Give it a go!

Would you like to experience a range of interesting community activities? Then why not “Give it a go!”

Give it a go!

Give it a go is a group program of activities for a maximum of 8 participants.
It offers high quality activities every week that are appropriate for your age.
Give it a go provides a positive introduction to activity services. The program runs over a period of 12 to 18 months. It acts as a transitional program to encourage participation in other activity services on an ongoing basis.

The aims of the program

Give it a go aims to help clients experience a wide range of activities in the community.
The benefits of this include:

  • Building on existing skills
  • Boosting self-esteem
  • Increasing physical, intellectual, social and emotional wellbeing
  • Providing a positive experience of activity services
  • Providing respite to carers.

Who can take part?

Give it a go offers programs for:

  • People with the early stages of dementia who are younger and physically active
  • People who are living at home and have a carer who would benefit from the respite
  • People for whom other activities or respite services are not appropriate.
The programs are available to people who live in these areas:
  • Dandenong
  • Casey
  • Cardinia


The program runs on Wednesdays from 9 am to 3 pm.
The cost is $5 per day. Occasionally there will are additional costs for special outings or activities.
The activities are run by 2 trained staff who are experienced in working with people with dementia.
Transport is provided.

Contact information

Community Support Options


Level 1, 55 Buckingham Avenue
Springvale VIC 3171



(03) 8558 9190

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