About Us

Vision: Community, Connect, Create


Mission: We create opportunities for you to connect with your community


Values: Clota Cottage Values

  • Responding to changing/evolving community needs
  • Connecting, supporting and empowering our community
  • Quality in everything we do
  • Diversity and inclusiveness
  • Honesty and ethics
  • Open heartedness

Our organisational aims are:

  • To reduce the experience of loneliness, to improve community health and well-being and to create a space where people can meet, develop skills and follow interests through low cost adult education, social activities and room hire 
  • To partner with the community to share our space, staff and expertise

Clota Cottage is a not for profit Neighbourhood House and a member of Neighbourhood Houses Victoria (www.nhvic.org.au)


Clota Cottage is one of 10 Neighbourhood Houses in the City of Whitehorse who work together as Whitehorse Community Houses.



Clota Cottage wishes to acknowledge the support of 




Clota Cottage is governed by a volunteer Committee of Management that meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month. The Committee is elected annually each October at our AGM.


Become a Volunteer

Clota Cottage welcomes volunteers across all our programs, as well as behind the scenes in administration or on the Committee of Management. Contact the office if you are interested in volunteering with us or look for specific volunteer roles advertised with Eastern Volunteers.


Become a Member

As a community organisation our membership is open to our participants and members of the local community interested in being involved with Clota Cottage, for an annual fee of $5.


Membership forms can be downloaded here and returned to the office in person or post or email.