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Wellbeing Hubs

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The Wellbeing Hub pilots are part of the Strategic Partnerships Program under the Statewide Wellbeing Strategy, led by Wellbeing SA. The Wellbeing Hub concept provides an opportunity to work in partnership with state government partners and local government to co-design and implement a range of local and targeted wellbeing initiatives, in response to COVID-19. Initial engagement has occurred with the City of Playford and Naracoorte Lucindale Councils.

Playford Wellbeing Hub

The Playford Wellbeing Hub will deliver a range of programs and services supporting physical, social and mental health and wellbeing in the community. The initiatives will centre on supporting young people, families and older residents to stay socially connected and active, with a focus on wellbeing through food, physical activity and other health and wellbeing supports.

Programs tailored to support young children, families, older people and individuals are on offer at the John McVeity Centre, 182 Peachey Rd, Smithfield Plains and The Precinct, 112 Coventry Rd, Smithfield Plains.

Activities will include ‘come and try sports’ at the John McVeity Centre (JMC), healthy eating through gardening and cooking programs, open days, art projects and other activities at The Precinct which support social and community connectedness.

The Playford Wellbeing Hub is a partnership project between the City of Playford and the South Australian Government under the Wellbeing SA Statewide Wellbeing Strategy.

For more information about the programs running this month visit the Playford Wellbeing Hub website

Follow the JMC Facebook page or the Precinct Facebook page or contact 8256 0333.

Naracoorte Lucindale Wellbeing Program

The Naracoorte Lucindale Wellbeing Program will deliver a range of initiatives and programs in the coming months, supporting community physical, social and mental health and wellbeing.

The initiatives will include a focus on supporting young people, families and older residents to stay connected and physically active.

Activities will include initiatives such as an eight-week wellbeing program for older adults, a school holiday program at the Naracoorte Sports Centre, come and try activities, community events, art projects and a new collection of sports equipment which will be made available for community members to borrow from the Naracoorte library.

The proposed program can now be viewed on the Naracoorte Lucindale Council website and the Council welcomes community feedback.

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