Whitehorse City Council

Clota Cottage Neighbourhood House

31 Clota Avenue, Box Hill 3128
Melway ref: 47 F9
Telephone: 9899 0062
Fax: 9897 1753
Email:  manager@clotacottage.org.au
Website:  Clota Cottage

Clota Cottage offers educational, recreational and social support opportunities to all members of the community. Established in 1987, Clota Cottage is governed by a voluntary committee of management made up of local residents and interested people.

Clota Cottage is committed to the community development principles of community ownership and participation, empowerment, access and equity, inclusion, networking, advocacy, self help, social action and life-long learning.

Programs and services include:

  • Short workshops (such as aromatherapy and craft)
  • Computer classes taught in Chinese and English
  • Internet access
  • English as a second language (three levels)
  • Playgroups including Dutch and mothers' groups
  • Occasional childcare
  • Home and Community Care (HACC) funded social support program including tai chi, gentle exercise, strength training, card and board games, monthly movies, day and overnight trips
  • Community groups 
  • Room hire
  • Intro to computers and digital technology
  • Pattern making and basic sewing
  • Community garden
  • Beginners tai chi
  • Pilates
  • Sketching
  • Spanish for beginners.