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Penumbra Centre Inc.The Penumbra Centre in Ringwood

Learn a new skill
Make friends
Get involved in your community
Keep active
Be creative with art
Make a necklace or bracelet
Have a cuppa and chat about your day
Stimulate your mind with puzzles and word games Grow a plant
Go for walk with friends
Sing and dance at some of our outings
Catch a fish

Penumbra Centre – Be Creative, Laugh with Friends  -  Live Well  -  A Person Centred Service  History
The definition of the word Penumbra is, “The fringe region of half shadow resulting from the partial obstruction of light.” Penumbra Centre Inc. was originally established in Heathmont in 1978 as a day centre for adults with vision impairment, hence the name as described above.  

Catering for the needs of Community The nature of our service has broadened over the years and we now offer services to a diverse cross section of our community including the aged, people with sensory impairment, intellectual disability, brain injury and mental health disorders.
We provide a fun and stimulating day for our members in a safe and caring environment.  Activities include art and craft, painting, mosaic, knitting, quizzes and word games, and lots more, member choose which social outings they would enjoy during the term. The Shed program includes a blokes gardening groups on Tuesday and walking locally to keep fit plus the arts.

Developing and Growing
The Programs constantly undergoes changes to reflect members’ interest and abilities. Program activities are developed each term with members involved in planning and making choices about our person centred service. We work with each member to achieve her or his goals throughout the year. Programs that will be developed in the next twelve months Computers - visual arts/photography. We operate on Tuesdays from 10 till 1, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 till 3, during the school terms. For more information you can call us on 9879-9999

Craft featured at the Penumbra CentreWe operate on Tuesdays from 10 till 1, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 til 3, during the school terms.

For more information you can call us on 9879-9999  Or check out our website www.penumbracentre.com.au

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