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

Carer News

January 10, 2020

Carers come in all shapes and sizes; young and old, knowing and unknowing! The caring role is often very demanding affecting a Carer both emotionally and physically. Did you know that Carers: Are 40% more likely to suffer from chronic illness and health issues such as back problems, anxiety and depression are directly linked to… read more

End of year Christmas function

December 17, 2019

Another busy and fruitful year came to an end with the GWC staff and board members coming together to celebrate at Liquid Espresso.

Christmas Appeal- “Hampers from the Heart”

December 17, 2019

Every year the Greek Welfare Centre accepts non-perishable items to distribute to families in need through our ‘Hampers from the Heart’ initiative. Our focus for 2019 was particularly on women and young children. It is always so heartening to see the wonderful generosity that our community once again offered and we would like to take… read more

Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo

October 17, 2019

My life, my choice! An initiative of Catalyst Foundation, Ageing SA and Seniors Information Service, this is Adelaide’s largest Disability and Ageing community event which is held annually. It is an invaluable opportunity to gain access to the most up-to-date information, to connect with services/providers and hear directly from 200 businesses and organisations. It was… read more

Archbishop Makarios’ Visit to the GWC

September 3, 2019

The Greek Welfare Centre was blessed to host Archbishop Makarios on his inaugural visit to Adelaide on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. His Eminence’s visit to the Centre was typical of his keen interest in the philanthropic work of our Archdiocese and whilst visiting, he expressed his gratitude for the work our Centre does and offered… read more

Celebrating 40 Years

February 23, 2019

Held @ The Festival Function Centre 2019 marked the Greek Welfare Centre’s 40th year of service towards the Greek/Orthodox people of South Australia and the wider community in general. In honour of our patron, St Philothei, the GWC hosted a celebratory dinner with George Diakomihalis as MC and guest speaker Mrs Christine Economos, Director of… read more

Movie night

November 24, 2017

For the second time we hosted a MOVIE NIGHT. Colleagues, family and friends joined and supported us to raise awareness of the Centre; the valuable work we do to help those in the community. All enjoyed an opportunity to mingle, followed by the screening of the movie “Wonder” with Julia Roberts.

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The Greek Welfare Centre of SA is a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. The Greek Welfare Centre’s services for the aged are supported by the Australian Government Department of Health, services for the disabled are supported by Disability SA and our Health and Wellbeing programs by SA Health’s Office for the Ageing. 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.