Seniors

2018 Seniors Directory - Get Involved in  your Community

2018-front-cover-image.jpgOur Seniors Directory provides information about facilities and activities for seniors in the Newcastle and Hunter community.  This directory aims to provide Newcastle community members contact with a variety of community groups to join or volunteer with or undertake the occasional activity. 

This year, the Newcastle Jazz Festival is featured, celebrating the joy that music and dance can bring into our lives. The Newcastle and Hunter Jazz Club organises this fabulous three day event with performers and enthusiasts of all ages highly involved.

There are so many great opportunities for seniors to explore in our city. Whether you  are interested in outdoor active adventures or more quiet indoor pursuits, there is something for everyone to consider.
 
Click on the image to download the 2018 Seniors Directory.

If you would like a copy emailed to you or you would like more information about the 2018 Seniors Directory call 4974 2855 or email community planning - communityadmin@ncc.nsw.gov.au.  

2018 Senior Festival Local Event Guide

The NSW Seniors Festival is held between Wednesday 4 and Sunday 15 April 2018. We have produced a local event guide to encourage Seniors to enjoy what is on offer, view the pdf or download your copy. Information about state-wide events is available at  www.seniorsfestival.nsw.gov.au.

Commonwealth Home Support Program

Commonwealth Home Support Program offers a variety of entry-level support services to benefit older people and carers to stay independent and live in their community longer.
 
Assessment and referral for domestic assistance and community care for people living in will be completed by My Aged Care. My Aged Care can be contacted at: 1800 200 422 or www.myagedcare.gov.au
 
Residents may be eligible for assistance with:
 
  • Domestic assistance (household chores)
  • Personal care
  • Centre-based day care
  • Meals and other food services
  • Respite care (short breaks)
  • Case management
  • Home maintenance and modification
  • Formal linen service
  • Nursing care (health and personal care)
  • Transport
  • Counselling/support, information
  • Advocacy (for clients and carers).
 

Seniors Centres

Senior Centre Address Capacity Air Con

Disability

Access

Kitchen

Facilities

Adamstown

153a Brunker Road

Adamstown
4952 7000

Main hall 140m2
Approximately 90 banquet
Yes Yes Domestic style
Beresfield

39 Beresford Avenue

Beresfield

4966 3309

Contact: Marlene Hutchinson

Main room 90m2
Approximately 50 banquet
Yes Yes Semi commercial
Mayfield 187-189 Maitland Road Mayfield (enter from Hanbury Street)
4967 5371

Main hall 150m2 Approximately 90 banquet

Small meeting room 12 people

Yes Yes Semi commercial
Newcastle Laing Street, Newcastle
(underneath Mall carpark)
4926 2324
Managed by Mercy Services
Main hall 138m2
Approximately 90 banquet
No Yes Semi commercial