Corpus Christi Community’s door is always open. Walking through it is a result of your life not turning out as planned. Job losses, family disputes, illness and sheer bad luck – these can all be the reason that you might look to our Community. Here is just a small collection of the stories of the men who have come to call our community their home over the last 46 years and how their lives have changed.
Corpus Christi Community, Greenvale is a residential care facility that provides accommodation and support to older men, over the age of 50 with a history of homelessness, addiction or complex health needs. We offer a fresh start for a life that’s safe, secure, independent,and part of a vibrant comunity.
Join our family of residents, and enjoy a friendly, supportive and active environment, and a home to support you as you grow older. Regardless of your past experience of homelessness, family breakdown or addiction, Corpus Christi Community, Greenvale works with you to celebrate your value and contribution amongst like-minded men, and the wider community.
Corpus Christi Community, Greenvale offers:
- Secure, affordable long term accommodation
- 24 hours a day, 7 days a week residential care for men
- Social, wellness and mental health support.
- Individualised recreational and lifestyle activities.
- Programs and assistance for residents who wish to cease, or minimise alcohol consumption.
- On-site medical clinic and specialised care staff.
- Spiritual guidance and pastoral care
Recreation & Lifestyle
A wide range of organised entertainment and activities will help you get to know our enthusiastic staff, volunteers and other residents, and to build friendships that will be with you for life. You can enjoy a wide range of activities including gardening, games, bingo, dancing, arts and crafts, in-house movies plus regular excursions to a range of new and interesting locations such as zoos and museums. Our connections provide opportunities for you to volunteer your skills for local charities and community groups, or you’re welcome to help our with a range of duties at our community.
Residents of Corpus Christi Community, Greenvale have their own a private room with access to a communal kitchen and bathroom, lounge and recreational areas. We also offer a range of facilities for you to enjoy including a library, gym, recreational centre with internet access, theatrette and a chapel.
Buildings at Corpus Christi Community, Greenvale are surrounded by spacious gardens as well as communal gardens where our residents enjoy growing a wide variety of plants as well as fruit and vegetables.
Our team is committed to helping you tackle health, relationship and lifestyle challenges, in a supportive and non-judgmental way. You’ll have access to a great range of medical professionals through Corpus Christi Community, Greenvale’s existing relationships with health care providers, including experienced doctors, physios, podiatrists, psychologists and counsellors. We also offer addiction management and support which is available to residents who wish to cease or minimise their alcohol consumption or tobacco use.
At Corpus Christi Community, Greenvale, our team supports you to find meaning and hope in your own life. Spiritual guidance at Corpus Christi Community, Greenvale is available to you regardless of your personal beliefs. This guidance centers on how you connect to yourself, to others, and to your community, and we offer both religious and secular opportunities for all our residents to question and explore their lives
Whether you’re living or working at our community, or are a relative of a resident, pastoral care can provide you with support and companionship during times of loneliness, anxiousness, fear or ill health. When you need affirmation and support to make life-changing decisions, or if you are approaching the end of life’s journey, pastoral care provides a caring, understanding and confidential shoulder to lean on.
Enjoy your new lifestyle while living close to nature at our tranquil urban bush location 25 kilometres north of the city. You’ll still be handy to public transport, shops and the services of Melbourne’s northern suburbs, so you can stay in touch with the people and places that are important to you.
Father John Martis
Tony has more than 40 years operational and executive experience covering governance, finance, budgeting, risk management and organizational development. For the last 20 years Tony has worked in the NFP sector as Director of Corporate Services at CatholicCare Melbourne (13 years) and Diabetes Australia Victoria (7 years).
Tom is a member of the CCCG Governance Sub-Committee and has previously sat on the Finance Sub-Committee.
He also sits on the Board of Kids' Own Publishing, a not-for-profit arts organisation which promotes literacy by publishing books written by kids, for kids and their communities.