Social Groups for Older people

Coffee and Chat Groups

The aim of these groups is to increase social inclusion for tenants of sheltered housing and also within the community by nurturing an inclusive community and helping to develop friendships and building social networks.  The groups meet informally, build on their confidence, encourage companionship and increase their social inclusion with tenants of sheltered housing and other local older people in the community.  The Older People’s Development Team currently support the following social groups:

Elgin - Gurness Circle

This is a coffee & chat group who meet weekly on a Monday morning from 10.00am until 12 noon.  For more information contact Bill on Tel: 01343 549578 or Nora on Tel: 01343 569000.  Alternatively, please contact The Older People’s Development Team on Tel: 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Elgin - South College House

This is a coffee & chat group who meet weekly on a Monday morning from 10.30am until 12 noon.  For more information contact the Older People’s Development Team on Tel: 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Sheltered Housing Social Groups

The aim of these groups is to increase social inclusion for tenants of Sheltered Housing and other local older people by nurturing an inclusive community and helping to develop friendships and building social networks.  The Older People’s Development Team currently support the following social groups:

Buckie - Burnside Court, Buckpool

This group are known as “The Good Companions” and meet weekly on a Monday afternoon from 2.00pm until 4.00pm.  For more information please contact the Older People’s Development Tam on Tel: 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Buckie - Hanover Court, Newlands Lane

This group is known as "The Happy Hanovers" and meet on a Wednesday afternoon from 2-4pm. For more information please contact the Older People’s Development Tam on Tel: 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Dufftown - Aigan Court

This group meet weekly on a Tuesday afternoon from 1.30pm until 3.30pm.  For more information please contact the Older People’s Development Team on Tel: 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Elgin - Netherport

This group are known as “The Young Ones” and meet weekly on a Monday afternoon from 1.30pm until 3.30pm.  For more information please contact The Older People’s Development Tam on Tel:01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Elgin - Gurness Circle 

This group are known as “The Jolly Mixtures” and meet weekly on a Wednesday from 1.30pm until 3.30pm.  For more information please contact the Older People’s Development Team on Tel: 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Elgin - Westpark Court Sheltered Housing

This group meet fortnightly on a Thursday morning from 10.30am until 11.45am. For more information please contact the Community Wellbeing Development Team on Tel: 01343563510 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Fochabers - Milnescroft

This group are known as “Milnescroft Buddies” and meet weekly on a Monday afternoon from 2.00pm until 4.00pm.  For more information please contact the Older People’s Development Team on Tel: 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Forres - Leys Road

This group meet weekly on a Tuesday morning from 10.30am until 12 noon.  For more information please contact the Older People’s Development Team on Tel: 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Keith - Taylor Court

This group meet every 2nd Tuesday morning from 10.00am until 12 noon.  For more information please contact The Older People’s Development Team on Tel: 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

Portgordon

Luncheon Club followed by Social Group. This group meet weekly on a Tuesday from 12 noon until 2.00pm.  For more information please contact the Older People’s Development Team on Tel; 01343 567093 or Email - CWDevelopmentTeam@moray.gov.uk

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