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Social Supports Program

Barwon Health Social Supports Program are part of our local community providing support to people so they can remain active, independent and continue to socialise for as long as possible.Barwon Health Social Supports Program are part of our local community providing support to people so they can remain active, independent and continue to socialise for as long as possible.The program supports:

  • 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 outings

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
Brain gym

Mindfulness

Referrals

Participants may refer themselves, or you may be referred by your family, friends, doctor or community agency.

Cost

A low-cost, subsidised program fee. Extra community activities are available to suit every budget.

Transport  

Transport is available for clients if needed. 

Meals

Morning tea and a three-course lunch are provided each day.

Seniors Festival

‘Smile’ along and be inspired by the  Keep’n On attitudes and activities seniors engage when faced with adversity. 

‘Smile’ is a short uplifting film celebrating the strength, optimism and resilience of our senior community.

Last Modified: Tuesday, 06 December 2022

Contact Us

Programs run from three sites in the Geelong region:

  • Anglesea
    Anglesea Community Health Centre, 3 McMillan St, Anglesea.

  • Belmont
    120 Settlement Rd, Belmont.

  • Northern
    230 Purnell Road, Corio.

Hours: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Phone: 4215 7049
Email: [email protected]

Click here to view a digital version of our Social Supports Program Brochure. 

Upcoming Events

Click on the links below to view our monthly calendars of upcoming events