Seniors represent an important part of our MidCoast community! See below for information and events relevant to our local seniors.
Council's Ageing and Disability Services can help you stay independent and remain in your home. Visit our Ageing and Disability Services website for more information on how we can help.
Seniors Citizens Associations
Manning Valley Senior Citizens Association
Ormsby House is a Council owned building, run by the Manning Valley Senior Citizens Association. The centre hosts regular activities for seniors including health and wellbeing workshops, art classes, carpet bowls, cards, BBQs, concerts and other social events. Ormsby House is situated on the corner of 24 Commerce Street, on the corner of Albert Street.
To find out what’s happening, contact the Centre on 6552 3193 or visit them on Facebook at Taree Seniors.
Mobility scooter users
Mobility scooters can be an important part of everyday life for people with limited mobility. They are becoming a popular choice and before you rush into any decisions, make sure you do some research.
To get you started, read our Mobility Scooter Fact Sheet(PDF, 2MB) which includes tips to get you moving, along with safety rules and considerations.
Chargepoint stations are a safe and convenient way to charge your motorised wheelchair. Chargepoints are available in both Taree and Wingham and can be used at no cost:
- Council Administration Centre, Pulteney Street
- Manning Valley Libraries
- Manning Aquatic and Leisure Centre
- Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre
- Taree Airport
- Wingham Pool