Older Persons Groups

women at Richmond Bowling Club There are a range of social and recreational groups in Yarra that cater for the needs and interests of the senior community. These groups offer a variety of activities, ranging from arts and craft to gentle exercise.

The table below lists the groups that are currently operating in Yarra. For further information about local seniors groups, contact Council's Aged and Disability Services Unit on 9205 5285.
 

 

 

 

Club Name

Contact Details

Activity

Day

Venue

Agrupacion de Pensionistas Y Tercera Edad 

 

Laura Di Maro

9381 2431

0400223359

edimasco@optusnet.com.au

Cards, bingo, monthly lunches

 

Tuesday

 

59-61  Johnson St, Fitzroy

Arabic Elderly Pensioners Group Inc 

 

Mohsen Wasef

0428417816

Lunch, dancing, outing groups and monthly outings

Thursday

480 Lygon St, Carlton Ground Floor

Australian Croatian Senior Citizen's Club of Clifton Hill 

 

Dragicia Spoljaric

9467 7702

Bi-weekly lunch at

Tuesday

Church Hall, 69 Hodgkinson St, Clifton Hill

Australian Vietnamese Women's Welfare Assoc 

 

Toan-Thi

9428 9078

Exercise, guest speakers and lunch

Wednesday

AVWA 30-32 Lennox St, Richmond

Australian Yugoslavian Pensioners Group 

 

Stanko Radonic

0409009544

Lunch, card games, social activities

Wednesday

International House

Chinese Mandarin Community Friendship Association 

 

Kim Wang

9417 6464

Meets weekly social gatherings, dance, singing, craft, Chinese calligraphy, lunch provided f’nightly

Wednesday

90 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

Chinese Tenants Association Inc 

 

Xiao Yue Wang

0403112628

Singing, dancing exercise,    Mah-jong and cards, information sessions, and outings.

Monday

90 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

Circolo Pensionati Italiani di Richmond 

 

Rosario Cicero

9428 6943

Coffee, cards and social interaction

Wednesday

Loughnan Hall

Collingwood Greek Senior Citizen's Club 

 

Peter Latifis

9489 5484

Lunch,  cards, backgammon, social get togethers

Tue, Wed, Thur

Mark St Hall, Mark St, Nth Fitzroy

Fitzroy Brunswick Residents Solidarity Society

 

 

Jing Mo

9419 2978

0452551018

Lunch, guest speakers, table tennis at weekends, outings, walking groups

Tuesday

90 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

Fitzroy Chinese Residents Association 

 

Susan Chow

9090 7161
0421736588

Exercise, walking, games, health promotion, social activities

Thursday 10.30 – 3.00

90 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

Greek Elderly Senior Citizen's Club of Nth Fitzroy & Nth Carlton 

 

Jack Athanaisadis

Maria Petridis

9383 4279

9482 5425

Lunch, cards and social

Monday

Hall, 10 Salisbury Cr, North Fitzroy

Greek Pensioners Club of North Fitzroy 

 

Katrina Galanopoulous

9489 4065

 

Lunch, cards and social

Thursday

International House, Edinburgh Gardens

Greek Senior Citizen's District of Richmond 

 

Steve Elias

9429 4291

0408294291

 

Lunch, social outings, Easter and other celebrations, bingo, cards

Tuesday

Loughnan Hall, Burnley St, Richmond

Italian Pensioners Club of Nth Fitzroy 

 

Vito Palmisano

9387 4514

Lunch, cards, bingo, physical activities

Wednesday

Dining Room, Fitzroy Football Pavilion.

Italian Women's Handcraft Group 

 

Matilda Costanzo

9481 3271

 

Handcraft, needle work

Tuesday mornings

International House

North Carlton Neighbourhood House

 

Mary Dykes

9380 6654

railwayhouse@vic.chariot.net.au

 

Exercise for older people

Mon 11.00 – 12.00 during school term

Neighbourhood House, Solly Ave

North Richmond Community Health Centre

 

Renee Lee

9418 9886

reneel@nrch.com.au

 

English conversation and social activities

Tuesday 1.30 – 3.00 during school term

Nth Richmond Community Health Centre, 23 Lennox St

North Richmond Community Health Centre

 

Lan Vuong

9418 9800

lanv@nrch.com.au

Gentle exercise, social meals  and Swimming for Vietnamese and Chinese women

Exercise Friday and Water Aerobics Thursday

Richmond Leisure Centre

North Yarra Community Health Centre

Bich Ha

9349 7307

Bich.ha@nych.org.au

Collingwood Greek Women’s Group and the Cultural Vietnamese Women’s Group. Gentle exercise health information and social activities.

Greek Group Tue 9.30 -12.00

Vietnamese Group- Thur 11.00 – 2.00

North Yarra Community Health Centre, 365 Hoddle St, Collingwood

Nth Richmond Elderly Chinese Frienship Association

Xue Li Zhao

9429 7637

 

Singing, Dancing, Beijing Opera, Computer, Cooking

Weekly

 110 Elizabeth Street, Richmond

Positive Attitude

 

Evonne Gardiner

9471 0033

 

Lunch with residents with a diagnosis of HIV

Friday

Dining Rooms, Fitzroy Football Ground

Richmond Chinese Elderly Welfare Assoc

 

Phat Tieu

0411302007

phat_ht2003@yahoo.com.au

Lunch once a month,  Table tennis, mah-jong, chess, singing, dancing  Chinese opera.

Mon – Friday

2/110 Elizabeth St, Richmond

Richmond Hill Seniors Club

 

Giovanni Scollo

9429 1106

Afternoon tea, social activities, cards, bingo and games.

Mon 12.00 -5.00

St Ignatius, 326 Church St, old school building behind the church

Richmond Public Tenants Assoc Inc

 

Pauline Segelyn

0422914912

apga6@bigpond.com.au

Bingo, gardening, outings, lunch, art work

Monday 10.00 – 3.00 & Friday 10.00 – 12.30

19 Duke St Richmond

Serbian Pension Club

 

Brkic Mile
9824 2114

9521 4734

 

Lunch

Friday

10.30 – 3.00

International House, Edinburgh Gardens

University of the Third Age U3A

Jenny Johns

9388 0851

Office: 9416 3443

yarracityu3a@gmail.com

 

Volunteer-run learning co-operative

Host learning opportunities Mon - Fri

17 Stanton St, Abbotsford 3067

Richmond Senior’s Hub, Hosie St

Kerrie McLean

9205 5460

Tuesday Bingo

Wednesday 11.30 Free fresh fruit and vegetables

1.30 – 2.30 Music and singing

Thur 10.30 – 11.30 Fitness class focusing on strength and exercise.

Art class 12.00 – 2.00

Tue - Thur

4 Hosie St, Richmond

Collingwood Senior’s Hub, Eddy Crt, Collingwood

Kerrie McLean

9205 5460

Lunch provided through Council’s meals delivery team, cost $5.60. Mondays 11.30, free fresh fruit and vegetables.

Mon-Fri

Eddy Crt, Collingwood

 


Further information
Aged and Disability Services
9205 5285
info@yarracity.vic.gov.au

National Relay Service
TTY
 users phone 133 677 then ask for 03 9205 5555.
Speak & Listen users (speech-to-speech relay) phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 03 9205 5555.
Internet relay users connect to the National Relay Service via www.relayservice.com.au and then ask for 03 9205 5555. 

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