Seniors, Youth and Family

Within the Town of Claremont there are a range of services and activities for seniors, young people and families.

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Meals on Wheels

The Claremont Meals on Wheels Centre is located behind the Claremont Police Station at 288 Stirling Highway, Claremont.
Meals are delivered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday to the residents of the Town of Claremont; and on all public holidays with the exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day.

The meals are delivered by over 100 wonderful volunteer drivers and helpers. As this service is coordinated by the City of Stirling they are always looking for volunteers in order to provide this essential service. If you are interested in accessing or volunteering for the Meals on Wheels service, please contact the City of Stirling on (08) 9205 7113.

SHINE Community Services

SHINE Community Services is jointly funded by the Towns of Claremont, Mosman Park and Cottesloe and the Shire of Peppermint Grove, along with the State Government's HACC program.  Their services cater for seniors, younger people with disabilities, and carers of both groups. Services are designed to help people to continue to live in their own homes. SHINE aims to promote independence by helping clients find new ways of performing tasks and by only carrying out tasks which people are physically unable to perform themselves, as well as promoting well-being and an active social life.  Some of the services which assist clients in their homes and the community include:
• Art Class
• Canasta Group
• Computer/ Tablet Class
• Domestic Assistance
• Exercise Classes
• Garden Maintenance
• Handyman Help
• In House events including Afternoon Teas, Lunches, Entertainment
• Leisure Outings
• Meal Preparation
• Personal Care
• Podiatry
• Respite Care
• Scrabble Group
• Shopping Bus
• Social Club
• Social Support
• Transport

For further information please contact SHINE on (08) 9383 2663 or click here.

West Coast Community Centre

West Coast Community Centre is situated at the Grove Precinct, 1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove.

The centre provides a range of classes, tours and social activities with a nominal charge for each lesson.  Membership costs are minimal and there is a concession for Senior Citizens and Health Care Card holders.

For more information phone the centre on (08) 9286 8676 or visit www.westcoastcommunity.com.au

Claremont Cruisers

The Town of Claremont in conjunction with the Heart Foundation coordinates a local walk every Thursday morning for seniors and locals in the community. The walks are based at Lake Claremont but occasionally the group meets at the Town of Claremont administration building and walks towards the foreshore.

If you are interested in joining the Claremont Cruisers contact the Town on 9285 4300 or toc@claremont.wa.gov.au.

Future Visions

Future vision’s runs activities and training every month for young adults who have a disability. On the first Friday of every month in the evenings a Cafe Club is also held.

Date: Saturdays
Time: 9am to 12 noon
Location: Meals on Wheels Building, 288 Stirling Highway, Claremont.

To take part please contact Julie Britton on 0408 910 186 or Sally Ryan on 9383 1598.

Young People

The Town runs a number of youth events through out the year.  To find out what's on click here

Childrens Activities

The Claremont Community Hub & Library provides an amazing array of activities for children from infants to primary school children. Please click here for more details on these activities and events.

Child Health Centres

Parents and their infants are welcome at the Peppermint Grove Child Health Centre can be found just off the foyer of the Shire building.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am – 4:30pm.
Phone: 9286 8669

The following services are available:

  • Parenting Groups: New Parent Groups and Introduction to Solids sessions. for enquiries and bookings please contact administration on 9347 6900.
  • Drop-in-Sessions on Wednesday mornings from 9am – 11am.
  • Development assessments at 6-8 weeks, 3-4 months, 8 months and 18 months.
  • 3-year-old assessments for any concerns
  • Universal child health checks
  • You are welcome to speak to your child Health Nurse about:
  • Breastfeeding
  • Sleep and settling
  • Introducing solids
  • Childhood illnesses
  • Immunisation
  • Adjustment to parenting (mums and dads!)
  • Postnatal depression
  • Play and Development

Volunteering

Are you interested in putting your foot forward to volunteer at some of the Towns events or service providers?

Volunteers are always welcomed at SHINE, Meals on Wheels, Freshwater Bay Museum, The Claremont Community Hub and Library and Lake Claremont.

From 10.00 am to 1.00 pm every  Friday the Claremont Community Hub & Library provides a “one stop” service of free, friendly information about volunteering, local volunteer positions available and assist you in finding a suitable role.
 
If you represent a local not-for profit organisation and need volunteers, register free with us to promote your volunteer positions.  For more information or to make an appointment contact the Nedlands Volunteer Resource Centre on 9273 3640 or volunteering@nedlands.wa.gov.au

If you are interested please contact the Community Development team 9285 4300 or toc@claremont.wa.gov.au.