Activities & Programs

Social Support Group Activities

The Social Support Group Activities Program creates opportunities for participation and social interaction for aged people, younger people with disabilities and carers living in Benalla Rural City.

We aim to enable people to maintain quality of life in their own homes and participate and remain active in their own communities.

All clients participating in the Social Support Group activities must have a My Aged Care referral and assessment. You can call ‘My Aged Care’ on 1800 200 422 for assessment.

For assistance or further information about My Aged Care or Social Support Group Activities, please call Community Care 03 5761 4500.

Rose City Ladies Group

The Rose City Ladies Group meets on Tuesdays. Activities include luncheons, entertainment, visits to places of interest including out of town trips, organised concerts and barbecues. The group often meets at the Benalla Uniting Church. Transport to activities is provided by bus and a fee is charged to cover the cost of meals and transport.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is held once a week on Thursday afternoons at Benalla Senior Citizens Centre. This ancient Chinese form of exercise is performed in slow motion and coordinated with deep diaphragmatic breathing.

Men’s Group

The Men’s Group meets weekly on Wednesdays. They participate in various activities, including luncheons, entertainment, visits to places of interest including out of town trips, organised concerts and barbecues. Transport to activities is provided by bus and a fee is charged to cover the cost of meals and transport.

Monday Mixed Group

The Monday Mixed Group meets on Mondays. Activities include luncheons, entertainment, visits to places of interest including out of town trips, organised concerts and barbecues. The group often meets at the Benalla Uniting Church or other venues. Transport to activities is provided by bus and a fee is charged to cover the cost of meals and transport.

Wearing Well – All Seasons Ladies Group

The Wearing Well - All Seasons Ladies group meets on Wednesdays. Activities include luncheons, entertainment, visits to places of interest including out of town trips, organised concerts and barbecues. The group often meets at the Benalla Uniting Church or other venues. Transport to activities is provided by bus and a fee is charged to cover the cost of meals and transport.

Swanpool Group

The Swanpool Group meets fortnightly on the first and third Monday of each month. The group is for over 65s, younger people with disabilities and carers living in the Swanpool area. The group meets at the Swanpool Cinema supper room. Activities include luncheons, entertainment, visits to places of interest including out of town trips, organised concerts and barbecues. When activities are out of town, transport to activities is provided by bus and a fee is charged to cover the cost of meals and transport.