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Social Support Programs

Do you want to get more active and social ?

DPV Health Social Groups supports people to stay healthy, active and connected with their community through meaningful activities.

The social support program provides a centre and community based mix of programs in groups based at DPV Health centres, Our clients participate in a wide variety of activities that are both practical and enjoyable, including community outings, our popular Morning Melodies, chair-based exercises, mosaics, living skills support, art and craft, gardening, Keeping Your Mind Healthy, our programs are developed with our clients.

All activities are designed to foster personal growth, enhance wellbeing and create social opportunities.

A door-to-door service, transporting clients to and from group outings and centre-based activities. The program offers weekly outings and activities to individuals and groups.

The programs include the following activities:

Day outings

We transport our clients to and from home, to designated activities including morning tea gatherings, participation in group music and dancing, and skills-and-craft making workshops.

Overnight stay

There are opportunities throughout the year for getaways to destinations like Gippsland, Ballarat, Daylesford and other interesting attractions

Centre-based groups

In groups based at DPV Health centres, our clients participate in a wide variety of activities that are both practical and enjoyable, including community outings, our popular Morning Melodies, chair-based exercises, mosaics, living skills support, art and craft, gardening, Keeping Your Mind Healthy, and some activity ideas suggested by our clients. All activities are designed to foster personal growth and enhance wellbeing.

All activities are specialised to meet the particular needs of each individual, and all of our Social Support Programs are led by qualified and caring support staff.

At DPV Health, we share a vision of health, wellbeing and quality of life in a community which is empowered, has opportunities, is caring and works together.

The Social Support programs programs are funded through the Commonwealth Home Support Scheme, CHSP, HACC and NDIS.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Live in the city of Hume, Moreland and Whittlesea
  • If Over 65 years, (50 years and over if Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander) register with My Aged Care – 1800 200 422
  • Have a diagnosed mild disability & 18 years or older
  • Have an NDIS Plan
  • Eligible for HACC funding
  • Feel isolated and or lonely
  • Aged 18 years and older
  • People who live in the Hume and Whittlesea Local Government areas

Fees apply. When you make an enquiry about these services, you can discuss the fee per service. Extra costs may be incurred if you are visiting places with entrance fees.

For a referral to these services, please contact MY AGED CARE on 1800 200 422 and ask to be referred to the DPV Health Social Support Groups
To speak about Flexible Respite opportunities through the Commonwealth Health Support Program, please call 8301 6704 or 1300 234 263
Interpreters are available, if required.

Do you have any more questions?

1300 234 263

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Meadow Heights VIC 3048, Australia
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Epping VIC 3076, Australia
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Whittlesea VIC 3757, Australia
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