Seniors Directory - Get Involved in your Community


The City of Newcastle Seniors Directory provides information about facilities and activities for Seniors in the Newcastle and Hunter Community.

Newcastle community members will find the contacts for a variety of community groups to join, volunteer with or undertake the occasional activity. This year we focus on ways to experience Newcastle on two wheels, or event three! Our feature stories look at cycling opportunities, both assisted and independant.

There are many great opportunities for seniors to explore in our city. Whether you  are interested in      outdoor active adventures or more quiet indoor pursuits, there is something for everyone to consider.

Download the Seniors Directory 2020 (PDF 3.2MB)

If you would like a copy emailed to you or you would like more information about the Seniors Directory call (02) 4974 2860 or email community planning -  

NSW Seniors Festival - 12 - 23 February, 2020

NSW Seniors Festival is the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere, reaching up to 500,000 seniors each year.

If you are over 60, NSW Seniors Festival gives you the chance to make new friends or get together with old ones at an array of local community events, many of which are free or heavily discounted.

See What's On for Seniors across Newcastle in 2020!

Find out more about other Seniors Week events across NSW.

Event Date(s) Location Cost
Woodturning and Boxmaking Seniors Demonstration 12,13,19, 20
Woodturners Pavillion
Newcastle Showground
Broadmeadow, 2292
Agnamus Duo at the Piano
13,18, 20
The Piano Lounge
Wests New Lambton, 2305
FREE Admission
Big Book Club: Silver by Chris Hammer 13 February City Hall
290 King St
Newcastle, 2300
Tickets $15
The Friendship Circle -
Seniors Music and Dinner Evening
13 February The Marble Bar
Wests New Lambton, 2305
Novocastrian Quilters Seniors Open Day 15 February New Lambton Community Centre
New Lambton, 2305
Exhibition: Peace in a Land of Never Ending War
15 February to
15 March
Wallsend Library
30 Bunn St
Wallsend, 2287
FREE Admission
Mr Perfect BBQ 16 February
Islington Park
Newcastle, 2296
FREE Admission
The Friendship Circle -
Stacks Cafe Luncheon
16 February Stacks Cafe,The Mex Club
Mayfield, 2304
FREE Admission
Country Fun Line Dancing Demonstration
and Class
17 February Mayfield Seniors Centre
Mayfield, 2304
FREE Admission
Australian Unity Home Care - Welcome Morning Tea 17 February Australian Unity Home Care Office
Shop 2a, 6 King St, Warners Bay, 2282
FREE Admission
Civic Cinema: Seniors Week - Australian Classics 17, 20 February The Playhouse, Civic Theatre
375 Hunter St, Newcastle, 2300
Tickets $10.00
NovaCare Seniors Festival in the Park 19 February Speers Point Park
Speers Point, 2284
Sassy Seniors: Civic Seniors Festival 19 February Newcastle City Hall
290 King St, Newcastle, 2300
Tickets $20.00
Seniors Country Music Extravaganza with Adam Price 20 February Adamstown Rosebud Football Club
Adamstown, 2289
FREE Admission
The Friendship Circle - El Nonno Luncheon 22 February
El Nonno Restaurant
Hamilton, 2303
FREE Admission
Newcastle Family History Society - Open Day 22 February Mechnics Institute
68 Elder St, Lambton 2299
FREE Admission
The Enjoyment of Singing - A capella 22 February Newcastle Museum
6 Workshop Way, Newcastle, 2300
Try Croquet at National Park 23 February Newcastle National Park Croquet Club
25 National Park St
Newcastle West, 2302
FREE Admission

Commonwealth Home Support Program

Commonwealth Home Support Program offers a variety of entry-level support services to benefit older people and carers to stay independent and live in their community longer.
Assessment and referral for domestic assistance and community care for people living in will be completed by My Aged Care. My Aged Care can be contacted at: 1800 200 422 or
Residents may be eligible for assistance with:
  • Domestic assistance (household chores)
  • Personal care
  • Centre-based day care
  • Meals and other food services
  • Respite care (short breaks)
  • Case management
  • Home maintenance and modification
  • Formal linen service
  • Nursing care (health and personal care)
  • Transport
  • Counselling/support, information
  • Advocacy (for clients and carers).
Seniors Centres
Senior Centre Address Capacity Air Con






153a Brunker Road

4952 7000

Main hall 140m2
Approximately 90 banquet
Yes Yes Domestic style

39 Beresford Avenue


4966 3309

Contact: Marlene Hutchinson

Main room 90m2
Approximately 50 banquet
Yes Yes Semi commercial
Mayfield 187-189 Maitland Road Mayfield (enter from Hanbury Street)
4967 5371

Main hall 150m2 Approximately 90 banquet

Small meeting room 12 people

Yes Yes Semi commercial
Newcastle Laing Street, Newcastle
(underneath Mall carpark)
4926 2324
Managed by Mercy Services
Main hall 138m2
Approximately 90 banquet
No Yes Semi commercial