The Hidden Valley Community Centre operates as a multi- purpose family resource centre for all members of the Hidden Valley Town Camp community.
The Community Centre received triennial funding in 2006 from the Stronger Families and Community Strategy, Local Answers Program.
There is an average population of 200 people living on Hidden Valley Town Camp, a large number of whom are children and young people. The population often increases due to family visitors from remote communities. Residents are predominantly Arrernte people, but there are also Walpiri and Pitjatjantjara people living there.
The Centre provides the following services:
Examples of programs that the Community Centre has run include:
In addition to organising programs, the Centre offers assistance to families in areas of expressed need. This can include school enrolment and assistance with attendance issues, Centrelink, medical appointments, grocery shopping, funeral assistance, banking and linking people with other service providers. The Centre has been able to link town camp residents with over thirty different service providers in Alice Springs.