Every Wednesday

Community lunch

Come in every Wednesday during term time between 11.30am-12.30pm and enjoy a sumptuous two-course meal prepared by our partners at the Illawarra Food Hub and our fabulous team of volunteers. Everyone is welcome. Come and share great food, conversation and company! And join us each month to celebrate...
Contact
(02) 4285 3055
Time
11:30am–12:30pm
Location
Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre, Bellambi
Cost
Gold coin donation
Every Wednesday

Learn new crafts over lunch

Come along to enjoy learning about varied craft techniques and mediums followed by lunch provided by the church. A fantastic opportunity to link in with the community in a relaxed and supported way. This activity is provided by Ballarat South Uniting Church. Address: Ballarat South Uniting Church, 1...
Contact
Alesia Bardsley
(03) 4333 0251
Time
9.30am–12.30pm
Location
Ballarat South Uniting Church, Ballarat
Cost
Free
Every Thursday

Mindfulness

This program will provide the basis to understand what mindfulness is. At the heart it is developing awareness in daily living by being mindful of how we think, feel and behave. This is done in a non-judgemental way so that we move from living as though on auto pilot, or unconsciously attaching to n...
Contact
Alesia Bardsley
(03) 4333 0251
Time
2–3.30pm
Location
Wellways office, Ballarat
Cost
Free
Every Thursday

Hearing voices support group

Explore recovery and share information with each other in a safe environment. “This is a support network that aims to reinforce the message that voice hearing, by itself, is a normal human experience which, for some, is distressing and disabling but, importantly, there is hope for self-empowerment a...
Contact
Alesia Bardsley
(03) 4333 0251
Time
2–3.30pm
Location
Wellways office, Ballarat
Cost
Free
November to January

My Gov website workshops

Learn about the setting up, negotiation and navigation of your own My Gov site. We are now taking expressions of interest for this course.
Contact
Kat Foale
(03) 5622 4100
Time
To be confirmed
Location
Gippsland
21 and 28 April, 5, 12, 19 and 26 May, 2,9,16,23 and 30 June

Carer Wellbeing Group

A weekly group that provides carers with an opportunity to improve their physical and emotional wellbeing through gentle exercise, relaxation and yoga classes.
Contact
Catherine Vine
03 8873 2510
Time
10.30am-12.30pm
Location
Arrabri Community House, 42 Allambanan Drive, Bayswater North
Cost
FREE
3 May

Building a Future - Warrnambool

An education and support program for families, friends and carers of someone experiencing mental health issues. Get up to date mental health information, strategies and skills to improve well-being and relationships, and a chance to connect with others with similar experiences. The course will run e...
Contact
Tracey Morriss
0417 777 016
Time
1-4.00pm
RSVP
26/04/2017
Location
Wellways Warrnambool Office, 505 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool
Cost
FREE
Saturdays from May 6th to July 1st

Wellways Building a Future

Wellways Building a Future is a 12-session education program delivered by peers and/or carers of someone with a mental illness. It gives participants up-to-date and accurate information about mental illness, treatment and support options as well as new ideas, problem solving skills and confidence to...
Contact
Jackie Knight
03 8873 2526
Time
10.00am - 1.00pm
RSVP
28/04/17
Location
Visual Arts Room, Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
Cost
FREE
28 June, 2017

TEA BLENDING WITH SARAH FROM TEASENSE

If you are a tea lover and would like to make your own blend of tea such as a blend of chai or some other exotic flower or herb then join us for a workshop with Sarah From Teasense. You will also get to take home your own signature blend. If you are a carer and would like to attend please register y...
Contact
Veronica Komodromou
0414 530 288
Time
10 am
RSVP
26 June, 2017
Cost
$5
16, 23 and 30 August, 06, 13, 20 and 27 September, 04, 11 and 18 October

Improve your assertiveness

Do you find it hard to say ‘No’? Learn how to improve communication and relationships during this 10 week pre accredited course. Communication is a key area of social interaction and social interaction a key component of good mental health. Come along and join like-minded people in improving your co...
Contact
03 5622 4100
Time
11am - 3pm
RSVP
11/08/2017
Location
Moe Library, Room 3
Cost
$60