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Sumner Bays Union Trust

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Sumner Bays Union Trust
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57 Nayland Street
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57 Nayland Street
(03) 3764020
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Eddie Hayes - (03) 376-4020
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Sumner Bays Union Trust offers a range of initiatives in order to build strong communities in Sumner and Redcliffs. A particular focus is on combating social isolation among seniors in this area.
Community Group Types
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Health and Disability Support Groups and Contacts No Our community development worker's role is broad ranging in approach and if a need for health and disability support groups to be developed is identified, we would certainly consider doing so.
Community Organisations Yes Sumner Bays Union Trust is a registered charitable trust.
Relationship and Counselling Services No Our community development worker will support those who need to attend such services although we do not provide these ourselves.
Fitness and Recreation Yes We provide opportunities for social interaction, and we are working on providing community education opportunities. In addition, we have started a community garden and food forest in Sumner.
Church/Religious Group No We work in partnership with the Port Hills Uniting Parish; we are, however, a separate secular entity in our own right.We work in partnership with a number of community groups, including church groups.
Updated: 7 Dec 2015
Coffee & Conversation group: meets every Thursday 10.30 am - 12 noon at the St John's Uniting Church hall on Augusta Street, Redcliffs

Sumner-van Asch Community Garden: Working bees are held every Tuesday, 9 am - 12 pm. Contact Kathryn Newbery 027 6766100
Food Forest working bees are held regularly.

Craft Group: Every Thursday, 1 - 3 pm, at 1 Bayview Road, Redcliffs

Computing @ Redcliffs: Contact Lydia for more information 326-5601

Sumner Tea & Talk Group from 10.30 - 11.30 am every Monday morning at the old school hall kitchen on Wiggins Street.

The Bridge2rocks Timebank is up and running and available to local seniors. Check it out here: http://bridge2rocks.timebanks.org/

We published the 2015 edition of the Redcliffs Community Directory in October 2015.
Updated: 7 Mar 2016
Special Features
Special Features
All Sumner Bays Union Trust initiatives welcome seniors.

Updated: 21 May 2009
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Dutch No We have had Dutch people attend our Coffee & Conversation group and hold stalls at the Sumner Art & Craft Market
English Yes
German No A native speaker of German has often attended Coffee & Conversation.
Updated: 15 Apr 2009
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Club/Drop in Centre No No No Coffee & Conversation group: Meets 10.30 am - 12 noon every Thursday in the Redcliffs Community Shed, 99c Main Road, Redcliffs.
Visiting Service No No No We link with Age Concern and are very happy to refer people to their Accrediting Visitor Service
Activities/Exercise Programme No No No Redcliffs Community Garden is open to all. Contact our office for details of our next meeting. Sumner-van Asch Community Garden is open to all.
Updated: 5 Nov 2013