A home modification to enable people with disabilities, the frail aged, and their carers to remain in their home
Employment services for people with disabilities requiring a consistent level of support to obtain or maintain employment.
Home delivered meal service especially for the aged and disabled. We cook Vegetarian, Diabetic & Vitamised meals as well.
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Albany Senior Citizens Centre provides daily activities and midday meals to its members. A podiatrist visits the centre twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday. A hairdresser visits each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and bookings can be made on 9842 3169 (Chris). There is a remedial massuer available on Wednesdays . There are many activites including carpet bowls, bingo, yoga, creative writing, line dancing , singing , craft , pool and computor classes. Population Health Physiotherapists conduct exercise classes twice a week .There are three exercise programs on Monday and Tuesday. Annual membership of $20 due 1 July. Meals are prepared on site for the members of the centre and is part of the meals on wheels service delivered by the City of Albany to its HACC eligible citizens.
Activities offerred at the centre include Boxing, Weight Lifting, Aikido, Jurate Self Defence, Boys, Girls & Toddler Gymnastics, Chess, Bush Walking, Air Rifles, Table Tennis, Blue Light Discos, Archery & Aerobics. After School Care and some Pupil Free Days for primary school aged children (some adolesents up to year 8). School pick up service available to most schools in Albany area. Disabled Facilities. Enrolments are encouraged at least 1 day before care. Charged for 3hr block. Rate varies depending on number of children and Child Care Benefit eligibility (assessed through Centrelink). Customers to be referred to FAO for Child Care Benefit assessment. Certain income support recipients (JET eligible) may also be eligible for additional assistance, including extra financial help and help for children with special needs and/or disabilities. Vacation Care offerred.
Albany today is a city of about 33,600 people who enjoy a superb natural environment with a high level of community services and infrastructure, including excellent health care, well-resourced library, a university presence, expanding leisure centre, well-maintained sports grounds and a host of opportunities for healthy and rewarding lifestyles. It is a city on the move with strong residential growth and a range of industrial development prospects associated with plantation timber processing, mining, agriculture and retail development
The Population Health Division aims to protect, promote and restore people's health. Responsible for the strategic policy and service direction which guides regional Community Health services. Community Health services provides a continuum of care with a focus on prevention and early intervention with the aim of maximising health outcomes for children, families and communities. The program "Stay on Your Feet" is promoted and coordinated by Population Health and is a falls prevention program for older people as well as children. There is also a drowning prevention programme. Includes Walk programs and other recreational programs which assist in maintaining a moderate level of physical activities. Also The Primary Health Care Branch is strategically addressing issues across the primary health sector with several strategies.This is also a child health clinic.
Variety of Recreational Activities for 50 year olds and older, walking groups, ballroom dancing, cycling, card afternoons. Minimal membership fees apply. Dept of Sport/Rec number is 9841 6800. The Over 55s Recreation association
Autism solutions is a private organisation run by Leanne Point and is not affiliated with any other organisation and is an information service only.Leanne runs the Jazzlea dance class each Saturday from 10am - 11am at $10 a lesson. These classes are for children with autism and they are deigned to promote balance,flexibility,rhythm,co-ordination,strength and artistic expression.Siblings are welcome too.
Based at Mulgara Family centre. Drop in group for 13-17 year olds from 5.30 pm to 9 pm on Fridays. Internet access, pool table, play station. Supervised. Holiday programmes for 8-12 year olds during school holidays.
Living Longer, Living Stronger aims to increase the strength of older people and their overall health management, through increasing their muscle mass. This also increases their capacity to remain independent and manage their day-to-day activities. This program, design seeks to maximise opportunities for older people to engage in affordable, high quality, results oriented, strength training programs over the longer term. Melville Recreation Centre is also an LLLS Endorsed Provider.This is a general gym and fitness centre. There are pilates and aqua-aerobics also suitable for seniors.
Chittering Shire has six volunteer fire brigades - Bindoon, Muchea, Wannamal, Lower and Upper Chittering and the Incident Support Brigade. Independent Living Units for aged- x6 rental units in Edmond Place , Bindoon and x6 Community houses . The Council maintains mowing of lawns and verges for aged and general handyman jobs around these houses. Recreation Facilities in the following towns- Muchea BindoonSporting complex Lower ChitteringOval WannamalCommunity Centre Bindoon Sporting and Recreation Association Inc -Chinkabee Sporting Complex- facilities include lawn bowls all year round, tennis, basketball, friday night meals, licensed bar. President: George Ferguson Address: C/- Post Office Bindoon WA 6502 Phone: 9576 1046 Bindoon Seniors Mobility GroupExercise session 9.00 am to 10.15am Friday mornings for the over 50's. Run by Local physiotherapist, Judy Dennis. Cost is a gold coin donation for hall hire. Includes Tai Chi, warm up, stretches, and aerobic.
Recreation Centres :- Leeming Recreation Centre Farrington Rd (cnr Findlay Rd) Leeming 6149 (08) 9364 0606 Melville Aquatic Fitness Centre Marmion St Booragoon 6154 (08) 9364 0825 Melville Recreation Centre Canning Hwy (cnr Stock Rd) Melville 6156 (08) 9364 0808 Community Centres:- Bull Creek Community Centre Leichardt Street, Bull Creek 6149 (08) 9364 0148 Willagee Community Centre Archibald St (cnr Winnacott St) Willagee 6156 (08) 9364 0848 Canning Bridge Senior Citizens Centre 64 Kishorn Rd Mt Pleasant 6153 (08) 9364 3957 Southern Districts Senior Citizens Centre Archibald St (cnr North Lake Rd) Willagee 6156 (08) 9337 3900 Stock Road Senior Citizens Centre Stock Rd (cnr Canning Hwy) Palmyra 6157 (08) 9339 7878 Podiatry Service (All Centres) (08) 9330 2858 City of Melville HACC Services are based at Bull Creek Community Centre and include x3 Centre-based day-care- EMAS ; Meals to Music; and TEENVAC. Also has MOW- 9364 0282
3 Great clubs for Seniors in the City of Melville. Southern Districts Senior Citizens Club cnr of Archibald St and North Lake Rd in Willagee Phone: 9337 3900. Canning Bridge Senior Citizens Club 64 Kishorn St Mt Pleasant Phone: 9364 3957 Stock Road Senior Citizens Club 38 Waddell Road or entrance from Stock Rd near the cnr of Canning Hwy. Phone: 9339 7878. All three clubs offer a range of activities to members including bingo, carpet bowls, billiards, snooker, darts, social activities and outings. Call the individual clubs directly for further information. There are 2 further Community Centres that offer many recreational activities for seniors- Bull Creek Community Centre , Cnr Leichardt St and Hassell Cres, 9364 0148; and Willagee Community Centre,Archibald St (Cnr Winnacott St) , 9364 0848
Recreation, Health Club and Fitness Programs. Out of Hours School Care, Vacation Care, Short Courses, Youth Camps, Training and Life skills for young people, Fab 50s.
The Shire of Brookton is less than 100km from the Perth metropolitan area, one hour drive from Karragullen and residents enjoy city benefits such as five commercial television stations and digital mobile telephone coverage. Community Services offerred by the council are:- Milly Molly Mandy's Childcare CentreLong Day Care Centre, Monday to Friday PH: 9642 1037 HousingCouncil in partnership with Homeswest built 4 unit style houses for the purposes of providing low income families and singles with accommodation choices in Brookton. The units are property managed by Council staff and adhere to Homeswest rental criteria and Tenancy Agreements. Units consist of:- 2 x 3 bedroom units 2 x 2 bedroom units. All units are unfurnished Bethanie Care provides the CACPs for the area and Baptistacre runs the ACF of Kilkarni Residency.
BROOME CIRCLE FINANCIAL COUNSELLING SERVICE: offers budgeting assistance, assistance with entitlements, access to legal advice, arrange loan variations due to loss of job, illness etc. FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICE: aims to support and empower families by providing programs , activities, creche, counselling in a friendly, open environment
EMAS groups provide culturally specific Centre Based Day Care, which include activities, a culturally specific lunch and outings .This group offers an opportunity for friendship and socialisation to people who may be isolated due to a disability or language barrier or who live alone. There are many activities specific to each cultural group , from modified exercise suitable for any level , guest speakers , various board games to musical entertainment and celebration of festival days. There are several EMAS Groups inthe City of Melville :- -The Asian Group which caters for Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkein, Malaysian and Indonesian languages. -The European Group caters for those of a predominantly Italian, Croatian and Maltese background. Venue: Southern Districts Senior Citizens Centre -South Asian Group which caters to people from a South Asian background, in particular from India and Sri Lanka.
The Shire of Coolgardie has 2 shire offices one in Coolgardie and the other in Kambalda. The facilities in this Shire are the Coolgardie Recreation Centre which caters for an extensive array of indoor activities that include a fully equipped gym, aerobics, kindy gym, tennis , badmington, basketball and netball. The centre also runs a comprehensive school holiday program. There is also a swimming pool complex and a rec reserve with an oval, netball courts, a running track and can be used for gymkhanas. In the town is a child-care centre, a youth centre and a Senior's centre.
Community centre funded by the Department for Communities for a range of recreational , interest groups and social support for participation in by the local community. From Tai Chi and dance groups to playgroups.