Wellness Program: Social Support
Individual: Did you know we have wonderful volunteers that can help keep you mobile & active within your local community?? Whether it’s a driver to take you to a medical appointment, someone to help you with you groceries or just someone to enjoy a coffee with at your local café- Where here to Help You! Volunteers are subjected to availability
Small Groups: This program has been designed to offer the same individual support but in a small group setting, allowing for friendships to develop with clients. Small groups will often go out for lunch, visit the cinema or a half day excursion to local attractions. Volunteers are subjected to availability
Centre Base- Graces Place: CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 Graces Place is available to all our senior clients, and offers a number of group activities an outings each week on Tuesday & Thursdays. Based at Hamilton with door to door transport provided by our amazing volunteers, lunch and activities- it really is a great opportunity to develop friendships and connect with others in small groups. Activities include: Movie Days, Bingo, Games Day, Cultural Days, Craft Days, Health & Fitness Days, Guest Speakers, Day Trips & Outings, Group Lunches, Special Events & Entertainment.
Hav A Chat: Did you know Newcastle Meals on Wheels offers a weekly phone call program with our wonderful volunteers. The Hav A Chat program allows you to enjoy a weekly check in, whilst ensuring you remain connected to your community to maintain your independence. We have a large number of volunteers who enjoy a chat. If you are interested in joining this program you can let your one of our volunteers know or let our engagement team or your branch coordinator know.
Kate (Group) & Paris (Individual)
Ph: 0437 806 720 (mon-wed)
Hav A Chat Coordinator:
Ph: Contact your Branch Coordinator