Older Persons Groups

There is 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

Ph Number

Activity

Day

Venue

E-mail

Agrupacion de Pensionistas Y Tercera Edad 

Antonio Ros

98786519

 

Cards, bingo, monthly lunches

 

Tuesday

 

59-61  Johnson St, Fitzroy

 

 

Australian Croatian Senior Citizen's Club of Clifton Hill 

Stipe Simic

0427700413

Bi-weekly lunch at

Tuesday

Church Hall, 69 Hodgkinson St, Clifton Hill

 

Australian Vietnamese Women's Welfare Assoc 

Cam-Sau Le

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 

Rosaria Lacchiana

0427451944

94286550

Coffee, cards and social interaction

Wednesday

Loughnan Hall

 

Collingwood Greek Senior Citizen's Club 

Peter Latifis

94895485

Lunch,  cards, backgammon, social get togethers

Tue, Wed, Thur

Mark St Hall, Mark St, Nth Fitzroy

 

Fitzroy Brunswick Residents Solidarity Society

Jing Mo

 

94192978

0452551018

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

Tuesday

90 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

 

Fitzroy Chinese Association 

Susan Chow

 

90907161

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

94825425

 

9383 4279

Lunch, cards and social

Monday

Hall, 10 Salisbury Cr, North Fitzroy

 

Greek Pensioners Club of North Fitzroy 

Mary Lioupas

94897824

Lunch, cards and social

Thursday

International House, Edinburgh Gardens

 

Greek Senior Citizen's District of Richmond 

Bill Ligris

94281778

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

Tuesday

Loughnan Hall, Burnley St, Richmond

 

Italian Pensioners Club of Nth Fitzroy 

Vito Palmisano

93874514

Lunch, cards, bingo, physical activities

Wednesday

Dining Room, Fitzroy Football Pavilion.

 

North Richmond Community Health Centre 

Renee Lee

94189886

English conversation and social activities

Tuesday 1.30 – 3.00 during school term

Nth Richmond Community Health Centre, 23 Lennox St

reneel@nrch.com.au

cohealth

Bich Ha

93497307

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

cohealth, 365 Hoddle St, Collingwood

Bich.ha@nych.org.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nth Richmond Elderly Chinese Friendship Association

Xue Li Zhao

9429 7637

Singing, Dancing, Beijing Opera, Computer, Cooking

Weekly

110 Elizabeth Street, Richmond

 

Positive Attitude 

 

Yvonne Gardiner

94710033

Lunch with residents with a diagnosis of HIV

Friday

Dining Rooms, Fitzroy Football Ground

 

Richmond Chinese Elderly Welfare Assoc 

Phat Tieu

9429991289

0411302007

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

Mon – Friday

2/110 Elizabeth St, Richmond

phat_ht2003@yahoo.com.au

Richmond Hill Seniors Club 

Giovanni Scollo

94291106

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

Mon 12.00 -5.00

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

 

Serbian Pension Club 

Radovan Pavkov

 

Lunch

Friday

10.30 – 3.00

International House, Edinburgh Gardens

 

University of the Third Age U3A

Lynne Watson

94163443

 

Host learning opportunities Mon - Fri

17 Stanton St, Abbotsford 3067

yarracityu3a@gmail.com

U3A Chinese in Yarra

Xiao Yue Wang

0403112628

Volunteer-run learning co-operative for Chinese speaking people

 

 

 

Richmond Senior’s Hub, Hosie St

Kerrie McLean

92055460

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

kerrie.mclean@yarracity.vic.gov.au

Collingwood Senior’s Hub, Eddy Crt, Collingwood

Kerrie McLean

92055460

Lunch provided through Council’s meals delivery team, cost $5.60. Mondays 11.30, free fresh fruit and vegetables Exercise Grp Tuesday 10.30-11.30

Mon-Fri

Eddy Crt, Collingwood

kerrie.mclean@yarracity.vic.gov.au


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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