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)
    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: 18th June, 16th July, 20th August, 17th September
    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
    • Meet like minded people

    FREE

  • Mullana Trefoil Guild

  • Date: 10th June, 12th August, 9th September
    Contact Dorothy for more information 5821 2258
    Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm

     

    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)
    Time: 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:  14th June, 12th July, 9th August, 13th September
    Contact Jan on 0427 745 354
    Time: 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)
    Time: 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

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

    • 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: 
    Contact: 1800 042 138 for more information
    Time: 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: 19th June, 17th July,  21st August, 18th September
    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 & Fibromyalgia Support Group

  • DATE:  14th August & 11th September
    Contact: Georgie on (03) 5821 0988 or 0421 476 701 or email Ge[email protected]

    Time: 10am – 12pm

    • 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: 1st June, 13th July, 3rd August, 7th September
    Contact: Jenny Doxey on 0413 464 504 for more information.
    Time: 10:30am – 12pm

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

    FREE

  • Open Place (Support for forgotten Australians)

  • DATE: Second Tuesday of the month 9th June
    Contact: 1800 779 379
    Time: 11am – 3pm

    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
    Date: Every Friday (Victorian school term only)
    Time: 10am – 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

  • Date: 4th June, 23rd July,  3rd September
    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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