Social wellbeing

Gunning Community Care facilitates a number of social groups to help foster inclusion and reduce isolation for residents in our regional communities. Gunning Community Care invites suggestions for more groups such as a coffee club, book group, mothers or fathers groups.

Monday Social Group

A chance to find friendship or meet new people, Gunning Community Care's Monday Social Group provides residents with an opportunity to leave their homes and farms for regular outings and activities.

The group meets at the Tony Foley Centre Meeting room from 10.00am each Monday, with regular activities including craft sessions, shopping trips, bingo, cooking and picnics. Community support staff and volunteers are on hand to assist. Morning tea and lunch is organised for a small cost.

Monday Social Group is open to anyone in the community, but particularly those who might live on their own or remotely. Call Vanessa Mackay at Gunning Community Care on 4845 1166 ext 1 for further information.

Gunning Men's Group

Gunning Community Care supports the facilitation of a local men's group which meets fortnightly for regular outings and group catch-ups.

The group fosters companionship and social interaction and is supported by Gunning Community Care volunteers and community health staff.

Outings include lunch at nearby village pubs or cafes or visits to movies or car shows. Events for 2020 will be listed here soon.

Call Vanessa Mackay at Gunning Community Care on 4845 1166 ext 1 for further information.

Dalton craftees

Dalton Craft Group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 9am at the Uniting Church Hall, Chapel Street, Dalton. There is also an evening session from 7-10pm.

Come along and enjoy a cuppa and chat while working on your portable craft project. Cost is a gold coin donation. This group is supported by Gunning Community Care. For more information contact Julie Perryman on 4845 6336.

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