Good health and wellbeing are important for everyone, but we know that not everyone has the same opportunity to live a healthy life.
A healthy body and mind are important for everyone.
Health promotion supports people to improve their health.
If we want to have a healthy community, we need to have:
We work with community members to design, develop, and deliver projects. The community groups we work with experience more challenges than others. We want to create fair and long-term change in these communities that improves their health and highlights their strengths.
We work with a range of community groups, including.
cohealth receives funding from the Department of Health to do health promotion work. The work we are funded to do reflects the Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2019-23. We work across Melbourne’s north and west, focusing on areas like Maribyrnong, Melbourne, Yarra, and Moonee Valley.
We get our key priorities from the Department of Health. These are the main areas we focus on. Currently, our key priorities are:
Our health promotion strategy explains why and how we will work with others to achieve healthier communities. Read our 2015 -2025 strategy here.
For more information on our current projects read our Health Promotion Action Plan 2023-24.
Click here for past Health Promotion Action Plans and Reports.
We know we can’t do everything on our own, so we partner with a range of different groups. Currently, we are working with:
Are you a community group with a health promotion idea or want to get involved with a project? Do you want more information about health promotion?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
cohealth is a not-for-profit community health organisation. We provide essential health and support services in Melbourne’s CBD, and northern and western suburbs.