A large proportion of our local population is aged 55 years and over. Whether it’s an exercise group or choir, computer class or discussion group, these older adults services and programs are tailored to help you keep enjoying a healthy, active and involved lifestyle, right into retirement and beyond.
- Holdsworth Community Centre & Services
Offer a broad range of useful support services and activities.
- Holdsworth Home Cuisine
Nutritious quality meals delivered, to enable people to live independently.
- Sir Roden and Lady Cutler Foundation
Transport for the elderly and the disabled for vital medical appointments.
- Benevolent Society - Home and Community Care in Eastern Sydney
A range of support services, including in-home support, support for carers and respite.
- Woollahra Libraries
Provide various activities and services, including a home library service, to help you continue to stay connected.
Find more organisations, services and facilities in your area (including accommodation and respite care) with our Local Service Listings.
Activities in the local area
- Exercise Classes
Find gentle exercise classes in the local area.
- Library’s 55+ Club
Join us for a chat and a cup of tea while viewing our new books before they hit the shelf. Meet new people, discuss world events and enjoy morning tea and exclusive use of the library for one hour a month.
- Men’s Chat
The Men's Chat Group is a forum for men to get together and discus a topic every month, in a friendly and relaxed manner.
- Over 50s Walking Groups
Get active, meet new people and explore your local area.
- Tech Connect: personalised digital technology support
Easy PC is a computer training program that offers flexible and personalised learning modules for people aged 55 years and over.
- Tea Topics
Free community talks offered by Woollahra Libraries covering a range of interesting topics.
- University of the Third Age
Sydney University of the Third Age (Sydney U3A) offers hundreds of intellectually stimulating courses throughout Sydney.
- Volunteering Opportunities
Volunteering is a great way to make new friends, use your skills, connect with your local community and make a real difference.
Events for seniors
Planning for the future
Council has been supporting the direct service provision of ageing and disability services for many years, with the provision of community facilities, direct services and the allocation of grants and subsidies.
The Delivery Program and Operational Plan describes how Council will work with the community to achieve its goals. The Disability Inclusion Action Plan (PDF version, Word Version, Easy Read Version) and Social and Cultural Plan (PDF) identifies short and long term priorities for the Woollahra community including seniors and people with a disability.
- Seniors Information Service
A NSW Government service providing information on a range of topics including health, financial and legal matters.
- My Aged Care
Information on staying in your home, residential care and other health issues.
- Active and Healthy
Staying physically active is the single most important thing we can do to stay fit and independent as we get older.
For more information, please contact:
Telephone: 9391 7166
Fax: 9391 7044