Alfresco: Social Support

Alfresco is available for:

  • people aged 55 years or older
  • people living independently with a disability
  • carers.

There is no assessment required for this service.

About Alfresco

Alfresco offers a range of social opportunities including:

  • indoor and outdoor activities
  • healthy living programs
  • outings and day trips
  • short holidays (3-5 days)
  • special events (Seniors Festival, Christmas Celebrations, concerts/performances, dances, Council’s summer events and other celebrations).

Activities are organised at a variety of locations such as community centres, cinemas, libraries and other venues.

Indoor activities are regularly run at the Chris Gahan Centre (50 Grattan Street, Prahran) every week day, except Tuesday.

Centre Based Meals are also offered at the Chris Gahan Centre, so participants are welcome to stay for lunch.

Community Transport Services are available to most events and activities, however seats are limited.

What’s on this month - October Seniors Festival

Disclaimer: Please note, there is an error on page 16 in the printed PDF and online versions of the Stonnington Seniors Festival booklet for the event ‘A Fine Romance’ at Chapel off Chapel. This is not a free event. If you wish to attend tickets cost $40 each + transaction fee. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

For more information on what’s happening, download the latest special edition Seniors Festival Magazine - Seniors-Festival-Magazine-2017.pdf(PDF, 6MB)

Alfresco Magazine October 2017

Contact information

If you would like to attend an Alfresco activity or event, please contact us to book a place. 

Office hours: Monday to Friday between 8.30am - 5pm

Phone: 8290 1333

Email (general enquiries):

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