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Seniors Support Groups

(All social support groups are suspended until further notice). 

Social support and group activities can help you find an enjoyable and relaxing place to feel supported and develop new friendships. These social connections and activities are important to help prevent loneliness, isolation and depression.

Check out our full monthly calendar of events and all social support services we offer August Activities Calendar

Community Services #1 offers the following social support groups:

MONDAYS

Joyful Moments 

Meets every second Monday
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Venue: Community Services #1, Narrabundah

Join us for a concert, performance or activity with children or animals aimed at bringing some joyful moments. Followed by morning tea. (See program for performers)

Spanish Community Social Group

Meets every second Friday:
Time: 10:00am -2:00pm
Venue: Griffith Neighbourhood Centre, Griffith

This group is designed specifically for people who are originally from Spanish speaking communities and involves a shared lunch and social interaction.

Craft for Kindness – Games for Fun! 

Meets every Monday
Time: 2:00- 4:00pm

Venue: Community Services #1, Narrabundah

Knit, crochet or sew a beanie, scarf, rug, etc. for charity or, come along and join us for a game of scrabble, cards or other! 

TUESDAYS

Movie Madness

Every Tuesday
Time: 10:30am -1:00pm
Venue: Hoyts Woden

Join  us for a trip to the cinema followed by a light lunch and conversation afterwards.

Chinese Mystery Tour

Every Tuesday
Time: 12 Noon -3:30pm
Venue: Different Canberra locations 

This Group is designed specifically for people who are originally from Chinese speaking communities and involves visiting a different mystery location each week, a light lunch and social interaction.

WEDNESDAYS

Chair exercises and Light Lunch

Meets every Wednesday
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Venue: Community Services #1, Narrabundah

Gentle Tai Chi followed by a light lunch and conversation.

Chinese Community Zoom Chat

Meets every Wednesday
Time: 10:00am-11:30am
Online: Discussion on a variety of health and wellbeing issues.

Croatian Community Social Group

Meets every Wednesday
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm
Venue: Different venues for lunch and social interaction. (See program for venues)

This group is designed specifically for people who are originally from Croatian communities.

Mixed Bag Singing Group

The CS#1 Mixed Bag Singing Group welcomes all – we are a group of friendly singers who meet every Wednesday from 2.30pm to 4pm for singing and friendship. You do not need to have a “good” voice, just the desire to meet other people and have fun. Our group is made up of people of all abilities and backgrounds.

Men4Wellbeing

Meets every first and third Wednesday of the month
Time: 2:00- 3:00pm
Venue: Community Services #1, Narrabundah

Men4Wellbeing aims to create a safe and respectful place for men to improve their physical, social & emotional wellbeing. The group will occur fortnightly at the Wellbeing Hub and will focus on topical discussion that is led by an experienced facilitator.

The group will encourage laughter, fun and connection during an hour session which may include discussion, games, music or simply sharing a meal together. It is expected that this group will chose hands-on activities in the future, such as art, carpentry or craft, depending on what participants will find interesting.

THURSDAYS

Bingo and Light lunch

Meets every Thursday
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Venue: Community Services #1, Narrabundah

Join this group for some Bingo and light lunch.

FRIDAYS

Spanish Community Social Group

Meets every second Friday:
Time: 10:00am -2:00pm
Venue: Griffith Neighbourhood Centre, Griffith

This group is designed specifically for people who are originally from Spanish speaking communities and involves a shared lunch and social interaction.

 

SHOPPING BUSES

Every second Friday – Jamison Shops (also includes lunch at a Club afterwards).

For more information about any of the groups please contact Derryth on (02) 6126 4700 or reception@communityservices1.org

Activities on Wheels

Mondays & Fridays
Our mobile library will drop into your home with a variety of DVD’s, CD’s, books, audio books, large print books, craft activities, puzzles and more!

Chair Yoga

Weekly

1:30 – 2:30pm
A Chair Yoga class to help you stay healthy and mobile.

Venue: Community Services #1, Narrabundah