Seniors Social Group Kipseli Luncheon June 2021

Kipseli Seniors Social Group Luncheon

June 30, 2021

The Greek culture of gathering together for shared food and recreational activities, in the ancient tradition of Greek hospitality, known as Philoxenia (Φιλοξενία), brings about much cheer and a sense of community to all involved. The sound of the collective banter and laughter is said to be likened to that of the honey bees (Μέλισσες)… read more

Seniors Bus Trip Excursion

Social Seniors Bus Trip Excursion

May 31, 2021

Loneliness is a part of the human condition that affects all ages, but particularly older people as experiences commonly associated with ageing, such as the loss of family and friends, result in seniors becoming socially isolated and lonely. In accordance with the Orthodox Christian faith, the Greek Welfare Centre values the intrinsic worth of every… read more

National Volunteers Week 2021

Volunteers Week 2021

May 21, 2021

In commemoration of National Volunteers Week, the Greek Welfare Centre (GWC) recognises the vital role volunteers play in delivering the GWC programs and services to the community – our Volunteer Program has always been a very important part of the Greek Welfare Centre in Adelaide and South Australia. This year, the dedicated GWC volunteers were… read more

Computer classes

April 30, 2021

We have beginners and intermediate computer classes at the Greek Welfare Centre that are facilitated by dedicated volunteers – aimed at helping to develop or enhance the computer skills of our clients. It is so inspiring to see enthusiasm in each class as they navigate their way around this technological environment and connect to the… read more

Greek Welfare Centre Walking Group

Walking group

March 31, 2021

Rain or shine, you are always likely to meet with the passionate members of our walking group making their way amongst the lush green settings of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, admiring the beauty and diversity of plants from all over the world. Our walking group meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning for a leisurely walk… read more

Volunteer meal delivery drivers needed

Volunteer drivers needed

January 31, 2021

The Greek Meals Service strives to satisfy the dietary needs of each of its clients whilst simultaneously invoking the memory of the motherland through lovely tastes and smells, and introducing the famous Greek cuisine to anyone who would like healthy and delicious food. Each weekday, freshly cooked meals are delivered to homes across Adelaide by… read more

Arts & Crafts Social Group Activities

Arts & Crafts Social Group

September 30, 2020

During the past year, over 2,100 clients have received a service from the Greek Welfare Centre as part of our Community and Home Support Programs. In addition to the domestic assistance (cleaning services) and home maintenance (gardening and home repair services), which help our senior citizen clients maintain their independence whilst comfortable in their own… read more

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020

June 1, 2020

Together we are better! We can all do our part to improve the overall well-being of older Australians. Through working together, we can advocate for older people to be aware of supports available and how to access them. Together we are better in supporting older Australians who are experiencing abuse Together we are better in… read more

National Volunteer Week

May 18, 2020

During a time of uncertainty and unprecedented events, this year more than ever is a timely reminder to recognise and thank our tireless and dedicated Volunteers for the generous contribution they make to our community. This year’s theme is “Changing Communities. Changing Lives.” and indeed, this statement cannot define Volunteers’ role any more aptly. From… read more

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The Greek Welfare Centre of SA is a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. Many of the Greek Welfare Centre’s services for the aged are supported by the Australian Government Department of Health under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, and our Ageing Well programs (including the St Philothei Community Network) by Office for Ageing Well | SA Health. Note that although funding for these services has been provided by the respective government departments, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of those governments.