A home modification to enable people with disabilities, the frail aged, and their carers to remain in their home
Home delivered meal service especially for the aged and disabled. We cook Vegetarian, Diabetic & Vitamised meals as well.
Legal service for people with a disability who have been treated unfairly or discriminated against because of their disability.
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Basketball teams for men with an intellectual disability.
Basketball teams for women with an intellectual disability.
4th Wednesday of each month 10:30am 12:30pm Venues vary
12.00-02.00pm Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre North Building, London Cirucuit, Civic Tues 8th May - Stress management Tues 12 June - Respite Planning No meeting in July - Winter Event TBA
BCC provides a well equipped Gymnasium providing a variety of supervised classes including weights, Swiss ball, circuit and aerobics for all age groups, some specifically for seniors. Classes are also run for people experiencing mental health issues. BCC also has a sportshall in which Tai Chi classes and Badminton sessions are provided.
A youth resilience program promoting mental health in young people aged 5 to 18, living or attending school in North Canberra. Bungee offers expressive art and recreation activities, counselling and educational and therapeutic workshops.
Join the Carers Art Appreciation Group on a free guided tour at the National Gallery. On the third Tuesday of each month at 10.00am, a group of Carers meet in the foyer of the National Gallery, for an interactive guided tour of different exhibitions. Following the tour, the Carers meet in the Gallery cafe for a coffee and a chat.
The craft group consists of a relaxed group of Carers who work on their current craft activities. The group meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Carers ACT office, from 10.00am - 2.00pm. Every month we have planned activities, please check the website or current newsletter.
10am 12noon Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, London Cct, Civic Wed 2nd May - Money Matters Wed 6 June - Mental health No meeting in July - Winter Event TBA
This support group provides the opportunity for male carers to share and discuss their stories and issues in an accepting environment. Meetings take place at the Canberra Southern Cross Club Yacht Club in Yarralumla.
1st Wednesday of each month 10.00am - 12 noon Belconnen Community Centre, Meeting Room 2, Swanson Court (cnr Chandler St), Belconnen
Social group for people who have experienced a stroke or other life changing incident and for their carers. Activities include speakers, music, bingo, gentle exercise and excursions.
Support and information for Carers in a friendly and confidental environment. Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month 10.30am 12.00 noon Weston Creek Community Centre (Room 1 or 2), Parkinson St, Weston (next to Cooleman Court). This program does not run in January.
Non-profit community fitness and recreation centre for people of all ages. Specialist classes for people in their 50's, 60's , 70's and over. refer to website for details of activities. Community based-YMCA PrYme mover classes available in over 20 locations listing on website. Gym based programs Hackett community Centre and YMCA health and wellness Precinct-Maclaurin St Chifley
Organises weekly basketball competitions and 4 discos per year and a variety of sport and recreational oppurtunites for people of all ages with an intellectual disability.
phone details for sales and distributors enquiries only 10,000 steps are encouraging active workplaces and physical activity where every step counts
Sailing for people with limited mobility, including people with disabilities and older people.
Long day care for children, educational gym and playschool. Ages 0 - 6years.
Starlight is an 'integral part of the total care of a child', where medical teams treat the illness, and Starlight lifts the spirits of the child. There are over 600 000 child admissions to hospitals across Australia each year and Starlight currently reaches '1 in 3' seriously ill and hospitalised children and their families. By 2010 we hope to reach '3 out of 3' hospitalised children. Starlight's programs (Starlight Express Rooms and Starlight Express Vans featuring the wonderful Captain Starlight; Starlight Fun Centres; Starlight Escapes and Starlight Wishgranting) provide positive "distraction therapies", helping children take their mind off the pain, stress & isolation caused by their illness and treatment. Starlight services metropolitan, regional and remote communities across Australia. This includes every state and territory, and regional and remote areas. Starlight has a permanent representation in 138 hospitals.
Provides information, case management, referral and advocacy to people from CALD backgrounds. Aimed at those who are frail, aged, or younger with a disablilty and their carers. Also provides web based resources to inform and educate community workers and the community on the effective provision of inclusive community services.