The Local Community Services Association (LCSA) is the peak body of Neighbourhood and Community Centres in NSW.

Our Values

LCSA embraces the values of diversity, integrity, connectedness and inclusion.  Our values underpin our work and are integral in achieving our purpose and strategic priorities. 

Our Purpose

LCSA is a membership organisation representing the diverse interests of locally governed not-for-profit organisations in NSW. Our purpose is to provide collaborative leadership.  We do this through connecting and resourcing members and communities to promote social justice principles in public policy.

What We Do

As a leading membership organisation LCSA has a number of key roles:

  • Engage with and represent the interests of members.
  • Support members to build capacity including community engagement, community development and organisational governance.
  • Promote engagement, collaboration and communication between our members, communities, government and other stakeholders to support strong regional connections and local communities.
  • Share and disseminate sector information and resources to members and stakeholders.