NCJWA Vic Connect is a suite of programs for mature people which will allow you to meet new people and engage in a range of activities. It’s a way for you to connect with your community – and form networks outside your immediate circle.
Founded by members of NCJWA Vic close to two decades ago, the Bridge Club is a rewarding way to stay involved in the community, form new friendships – and play a passionate game of bridge.
You’ll be embraced by a warm and welcoming group of bridge lovers each week. You’ll even have the chance to share a story or two over afternoon tea.
In partnership with Jewish Care and the Claims Conference, NCJWA Vic invites you to join the Golden Age Club – a program for Holocaust survivors from the former Soviet Union.
This Russian-speaking program hosts activities in local community centres where you will get to:
If you’ve got free time and are looking for new ways to connect with your community, learn more about our Club Connect. Held twice a week, this club gives you opportunities to:
Do you enjoy reading? Do you love getting lost in a good book for hours on end?
Books Out Loud is a program for those in aged care homes. Each week, a volunteer visits to read stories to a small group – and engage in lively discussions about the literature. It’s a positive way to build your social connections while fostering your love of reading.
Join one of our Connect activities and make new friends.
I want to learn more or join the Connect programs
For more information about how our programs can help you or someone you know, contact us today.
I want to volunteer for the Connect programs
Our volunteers are an important part of the Connect program so we’d love you to join.
‘Life before GAC: No Friends, No Strength, No Motivation to get out of bed.
Life with the GAC: No Isolation, No Joint Pain, No Falls, No Worries, No Loneliness.’
Boris – Golden Age Club (GAC) Participant
‘It is always joyful, sometimes we dance as “if no-one is watching”, then next morning I have no pain in my joints, that I cannot explain.’
Rosa - Golden Age Club Participant
Golden Age Club