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Social Programs

Monthly social programs are available for eligible residents from having lunch, a coffee or a chat to watching a new release movie there's sure to be something for you. Keep an eye out for our day trips and on the move outings throughout the year. For more information on eligibility visit our Community Wellbeing page or contact us for bookings or activity information.

Getting Out & About

Coffee Crawl
2nd Monday & 4th Monday of each month
2pm - 3.30pm
Refreshments at your own cost. Enjoy a chat over afternoon tea, share stories and make new friendships.

Carer’s Chit Chat
2nd Friday of each month
2pm - 3.30pm
Refreshments at your own cost. It's a great opportunity to take a break from your caring role.

M.E.N Lunch Group
3rd Wednesday of each month
12noon - 2pm
Refreshments at your own cost. Meet, Eat and Natter - good food and great company at a local eatery

Movie Morning
2nd Wednesday of each month
From 9.30am
Refreshments and movie ticket at your own cost. Catch up over coffee and enjoy the latest releases at the cinema

Day Trips
We have various day trips scheduled throughout the year providing you the opportunity to get out and about and socialise with other residents in your community. Keep an eye out for the What's On flyer with further details.

On The Move
Enjoy the convenience of a kerb to kerb pick up from your home with our On The Move outings taking you to places of interest in a small group setting.

Social Programs & Activities

There's plenty on offer in Holdfast Bay for local residents in addition to our grant funded programs to keep you socially active and connected with residents in your community.

Let’s Eat! Lunch
Enjoy lunch with friends and interactive sessions about local services and activities
1st & 2nd Tuesday of each month (lunch) 12noon - 2pm Holdfast Bay Community Centre 51 King George Ave, Hove

Let’s Eat! Food Journey
Join us on a food journey around the world! Every month celebrates a different culinary culture
4th Wednesday of each month (evening) 5.30pm - 7pm Glenelg North Community Centre Alison St, Glenelg North

Let’s Eat! Let’s Learn
If you have a passion for cooking or would like to improve your techniques and learn new recipes come along to participate in our cooking demonstrations. Register your interest for the next course.

Health & Wellbeing

H.I.M & WiseMove:
Our popular 6-week lifestyle programs H.I.M (Health, Information & Motivation) and WiseMove for Women are designed to help local residents to live active, happy and healthy lives and enhance wellbeing. Weekly sessions are facilitated by local health professionals. Register your interest for the next course.

How’s Your PERMA?
Build resilience skills that enable you to bounce back from setbacks and embrace the future in a more positive way. Register your interest for the next course.

Heart Foundation Walking Groups
Enjoy a weekly walk in the local area and form friendships with like-minded people. Finish the walk with a cuppa and chat. There are a number of walking groups in and around Holdfast Bay catering for all fitness levels.


LifeLinks is an interactive and empowering social program that is supported by volunteers. The group offers friendship, guidance, encouragement and activities to anyone in a pension-only Supported Residential Facility within the Southern Metropolitan region.

We aim to address barriers that can occur due to disability, mental health issues, poverty, reduced social supports and limited independent living skills. Our ambition is to help members achieve and sustain their personal, social or recreational goals.

The LifeLinks program is facilitated by the City of Holdfast Bay and the Cities of Mitcham and Marion.

LifeLinks currently supports residents at the following facilities:

Kingswood Hostel – Ocean Grove – Glenelg Supportive Care – Oaks on Sussex – Oaks on Byron



Contact us

Phone  8229 9828
Or visit us at the Community Information Kiosk located in the Brighton Civic Centre - 24 Jetty Road, Brighton

Live Local, Live Well!

This program is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health. Visit the Department of Health website ( for more information.

Although funding for this program has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.

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