2019 Seniors Festival Local Event Guide
The NSW Seniors Festival is held between Wednesday 13 and Sunday 24 February 2019. We have produced a local event guide to encourage Seniors to enjoy what is on offer, view the pdf or download your copy (pdf)
Information about state-wide events is available at www.seniorsfestival.nsw.gov.au.
Seniors Directory - Get Involved in your Community
Our 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.
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 a 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 current Seniors Directory.
If you would like a copy emailed to you or you would like more information about the Seniors Directory call
4974 2855 or email community planning - firstname.lastname@example.org.
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)
- Counselling/support, information
- Advocacy (for clients and carers).
153a Brunker Road
|Main hall 140m2
Approximately 90 banquet
39 Beresford Avenue
Contact: Marlene Hutchinson
|Main room 90m2
Approximately 50 banquet
||187-189 Maitland Road Mayfield (enter from Hanbury Street)
Main hall 150m2 Approximately 90 banquet
Small meeting room 12 people
||Laing Street, Newcastle
(underneath Mall carpark)
Managed by Mercy Services
|Main hall 138m2
Approximately 90 banquet