Groups for Adults with Mental Illness

Who are these groups for? Adults who have a psychiatric disability.

Connect Outdoors (Day Trips)

10am – 4pm Friday (Weekly)

Spending time in nature is good for the soul! Add a few like minded people and it’s a whole lot of fun too. Join us for a cafe coffee, short nature walk, sightseeing and a nutritious lunch.


Please wear walking shoes, bring a water bottle and a hat.

May 3Surf Coast Walk – Pt Impossible to Torquay
May 10Surf Coast Walk – Pt Danger to Jan Juc
May 17Otway Fly Adventure Day
May 24Surf Coast Walk – Jan Juc to Bells Beach
May 31Surf Coast Walk – Southside to Iron Bark Basin
June 7Eastern Beach / Botanic Gardens
June 14Inverleigh River
June 21Melbourne Museum / Carlton Gardens
June 28Currawong Falls / Split Point Lighthouse
July 5Forrest / Lake Elizabeth
July 12You Yangs / Branding Yard
July 19Ballarat Wildlife Park
July 26Brisbane Ranges / Burchell Trail
August 2Surf Coast Walk – Aireys Inlet to Urquharts Bluff
August 9Surf Coast Walk – Urquharts Bluff to Pt Roadknight
August 16Melbourne Botanic Gardens / Koorie Heritage Trust Gallery
August 23Surf Coast Walk – Pt Roadknight to Anglesea
August 30Surf Coast Walk – Anglesea to Pt Addis

Adventure Outdoors (Day Trips)

10am – 4pm Wednesday (monthly) 

A group for nature loving adventure enthusiasts. Each month a different activity and venue. Come and try kayaking, bush walking, bike riding, skiing, rock climbing and abseiling.


Please bring lunch, snacks, water, a backpack, waterproof jacket and clothing suitable to the activity.

February 7Kayaking Painkalak Creek
March 6Lorne waterfall adventure / swim
April 3Barwon River kayaking
May 1You Yangs mountain bike ride
June 5Indoor rock climbing
July 3Brisbane Ranges bushwalk
August 7Cross country ski Lake Mountain (extended hours, 6am-6pm $750)
September 4Bellarine Rail Trail ride
October 2Abseiling You Yangs Big Rock
November 6Bushwalk Werribee Gorge
December 4Outdoor rock climbing Staughton Vale

Example session cost:

Group Activities in the Community – 1:2 – Weekday – TTP [04_102_0136_6_1_T] $33.22/hr

  • 6-hours of Service Delivery: $199.32
  • 1-hour of Non-Face-To-Face Services (group planning and equipment preparation): $33.22

Group Activity Based Transport [04_591_0136_6_1] $1/km

  • 30 kilometres: $30.00

Total Cost: $262.54

Cost will vary to reflect accurate km travelled (shared equally between participants).

Book now using the intake form (PDF version | Word Version).