Stay connected

We provide a range of programs, activities and resources for residents who are aged or who have a disability, and their carers.

These programs aim to provide a way for residents who are older or who have a disability to stay active and connected with their community.

Knit and Knatter

Have you always wanted to knit but don’t know how? Or are you clever with the knitting needles and just want to be able to have a chat while making new friends?

Come along to the Knit and Knatter classes and create knitted pieces for community projects. All materials are provided, and classes are free.

When: Tuesday, 10.30am–12.30pm

Venue: Ascot Vale Neighbourhood Centre, Corner Munro St and Union Rd, Ascot Vale

When: Thursday, 10am-12pm

Venue: Crown Street Stables, 40 Crown St, Flemington

Register today, contact our Health Ageing Officer on 9243 8835 or

Transport services and carer support may also be available upon request for a fee. Two weeks’ notice is required.

For more information please call 9243 8835.

Seniors Transport Guide - travel safely and confidently

Do you want to use public transport more but you're not quite sure how it all works? Our Seniors Transport Guide (pdf, 1.2MB) (doc, 104KB) contains all the information you need to become more mobile and travel with confidence.

Hard copies of the guide are available at the Civic Centre, Moonee Valley Libraries and neighbourhood centres.

Classic movie screenings

We're screening free movies for seniors.

Screenings are held at Burley Griffin Neighbourhood Centre, Park Drive (off The Crossway), East Keilor.

Community transport services, carer support and community meals are also available upon request for a fee. 

Bookings are encouraged at least one week prior to screenings, as places are limited. To book, please contact Aged and Disability Services on 9243 8748 or

The Pajama Game

When: Thursday, 16 February 2017, 1.30pm
Synopsis: In this musical, employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer.
Starring: Doris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney, Eddie Foy Jr and Barbara Nichols. 1957 Colour, Duration

The Black Shield of Falworth

When: Thursday, 16 March 2017, 1.30pm
Synopsis: Set in the days of King Henry IV, young Myles and his sister Meg have been raised as peasants, without any knowledge of who their father really was. The only clue is a ring with The Black Shield of Falworth insignia.
Starring: Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.

Gi Gi

When: Thursday 20 April 2017, 1.30pm
Synopsis: Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long.
Starring: Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan and Maurice Chevalier.

Dial M for Murder

When: Thursday, 18 May 2017, 1.30pm
Synopsis: A wealthy husband plans to blackmail an old colleague to murder his wife, so that he can inherit her fortune. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock in his first and only 3D movie. Unfortunately we won’t be screening it in 3D.
Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly and Robert Cummings.

Blue Skies

When: Thursday, 15 June 2017, 1.30pm
Synopsis: A dancer who loves a showgirl who loves a compulsive nightclub-opener who can't stay committed to anything in life for very long.
Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, and Joan Caulfield.

Healthy Ageing Newsletter

Our quarterly newsletter provides news about home and community care services, information on community engagement, healthy ageing, the aged care sector and general updates.

Last updated: Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 5:40 AM