Social Supports Program
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Staying active in your community
Barwon Health Social Supports Program is part of our local community providing support to people to remain active and independent in their home for as long as possible. This may include:
- The elderly
- People looking for more social interaction
- People with memory loss
- People with disabilities
Helping you get out and about in the community
We offer a warm, caring environment and an opportunity to make new friends. The Social Supports Program works with you and/or your family carer or support services in tailoring activities and programs that support your interests, such as:
- Creating social opportunities
- Increasing your personal fitness and strength
- Including the cultural needs of all participants
- Promoting health and wellbeing
Activities available include:
|Community arts and projects||
Music and dance
Guest speakers and group discussions
|Nutrition and cooking||Gardening and nature activities|
Indoor and outdoor games
|Woodwork, visual arts and crafts||Exercise and movement|
Participants may refer themselves, or you may be referred by your family, friends, doctor or community agency.
A low-cost, subsidised program fee. Extra community activities are available to suit every budget.
Transport is available for clients if needed.
Morning tea and a three-course lunch are provided each day.
Last Modified: Tuesday, 09 August 2022
Programs run from three sites in the Geelong region:
Anglesea Community Health Centre, 3 McMillan St, Anglesea.
120 Settlement Rd, Belmont.
230 Purnell Road, Corio.
Hours: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Phone: 4215 7049
Click here to view a digital version of our Social Supports Program Brochure.
Click on the links below to view our monthly calendars of upcoming events