Within the Town of Claremont there are a range of services and activities for seniors, young people and families.
Meals on Wheels
The Claremont Meals on Wheels Centre is located behind the Claremont Police Station at 288 Stirling Highway, Claremont.
Meals are delivered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday to the residents of the Town of Claremont; and on all public holidays with the exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day.
The meals are delivered by over 100 wonderful volunteer drivers and helpers. As this service is coordinated by the City of Stirling they are always looking for volunteers in order to provide this essential service. If you are interested in accessing or volunteering for the Meals on Wheels service, please contact the City of Stirling on (08) 9205 7113.
SHINE Community Services
SHINE Community Services is jointly funded by the Towns of Claremont, Mosman Park and Cottesloe and the Shire of Peppermint Grove, along with the State Government's HACC program. Their services cater for seniors, younger people with disabilities, and carers of both groups. Services are designed to help people to continue to live in their own homes. SHINE aims to promote independence by helping clients find new ways of performing tasks and by only carrying out tasks which people are physically unable to perform themselves, as well as promoting well-being and an active social life. Some of the services which assist clients in their homes and the community include:
• Art Class
• Canasta Group
• Computer/ Tablet Class
• Domestic Assistance
• Exercise Classes
• Garden Maintenance
• Handyman Help
• In House events including Afternoon Teas, Lunches, Entertainment
• Leisure Outings
• Meal Preparation
• Personal Care
• Respite Care
• Scrabble Group
• Shopping Bus
• Social Club
• Social Support
For further information please contact SHINE on (08) 9253 5555 or click here.
West Coast Community Centre
West Coast Community Centre is situated at the Grove Precinct, 1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove.
The centre provides a range of classes, tours and social activities with a nominal charge for each lesson. Membership costs are minimal and there is a concession for Senior Citizens and Health Care Card holders.
For more information phone the centre on (08) 9286 8676 or visit www.westcoastcommunity.com.au
Claremont Cruisers Walking Group
The Town of Claremont, in conjunction with the Heart Foundation, coordinates a local walk every Thursday morning for seniors and locals in the community.
Walking is a great form of physical activity. It helps to reduce stress, be more alert, have a healthier body, and build strong relationships. Walking is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels; it can be done anywhere; and it's free.
The Claremont Cruisers Walking Group meets on Thursday mornings at 7.30am at the below two alternative locations and walks:
- River walk - meet at Town of Claremont administration building for a walk towards the Swan River
- Lake walk - meet at Lake Claremont (Golf Club)
If you're interested in joining the Claremont Cruisers Walking Group, please contact the Town on 9285 4300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Claremont Community Hub & Library provides an amazing array of activities for children from infants to primary school children.
Child Health Centres
Parents and their infants are welcome at the Peppermint Grove Child Health Centre. This centre is funded by the Town of Claremont, as well as Cottesloe, Mosman Park, and Peppermint Grove councils.
The Child Health Centre offers the following services:
- Parenting Groups: New Parent Groups and Introduction to Solids sessions. for enquiries and bookings please contact administration on 9347 6900.
- Drop-in-Sessions on Wednesday mornings from 9am – 11am.
- Development assessments at 6-8 weeks, 3-4 months, 8 months and 18 months.
- 3-year-old assessments for any concerns
- Universal child health checks
- You are welcome to speak to your child Health Nurse about:
- Sleep and settling
- Introducing solids
- Childhood illnesses
- Adjustment to parenting (mums and dads!)
- Postnatal depression
- Play and Development
In conjunction with Child and Adolescent Community Health, the Child Health Centre runs a free immunisation clinic on the first Wednesday of every month from 9.30am to 12.30pm.
All immunisations are:
- Available as per the WA Immunisation Schedule
- No appointment is necessary
For enquiries, please call 9321 1312.