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Community Care

Bass Valley Home & Community Care

Your Local Friendship Group

Weekly Fun Activities

Transport Provided

Mondays & Wednesdays

10am – 2pm

Bass, Victoria

Bass Valley Community Centre

Weekly Fun Activities – Transport Provided

Mondays and Wednesdays 10am – 2pm

Your Local Friendship Group.

An opportunity to get out more

Retain your independence

Make new friends

Set and achieve new goals

Keep learning new things

Boost your happiness

Be part of something really fun

Group/Centre Activities for NDIS & HACC PYP

Interesting Activities

Activities are offered to suit each person’s own interests and ideas. Art and craft projects, word games, carpet-bowls, golf bobs, billiards, pool, singing, painting, doing gentle exercise, gardening, reading and doing crosswords are examples plus so much more is offered.

Door-to-Door Transport

Enjoy door-to-door pick-up and drop-off bus service, morning tea (tea/coffee and snacks) and a range of activities and delicious hot lunches.

Monthly Outings

You’ll be invited to go on monthly outings, attend picnics, BBQs and visit tourist sights, gardens, cafes and restaurants. Group sightseeing is a fun and safe way to see the sights with trained staff to assist as needed.

Bass Valley Friendship Club enjpying a BBQ at the French View Caravan Park in Grantville

HACC’s Fun French Island Outing Tour 2018

Bass Valley Friendship Club enjpying a BBQ at the French View Caravan Park in Grantville

Cheryl and Kylie, host a BBQ at the French View Caravan Park in Grantville

Who is eligible for this service?

Individuals that have a disability or an ABI regardless of age, older people and the frail, people who come from a culturally diverse background, people who are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with dementia, GLBTI, people financially disadvantaged or living remotely and those who are socially isolated.

Where is this service?

In Bass, Victoria, in a quiet peaceful town, in a very relaxed setting. A cosy, friendly place with gardens, a veggie patch and heritage buildings.

What do I do next?

Call us 5678 2277 or drop in on a Monday or Wednesday at 2-4 Bass School Road, Bass.

We invite you to join us, it’s lots of fun!

You will enjoy being active outside your home with this low cost local group. There is a small fee charged which covers your transport, activities, morning tea & lunch.

Also, there are optional special outing days where you would pay for your own meal and drinks at various venues we attend, along with any entry fees. Outings are fun but they are optional.

Friendship Group Bus Pickup

Our bus picks people up from: Corinella, Coronet Bay, Grantville, Pioneer Bay, The Gurdies, Tenby Point and Bass. If you live in another nearby town call us to discuss the possibilities.

Joining our friendship group

Joining our group is an excellent way to add fun and joy into your life or the life of someone you care for. It’s a choice for further or improved care arrangements and for you to keep your independence, improve your quality of life and make some new friends. Call our friendly staff on 5678 2277.

Group/Centre activities for NDIS & HACC PYP

Bass Valley Community Group Inc holds a Certificate of Compliance as a Victorian approved NDIS provider for Group and Centre activities. Those seeking the Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP) are also eligible under that scheme for these services.

Friendship Group Brochure (PDF)

Download our brochure [1.4Mb] to view or print our friendship group Brochure.

BVCG Community Care Service Area

Bass Valley Community Care Area Map

Bass Valley Friendship Group and Home and Community Care approximate service-area-map

Friendship Group Outings in 2018

Outing Date Morning Activity Lunch Activity
Mon 26th Feb Wonthaggi Coalmine Wonthaggi Coalmine Cafe
Wed 21st Feb Frankston Sandcastles Fratelli (Frankston)
Mon 26th Mar Morning Tea at San Remo and Scenic Drive Newhaven Bakery
Wed 21st Mar Morning Tea at Newhaven and Scenic Drive San Remo Co-op
Mon 30th Apr French Island via ferry French Island General Store
Wed 18th Apr Phillip Island Nobbies Scenic Drive Cowes RSL
Mon 28th May Pakenham Bead Shop Castels’s
Wed 2nd May Wildlife Coast Cruises Captain’s Lunch on board
Mon 25th Jun Cranbourne Op Shop Crawl Lynbrook Hotel Sports Bar
Wed 6th Jun Morning Melodies
Cardinia Cultural Centre Frankly Sinatra
Various, personal choices
Mon 16th Jul Cape Paterson to Inverloch Scenic Drive Inlet Fish & Chips
Wed 4th Jul Phillip Island Nobbies Scenic Drive Cowes RSL
Wed 1st Aug Churchill Island San Remo Fisherman’s Co-op
Mon 13th Aug Morning Melodies @ Cranbourne RSL Cranbourne RSL
Wed 26th Sep Fishing at Pensioners Point, Inverloch Staff made sandwiches
Mon 10th Sep Inverloch Scenic Drive Inverloch
Mon 8th Oct Morning Tea at Tooradin Foreshore Lynbrook Hotel (all you can eat)
Wed 24th Oct Cranbourne Botanical Gardens Bear House Cranbourne
Wed 14th Nov BBQ in Bass Park BBQ
Mon 26 Nov Variety Show Practice Bass Service Station / Bass Milk Bar
Mon 10th Dec Morning Tea at Koo Wee Rup Park Castello’s
Wed 5th Dec BBQ in Bass Park BBQ