28 May | 4, 11, 18 & 25 June 2022

Carer's Discovery

Wellways Discovery is a transformative peer learning program for supporters of people with lived experience of mental health challenges, seeking the best life possible for themselves and their families. This five-session program provides a welcoming space and invites participants into discussions...
Contact
Laura Kelly
0422 367 878
Time
10:00am-12:30pm
RSVP
27 May 2022
Location
Online via Zoom
Cost
Free
25 May 2022

Carer - Gold Class Movie Evening

Gold Class is the ultimate way to experience the latest blockbusters in cinema, with your comfort and convenience being number one priority. Recline in your seat and enjoy an evening movie (movie to be advised). Please note you must be registered as a carer within the Eastern region of Wellways to...
Contact
Lucy Keating
Time
TBD (it will be an evening session)
RSVP
24 May 2022
Location
Westfield Doncaster Village Gold Class - 619 Doncaster Road, Doncaster VIC 3108
Every Tuesday, 26 April - 21 June 2022

Carer Movie Group

Join our in person movie group on a Tuesday morning at Balwyn Cinema. Following the movie join in a chat over coffee and cake. Please note you must be registered as a carer within the Eastern region of Wellways to attend this event.
Contact
Lucy Keating
Time
11:00am-2:00pm
RSVP
Prior to event
Location
Palace Balwyn Cinema - 231 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn VIC 3103
22 June 2022

Carer - Peninsula Hot Springs

Peninsula Hot Springs is an award winning natural hot springs on the Mornington Peninsula. Natural thermal spring water flows into pools in a coastal oasis providing an idyllic setting for relaxation and rejuvenation. This is a full day excursion with transport provided by bus with pick up and drop...
Contact
Lucy Keating
Time
9:00am-4:30pm
RSVP
21 June 2022
Location
Bus pick up and drop off: 602 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham VIC 3132
Every Wednesday (from April 27 2022)

Carer Tai Chi

Join Lilei our Tai Chi instructor and other carers for a Tai Chi class. Please note you must be registered as a carer within the Eastern region of Wellways to attend this event.
Contact
Lucy Keating
Time
10:00-11:30am
RSVP
Prior to event
Location
Anglican Parish of Box Hill - 1038 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill VIC 3128
Cost
Free
Every Monday (from 2 May 2022)

Carer Tai Chi - Zoom

Join Lilei our Tai Chi instructor and other carers online for a virtual Tai Chi class. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Please...
Contact
Lucy Keating
Time
10:00-11:30am
RSVP
Prior to event
Location
Online via Zoom
Cost
Free
Every Friday, 29 April - 24 June 2022

Carer Walking Group

Join Lucy for a nature walk at Blackburn Lake followed by a coffee and chat at Miss Lucy Café. Please note you must be registered as a carer within the Eastern region of Wellways to attend this event.
Contact
Lucy Keating
Time
10:00am-12:00pm
RSVP
Prior to event
Location
Blackburn Lake - Blackburn VIC 3130
Cost
Free
26 May 2022

Wellways Public Lecture - Grassroots to Governance

Wellways is delighted to be relaunching its free annual lecture, formerly named the Bruce Woodcock Memorial Lecture. The theme of this year’s public lecture is ‘Grassroots to Governance; Mental health lived experience in leadership’. The keynote address will be delivered by Debbie Hamilton who is a...
Contact
Tash Howson
Time
6:00-8:00pm
RSVP
26 May 2022
Location
Wheeler Centre - 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000. The lecture will also be streamed online.
Cost
Free
Every Wednesday (except public holidays)

Out Social

Out Social is a social group facilitated by LGBTIQ+ identifying people for LGBTIQ+ identifying people who are experiencing social isolation, mental health issues or concerns and would like to meet other people within the LGBTIQ+ community in Geelong and surrounds. Out Social prides itself on being...
Contact
Amielle
0428 286 231
Time
4:00-5:30pm
Location
Online on Zoom and in Community in Geelong - register for more details
Cost
Zoom sessions are free to attend. Well Connected may contribute towards the community events however you may need to pay for additional costs at various venues.
20, 27 May | 3, 10, 17, 24 June 2022

Wellways Discovery - Burnie

Wellways Discovery is a transformative peer learning program for anyone with a lived experience of mental health challenges, or supporters of people seeking the best life possible for themselves and their families. An information session will be held on Friday 20 May 2022 with the program commencing...
Contact
Katie Fielding
Time
10:30am-11:30am
RSVP
13 May 2022
Location
Wellways Burnie office - 40 Mount Street, Burnie, TAS 7320
Cost
Free