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Wilfred & Hunter

Umbrella Dementia Cafe,
Blackburn, Melbourne

Our first cafe!  The Umbrella Dementia Cafes, Blackburn is where it all began and has been operating every month since the 25th October 2016, welcoming couples and individuals living in the community who have been diagnosed with a dementia disease.


We look forward to welcoming new people to our group every month and look forward to running this cafe twice monthly beginning in April!  See program dates below.


This Blackburn Cafe will also be our dynamic learning centre for all new partnering organisations wishing to start a dementia cafe in their area.  Please contact director Kirsty Porter on email

 Go to our About page to read how we do it..... 



If you’d to come, or you know someone who might like to know more about what we do, please complete the RSVP form at the bottom of the page.  




Function Room 2,
One. Community Church,
184 Surrey Road, Blackburn, VIC 3130  (see map at bottom of page).
Lots of parking, disability friendly and non-faith bias.



First Tuesday of each month from 10am - 12 noon. 

Third Tuesday of every month from 10am - 12 noon 

Download the PDF for the 2019 cafe dates



Individuals, couples and families living in the community living with with early to mid-onset dementia (all types).  As we are a social group and safety is a priority for us, it is important a family care-parter comes along and joins in the fun.  

(Carers to stay with full responsibility for the person living with dementia).

 Care & Health Professionals - invitation only.



The program is designed by all the individuals and couples who attend based on their own interest and lifestyles.  



One. Community Church - $10 per couple or $15 per family (incl. 4 adults and 2 children under 8) (morning tea provided) 



Please let us know you’d like to attend so we can make your experience as positive as possible.   Please complete the contact form below if you are interested in attending or finding out more about the Blackburn Cafe at One. Community Church. 

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 Each café is proudly sponsored by One. Community Church  & Flowers donated by Wilfred & Hunter


Cafe updates, notices, photos and videos on our facebook page Umbrella Dementia Cafes