Social & Seniors Groups

Social Support Groups & Seniors Groups

Our Wellbeing Hub runs programs to support people across all stages of life to enjoy physical and mental health, build strong social connections, participate in their communities and feel safe. To qualify for Seniors Groups you must be over 65 and qualify for My Aged Care. We can assist you to establish your eligibility.

I had been very depressed and was struggling in my day to day life but the social group has been great for my mental health. So interesting and fun with such a positive vibe.’ – Kathryn – Group Member

Just wanted to express how fantastic the Food Pantry is. I really rely on the service….. so caring and understanding and I really value the respect shown to me.’ – Anne – Food Pantry Client

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Seniors Groups:

Joyful Moments  – Come and enjoy a concert, performance or other activities including morning tea.

Chair Dancing & Morning Tea – Weekly chair exercises to help you stay mobile and healthy, followed by morning tea.

Seniors Bingo – Join us for morning tea and bingo every week!

Craft for Kindness & Games for Fun – Conversation and coffee over games or crafting for charity

Movie Madness  – Join us for a movie followed by a light lunch and good conversation.

Shopping Excursion – Transport to and from Coleman Court Weston, and Jamison every fortnight.

Chair Yoga  – Our yoga class will help you stay healthy and mobile. You chose whether to use a chair or use the floor.

Chinese Group – An online group chat with other Chinese Mandarin speaking seniors.

Croatian Group – Lunch and friendship with Croatian speaking seniors. [Canberra region clubs or Griffith Hall]

Spanish Group – Share food and activities with Spanish speaking seniors. [Griffith Hall]

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Social Support Groups:

Paint and Play – Playgroup for children up to 6 years together with their parents/carers. Bring a piece of fruit to share and a gold coin donation to cover all materials. Click here to view.

Mixed Bag Singing Group – Join our enthusiastic singing singing group – a great way to relax and have fun followed by tea/coffee and a chat.

Strum for Fun Ukulele Group – Beginners & Intermediate ukulele group – Join us for some musical fun.

Art Classes – Unleash your inner creativity and surprise yourself in our new drawing class run by two local artists. All levels/abilities welcome.

Community Gardeners Group – If you love getting stuck into the garden then this is the group for you.  Come and socialise while working in our community garden and reap the rewards at a harvest time!

NEST Cooking program – is a cooking course run by the great people at OzHarvest in collaboration with our Wellbeing Hub. Come along to create something delicious together.

For more information on our community groups contact:

wellbeing@communityservices1.org or call us on: 1800 969 938.

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