Inspiro’s social support service connects socially isolated people to health services and group activities in a supported setting.

Inspiro's groups, programs and services include a range of activities that cater for all ages, stages of life and challenges.

Groups and programs

Graduates Walking Group
 

For those who have suffered a cardiac event or would like to improve their general fitness.
For more information download the brochure below.
Graduates Walking Group - Brochure


Stroke Survivors Group
 

For those who have suffered a stroke and their carers.
For more information download the brochure below.
Stroke Survivors Group - Brochure


Interlink
 

For those aged 16 years and over with an intellectual disability.
For more information, please call us


Friendship Group
 

For older women to support friendship and social interaction.
For more information download the brochure below.
Friendship Group - Brochure 

Youth and Family Counselling Services 

 
A free counselling service for young people between 12 – 25 years who may be dealing with depression, anxiety, bullying, harassment or managing relationships. The service will be helpful for young people who may be feeling down, stressed out, anxious or confused, or need help to gain life skills and build their confidence.
Where:  Lilydale, Healesville and Belgrave. Cost: Free. To book call Inspiro on 9028 0153.
 

Finding Me Being Free 

 
An 8-week group for women who have experienced past or current issues of family violence/abuse in their relationships. Topics include: • Finding my strengths. •  Managing power and control issues. •  Finding equality in relationships. •  Options to increase safety. •   Effects of abuse on children and how supportive parenting helps.
Where:  Lilydale. Cost: Free. To book call Inspiro on 9028 0153. 
 

Stop Smoking Service 

 
Learn about nicotine replacement and behaviour strategies to stop smoking.
Where: Lilydale. Cost: $20 - covers initial assessment and ongoing appointments.
To book call Inspiro on 9028 0153.
 

Wellbeing Communication Chat Group

 
This group is for people who have had a stroke and experience communication difficulties. The group is facilitated by a Speech Pathologist and uses strategies to build confidence and work towards communication goals.
Where:  Lilydale. When:  Thursdays. Time:  1.00 – 2.00pm. Cost:  Free. To book call Inspiro on 9028 0153.
 

Aquatic Physiotherapy 

 
Are you looking for a low impact treatment program? Our physiotherapists can provide up to 6 sessions of exercise in the pool.  Great for those in rehabilitation or who have joint or muscle pain. Can be used together with your physiotherapy treatment.
When: Tuesdays. Time: 2.00 – 3.00pm. Where: Croydon Leisure & Aquatic Centre, 11 Civic Square, Croydon. To book call Inspiro on 9028 0153.
 

Diabetes Annual Cycle of Care 

 
This one-stop-shop clinic allows you to see a dietitian, podiatrist and diabetes nurse educator on the one day to help you manage your foot health, food and sugar levels.
Where: Lilydale. When: Individual sessions. Cost:  $10. To book call Inspiro on 9028 0153.
 

Understanding Diabetes 

 
This four session program (2 hours per week) will help you to understand and manage your diabetes with confidence. Sessions on managing your sugar levels and taking care of your eye sight, teeth, feet and body are included.
Where: Lilydale. Group program Cost: $7 per session. To book call Inspiro on 9028 0153.
 

Steady As You Go 

 
A 12 week falls and balance exercise program for those whose mobility or balance may be deteriorating.  The group is run in conjunction with Yarra Ranges U3A.
Where:  Lilydale Court House 61 Castella Street, Lilydale. When: Tuesdays. Time: 9.30am – 11.00am Cost:  $10 payable once for a physio assessment + $50 annual U3A fee - Participants are required to join U3A. To book call Inspiro on 9028 0153.
 


Outer East Opening Doors Community Leadership Program 

The Opening Doors Community Leadership Program for Social Inclusion supports passionate community leaders from diverse backgrounds to strengthen community connectedness and reduce social isolation.

 

Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies 


This program supports women who need additional help during pregnancy and up to six weeks after birth. We help connect you to services such as housing, food and clothing,

Where: At Inspiro Lilydale or we come to you. Time: By appointment. To book call Inspiro on 9028 0153.


 
HOW DO I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT?

Call us on  9028 0153 to book.
This service is supported by funding by from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.