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Explorers program

Our Explorers program offers a great range of excursions to help you make friends, build your confidence and improve your wellbeing.

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Am I eligible?

To be eligible to attend the program, you must:

  • be a Glen Eira resident
  • be over 65 years of age
  • live independently in your own home
  • have difficulty accessing public transport
  • have limited access to activities that provide social support and connecting to others
  • be able to climb 3 steps into a mini bus
  • be able to walk 50 metres unassisted (with walking stick or frame acceptable)
  • medical clearances are required.

What kinds of things do you do?

Our program offers a range of activities, including:

  • scenic drives
  • picnics
  • lunches
  • trips to the movies

Is there a schedule?

Yes, we develop an Explorers program schedule at the start of every year. There are four terms per year. You'll get your schedule before the start of each term featuring:

  • dates and times
  • locations
  • costs
  • departure and return times
  • any other relevant information.

Our excursions are usually heavily booked and bookings are essential at the start of every term.

For more information, call 9524 3333.


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