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Active Ageing Centres

Description

These centres offer opportunities for older adults to remain physically, mentally and socially active. The Active Ageing Centres enable older adults to meet people their age and enjoy themselves during the activities organised. Each centre offers a varied program of activities which include talks, outings, a variety of games and lifelong learning programs. Apart from promoting socialisation and entertainment, these centres are hubs where the individual can learn in an informal way and share their skills with others.
 

Eligibility

·        Persons aged 60 years and over. These Centres are not equipped to cater for the needs of persons with a high dependency level
·        Applications will be considered on an individual basis
 

What you’ll get  

·       The opportunity to meet new people and/or old friends in a friendly atmosphere, where one can both relax and engage in creative, social, physical, and educational activities.
·       Educational talks on various topics, and a variety of sessions which include physical exercises, dancing, crafts, first aid, IT, and even intergenerational activities where both students and the elderly are invited to interact and share experiences.
·       The opportunity to engage in outdoor activities, including cultural outings.

Required Documents

·        Completed application form
·        Signed Declaration Form

Fees and Charges 

 Per Person:
once weekly
€2.33
 
twice weekly
€3.49
 
3 times weekly
€4.66
 
4 or 5 times weekly
€5.82
 
 
 Per Couple:
once weekly
€3.50
 
twice weekly
€5.82
 
3 times weekly
€8.16
 
4 or 5 times weekly
€10.48
 
  
 Per person (if residing at a Home for the Elderly):
once weekly
€1.17
twice weekly
€2.33
3 times weekly
€3.50
4 or 5 times weekly
€4.66
 

How to apply

You can apply Online – MT - EN
You can download an Application Form – MT - EN
 
Alternatively, you can also call at Ċentru Servizz Anzjan, 3, Old Mint Street Valletta and apply there.
 
t: +356 22788800 |  e: aaccd-services.mfss@gov.mt
 

Additional Information

There are 21 Active Ageing Centres in Malta:
 
Mellieħa
Triq il-Wied, Mellieħa  MLH 1252
21524245
St.Paul’s Bay
c/o Kunsill Lokali, Triq San Pawl, San Pawl il-Baħar  SPB 3411
21584746
Mosta
Triq il-Kurat Schembri, Mosta  MST 1175
21418197
Mġarr
c/o  Kunsill Lokali, 22, Triq Sir Harry Luke, Mġarr  MGR 1501
21571424
Dingli
Triq il-Parroċċa, Dingli  DGL 1032
21453479
Siġġiewi
Ċentru Ċiviku, 18, Pjazza San Nikola, Siġġiewi  SGW 1073
21460715
Naxxar
Ċentru Ċiviku, Vjal il-21 ta' Settembru, Naxxar  NXR 1018
21424447
Sliema
119, Triq Santa Marija, Sliema  SLM 1107
21345650
St.Venera
53, Triq il-Karmelitani, St Venera  SVR 1725
21472111
B’Kara
Ċentru Ċiviku, Triq Tumas Fenech, B'Kara  BKR 2526
21482328
Msida
c/o Kunsill Lokali, Pjazza Menqa, Msida  MSD 9090
21324451
Qormi
c/o Kunsill Lokali, 390, Triq il-Vitorja, Qormi  QRM 2504
21440995
Luqa
Triq il-Ġdida, Luqa  LQA 1558
21678132
St Lucia
c/o Ġnien is-Serenita`, Triq il-Peprin, Sta. Luċija
       21678132
Żurrieq
Triq l-Imqabba, Żurrieq  ZRQ 1079
21640237
Kirkop
c/o Kunsill Lokali, 31, Triq San Benedittu, Kirkop  KKP 1243
21640948
Safi
Dar il-Kunsill, Triq l-Iskola, Safi  SFI 1404
21647057
Żejtun
Triq San Tumas, Żejtun  ZTN 4023
21805847
B’Buġia
Triq B'Buġia, B'Buġia  BBG 1507
21658608
Ħamrun
22, Triq il-Franġiskani, Ħamrun  HMR 1123
21221675
Bormla
Pjazza Santa Margerita, Bormla  BML 1201
21664777
  
The Active Ageing and Community Care Directorate also set up 6 other Active Ageing Centres with a totally new concept.  These Centres are being run in collaboration with Local Councils and other entities, and focus mainly on lifelong learning.  We currently have 4 such Centres in Malta, and 2 in Gozo:
 
Paola (Local Council)
Casal Paola, Ġnien Pawlu Boffa, Triq il-Knisja, Paola.
    T:   21664066
Swieqi (Local Council)
Swieqi Local Council, Civic Centre. Triq  G. Bessiera, Swieqi.
    T:   21373939
Gżira (Local Council)
283, Flat 1 Triq D’Argens, Gżira.
T:   21341034
Floriana, Senior Citizens
Ċentru t’Anzjanità Attiva, 47, Saint Publius Street, Floriana.
M:  79053031
Xewkija, Gozo
Soċjetà Filarmonika Prekursura San Ġwann, Triq Santa Katerina, Xewkija.
T:   22788832
Taċ-Ċawla, Gozo
Ċentru Ragħaj It-Tajjeb, Dr. Anton Tabone Street, taċ-Ċawla Għawdex.
T:   22788832