Social Support Program

Social Support Groups are a great option for those who have difficulty getting out and about but still want to stay connected to their community. We offer full day and part day activities such as exercise, crafts, music and dancing, games, outings, discussions, special events, celebrations, quizzes and entertainers.

Each group varies slightly as each persons needs and abilities differ, but our approach remains the same - each person is unique and valuable and we aim to empower and support people to participate in our interesting and beneficial activities.

Whether your aim is to keep fit, make new friends, learn new interests, stay mentally alert, relax, be creative or just have time away from home we can support you to meet these goals.

Staff and volunteers conduct these groups. Some assistance with transfer, mobility and personal care can be provided.

Social Support Groups
When: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 
Time: 10.00am – 2.30pm and some half day groups.
Cost: Low and medium Income $15 per day
(Additional fees may be charged for outings ($25) or special activities and transport)

Currently there is also a specialist group for adults with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) run on Fridays from 10am -2.30pm.

Transport:  Some volunteer transport is available at a small cost but we would appreciate where you can arrange your own transport or use a half-price taxi to make your way to the group.

Location:  2A Gardeners Rd, Bentleigh East

To access this program you will need to a referral from My Aged Care. To register with My Aged Care call 1800 200 422. (More information about My Aged Care)

For more information about our Social Support Groups contact us on 9575 5371

Further information for professionals:
Our program is unable to support people who: 

  • Have moderate dementia and wander.
  • Totally incontinent requiring full assistance.
  • Require hoist transfers.
  • We can prompt for medication but not administer

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