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Who Can Join

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Older people with reduced mobility who are experiencing social isolation and would like to increase their community links

Criteria for participation in program

  • Living in the City of Manningham
  • 55 years or over
  • Experience reduced mobility as a result of factors such as physical disability, illness, memory loss, loss of confidence and social skills, or lack of access to transport
  • Socially isolated or at risk of becoming isolated
  • Interested in broadening their social network by participating in a group
  • Support needs are within reasonable expectations of a volunteer social support service (high support needs may require specialist services)
  • Availability of a place within a suitable group and a trained volunteer to provide required support