Social groups

Our social groups are a great way to make new friends and try new things. Find out what social groups and activities are available in your area.

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We specialise in supporting children, teenagers and adults with disabilities to achieve their individual goals and learn new life skills.

Social groups are a great way to build independence in the community, become familiar with navigating public transport and assist with time management skills.

We offer fortnightly social groups across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. Talk to us about finding the right one for you!

What activities can I do?

Whether you like art, music, gardening, movies, being active or exploring Melbourne, we can help you join social groups that interest you.

We provide a wide variety of social group activities for children, youth and adults, such as:

  • music and comedy festivals,
  • sensory experiences,
  • live performances and shows,
  • interactive art exhibitions,
  • arcade games and experiences, and
  • many more great activities!

Activities can be offered one-to-one to individuals. If several clients are interested in the same activity, there is a possibility of a group booking being made and the staff to client ratio being altered to meet client needs.

Can’t find an activity that interests you? Tell us what you would like to do, and we can co-design your programs and supports with you.

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Find a term 3, 2024 social group near you

We have a range of exciting social activities, for all age groups, across metropolitan Melbourne in term 3, 2024. 

Please note: due to popular demand, tickets for some of these activities sell out quickly. 

Fees

All entry fees, food and activity costs are covered by the participant and their family. We provide service to people who have NDIS and fee for service funding. Staffing costs are billed separately, in line with NDIS price guide for flexible Core Supports.

Important information

  • Activities and program times may change due to weather, ticket availability, transport, participants and staff attendance. If this happens, you will be notified.
  • Please only express interest in activities suitable and appropriate for you or the person you support - considering their wants, needs and interests.
  • If you are booking into an activity that requires a pre-paid ticket or program cost, you are confirming that you have agreed to paying any out-of-pocket costs that have been outlined in your booking confirmation once received. You will be invoiced directly for this cost and will not be required to supply money on the day.
  • Prices of programs may change slightly due to online booking fees. If there is an increase in price you will be notified.
  • You will need a Yooralla Community Inclusion Service Agreement that includes flexible Core Support funding. If you do not have this, please get in contact with us to support you with this process.

What happens if I, or the support I support, can no longer attend a program they've been booked in for?

We understand things can change! As soon as you're aware you can no longer attend, please get in touch with us:

  • If you become unable to attend a program that you have pre-purchased a ticket for, any refunds will be in line with relevant activity venue cancellation policies.
  • If you're unable to attend a program that you are booked in for, you need to notify us seven (7) days before to avoid being charged 100% of the program support cost, as per NDIS guidelines.

What to bring

  • weather appropriate clothing and footwear
  • public transport is often used, so please bring a valid Myki card and money to top-up if necessary
  • water bottle and lunch, or money to purchase lunch, and 
  • medication and supporting documentation if required to take medication during the activity.
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Request a service from Yooralla or speak to our Yooralla Connect team with any questions you may have for yourself or the person you care for.

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Please make sure you submit your EOI form before 14 June 2024

If you're a new Yooralla client, please contact us on 1800 966 725 or email communityaccess@yooralla.com.au, prior to completing the EOI form.

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The Merry Bek Explorers - Term 3, 2024

Ages 13 - 17 Meeting Point: Fawkner Community Hub 79 Jukes Rd, Fawkner

The Fawkner Flyers - Term 3, 2024

Ages 18 and over Meeting Point: Fawkner Community Hub 79 Jukes Road, Fawkner

The Melbourne Explorers - Term 3, 2024

Ages 18 and over Meeting Point: Oak Park train station

Noble Park Natives - Term 3, 2024

Suitable for ages 6-18 years. Meeting Point: Yooralla Noble Park Community Hub, 2 Mons Parade, Noble Park

Noble Park Nomads - Term 3, 2024

Suitable for ages 6-18 years. Meeting Point: Yooralla Noble Park Community Hub, 2 Mons Parade, Noble Park

Southern Seekers - Term 3, 2024

Suitable for ages 6-18 years. Meeting place: Sandringham train station

Junior Explorers - Term 3, 2024

Suitable for ages 6-18 years. Meeting Point: Sandringham train station

Trax - Term 3, 2024

Ages 18 years and over. Meeting place: Moorabbin train station

Eastern social group - Term 3, 2024

Suitable for ages 6-18 years. Meeting Point: Yooralla Surrey Hills Community Hub, 3 Guildford Road, Surrey Hills

Box Hill Bandits social group - Term 3, 2024

Suitable for ages 6-18 years. Meeting Point: Yooralla Surrey Hills Community Hub, 3 Guildford Road, Surrey Hills

Trio - Term 3, 2024

Suitable for Aduts Meeting Point: Box Hill Central Ticket Booth, 1 Main Street Box Hill

Croydon Cruisers - Term 3, 2024

Suitable for ages 18-30 years. Meeting Point: Ringwood train station

St Albans Gumnuts - Term 3, 2024

Ages 5 - 12 Meeting Point: St Albans Community Hub, 1 Andrea Street, St Albans

Barkley Bunch - Term 3, 2024

Ages 18 and over Meeting Point: St Albans Community Hub, 1 Andrea Street, St Albans

Westies - Term 3, 2024

Ages 18 and over Meeting Point: St Albans Community Hub, 1 Andrea Street, St Albans

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