Introduction What happens when you bring together Montessori principles; cultural activities; MACâ€™s 4 As cultural competence model and active, older people from diverse cultures in a safe, stimulating environment? A quiet revolution occurs, and itâ€™s called, CafÃ© 94. CafÃ© 94: utilises a collaborative, multicultural service delivery approach, meets the social needs of older people from Culturally and Linguistically (CALD) backgrounds; combining opportunities to maintain and enjoy oneâ€™s own cultural heritage, with that of other cultures; perhaps shaping community aged care service provision into the future? Methods The CafÃ© 94 model (a collaboration between South Australian CALD community groups, generalist organisations and MAC), is based on the vision that all older people from CALD backgrounds will lead the lifestyle of their choice in keeping with the Commonwealth Reablement, Health and Wellbeing aged and community care policies. Culturally targeted, responsive, consumer driven activities are but a few of the secret ingredients that feature in every session. Consumer Directed Care, Reablement, Health and Wellbeing concepts, Montessori principles in aged care and a Cultural Competency framework were combined and embedded in the planning and delivery of the program. Creating a culturally meaningful environment supports the participantsâ€™ confidence and freedom to engage at their own pace while doing activities that recognise individual cultural identities. Results All activities were devised in consultation with participants. Responsive and targeted cultural activities created a sense of belonging and mutual support, overcoming a sense of social isolation.