Social & Support Groups

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Our social and support groups are purposely designed for members of the community to  learn together, to encourage each other and grow together.

A great place to meet new people with similar interests and goals, NSCLC is a warm and inviting environment to spend some time to nurture yourself.

The warm and inviting rooms at the hub will have you feeling right at home. Find a large range of social and support groups below.

Social Groups

Grow together, spend time as a community learning something new, or creating friendships while working together in one of our craft or social groups.

Support Groups

Encourage, learn and grow together while supporting each other. Our support groups are warm and inviting to enable you to spend time with others discussing areas of interest.

Health & Wellbeing

Find out more about your health and wellbeing at one of our clinics or classes. Join us for an informative session or get involved in a class.

Social Groups

Grow together, spend time as a community learning something new, or creating friendships while working together in one of our craft or social groups.

  • Social craft group

  • Every Wednesday
    (during Victorian school terms only)
    Time: 11am – 2:30pm

    • Get out of the house
    • Socialise while you craft
    • Share skills & experience with others
    • Bring your own materials

    FREE

  • Oil Painting

  • Every Thursday
    (during Victorian school terms only)
    Time: 1pm – 3pm

    • Bring your own piece of art to work on
    • Socialise while you paint
    • Share skills & experience with others
    • Bring your own materials

    FREE

  • Mens Shed

  • Every Thursday
    (during Victorian school terms only)
    Time: 9am – 3pm

    • Get out of your shed & work in a group environment
    • Share experiences & skills
    • Age 17 and above welcome
    • Contact reception for more information

    FREE

  • Strawberry Patches (quilting group)

  • Every Tuesday

    (during Victorian school terms only)
    Time: 9am – 3pm

     

    $2

  • The Applique Guild of Australia (TAG)

  • Date: 18thMarch, 22nd April, 20th May, 17th June
    Contact Gael Thompson 0458 215 794 for more information
    Time: 10am – 1pm

    • TAG is a group of patch workers
    • Strong interest in Applique technique
    • Hand and machine Applique
    • Bring your materials and work among friends
    • Chat, work and share accomplishments
    • Share techniques & knowledge
    • Bring your own materials

    $5

  • Craft for a cause

  • Every Friday
    (during Victorian school terms only)
    Time: 10am – 2:30pm

    • Volunteer your crafting skills for a good cause
    • Create crochet items for people in need
    • Knit items for those who need them most
    • Create something beautiful for a cause
    • Bring lunch, create while you socialise
    • learn to knit, crochet or use a sewing machine
    • Meet like minded people

    FREE

  • Mullana Trefoil Guild

  • Date: 21st April, 19th May, 16th June
    Contact Dorothy for more information 5821 2258
    Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm

     

    FREE

  • Bear Making

  • Every Tuesday

    (during Victorian school term)
    Time: 12pm – 3pm

    • Have you every wondered how a teddy bear is made?
    • Wanted to make one yourself and not sure where to start
    • This is class teaches you how to make simple teddy bears
    • Bears are hand sewn
    • Learn to set the eyes, embroider the nose, stuffing and jointing
    • Every 4 weeks learn to make a new bear
    • All materials provided
    • Even if you know how to make teddy bears come along and join the fun
    $10 per bear (price will vary from bear to bear)

  • Together We Can

  • Every Wednesday
    (during Victorian school terms only)
    Time: 12:30pm – 3:00pm

    • Are you struggling with anxiety or depression?
    • Has the isolation of Covid-19 closed you off to the community?
    • Do you feel alone or just need someone to talk too?
    • Wondering where that happier you has gone?
    • Just need a couple of hours out of the house?
    • Come along to our free community group, have a chat and cuppa with Barb and start your journey to find a happier you.

    Tea and Coffee supplied

    FREE

Support Groups

Encourage, learn and grow together while supporting each other.  Our support groups are warm and inviting to enable you to spend time with others discussing areas of interest.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

  • Date: Every Friday 

    including school holidays & public holidays
    Contact: Les on (03) 5831 5532
    Time: 7pm – 10pm

    • Having trouble with alcohol?
    • Does your drinking worry you?
    • Is it causing you to get into unpleasant or dangerous situations?
    • Are family members complaining about your drinking?
    • The AA program of recovery may be able to help you

    FREE

  • Shepparton MS Peer Support Group

  • DATE: 20th April, 15th June
    Contact: 1800 042 138 for more information
    Time: 9:30am – 1pm

    • A support group for those living with Multiple Sclerosis and carers
    • An active group splitting meeting between education and actively participating in an external outing/event program
    • Members are empowered and gain self- esteem and self-respect through participation of educational sessions, research information and trying new activities

    FREE

  • Shepparton & District Stroke Support Group

  • DATE: 19th March, 21st May, 18th June
    Contact: (03) 5826 0220 for more information
    Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm

    • Support and understanding for survivors
    • Support for families & carers
    • Understanding the challenges of stroke survival
    • Benefit from knowledgeable support & education
    • Monthly meetings

    FREE

  • Shepparton ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Support Group

  • Date: Second Friday of the month 14th May

    Facebook: Shepparton ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Support Group         Contact: Georgie on (03) 5821 0988 or 0421 476 701
    Email: [email protected]
    Time: 10am – 12pm

    • Offers support to the sufferer, their family and or carer.
    • Provides information, friendship, understanding and empathy from other sufferers.
    • Occasionally various professional guest speakers attend the meetings.

    Gold Coin Donation

  • Shepparton Dementia Support Group

  • DATE: 19th April, 3rd May, 7th June
    Contact: Jenny Doxey on 0413 464 504 for more information
    Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm

    • Support group for family carers of people with Dementia

    FREE

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Find out more about your health and wellbeing at one of our clinics or classes.  Join us for an informative session or get involved in a class.

  • Tai Chi for beginners

  • Contact: Barb Kitto on 0428 252 494 for more information
    Date: Every Friday (Victorian school term only)
    Time: 9:15am – 10am 

                 10am – 10:40am seated for people with movement disorders

    A gentle exercise class for all ages

    • Increase muscle strength with gentle movements
    • Can improve flexibility with regular practice
    • Can improve balance with regular sessions
    • Relaxing gentle classes
    • Relaxed and supportive environment
    • Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes
    • Bring your own water bottle
    • Seated sessions for people with movement disorders

    $6

  • Pacemaker clinic

  • Date:  18th March, 29th April, 10th June
    Contact: the Royal Melbourne Hospital- Cardiology Department (03) 9342 7133
    Time: 9am – 3:30pm

    • Clinic run by The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Cardiology Department
    • Bookings essential

    FREE

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