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Jack Young Centre

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

JYC continues to maintain COVID safe protocols such as the use of hand sanitiser, 1.5 distancing, limited numbers in groups and the dining room, a COVID Marshall, etc.

You can find out more by emailing us or calling (08) 8406 8525.

View updates on the City of Salisbury’s response to COVID-19.

The Jack Young Centre (JYC) is a friendly, welcoming and accessible leisure centre for older people. The purpose built facilities are fully accessible, offering a unique blend of programs, activities and services.

Getting there

The Jack Young Centre is two minute walk from the Salisbury Interchange. A number of bus and train routes service this Interchange. A car park is available for Members' use. For details about public transport services and current timetables please visit the Adelaide Metro website.

Weekly program

Many of the social support groups have recommenced at the Jack Young Centre and the Para Hills Seniors Centre.

A list of the groups and programs can be found in the weekly program below. Don't hesitate to give us a call if you would like to know more about any particular group or program.

View the Jack Young Centre and Pine Lakes weekly program

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Meals at the Jack Young Centre

Jack's Café at the Jack Young Centre has a positive reputation for providing freshly prepared nutritious, affordable and tasty meals including traditional home-cooked style meals, soups and desserts.

We are currently providing the following, which is in response to the COVID-19 situation.

  • Our dine-in service is available from 12 noon to 1pm daily Monday to Friday. Please pre-order and pre-book from 8.30am daily as numbers are limited to 50 people per day. View the dine-in menu here.
  • Dine-in, take-away and frozen meals are available for current Salisbury Senior members or any senior residents or people with disabilities Monday to Friday. Refer to menu offerings below.


Our dine-in service is available from 12 noon to 1 pm daily Monday to Friday.

Please pre-order and pre-book from 8.30am daily as numbers are limited to 50 people per day. View the dine-in menu here.

Fresh meals for take-away (Monday to Friday)

Fresh meals can be pre-ordered using the dine-in menu or specials below.

November specials

Note: meals marked with an asterisk * are not available in small size or ** for freezing.

1 to 5 Nov 8 to 12 Nov 15 to 19 Nov 22 to 26 Nov 29 Nov to 3 Dec
Soup - Pumpkin Soup - Cabbage, bacon, and potato Soup - Beef and vegetable Soup - Chunky vegetable Soup - Broccoli, spinach, and potato
Garlic prawns (with rice) Chicken mignon Butter chicken pie Mushroom pie Tuna mornay
Steak Diane Beef and herb meatballs Savoury mince BBQ chicken wrap*** Vietnamese coconut caramel chicken
Roast – Pork Roast – Beef Roast - Lamb Roast - Rolled roast chicken Roast - Corned beef
Most meals will be served with salad or vegetables. Available sauces: Plain gravy, mushroom gravy or garlic sauce

For same-day pickup, please call the Jack Young Centre before 11.30am and collect prior to 2pm.

  • When collecting, please observe social distancing and good hygiene guidelines.
  • For all orders or enquiries call 8406 8525 or email

Frozen meals (Monday to Friday)

  • Drop-in and select frozen meals between 10am and 2pm on weekdays
    * Salisbury Senior Members or vulnerable members of the public aged 65+ or a representative can drop in to pick up and choose from a wide variety of frozen meals.
    * Please bring a membership card or Seniors Card to assist us with identification.
  • Pre-order up to a weeks’ worth of frozen meals by calling JYC. These can be collected later in the week during pick up times or you can call the centre to organise an alternate pick up time.
  • When collecting meals, please observe social distancing and good hygiene guidelines.
  • For all pre-orders or enquiries call 8406 8525 or email

Cost and payments

  • Cost of all dine-in meals are $7 for subsidised customers and $8.50 for non-subsidised. Take-away container fee applies. Soups and desserts are $3 each.
  • If possible, please bring the correct change or use our credit card tap and go service.


Seniors Centre Membership gives you access to three senior centres.

  • Jack Young Centre - 2 Orange Ave, Salisbury
  • Para Hills Seniors Centre - Para Hills Community Hub, Wilkinson Rd, Para Hills
  • Pine Lakes Centre - 16 Homestead Place, Parafield Gardens.

You can visit the centre and try the activities before deciding to become a member.

Any members aged 65+ and registered with My Aged Care can access subsidised meals and activities.

The membership period aligns with the financial year July - June each year and a yearly membership fee ($10) applies to those who attend programs at the centre.

Participants also pay a weekly participant fee of $3-$7 depending on the program.

The centre is set-up for independent people. People requiring support / assistance to attend a group or use the facilities of the centre will need to be supported by a carer or support person. Agency workers referring a client to the centre need to liaise with the Coordinator Wellbeing Programs on 8406 8251 as early as possible as there is a set referral process.

People who are not members can still access fresh take-away meals and/or frozen meals at Jack's Café.

Other services for seniors

Staff can also give you information about help at home through Home Assist and the Housing Support Program.

Home Assist services have been extended to assist all senior residents with essential services during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Please contact Home Assist on 8406 8225 to discuss your requirements.

For more information, go to the Home Assist page or the Housing Support Program page.


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