We want to create a region that looks after the interests of its older member and recognises their needs in a supportive and considerate way. It is important to encourage and promote an active, healthy and engaged lifestyle for seniors in Kingborough.
Positive Ageing Plan
Kingborough Council is currently updating its Positive Ageing Plan. To make suggestions or provide feedback please contact our Community Development Team on (03) 6211 8200.
View the previous Positive Ageing Plan 2008 (PDF)
Manor Gardens Club
We manage the Manor Gardens Club in Kingston, which is one of the only Council operated respite services in Tasmania. The Club provides daytime support and social opportunities for aged and frail citizens, as well as people suffering memory loss. In doing so, it provides vital respite for devoted by busy families and carers.
Learn more about the Manor Gardens Clubs services and activities.
Kingborough Volunteer Program
The Kingborough Volunteer Program assists people aged 65 and over who need basic support services to continue to live in the community with dignity. The program promotes healthy ageing in Kingborough by providing a coordinated volunteer program to assist frail and aged residents of the community who need basic support services to continue to live in the community with dignity. We aim to improve the quality of life for clients by providing volunteer social support, transport assistance, home maintenance, pet support and domestic assistance.
How to become a client
Support services are provided for clients from Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm.
There is a $7 service fee except for the social support activities.
If you would like a volunteer to come and help you with a variety of activities, please contact the program coordinator on (03) 6211 8200.
View more information about the Kingborough Volunteer Program.
Services for seniors
64 Burnett Street
North Hobart 7000
Freecall: 1800 242 636
Phone: (03) 6231 5507
Fax: (03) 6236 9236