Seniors

Asthma Australia
Most of the time we take our breathing for granted. Inhale, exhale, inhale, exhale. But for people with asthma, the simple act of breathing can be a difficult and terrifying experience. At Asthma Australia we help people to breathe so they can live freely.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Australia Red Cross – Ulverstone Branch
People helping people
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us, We come to you
Australian Red Cross Telecross Service
A free daily morning welfare call to check you’re okay between 8.00am – 9.00am 7 days per week. This services is provided by friendly volunteers
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
Care Forward
Providing health and home care, Care Forward is Tasmanian, locally-owned, operating State-wide, since 1999 — specialising in services designed to support the independence of older Tasmanians and people living with chronic conditions or disabilities.
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Central Coast Adult Day Centre
The Central Coast Adult Day Centre caters for older (65+), socially isolated people, as well as younger (18+) disabled adults. They provide group and individual lifestyle and leisure assessments and programs to maintain and enhance the quality of life for clients attending.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Central Coast Community Health Centre
The Centre provides residents with the opportunity to access quality health and community services.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Central Coast Community Shed
The Central Coast Community Shed offers a safe and social place to come down, meet new people and make some good gear out of wood!
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Central Coast Film Society
We are a community film society, providing monthly entertainment for locals.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Central Coast Garden Club Inc
Garden club that meets once a month as well as trips and much more
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Community Transport Services Tasmania
CTST is a state-wide, community based, not-for-profit organisation that provides affordable door-to-door community transport for the over 65s, and people with a disability.

How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Community Visitors Scheme
The Community Visitors Scheme aims to decrease social isolation in the community for older Tasmanians.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us
Connect Café
The Connect Café helps people living with dementia, as well as carers, to make connections with each other and the broader community
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
COTA (Council on the Ageing) Tasmania – Aged Care Navigator
A free and friendly community service to help you navigate the aged care system
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Country Women’s Association – Central Coast Branch
The Country Women’s Association in Tasmania (Inc) is an iconic women’s group which continues to improve the lives of women and children.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Dementia Australia
Dementia Australia (formerly Alzheimer’s Australia) is a unified, national peak body supporting people of all ages living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Dragonfly Counselling and Consulting
Individual and couples counselling. Need someone to help talk through your current issues/hurdles. Give us a call.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Engender Equality
Engender Equality offers trauma informed counselling and support to people who have been affected by Family Violence
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Hearing Australia
Helping Australians rediscover the joy of sound for over 70 years
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Ladies Group – Central Coast Community Shed
The Central Coast Community Shed offers a safe and social place to come down, meet new people and make some good gear out of wood!
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Libraries Tasmania – Penguin Library
Offering lending items, access to online information, research/information services, free access to the internet and computers and a variety of programs, services and events for adults, children and young people enabling personal learning, growth and community connections.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Meals on Wheels (Penguin)
Delivery of meals and welfare check
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Meals on Wheels (Ulverstone)
We coordinator, order and deliver meals to clients in the local community.
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
Men’s Shed Ulverstone
The Ulverstone Men’s Shed offers a safe and social place to come down, meet new people and make some good gear out of wood!
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Mersey Community Care Association Inc
Providing Services to allow Independent Inclusive Living.
Transport, Home Maintenance, Social Support, Domestic Assistance
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Mindfulness Programs Australasia
MPA offers fully funded mindfulness courses, paid courses, and professional development.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online
Molenda Lodge Incorporated
Molenda provides activities (farm, craft, horse therapy, hospitality etc., on a 17 acre heritage property 3k from Ulverstone on the Castra Road.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
North & North West Sexual Assault Support Service TA Laurel House
Laurel House provides face-to-face counselling to adults and children affected by sexual assault across Northern Tasmania. We also provide a 24/7 crisis response service which can assist you with an immediate crisis as a result of a recent, or historical assault, hospital attendance or speaking with police.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
North West Walking Club
We offer day and overnight walks, skiing, cycling, caving and kayaking. Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at Ulverstone Secondary College.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Penguin History Group Inc.
Collect and write the history of the town its people and the area.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Penguin Men’s Shed
The Penguin Men’s Shed is all about supporting men’s health & well-being by providing men with a social and productive environment that enables them to improve their physical & mental health
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Penguin Senior Citizens Club
For companionship – indoor bowls, social afternoon, occasional events and
activities.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Probus Club of Central Coast
Friendship and fellowship club.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Relationships Australia
Relationships Australia Tasmania offers Counselling, Mediation, Family Dispute Resolution, Employee Assistance Program, Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Network, MENS Program (Men Engaging New Strategies), Redress Support Services, Children’s Contact Services. Most services are offered via ‘phone or video call (as well as Face-to-face).

Many of the services are free of charge.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us
Rural Alive & Well INC
Rural Alive & Well Inc. (RAW) is a Tasmanian not-for-profit organisation helping individuals, families and the community through mental health issues with a focus on reducing the prevalence of suicide in rural communities.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, You come to us, We come to you
Tai Chi
I am a Tai Chi practitioner providing classes
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
The ISLAND Project
The Island Study Linking Ageing and Neurodegenerative Disease (ISLAND) Project involves a range of studies that relate to understanding who is at most risk of dementia and how we can self-manage risk behaviours to build resilience to dementia and Tasmanians aged 50 years and over can join our research.
How is this service delivered?:
Online
Ukulele Group (MUGS) – Many Ukuleles Gather Socially
MUGS are a community non-for-profit group who get together in Ulverstone weekly and sing popular songs as a social happening, but mainly for fun
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Ulverstone Coast Care
Ulverstone Coastcare is a community group of people who have a common interest in caring for our coastline, planting, weeding and restoring the environment for the benefit of our community and native wildlife.
How is this service delivered?:
Online
Ulverstone Library
Please refer to website for current information
How is this service delivered?:
Online
Ulverstone Physiotherapy
Musculoskeletal & sports physiotherapy
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Ulverstone Senior Citizens Club
We have a range of activities providing social interaction.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
Ulverstone Seniors’ Forum
Meetings of our friendly group provide mental stimulation and social interaction.
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us
VisAbility
Losing your vision doesn’t mean loss of independence. At VisAbility we aim to support you in everyday life.
We offer therapy for adults and seniors who are blind or vision impaired, assistive technology, Guide Dogs services and therapy for children and youth.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone, Online, You come to us, We come to you
Wellways Australia – Helpline
Helpline 1300 111 500 is a FREE volunteer support and referral service providing information to people experiencing mental health issues, their family, friends and carers. We can help if you are feeling socially isolated, seeking information about mental health or services, or simply need someone to talk to.
How is this service delivered?:
Phone
Wellways Australia – Understanding Mental Illness
Wellways FREE Understanding Mental Illness – Community Education is designed to support community groups to further their understanding and awareness of mental illness and increase recovery-oriented knowledge and skills.
How is this service delivered?:
We come to you
U3A Central Coast (Inc)
How is this service delivered?:
You come to us