• Mental
    Health
  • Hospitality
  • Community
  • WSLARS / Day 2 Day Living

    Contact

    02 9806 1830

    E. wslars@parramattamission.org.au
    W. http://www.parramattamission.org.au

    First Floor,107 Macquarie Street Parramatta NSW 2124

    Both Western Sydney Leisure and Recreation Service (WSLARS) and Day 2 Day Living (D2DL) increase community participation by assisting people to:

    • Develop new skills or relearn old skills
    • Develop social networks and make new friendships
    • Participate in meaningful activities
    • Develop confidence
    • Access to a safe, non-judgmental place, where they feel accepted
    • Have the ability to have a meal with people
    • Have the ability to try different experiences and foods
    • Provide routine and structure
    • Identify and work towards individual goals
    • Be able to forget the stigma of society

    WSLARS / D2DL is a thriving hub of social activity consisting of both community and centre based activities and outings. The objectives of WSLARS / D2DL support programs is to focus on members goals and support needs as identified though one to one file reviews, suggestions collected from a suggestion box which clients can access freely, and program development where clients get to express what activities, educational opportunities, physical and social activities they would like to attend in up-coming programs.

    Open Hours
    Mon 9am-3.30pm
    Tue 9am-3.30pm
    Wed 9am-3.30pm
    Thu 9am-3.30pm
    Fri 9am-3.30pm
    Sat CLOSED
    Sun CLOSED

    Contact Us

    It is shown that WSLARS / D2DL provide a wide range of activities which include (but is not limited to):

    • Art, craft and creativity groups
    • Cooking and food preparation groups
    • Music, singing and karaoke groups
    • Light exercise and stretching groups
    • Trivia, bingo and educational activities
    • Basic computer workshops
    • Internet access and email set up workshops
    • Documentary discussion groups and movie activities
    • Member-run activities on site
    • Board game groups
    • Sewing groups
    • Social lunch and breakfasts
    • Gardening groups on site
    • Computer and internet access available
    • Meditation
    • Lunch and breakfast clubs
    • Cake decorating
    • Learning to tie dye
    • Jewellery making class’s
    • Women’s group
    • Gardening group
    • Photography
    • Men’s shed Workshops

    And activities provided to clients focused on a wide range of topics and skills and included:

    • Exercise physiologist workshops to focusing on improving personal health and wellness, healthy living education, and physical health
    • Budgeting and basic financial management workshops
    • Self-advocacy and ‘Peer Zone’ workshops provided by Uniting Recovery Consumer Representative
    • On and offsite and access to ‘Break Thru Employment’ to assist with employment and volunteering opportunities
    • Computer skills workshops to assist clients with differing levels of hardware and software knowledge
    • Financial counselling – a presentation delivered regarding financial advice, and opportunity for one on one support with a financial counsellor
    • Resume building, prevocational and vocational support workshops
    • Cooking workshops to advance skills in food preparation, cooking, and education around safe food handling techniques
    • Counsellor workshops encompassing a wide variety of subjects including, but not limited to: mental health, happiness, acceptance, barriers of living with a mental illness, how to open up.

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