Community Support and Programs
The Shire of Cranbrook is an active Act-Belong-Commit Site. Act-Belong-Commit is a comprehensive health promotion campaign that encourages individuals to take action to protect and promote their own mental wellbeing and encourages organisations that provide mentally healthy activities to promote participation in those activities. The Shire is proud to partner ABC to promote positve mental health.
Ewatch is a local newsletter that keeps you connected to your local Police and Council. The e watch newsletter provides you with Police and Safety information and help you be proactive in making your community safer.
Join ewatch to receive regular email updates on local crime trends and statistics, safety initiatives, emerging issues and community building events.
Working together as a community helps to make our neighbourhood safe, secure and vibrant for all who share it.
Community interaction is a shared responsibility that has proven positive effects on building a safer community, preventing crime and developing community spirit.
Ewatch is a free service provided through WA Police and Neighbourhood Watch and proudly supported by WALGA and Crime Stoppers WA. Log on to: http://ewatch.com.au/join
Neighbourhood watch involves the community and police working together to reduce crime and to improve safety in your neighbourhood. The NHW program provides you with information, hints and tips on how to prevent burglaries, theft, graffiti, vandalism and other crimes taking place in your area. To find out more about joining the NHW program visit the Neighbourhood Watch online website: www.nhw.wa.gov.au or contact the Cranbrook Police station. Peter Denton is the Cranbrook Area Co-ordinator and he is located at the Cranbrook Post Office, Gathorne St, Cranbrook.
The Shire of Cranbrook has an active roadwise committee. They organise the driver reviver van on occasional long weekends. Contact the Shire of Cranbrook for more details.
Healthway strives to deliver visionary and proactive leadership in health promotion in WA.
Healthway's role is:
- To fund activities related to the promotion of good health in general with particular emphasis on young people
- To support sporting and arts activities which encourage healthy lifestyles and advance health promotion programmes
- To provide grants to organisations engaged in health promotion programmes
- To fund research relevant to health promotion
- To evaluate and report on the effectiveness of the performance of the Foundation in achieving health promotion activities.