Groups for Adult Women with Mental Illness

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

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Connecting Women Outdoors (Day Trips)

10am – 4pm Friday

Join us monthly as we venture into local parks for a short bushwalk, sightseeing and plenty of time to relax and socialize over a cafe lunch.


Please wear walking shoes. Bring a small backpack, water and a raincoat. Lunch provided.

March 22Werribee Park & little river bird hide
April 26Stevenson’s Falls, Forrest
May 31Inverleigh nature reserve & Winchelsea
June 28Torquay walk & op shops
July 26Anglesea river walk
August 30Geelong Botanic Gardens & Pako St
September 27Aireys inlet Wildflowers
October 25Saint Leonards / Edwards Point 
November 29Ocean Grove Nature Reserve
December 20Bellarine Foodie Tour

Adventure Outdoors – Women Only (Day Trips)

10am – 4pm Wednesday

A monthly group for women who want to explore a variety of outdoor adventure activities including rock climbing, abseiling, kayaking, bushwalking, mountain bike riding and bushcraft.


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

March 13Rail trail bike ride Drysdale
April 10Barwon River paddle
May 8Abseiling at Big Rock
June 12Mountain bike ride You Yangs
July 10Brisbane Ranges bushwalk
August 14Cross country ski Lake Mountain (extended hours, 6am-6pm $750)
September 11Indoor rock climbing
October 9Orienteering / navigation training
November 13Bushwalk Werribee Gorge
December 11Outdoor rock climbing Staughton Vale

Connecting Women Outdoors Retreats

March, June, September and December

Spending time in nature is good for the soul! Add a few likeminded people and it’s a whole lot of fun too. Retreat and relax for 3 days (2 nights) at the best holiday destinations Victoria has to offer. 


Accommodation, food, activities and transport provided. You may like to bring some spending money for shopping.

March 6-8Gellibrand, Otways
June 5-7Dandenong Ranges 
September 4-6Halls Gap 
December 4-6Mornington Peninsula

Example cost of day trips:

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

  • 50 kilometers: $50.00

Total Cost: $282.54

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

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