Social Support

The Loddon Mallee Social Support Network provides direction in and supports the work of Social Support Coordinators, Community Care Workers and volunteers of the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Social Support groups and Home and Community Care  Program for Young People (HACC PYP); the sharing of ideas, information, networking and mentoring towards inclusive service planning and consumer focussed practice.

The Network currently meets bi-monthly with meeting dates and venues rotated to accommodate programming.

2022 Meeting dates:
Tuesday 8th February 10-1130 am  Zoom. Contact

Useful Resources:


Loddon Mallee Social Support Network: Promotional Postcard Project 

Loddon Mallee Social Support Network – Venue Checklist contains a list of suggestions and information on the many and varied venues available in the Loddon and Mallee areas, for use by Social Support groups.  This comprehensive checklist provides information on aspects such as safety, venue details and items of interest.  If you have suggestions you would like to contribute to this list, please contact Liz Foster.

“Planned Activity Groups – Make it Meaningful: Assessment & Care Planning Guidelines and Tools”

PAG Service Specific Assessment and Care Planning templates

Goal Directed Care Planning Toolkit

“Planned Activity Group – Key Elements for an Active Service Approach” – This document was developed by the Regional ASM Industry Consultant group as a tool to support consistent practice in PAG. It is a useful tool for organisations, staff teams and individuals to reflect on their work to support a quality improvement process.

Click here for a list of the many innovative resources and ideas that were shared at the 2015 PAG Forums in Geelong and Melbourne. The document includes:

  • A list of innovative projects from across Victoria
  • useful websites
  • resources
  • and many other ideas to strengthen your social support program