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disability shoppingThe Social Support Service has caring volunteers who can assist you with the following:

  • Visits, phone calls and social activities with an individual volunteer
  • Bus trips (including shopping trips)
  • Group social activities

 

ELIGIBILITY

Frail-elderly people who live in the following areas:

_Inner Newcastle area _ (Adamstown; Adamstown Heights (only Newcastle LGA part); Bar Beach; Broadmeadow; Carrington; Cooks Hill; Fern Bay; Georgetown; Hamilton; Islington; Kooragang; Kotara (only Newcastle LGA part); Maryville; Mayfield; Mayfield West; Merewether; Newcastle; Stockton; The Hill; The Junction; Tighes Hill; Warabrook; Waratah; and Wickham

West Wallsend area (encompassing Seahampton to the north, Wangi Wangi to the south, Glendale to the east and Wakefield/Awaba to the west).

 

COST

A negotiated minimal charge will apply.

 

CONTACT

New referrals (aged over 65 years of age) : 1800 836 799

New referrals (people with a disability under 65 years of age): 1800 800 110

Existing clients (Inner Newcastle area): (02) 4961 2686

Existing clients (Western Lake Macquarie area) (02) 4944 1944