Getting healthy is only half the battle – staying there is the trick. We have created a range of programs to help people to live a healthier lifestyle … all we need now is you!
What services do you have to keep me healthy?
The services we have designed are about educating people to make good lifestyle choices, getting active and getting a helping hand if needed.
These services include:
- Community soup kitchen
- Walking programs
- Strength training
- Social Support Group at Elmore (formerly Planned Activity Group)
- Quit smoking program
The soup kitchen is presently not operating due to COVID-19 precautions
Our Community Soup Kitchen operates from the arcade at 165-171 Hargreaves Street in Bendigo every Thursday from 4pm to 5pm. Enjoy a free bowl of hot soup in winter or refreshing chicken and salad in the warmer months.
Our Soup Kitchen operates with the support of valuable sponsors in Strath Hill Hot Bake, JL King and Co and State Trustees Bendigo.
The Soup Kitchen is run from our new Fork In The Road community hub at our Central site.
Our Active Living Program is designed to work with you to stay healthy, keep active and living independently.
To learn more about our Active Living Program click here
We can work with your school, business or community group to make health a priority. Best of all, we will help you identify health priorities, plan for change and then monitor progress so everyone can enjoy the success. What's more ... it's FREE! To find out more about our Health Promotion team click here
Our Social Support Group at Elmore can help you to keep your independence and wellness by being engaged and supported to live in the community. The group offers a range of activities such as day trips, music programs, bingo, films, craft and ‘the shed’.
Our trained staff can help you manage your chronic disease.
Being diagnosed with a respiratory condition such as asthma can be a frightening experience. Our trained staff can work with you to manage your condition safely.
We understand giving up smoking can be a difficult process. It’s important you understand our staff will support you and guide you to a chosen goal.
We can help if you are:
- Planning to quit
- Wanting to learn more about the health effects of smoking
- Wanting to get a better understanding of addiction
- In need of strategies and methods to quit smoking.
- Determined to stay off the smokes in the short term and long term.
To book an appointment with our Quit smoking educator call us on 5406 1200.
Page last updated: August 2020.