Social Support Services
Helensburgh to Coledale
Northern Illawarra Neighbour Aid Inc aims to provide Social Support services that are tailored to your needs. Days and times can be negotiated at your initial meeting with the Service Co-ordinator. Social support is planned during normal working hours (Mon-Fri) and is provided by volunteers. Social support includes in-home visiting, telephone contacts, Group outings, Small Group socials and accompanied outings. Services are accessible to clients who require low/medium level in-home support.
In home visiting - Volunteers will visit you in your home for up to a two hour period. - No cost to this service.
Accompanied Outings – Volunteers can accompany you on outings, examples could include going for a coffee, Shopping, social venue etc. – Cost of volunteer entrance fee, transport over ten KM and parking fees may apply.
Telephone Contact – A volunteer can arrange to phone you at a designated time and date for a chat. – No cost.
Shopping & Bill Paying - A Volunteer can be organised to undertake your shopping and bill paying. – No cost, unless the shopping centre is over ten KM from your place of residence.
Group Outings – Men's group outings and combined group outings are organised to Tourist areas, Community Fairs, Movies, plays, Theatre, Wineries, Industrial Parks etc. – Standard Group outing costs and entrance costs. (See Group Outings Flyers).
Small Group Socials – Enjoy a meal & a drink with a small group at Cafes, clubs and restaurants. – Standard cost for Small Group social & cost of meal and drinks for yourself.