Young Adults Hub: Relaxed BBQ around the Fire
Come and join us for a casual BBQ dinner at Power Neighbourhood House. We will be keeping warm around an outside fire, toasting marshmallows, listening to music and enjoying a chat together. Sausages (vegan options too) and drinks will be provided. BYO alcohol if you wish. This is a popular group, where you can meet new friends, enjoy an environment with no social pressure and have an enjoyable Friday night!
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Cost: $10 AV Members, $15 Non Members including BBQ foods and soft drinks. Please indicate dietary preferences during registration. Please book and pay online before attending, as paying on the night is difficult for our volunteer leaders to manage and makes extra work.
Please note the following about how our group runs:
What Happens on the Night? Aspergers Victoria volunteers with lived experience run the meetings and will welcome you and answer any question you may have (especially if you're new). You can join in whatever game or conversation takes your interest. Leaders will support you to join in.
This group is for Aspergers Victoria members. However you are welcome to attend one meeting to try before joining.
Getting There: If driving, parking is easy. On public transport, take the Glen Waverley line train to Holmesglen Railway Station (0.70 km away) or Jordanville Railway station (1.30 km away).
This page is for booking places to this event only.
Contact Details: For booking or payment inquiries - preferably write to Emma at firstname.lastname@example.org or Gayle Vermont, Groups Co-Ordinator, email@example.com 0412 113 105.
Southern Group Parents & Carers Peer Group
This group is a place for Parents, Grandparents and Carers (of a person with Aspergers or High Functioning Autism) to meet, share their experiences and support each other.
We have a range of parents who attend, who have children of varying ages from toddlers through to young adults. The group is structured/facilitated to allow opportunity for all attendees to talk if they wish.
We will go around the table as usual and encourage new people to tell us their story,
Attendance varies from month to month, and it's great to talk to others who have been through similar challenges.
The building lies on North Rd, between Wheatley Rd & Queen St. Parking is available in these streets. Please do not park in the driveway as it is for the office workers only. Come straight in, up the stairs & you'll find us.
Our Partners Meet-ups are for adults who have (or have had) partners with Aspergers (or autism spectrum condition level 1). Couples may be formally diagnosed or not; co-habiting or not. Note the new venue at Power Neighbourhood House
These meetings allow us to share experiences, offer peer support & gain information.The group also often organises enjoyable in-house activities.
Getting There: If driving, free parking is available in surrounding streets. By Public Trasport: Take the train to Holmesglen station and walk about 6 minutes to the venue. There is also a route 624 Oakleigh bus that stops right out the front of the house.
Eastern Parents & Carers Peer Group Meeting
This group is a place for Parents, Grandparents and Carers (of a person with Aspergers or Autism Spectrum Disorder Level 1) to meet, share their experiences and support each other.
Some months are focused on a topic of interest. Attendance varies from month to month, and it's great to talk to others who have been through similar challenges.
Teens Hub: BBQ, Fire Pit & Board Games
****New Night...1st Friday of the Month****
Come and join us for our first get together at our new home at the Power Neighbourhood House. We will be keeping warm around an outside fire, toasting marshmallows, having a BBQ, listening to music, and enjoying a chat together. Play board games inside or relax in our chill out room. Sausages (vegan options too) and drinks will be provided. Make new friends and catch up with old buddies. Meet our Aspie mentors who love to make everyone feel welcome and part of the group and are always up for a chat. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Parents can enjoy the company of the other parents in a nearby area.
Cost: $10 for AV Member, $15 Non-Members includes BBQ & marshmallows. Please let us know if you are vegetarian/vegan during registration. Please pay prior to attending with your registration. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance to do this. No cash on the night please!
Aspergers Victoria volunteers with lived experience run all meetings and welcome new families. All group leaders have a Working With Children Check. Refer to our Groups page for more information.
Our Teen group peer leaders are very encouraging and welcoming with their peers. Please introduce any new teens to our Leaders on the night.
This group is for Aspergers Victoria members. If you are not a member you can come try the group and then join Aspergers Victoria at https://aspergersvic.org.au/join-us
Please Note: A parent or carer must stay at the venue.
Contact Details: Booking/payment/membership queries write to Emma at email@example.com or for other queries - Gayle Vermont, Groups Co-Ordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org 0412 113 105, e.g. suitabilty for the group etc. Please don't ring Gayle with booking/membership questions.
Dungeons & Dragons Group
Aspergers Victoria and Power Neighbourhood House invite you to come and play Dungeons & Dragons!
This group will now meet on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. Please register separately for each session you wish to attend.
Time: 2pm to 5pm at Power Neighbourhood House.
This group was initiated after a successful D&D event last November and with the will from the existing teens group run by our new friends at Power Neighbourhood House, as a space where fans of D&D can play in a friendly environment with others who share their passion.
Costs: AV / PNH Members $5 Non-Members $10 . Prices per session AV/PNH members will be given priorty as spaces are limited.
How to Pay: Please bring cash on the day. Please register prior to attending as it helps us anticipate numbers for set up and volunteer support required.
Aspergers Victoria and Power Neighbourhood House volunteers with lived experience wil run the sessions and welcome new families. All AV volunteers have a Working With Children Check. Refer to our Groups page for more information.
Attendees should be independent in a group setting, with no carers in the game group. Our peer leaders are very encouraging and welcoming with their peers..
If you wish to join join Aspergers Victoria please go to our secure website att https://aspergersvic.org.au/join-us
Please Note: For those aged under 18 years, a parent or carer is required to stay on the premises. You are invited to join any other parents in another area of the house nearby.
We would welcome a tax deductible donation to support further training of our peer leaders and other volunteers.
Getting There: There is street parking or parking at Power Neighbourhood House car park is also fine. The venue is approximately 10 minutes' walk from Homeglen station, which is serviced by the Glen Waverley line and various bus e.g 903..
Contact Details: Gayle Vermont, Groups Co-Ordinator, email@example.com on 0412 113 105 or Carol at Power Neighbourhood House 0432 150 799. Or Emma for booking/membership inquiries a firstname.lastname@example.org
This group will now meet fortnightly on Sunday afternooons. Please check the events page for dates and register separately for each session you wish to attend.
We rely on donations and memberships to provide specialised support, advocate for change and fill the gap in the specific services our community needs. Donate now and help us empower Aspergers. All donations are tax deductible.
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