Community Activities and Life Skills

Fairhaven has a range of life skill support options to assist people living with disability. We focus on the goals and aspirations of each person – we encourage you in making your own choices to increase your independence.

Our Team

Fairhaven’s team of qualified support staff are highly skilled professionals who value and respect peoples abilities, and encourage clients to achieve personal goals. We practice a flexible and creative approach to learning while working collaboratively with families and carers.

Life Skills

We focus on individual needs and goals to ensure people increase their independence and are better connected within their communities.

Meeting individual needs:

  • Health and Wellbeing e.g. learning to ride a horse or how to swim
  • Living skills e.g. cooking or menu planning
  • Training e.g. Learning to use a computer or writing a letter.

Individual support in:

  • Entertainment outings
  • Accessing indoor and outdoor activities
  • Going to cinemas
  • Going to the footy
  • Seeing a concert
  • Visiting clubs
  • Bike riding.

Group-based activities

Our weekly activities program has been designed to develop skills, promote self-confidence and build social networks. Classes are led by experienced facilitators in a friendly, supportive environment. Take a look at the current program below, or download the flyer >here<

All Monday-Friday activities are held in the Community Building at Fairhaven, Point Clare.

MONDAY
10.00am – 11.30am  Craft Club. Card making/scrapbooking, recycle craft.  Cost $5.
12.00pm – 1.30pm  Sausage Sizzle. Bookings essential. Please advise of any dietary requirements.  Cost $5.
1.30pm – 3.30pm  Friendship Club. Table Tennis, Board Games, Croquet, Indoor Bowling, afternoon tea.  Cost $5.

TUESDAY
11.00am – 12.00pm  Fun Boxing with Frank.  Cost $12.
12.30pm – 2.30pm  Painting and Drawing with Lisa McArthur-Edwards  Cost $10.
2.00pm – 3.00pm  Tai Chi.  Cost $8.

WEDNESDAY
10.00am – 11.30am  Language, Literacy and Numeracy. Have fun with reading, writing, dollars and sense! Cost $8.
12.30pm – 1.30pm  Makeup, Skincare and Self Esteem.  Cost $6.
12.30pm – 1.30pm  Badminton.  Cost $5.
2.00pm – 3.00pm  Dancercise.  Cost $8.

THURSDAY
10.30am – 11.30am  Line Dancing.  Cost $6.
12.30pm – 1.30pm  Perform-ability Drama and Dance.  Cost $10.
2.00pm – 3.00pm  Drumming and Rhythm with The Rhythm Hut.  Cost $12.

FRIDAY
11.00am – 1.00pm  Jake’s Rock ‘n’ Jam Session.  Cost $12 for 1 hour or $20 for 2 hours.
1.30pm – 3.00pm  Slow-Calling Bingo. Includes tea, coffee and biscuits. Cost $5.

SATURDAY
1st Sat of the month: Fishing Club. 11.00am – 3.00pm. Includes bait.  Cost $15.
2nd Sat of the month: Karaoke. 3.00pm – 7.00pm. Includes dinner.  Cost $25.
Last Sat of the month: Field Trip. Time and Cost will vary each trip. Call to enquire.

To enquire please contact

Phone: (02) 4349 5500
Email: enquiries@fairhaven.org.au