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Social Supports Program

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 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.

Last Modified: Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Contact Us

Programs run from three sites in the Geelong region:

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

  • Belmont
    120 Settlement Rd, Belmont.

  • Corio
    Rosewall Neighbourhood Centre, Sharland Road, Corio.

Hours: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Phone: 1300 715 673

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