Social & Community Participation

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Members plan our social and community participation activities by meeting once a month and suggesting activities, events and places they would like to visit.  The activities range from visiting a local coffee shop through to organising an overnight camp.  Our member suggestions are discussed, voted on and then put into our monthly social recreation calendar.  In most cases, Toowoomba Clubhouse is able to subsidise the cost of doing these activities thanks to donations and government funding.  To see what activities are on this month, check out of social recreation calendar.

 

Community Participation

Toowoomba Clubhouse is active in the Toowoomba community and regularly participates in local events and fundraisers.  Some of these events include: Homelessness Week, Queensland Mental Health Week, RUOK? Day, as well as community events such as the Carnival of Flowers. In all of these events, members are encouraged to help on information stalls, volunteer their time and work with other services and members of the community.

Clubhouse members and team member Brendan sneaking a peek in the background at a local cafe.

Clubhouse members and team member Brendan sneaking a peek in the background at a local cafe.

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Clubhouse Member Kristin C enjoying Social Recreation at Scotty’s Garage, Flagstone.

Clubhouse Member Kristin C enjoying Social Recreation at Scotty’s Garage, Flagstone.

COFFEE AND CONVERSATIONS

(ThursdayS 1:00-4:00pm)

Our social and community skills program Coffee and Conversations happen every Thursday afternoon. We alternate between sharing and building communication skills “In House” over $1 coffees at Clubhouse and the other week we giv emembers a chance to visit a local coffee shop, enjoy a cuppa or cold drink and socialise with fellow members and staff in a new environment. 

Each month we choose a different café. 

 

CLUBHOUSE, AFTER DARK

(THURSDAYS 4:00-7:00PM)

Members are welcomed for a shared evening meal, socialisation, connection and facilitated conversation topics.

Clubhouse, After Dark provides an after-hours opportunity for our community to connect, and specially designed for members who have gone on to gain employment or cannot join us during the day.

 

 

SOCIAL RECREATION

(FRIDAYs 1:00-4:00PM)

Toowoomba Clubhouse runs social recreation activities every Friday afternoon with an aim to encourage members to connect with their local community and try new things. Some of the past activities include: ten pin bowling, mini golf, attending local festivals, joining in health and fitness groups.

You can check out our latest events calendar on the Your Clubhouse page here to see all of our latest Social Recreation events and activities. 

 
Campfire magic. Clubhouse members enjoying our latest camp at Mount Tamborine.

Campfire magic. Clubhouse members enjoying our latest camp at Mount Tamborine.

ANNUAL CLUBHOUSE CAMPS

Members look forward to camp every year and take an active role in researching potential locations and activities. Previous camps have been at Coolum, Lennox Heads and Cunnamulla. 

Camps are a great way for members to build independence and confidence while exploring a new place with friends and like minded people.  On our camps, members are encouraged to try new things but always at their own pace.  For those that don’t like the idea of sleeping in tents, we make sure that there is always the option of cabins/dorms and full kitchen facilities.

To find out more phone Clubhouse on 07) 4632 4688 or email admin@toowoombaclubhouse.org.au