Indigenous

There is a range of community, social, health, accommodation and support services available for Indigenous Australians and Torres Strait Islanders. The services below can support you with individual issues and help you to connect with other indigenous young people and with the community.

Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place

What: Community based organisation supporting the Indigenous community of the eastern suburbs. Includes a homework group, youth holiday programs and a team who can assist with health enquires and referral needs.
Where: 3 Croydon Way, Croydon 3136
Hours: Mon to Fri, 9am – 5pm
Cost: Free
Web: www.mmigp.org.au
Phone: 9725 2166

Aboriginal Hostels Ltd

What: Provides temporary accommodation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and has established a network of hostels across Australia. Each night beds are available in the following categories: Transient, Homeless, Substance Use Rehab, Tertiary education and aged care.
Where: Level 11, 167-169 Queen Street, Melbourne
Phone: 9642 2775

Victorian Aboriginal Youth Sport and Recreation Co-op Ltd

What: Community based organisation that exists to provide opportunities, empower, support and encourage Koori participation in sport and recreation at all levels.
Where: 413a High Street, Northcote Victoria

Phone: 9482 7799       
E-mail: vaysr@bigpond.com

Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association Ltd

What: VACSAL is a statewide community services organisation for Aboriginal people and has youth, community and family support programs.
Where: 171 Smith Street, Fitzroy
Contact: 9416 4266

Indigenous Health Team - Yarra Valley Community Health Service

What: Home and Community Care (HACC), indigenous health worker, play group, occasional care, health screening, health promotion, client services, Youth Support - primary to secondary school transition, psychiatric outreach support services, community development, indigenous family violence worker.
Where: Shop 305-307 Maroondah Highway, Healesville, VIC
Hours: 8.30 - 5pm Mon-Fri 
Web: www.easternhealth.org.au
Phone: 5957 1100

     Further Help:

  • Aboriginal Affairs Victoria 9208 3333
  • Koori Community Alcohol and Drug Resource Centre 9481 2666
  • Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (Fitzroy/Northcote) 9419 3000
  • Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (Fitzroy) 1800 064 865
  • Aboriginal Advancement League 9480 6377
  • Children’s Koori Court  9419 3888
  • Ngwala Willumbong Co-operative Ltd 9510 3233


Web:


www.viyac.org.au
www.indigenousfellowship.net.au
www.vals.org.au
www.koorieheritagetrust.com