Alfresco social programs and events

The Victorian Government announced of the reintroduction of COVID-19 stage 3 restrictions for six weeks from Thursday 9 July 2020. For updates on our facilities and services head to the COVID-19 updates page. Visit the Department of Health and Human Services for general information on COVID-19, translated resources are also available.

To keep our community safe, our Alfresco social support program and community transport service are not running. See below for details of our Alfresco - touching base online program.

We run a range of social activities and events through Alfresco, our program for people aged 55 years or older, people with a disability, and their carers. Alfresco features:

  • indoor and outdoor activities at a variety of locations
  • healthy living programs
  • outings and day trips
  • short holidays (3-5 days)
  • special events (Seniors Festival, Christmas Celebrations, concerts/performances, dances and  summer events).

Indoor activities are regularly run at the Chris Gahan Centre at 50 Grattan Street, Prahran every weekday except Tuesdays.

Centre based meals are also offered at the Chris Gahan Centre, so you're welcome to stay for lunch!

Community transport services are available to most events and activities, however seats are limited.

Alfresco - Touching Base newsletter

Alfresco - Touching Base is an online version of our usual program, bringing you activities and experiences to keep you engaged, safe and active during this time at home. 

To find out what's happening this month, read our November Alfresco Touching Base newsletter

You can also subscribe to the newsletter to receive it email.

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We encourage you to reach out to your neighbours and family at this time to stay connected and support one another. Here are some other resources that may help you to stay engaged, and keep entertained, while our services are suspended: