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Addie Mills Centre

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Addie Mills

Programs and Services include:

  • Capacity building programs for seniors including brain training, exergaming, pole walking, chair yoga, singing, tai chi and more.
  • Monthly activities such as workshops and outings
  • Meals on Wheels, in-centre dining (lunch only) and hairdresser by appointment - see the Whats Here tab above

Like to know more or make an appointment? Please call on 9391 6030 or email amc@gosnells.wa.gov.au

Volunteering

Volunteering gets you involved in your community while helping others.  The Addie Mills Centre provides many programs and services to seniors and people with disability that require volunteers. If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact the Addie Mills Centre.

Venue Hire

Venue for meetings and workshops for not for profit organisations that have been established expressly to provide services to seniors or people with disability and their families. See the link below.

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LOCATION
2 Astley Street, Gosnells WA 6110
CONTACT DETAILS
Telephone
9391 6030
Email Address
AMC@gosnells.wa.gov.au
FEATURES
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Universal access
  • Accessible parking bays
  • Accessible toilet
WHERE IS IT?

What's here+

Hairdresser

The Hairdresser is available from 8.30am Tuesday to Friday.

Please ring the hairdresser on 9398 3449 after hours 0415 650 633.

Please Note: The hairdresser works to her own hours, not the Centre’s hours.

In centre dining

Many people dislike preparing a meal to eat by themselves. As eating is an important social activity, the Addie Mills Centre provides a midday meal Monday to Friday so that seniors and people with a disability can enjoy the company of others.

Bookings for lunch are essential, so to avoid disappointment you are required to book before 10:30am on the day you would like to come in.

Subsidised meal prices are offered to customers assessed as being eligible for the Commonwealth Home Support program.

COST – Commonwealth Home Support Program (eligible Customers)

Three Course Meal: $9
Main Only: $7.50
Soup: 50c
Sweet: $1.00

FULL COST

Three Course Meal: $10.50
Main Only: $9
Soup: 50c
Sweet: $1.00

For further information please contact the Addie Mills Centre on 9391 6030.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels service provides a freshly cooked nutritionally balanced meal delivered to your door by a volunteer. Options include a soup, a main meal and a sweet. Meals are delivered to your home daily Monday to Friday.  Weekend meals are delivered on Fridays. 

Eligibility

To access Meals on Wheels, people need to live in the City of Gosnells and meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • 65 years or older,
  • Have a disability  
  • Require assistance short term with meal preparation

Referrals

Clients can self-refer or alternatively referrals can be received from - hospitals, doctors, social workers, service providers, relatives, friends, carers or neighbours.

The Commonwealth Home Support Program is a government funded program to help older people stay independent and in their homes and communities for longer. Clients may be eligible for a subsidy from the Commonwealth Home Support Program if they are 65 years or over and are referred by My Aged Care – 1800 200 422 https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/

On occasion, clients may not be eligible under the Commonwealth Home Support Program guidelines but may still need assistance with meals if they have a disability or require the service for a short period of time, i.e. recent admission to hospital or following surgery. On these occasions, at the discretion of the Centre Supervisor, clients may be accepted on a Full Cost Recovery basis.

Full Cost Recovery

Three Course Meal: $10.50
Main Meal: $9.00
Soup: 50c
Sweet: $1.00

Subsidised Cost – Commonwealth Home Support Program (eligible clients)

Three Course Meal: $9.00
Main Meal: $7.50
Soup: 50c
Sweet: $1.00

For further information please contact the Addie Mills Centre, Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm , on 9391 6030 or amc@gosnells.wa.gov.au

 

Social Club

The Addie Mills Social Club operates from the main hall of the Centre.

New members (over 55) are welcome. The club organises a wide range of activities. 

For more information please contact the Social Club on 9398 7139.

Transport and referral services

Transport

A transport service is available to take people to and from the Addie Mills Centre.  A modern, comfortable bus with attendant can pick up and deliver home 17 customers per day.

This service is offered Monday to Friday free of charge.

For further information please contact the Addie Mills Centre on 9391 6030.

Referral

The City senior services team is committed to ensuring that customers are provide with timely and accurate information in relation to services available to meet their individual needs. In the event the services are not within the scope of the City, customers are referred to appropriate agencies.

For further information please contact the Addie Mills Centre on 9391 6030

Volunteering

There are a number of different volunteer opportunities available at the City of Gosnells and the Addie Mills Centre.

If you would like to enquire about volunteering please contact the volunteer E-Hub.

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Be Connected - Digital Drop-In

When: Starting 3 February, first and third Wednesday of the month. Drop-in between 1:30 - 2:30pm

If you are having trouble with your smartphone, tablet or laptop or are unsure how to get started using new technology, drop in and visit our friendly tech volunteers.

Our team will help you make the most of your device in one-on-one sessions of up to 30 minutes.

Come along with a specific goal in mind so our team can know how best to assist. Topics covered include wi-fi, email, digital photos, social media, video chat, online resources and more.

Please note, no appointments are needed as participants are assisted by the next available tech volunteer throughout the session. 


The program is open to City of Gosnells residents aged 55+

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Seniors, 

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Card Group

When: Thursdays 10 - 11:30am

Card games are an inexpensive and fun way to keep your mind active. 

Whether you're a card shark or a novice, start your day with a cuppa and a friendly game of cards with a social and welcoming group.

Recommencing in 2021 from Tuesday 12 January

Bookings essential, please call 9391 6038 to register. 

 

This program is open to CoG residents aged 55+

 

 

 

 

Fees: $2
Suitable for: Seniors, 

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Chair Yoga

When: Mondays and Thursdays 11am - 12pm

Booking essential, please call 9391 6038 to reserve a place.

Monday class restarting 11 January 2021.

Thursday class restarting 14 January 2021.

Yoga has been shown to increase strength and balance and helps reduce the risk of falls.

Chair yoga uses a chair for stability to achieve the yoga poses while having the same health benefits.

Added benefits include flexibility, reduced stress and social interaction.

Facilitated by an accredited Yoga instructor it is a fun and gentle way to achieve great health results. 


This programs is open to City of Gosnells residents aged 55+.

Fees: $7.50 per class, bookings are essential
Suitable for: Seniors, 

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Grow and Share Cart

When: Weekdays from 8am to 4.30pm

Grow and Share community carts are popping up all over Australia and we think it’s time Gosnells got involved.

Growing a supportive community can start right from your own home. Do you have a laden lemon tree or more silver beet than you could possible eat? If you have more than you need, we encourage you to share your bounty and offer what you can to others.

The City has launched our Grow and Share Cart and we encourage you to stop by, give what you can, take what you need and help grow and nurture our Gosnells community.

If you would like to know more, have something to share, or are keen to volunteer as a Cart Caretaker, please contact Addie Mills Centre on 9391 6038.

Suitable items will be accepted weekdays from 8am to 4.30pm.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Adults, Children, Carers, Families, Seniors, Teenagers, All community, 

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Mahjong at Addie Mills

When: Tuesdays 10am - 11:30am

Join us for a fun and social game of Mah-jong. While there are many versions of Mah-jong played throughout the world, this version is known as the ‘Singapore Style’. If you enjoy playing cards or Rummy-o, it’s easy to settle in and enjoy this style of play. 

Volunteers are available to teach newcomers and a light morning tea is provided.

Please note that places are limited so bookings are essential.

This program is open to City of Gosnells residents aged 55+

 

Fees: $2
Suitable for: Seniors, 

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Open Eye Meditation

When: Tuesdays, 9am – 10am

Start your day with a peaceful and inspiring hour of meditation.

Lead by experienced facilitators, participants will be guided through a relaxing meditation and offered a mindfulness card to take home to encourage further contemplation.

 

Please note that places are limited so bookings are essential.

Recommencing on Tuesday 12 January 2021

This program is open to City of Gosnells residents aged 55+

Fees: $2
Suitable for: Seniors, 

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Singing for Fun

When: Tuesdays during school terms, 2pm – 3:30pm

Recommencing Tuesday 2nd February 2021.

This group is for those who enjoy singing. Singing is not only great for your body and posture, it’s wonderful for the soul.

This welcoming and social group explore different musical genres with the help of an experienced facilitator. What could be more fun that singing in a group, learning new skills and making new friends?

No musical experience is required and a light afternoon tea will be provided.

Please note that places are limited so bookings are essential.

This program is open to City of Gosnells residents aged 55+

Fees: $2
Suitable for: Seniors, 

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OWL Seminar Series - Low Waste on a Budget - Fri 23 Apr 2021
When: Friday 23 April, 10.00AM - 11.30AM

This uplifting presentation is for everyone interested in reducing waste without spending a fortune on ‘zero waste products’.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Seniors, 
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Bibra Lake Walk - Sat 8 May 2021
When: Saturday 8 May, 9.30AM - 2.00PM

Start your morning with a 6km walk around the expansive Bibra Lake and admire the native flora and views along the way

Fees: $10
Suitable for: Seniors, 
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OWL Seminar Series - Arthritis WA - Fri 14 May 2021
When: Friday 14 May, 10.00AM - 11.30AM

This presentation will provide tips on recognising the early warning signs of arthritis, as well as how to manage and remain active if you have arthritis.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Seniors, 
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Bollywood Dance for Beginners - Mon 17 May 2021
When: Monday 17 May, 1.30PM - 2.30PM

Join us for an energetic, colourful and easy to follow Bollywood dance workshop. Suitable for men and women of all ages and physical abilities, there is an option to remain seated, for those who prefer.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Seniors, 
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Big Day Out - Perth Town Hall 151st Anniversary - Tue 18 May 2021
When: Tuesday 18 May, 9.20AM - 3.00PM
Tuesday 15 June, 9.20AM - 3.00PM

Use your WA Seniors card to catch the train in to the city to enjoy a concert and tour of the newly renovated Perth Town Hall.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Seniors, 
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OWL Seminar Series - Eclipses: How, When and Why? - Fri 28 May 2021
When: Friday 28 May, 10.00AM - 11.30AM

Perth Observatory volunteer and local resident Arthur Harvey will explore and explain these astronomical phenomena and answer your
questions about the night sky.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Seniors, 
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OWL Seminar Series - Exploring the Gut-Brain Axis - Fri 11 Jun 2021
When: Friday 11 June, 10.00AM - 11.30AM

Accredited Practising Dietitian Nick Nation will explore this fascinating topic, discuss the clinical trials supporting this area of nutrition and give attendees some take-home messages to consider for their own gut-brain health.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Seniors, 
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OWL Seminar Series - Choose Your Own Adventure - Fri 25 Jun 2021
When: Friday 25 June, 10.00AM - 11.30AM

Learn more about the Western Australia based social community groups whose members embrace their passion for travel, from simple day trips to longer holidays. This is an opportunity to meet other like-minded people and consider your next adventure.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Seniors, 
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