The Russian Community Resource Centre provides support to people in the Russian Community. The Centre hosts many programs, and runs a CHSP service.
We believe the quality of life for our ageing population is a priority and retaining contact with a person’s culture is extremely important. Thus, the Russian Community Resource Centre provides a range of resources and programs that are culturally specific to the community.
The Centre provides a spacious meeting room and a friendly environment for all its members to meet and take part in planned activities on a weekly basis.
The Russian Community Resource Centre is an access point for members to receive information and resources through brochures, information lectures, group discussions and socialising.
The Russian Community Library is a vital service that strengthens community knowledge and engagement. The Library has a large range of Russian Language Fiction, Non-Fiction and Reference books.
The Russian Video Library is a collection of interesting Russian Language videos for borrowing for community members. The Library has Children’s movies, Film and Culturally appropriate DVD’s
The CHSP initiative for CHSP clients, the Samovar Group meets at the Russian Community Resource Centre for Tea from The Samovar, music and singing with our Russian musician’s and then lunch. Around the Samovar offers a relaxed social setting with unstructured activities including Reading Poetry, Friendly Chats and delicious authentic Russian Pastries and Cakes
Creative Craft Club group meets every Wednesday for craft instruction in a range of paper crafts and beading. Regular outings browsing craft shops and craft markets provide fresh ideas and resources for their craft sessions. Creative Craft Club is a great social activity that gets everyone interacting and talking and is an ideal place to show off your talents and skills with other like minded people.
Broadband for Seniors offers all community members aged 55+ an opportunity to learn how to use the computer and internet with tutorials. Seniors who are familiar users and may wish to use our internet and the facilities for Russian and English programs which are available for cafe style free time sessions.
A Community Garden not only adds to community spirit but in the Elderly can reduce feelings of isolation and increase a sense of belonging. In developing a community garden it fosters a sense of belonging. Gardening has many health and therapeutic benefits for older people. Gardening provides exercise, enjoyment and fresh food
This active group of pensioners are keen to participate in a variety of activities such as BBQ’s, Tourist Spots, Beach excursions, Fruit and Berry picking, Mushroom foraging and Cafe visits. If you want to be a part of an active socialising group and enjoy outings then this may be just right for you!
Health Lectures and Community Health Information Sessions are an important feature of all RusCare Ltd community support programs. Sessions raise awareness on Women’s Health issues and Healthy Living options and are organised several times throughout the year. Keep an eye out for upcoming special events.