Beresfield Community CareUnit 10 / 16 Huntingdale Drive
Thornton  NSW  2322

Phone: (02) 49641131
Fax: (02) 49642040

Office Hours:
7:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday

Social Support

Outings, Brunch Club, Morning Tea and Men’s Events. Available to clients in the Lower Hunter Region.

What the Service Offers

If you are becoming house bound, isolated or lonely you could enjoy one or more of our Social Support activities.

Social Gatherings/Activities:

For small groups, this includes barbeques, lawn bowling, movie days and morning teas at various restaurants around the area, etc.

A calendar is available with all outings listed.

To download a PDF copy of our Social Support Calendar click  Event Calendar for Jan & Feb 2020

The types of outing vary. Some examples include:

  • Visits to local museums. e.g. Singleton Army Base, Williamtown Fighter World, etc.
  • Picnics at Walka Water Works
  • Maitland Goal Tours
  • Library runs.
  • Newcastle Art Gallery Exhibitions
  • Newcastle Maritime Museum
  • Tocal Field Day
  • Newcastle Botanic Garden

Mens Day Out

Every second Friday we offer an activity for the men. The Social Support calendar details venues and costs.

Morning Tea

Every Monday a small group visits local cafes and restaurants for a friendly cuppa and chat. This also is on the Social Support calendar

To use this service you must register with us on our social outing list. A nominal, affordable, fee may be charged dependent on cost of the attraction, meals and transport.

Assistance with Filling in Forms:

One of our Care Co-ordinators will come out and assist you with completing forms if you are experiencing any of the following:

  • Confusion in understanding the form
  • Difficulty writing
  • Difficulty reading the form

Companionship Visiting:

If you are house bound or feeling lonely one of our volunteers can visit you, take you out for a cup of coffee, take you for a walk, or just have a cuppa and a chat at home with you.

Assistance with Locating an Appropriate Service or Equipment:

We are able to help you find the service, support or specialist equipment you may need by contacting us at the office.

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