine Hurst Whanau Resource … Continue reading Community Networks Franklin September Meeting

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Community Networks Franklin August Meeting

26th August 2020 / 10:00 AM / via Zoom ATTENDEES Welcome Jan Wallace welcomed everyone to the meeting and all participants introduced themselves and the groups that they represent. Guest Speakers – Rachel & Alex from Odyssey Te Puawai Aroha  Te Puawai Aroha is a 4 day programme that Odyssey provide which is fully funded … Continue reading Community Networks Franklin August Meeting

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Regional Community Development Grant 2020/2021

The Regional Community Development Grant 2020/2021 round is now open.  Applications will close on 18 October 2020 and a decision will be made in early December.  The maximum grant is $40,000 from a total of $295,000 available. Only regional projects for these grants. Funding is not available for local projects, general operational costs, or individuals. For information on eligibility and … Continue reading Regional Community Development Grant 2020/2021

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Community Networks Franklin Monthly Meeting 30th September 2020

At the next Community Networks Franklin meeting there will time set aside for a workshop on the organisation directions. This will build on the areas that were identified by the community groups at the 2019 Community Networks Forum. There was representatives from the community groups, Iwi and voluntary organisations who used the 2019 Community Networks Forum … Continue reading Community Networks Franklin Monthly Meeting 30th September 2020

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Community and Capability Resilience Fund – Ministry of Social Development

We would like to update you about the Community Capability and Resilience Fund. This is available to provide support and assistance for community groups working with priority populations as they rebuild and recover from the impacts of COVID-19.  Who can apply? The Community Capability and Resilience Fund is for community groups that come from a cross-section … Continue reading Community and Capability Resilience Fund – Ministry of Social Development

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July 2020 Community Meeting

Our July Community Networks Forum was held at The Franklin Centre in the Stevenson Room, 12 Massey Avenue, Pukekohe. Welcome: Jan Wallace welcome all to the meeting Guest Speakers: Tammy Potini and Lucy Stallworthy The Generator – Tammy Potini The Generator is a 4-year pilot from the Ministry of Social Development partnered with Vaka Tautau … Continue reading July 2020 Community Meeting

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