Social & Support Groups

ABOUT US

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.

Craft

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.

  • Social craft group

  • Every Wednesday
    (during Victorian school terms only)
    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)
    1pm -3.00pm

    • 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 Thursady
    (during Victorian school terms only)
    9am -3.00pm

    • 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)
    9am -3.00pm

     

    $2

  • The Applique Guild of Australia (TAG)

  • 20th February & 19th of March
    Contact Gael Thompson 0458 215 794 for more information
    10am -1:00pm

    • TAG is a group of patch workers
    • Strong interest in Applique technique
    • Hand and machine Applique
    • Bring your materials and work amongst 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)
    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
    • Meet likeminded people

    FREE

  • Mullana Trefoil Guild

  • 12th of February & 11th of March
    Contact Dorothy for more information 5821 2258
    9.30am -3.00pm

     

    FREE

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.

  • All About You

  • Every Monday
    (during Victorian school terms only)
    9.30am -1pm

    • Meet people in your local area
    • Join us for a cuppa & a chat
    • Discuss current affairs
    • Converse about day to day life
    • Get out of the house
    • Meet new people
    • Special guests

    FREE

  • Goulburn Valley Spiritualist Centre

  • DATE  9th of February & 8th of March
    Contact Jan on 0427 745 354
    1.30pm -3.30pm

    • Services held once per month
    • Mediums present
    • Open communication between the spirit & earthly worlds
    • Established group in the community for over 10 years.
    • Monthly meetings

    FREE

  • HEALTHY HABITS – NDIS Groups

  • Every Tuesday & Thursday (Victorian School Term only)
    10am – 1pm
    Contact [email protected] for more information

    • A life skills group
    • Get moving
    • Learning to be more organised
    • Learn healthy eating habits
    • Available to those on NDIS
    • Small group size (3-4 people)

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

  • Every Friday including school holidays & public holidays
    Contact Les on (03) 5831 5532
    7.00pm – 10.00pm

    • For people having difficulty with alcohol
    • Support for people who believe they are having difficulty
    • For people whose families are worried about alcohol intake
    • Take the steps to help yourself with this supportive group
    • AA is a program of recovery

    FREE

  • Shepparton MS Peer Support Group

  • DATE  18th of February
    Contact 1800 042 138 for more information
    9.30am – 1pm

    • Support for those living with MS
    • Support for families and carers
    • Feel empowered and gain self-esteem & respect
    • Active participation in outings & events
    • Monthly meetings

    FREE

  • Shepparton & District Stroke Support Group

  • DATE  12st  of February & 20th of March
    Contact (03) 5826 0220 for more information
    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 & Fibromyalgia Support Group

  • DATE  14th of February & 13th of March
    Contact Georgie on (03) 5821 0988 or 0421 476 701 or email [email protected]

    10am – 12.00pm

    • Support offered to the sufferer
    • Support for families & carers
    • Learn about the condition in a supportive environment
    • Gain friends and meet people in similar situations
    • Share understanding and empathy with others
    • Occasional guest speakers
    • FB page: Shepparton ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Support Group
    • Gold coin donation for refreshments
    • Monthly meetings

    $1-2

  • Shepparton Dementia Support Group

  • DATE 3rd of February & 2nd of March
    Contact Jenny Doxey on 0413 464 504 for more information.
    10.30am – 12.30pm

    • A support group for family & carers
    • Meet likeminded people
    • Share knowledge & empathy with the group
    • Tea & coffee provided
    • Monthly meetings

    FREE

  • Open Place (Support for forgotten Australians)

  • DATES: Second Tuesday of the month 11/02, 10/03
    Contact 1800 779 379
    11am – 3.00pm

    Open Place is a support group and advocacy service that co-ordinates and provides direct assistance to address the needs of people who grew up in Victorian orphanages & children’s homes during the last century.

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
    Every Friday (Victorian school term only)
    10.00am – 10.40am seated for people with movement disorders
    11am – 11.40am

    • 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

  • 6th of February & 12th of March
    Contact the Royal Melbourne Hospital- Cardiology Department (03) 9342 7133
    9.00am – 3.30pm

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

    FREE

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