Planned Activity Groups
Planned Activity Groups (PAG) & Small and Emerging Communities
PAG support clients’ ability to continue to live independently in their home and in the community. All support workers are bi-cultural.
There are 2 different PAGs:
|PAG High Program||PAG Core|
Frail, aged people, 65 and over
More complex health issues
From CALD background
Live in Darebin, Whittlesea, Banyule, Moreland
People 55 and over
Socially isolated and disadvantaged
From CALD communities
Live in Darebin, Whittlesea, Banyule, Moreland, Hume
Groups offered at the moment
- Small and emerging communities: Assyrian Chaldean, Punjabi, Somali (women’s exercise group), Sri Lankan and Bhutanese
- Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
- Italian, Macedonian, Polish
- Banyule Community Health, Alamein Street, Heidelberg
- Broadmeadows Leisure Centre, Pearce Dale, Broadmeadows
- Holy Trinity Anglican Hall, 27 Pleasant Road, Pascoe Vale
- Lalor Library, May Road, Lalor
- Regent Centre , 4 Robinson Road, Reservoir
- Darebin Intercultural Centre, 59a Roseberry Ave, Preston
- Thomastown Library, 52 Main St, Thomastown
- Lynda Blundell Community Centre,185 – 225 Blair St,Dallas
Funding & Costs
PAG is funded by Home and Community Care (HACC) through Department of Health.
PAG High costs $13 per day and includes meals and transport, participants need to cover entry fees when required during excursions and outings (e.g. museum ticket).
PAG Core costs $2.
Participants need also to cover entry fees when required during excursions and outings (e.g. museum ticket).
Contact for more info PAG High and PAG Core Programs
Shemira Gevergizyan, PAG’s Team Leaderr
(03) 9496 0246 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact for more info PAG Core - Chinese Social Support Program
Lisa Wu, Chinese Social Support Coordinator
(03) 9496 0215 - email@example.com