The 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month

Out Social

Out Social is a social group facilitated by LGBTIQ+ identifying people for LGBTIQ+ people who are experiencing social isolation, mental health issues or concerns and would like to meet with other people within the local LGBTIQ+ community. Out Social prides itself on being inclusive of all gender...
Contact
Amielle
0428 286 231
Time
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location
Meet on the corner of Little Malop St and Gheringhap St, Geelong, VIC 3220
Cost
Well Connected contributes towards the evening however you will need to pay for additional costs at various venues
3 July, 10 July & 31 July

Carer Swimming Group

If you are looking to do an exercise activity that will warm you up and loosen up those stiff joints then we will be heading to Eltham Leisure Centre for a swim in the heated pool, sauna & spa followed by coffee locally. Please note that this is a northern carers activity.
Contact
Veronica Komodromou
0414 530 288
Time
10:00am
RSVP
2 days before the event
Location
Eltham
Cost
Free
17 July, 14 August & 11 September 2019

Movie & Lunch Days

If you are wanting to get out and see the latest movie and meet other carers then please register your interest. Details of the movie will be advised closer to the date.
Contact
Veronica Komodromou
0414 530 288
Time
9:30am
RSVP
2 days before event
Location
Village Cinemas, Plenty Valley McDonalds Road, South Morang VIC 3752
Cost
Free
17, 24 & 31 July | 7, 14, 21 & 28 August | 4, 11, 18 & 25 September 2019

Introduction to Tai Chi

Tai Chi, or Taijiquan in Chinese, is a traditional Chinese practice that is valuable in promoting health, developing combat and self-defence skills, and improving concentration and overall well-being. Eligibility will be determined by LGA.
Contact
Lilei Enright
0475 970 090
Time
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location
Boyland Room Box Hill Town Hall 1022 Whitehorse Road Box Hill 3128
Cost
Free
1 July | 5 August | 2 September 2019

Caring Connections Vermont South Carers Group

In partnership with Eastern Health and Wellways, this monthly group provides social connections, education and wellbeing activities for those caring or supporting an aged person with a mental illness. Eligibility will be determined by LGA.
Contact
Catherine Bartholomew
(03) 8873 2510
Time
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Location may vary according to activity - Vermont South Community House Karobran Drive, Vermont South VIC 3133
Cost
Free
16, 23 & 30 July | 6, 13, 20 & 27 August | 3 & 10 September 2019

My Recovery LGBTIQ+

My Recovery is a 10-session peer education program developed for, and by, people with a lived experience of mental health issues. My Recovery programs provide up-to-date information about mental health and recovery, and support participants in developing new ways to improve social and emotional...
Contact
Ellen Hamilton
(03) 8486 4262
Time
11:00am - 3:00pm
RSVP
8 July 2019
Location
Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library 182-186 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North VIC 3068
Cost
Free
18 & 25 July | 1, 8, 15, & 29 August | 5, 12, & 19 September 2019

Building A Future - Chinese

Building a Future is an eight-session education program designed to assist family, friends and carers in maintaining their own wellness and supporting the recovery of their loved one. The Building a Future programs combine up-to-date research-based information with lived experiences. Facilitators...
Contact
Wendy Cen
(03) 8873 2512
Time
10:00am - 1:00pm
RSVP
11 July 2019
Location
Computer Lab Box Hill Town Hall 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill 3128
Cost
Free
20 & 27 July | 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 August | 7 September 2019

Building A Future

Building a Future is an eight-session education program designed to assist family, friends and carers in maintaining their own wellness and supporting the recovery of their loved one. The Building a Future programs combine up-to-date research-based information with lived experiences. Facilitators...
Contact
Catherine Bartholomew
(03) 8873 2510
Time
10:00am - 1:00pm
RSVP
13 July 2019
Location
Training Room Wellways Fairfield Office 276 Heidelberg Rd, Fairfield VIC 3078
Cost
Free
16, 23 & 30 July | 6, 20 & 27 August 2019

Movie Luncheon Group

Feel like some much needed self-care? Need to some time to yourself? Our movie group might be exactly what you are looking for. Come along to palace cinemas watch a film and have a chat with other carers and over a Light lunch. Eligibility will be determined by LGA. If you wish to receive a flyer...
Contact
Catherine Bartholomew
(03) 8873 2510
Time
10:50 - 2:00pm
RSVP
2 days before the dates
Location
Palace Cinemas, Balwyn 231 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn VIC 3103
Cost
Free
Mondays (except Public Holidays)

Health and Wellbeing Group

This is a Health and Wellbeing group. Come along to exercise and participate in peer support as a group each week. Exercises will vary. If you wish to receive further information about this group, please let us know.
Contact
Catherine Bartholomew
(03) 8873 2510
Time
10:30am- 12:30pm
RSVP
3 days before the date
Location
Warrandtye
Cost
Free