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Mental Illness Social Recreation programs

Pete's Place provides mental illness social recreation programs in a safe venue for people living with a mental illness allowing them to socialise, make new friends and learn new skills.

Open Monday-Friday

Drop-In 9.30am - 1.00pm
Everyone is welcome to drop-in for a cuppa and a chat.
To participate in other programs you need to become a member (no cost).

Social Life at Pete's Place
Social Life at Pete's Place

Membership
Becoming a member is easy- just ask staff
Each member is a valued and needed contributor.
Active membership can provide a sense of fulfilment and belonging,Improve self-esteem and social skills,Increase employment skills,And a connection to the community.
Members can complete a Personal Development Plan with a member of staff to identify and work towards social and recreational goals.
Lunch is served at 12pm for $1.00 to eligible members
...Please observe there is a 11.30 deadline when booking in for lunch

Programs
Pete's Place offers a range of rehabilitation programs to assist people with a mental illness to work towards social and recreational goals.
Program times vary, a timetable is available from the centre.

Creative Arts
...Art Classes, Music, Craft Groups

Health and Well Being
...Exercise Groups, Yoga, Relaxation,health education.
...Brain exercises, stress & anxiety management

Skills development.
...Cooking skills
...Computer skills- a computer and printer is available for letter writing, games and general use. Staff are available to assist you if you have not used a computer before or if you want to learn a new skill.
...Domestic skills- all members contribute to the general running of the centre depending on an individual's ability.

COOL Program: Community Options for Outdoor Leisure.
The COOL Program is offered one weekday evening and one day each weekend, including some public holidays.
A Recreation Support Worker assists individuals to engage in social and recreational activities within the wider community, either individually or in groups.
Activities can include for example movies,fishing,aqua aerobics,educational visits,coffee mornings, 8 ball or ten pin bowling.

Costs: Participants meet their own costs eg entry fees or bus tickets.Staff are sometimes able to secure discounts.Many activities can be cost free or low cost depending on your budget.

Other services
Referral to other services
Advocacy
Assistance with completing forms- eg Centrelink, Housing

Pete's Place Pete's Place is located at:
St Peters Anglican Church
Cnr Trower Rd and Sabine Rd

Millner, Darwin, 0810
Phone: 08 8948 1016
Mobile: 0434 144 450
email: petesplace@iinet.net.au

Catch the number 10 or number 4 bus from town or Casuarina.

A Google map is displayed below for your convenience.




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