We want your help to make Brimbank the most thriving, connected and healthy community it can be.
Brimbank mental health and wellbeing local, a new mental health and wellbeing service delivered by cohealth, provides people in Brimbank with immediate and free mental health and wellbeing support.
To make this and future services even better, we want to know:
Tell us what it is like to access mental health and wellbeing support in Brimbank today and/or how you want it to be in the future.
Register to be a community designer and:
This year you can get involved in:
When you register, you can decide what activities you want to get involved in.
Resources for Community designers
When you register as a community designer we will email or post a welcome pack to you. It covers what you need to know to get started and introduces our project and service.
Anyone who lives, works or studies in the City of Brimbank.
Yes. You will be paid you for the time you take to share your experiences or contribute. This will be $40 – $100 depending on the activity you are involved in.
You can change your mind anytime and ask us to remove your registration by emailing us email@example.com.
Service Design workshops
We’d like to talk to people about their experiences and ideas for mental health services in the Brimbank area. Interviews will last between 1 – 1.5hrs. We will run ask questions about:
You will get a $60 Coles or Woolworths gift card for completing a session.
From late April onwards
Come and visit our new space in Sunshine for a community tour run by a Brimbank Local staff member. This is a great opportunity to learn about the new service in action and share ideas.
Social Prescribing pilot – Older people 65+ with a migrant background
Health professionals sometimes recommend non-medical activities to support health and wellbeing. This is called social prescribing. It may include things like joining a walking group or a cooking class. We are looking to trial ‘social prescribing’ with older adults from migrant backgrounds in the Brimbank area. If that is you or someone you know, please register to take part. We’ll keep you informed of:
If you want to talk with us about the pilot contact Liv on 0408 769 565.
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.