What’s On Calendar

Information Sessions at Catalyst Foundation

Catalyst Foundation offers a range of seminars on a variety of topics. See What’s on this month!

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  • Be Scam Safe
    10:00 -11:30
    2020-03-03

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Learn how to protect yourself from online, phone and other scams, and hear what you can do to avoid fraud.

    Fee: $5.00 and includes coffee and tea.

    Call 8168 8776 for bookings

     

  • Tips for Travel with an iPad and other Tablets
    12:00 -13:30
    2020-03-03

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Use your Tablet/iPad both to plan your trip and as a great tool while you are away.

    Key learning outcomes:
    • Explore different travel apps
    • How to stay connected while travelling
    • How to Pre-load your eBooks and music
    • Keeping in touch with family and friends
    • Keeping a record of your trip – using your Tablet/iPad as a camera

    For booking tel. 81688776. Cost: $5/session (general public)
    FREE Internet and Wi-Fi available

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  • LGBTI+ Book Club
    13:00 -15:00
    2020-03-04

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    For everyone interested in reading and discussing books.

    First Wednesday of every month.

    For queries contact Lucy on 8168 8776

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  • Retirement Village Seminar
    10:00 -12:00
    2020-03-10

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Moving into a retirement village is a big step and involves a large financial commitment so it’s essential that you fully evaluate your options, understand the contract, the costs and benefits involved and the possible impact on your lifestyle.

    Key learning outcomes:
    • What to consider – To move or not to move?
    • What options are available in South Australia
    • Possible fees and charges and how they apply
    • Legislation and contracts – what they cover and don’t cover
    • Searching for a retirement village
    • What to look for – a housing design checklist.

    Cost: $5/session (general public)
    Bookings essential. please call Tel 8168 8776.

  • Financial Planning for Retirement
    12:30 -14:00
    2020-03-10

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Retiring from the workforce is a difficult step. Can you afford to do it? Do you have the right strategies in place? Understanding the financial impacts of retiring is important to know and plan for in advance. Making the most out of what you have and ensuring that you obtain any government support available to you can, help create a comfortable retirement.

    Key learning outcomes:
    • What level of income or savings is needed in retirement?
    • Strategies to improve your retirement income
    • How to choose a financial planner?
    • How the financial planning process works? What can you expect?
    • Centrelink – an overview of entitlements and eligibility requirements
    • Tips for working with Centrelink.

    Cost: $5/session (general public)
    Bookings essential. Please call Tel. 8168 8776

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  • Accessing Help at Home (CHSP) Seminar
    10:00 -12:00
    2020-03-17

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    It is important to have freedom of choice and support to live independently at home as you get older. In this seminar we discuss the different support service available to help you with your daily tasks, or specific needs.

    Key learning outcomes:

    • Understanding what services are available under the Commonwealth Home Support Program
    • Understanding what the eligibility criteria is for each level of service and the process to access the services
    • Learning about other Commonwealth Government funded services that may be appropriate for you

    Cost: $5/session (general public), includes coffee and tea. Call 8168 8776 for bookings.

  • Aged Care Fees and Charges Seminar
    12:30 -14:30
    2020-03-17

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    In this seminar, we discuss fees and charges which apply to consumers who enter residential aged care on or after 1 July 2014. Several common examples are shared and we have plenty of time for Q&A.

    Key learning outcomes:

    • How the costs of living in an aged care home are determined
    • What information is needed to assess costs in aged care
    • Who does the financial assessment
    • What options are available to pay the costs
    • What are the implications for Centrelink payments

    Call 8168 8776 for bookings. Cost: Free. 

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  • LGBTI+ Coffee Catch-up @ Lucia’s
    11:00 -12:00
    2020-03-19

    Adelaide Central Market, 44 – 60 Gouger St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Adelaide Central Market, 44 – 60 Gouger St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    For LGBTI+ people, friends and allies.

    Third Thursday of every month at Lucia’s Adelaide Central Market (south West edge).

    Look for the rainbow flag!

  • Harmony Day – Taste of Harmony, Around the World in 80 Spicies
    12:00 -13:00
    2020-03-19

    Around the World in 80 Spices

    One again this year We are taking part in A Taste of Harmony to recognise and celebrate the cultural diversity at Catalyst Foundation.

    Let’s all join by bringing a dish that represents our individual culture or background, or a culture we have a strong affinity with.

    We’ll get together for a delicious meal and have the chance to share stories.

    Catalyst Foundation Staff and Volunteers event.

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  • Estate Planning Seminar
    10:00 -12:00
    2020-03-24

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    It’s important to ensure your Will, Power of Attorney and Advance Care Directive are up-to-date and accurately reflect your wishes. This seminar will cut through the legal jargon, and will help you walk through all the important aspects of Estate Planning.

    Key learning outcomes:
    • The essential documents that make up your estate plan – Will, Advance Care Directive and Enduring Power of Attorney – and why you need them in place;
    • What happens if you die without a will?
    • What happens when someone dies – what is probate and when is it needed?

    Cost: $5/session (general public)
    Bookings essential. please call Tel 8168 8776.

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