Aboriginal Health – community based services

Monash Health Community works closely with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to improve health outcomes and the wellbeing of community members.

Our programs provide a range of primary health care services to these communities. We can provide one-on-one care or work with groups.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Clients with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background
  • There are no catchment or boundary restrictions

Cost

  • No cost

Our Services

Access and Support Worker

The Access and Support workers offers support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people accessing care to maintain their health, wellbeing and independence. This includes navigating the My Aged Care and NDIS service system, in addition to transportation to appointments and accessing General Practice Services.

Healthy Koori Kids Program

Healthy Koori Kids service for Aboriginal children aged 0-18 years who are at risk of entering, or are in out-of-home care. The service offers a multidisciplinary team of skilled professionals consisting of a paediatrician, paediatric psychologist, speech therapist, oral hygienist and Aboriginal Health Workers, providing a fortnightly clinic to address children’s health needs.

Dental (Community)

Monash Health Dental Services provide dental treatment under the guidelines of Dental Health Services Victoria. We provide dental care to eligible health care or pension card holders and their dependants.

Aboriginal Health Service flier

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