Who We Are

Established in 1981,  Community Resource Network (CRN) Inc is a sub-regional peak community development organisation for Blacktown, The Hills and the surrounding local government areas (LGAs).

CRN is a registered Incorporated Association in New South Wales and is a charitable organisation registered with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC).

CRN operates under a Constitution.

Our Vision

Empowered local communities and organisations that are vibrant, robust and connected.

Our Purpose

The principal purpose of CRN is to work with organisations that operate in the Western Sydney area to directly alleviate poverty and distress suffered by economically and socially disadvantaged communities.

CRN aims to achieve this purpose by:

  • Building the capacity of service providers to work together on issues affecting disadvantaged communities.
  • Enhancing the level of engagement of vulnerable and disadvantaged communities.
  • Strengthening the voices of disadvantaged communities by representing their views.
  • Providing information and resources on community projects, programs and networks assisting disadvantaged communities and vulnerable groups.

Our Values

Our values are the driving force that underpin all our actions and form the core of our culture and brand. We:

  • Embrace diversity
  • Give voice to inequality
  • Influence innovation
  • Empower communities
  • Collaborate responsively