Help improve Brimbank services

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We want your help to make Brimbank the most thriving, connected and healthy community it can be.

 
Brimbank 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:  

  • what the Brimbank community needs  
  • what already exists in Brimbank  
  • how we can link services to improve access and support.    

How you can help  

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 advisor and:   

  • share your experiences and ideas  
  • make connections with others   
  • give back to your community by helping design better services.    

Over the next 12 months you can get involved in:  

  • interviews or conversations about your experiences   
  • drop in design and feedback sessions at local events.  

When you register, you can decide what activities you want to get involved in. The first activity begins in November 2022. 

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.

Your information will be kept confidential, held securely by cohealth and not passed on to a third party without your consent. Find out more about our Privacy policy

We want to make getting involved as easy and accessible as possible so everyone who wants to, can get involved. If you have any access needs, need a translator or questions, contact Jo Szczepanska, cohealth’s Design Practice Lead.  

Call 0439 649 788 or email Jo.Szczepanska@cohealth.org.au

You can change your mind anytime and ask us to remove your registration by emailing us participation@cohealth.org.au. 

If you are interested in participating but first want to learn more about what is involved, please call us on 0418 998 469 or emailparticipation@cohealth.org.au. 

Current activities 

Interviews
29 November – 9 December  

We’d like to talk to people about their experiences of living, working and using services in the Brimbank area. Interviews will last between 1 – 1.5hrs. We will ask questions about:

  • you and your background  
  • your connection to Brimbank  
  • things you do or have tried to stay well  
  • your experiences and expectations when looking for support.   

You will get a $60 Coles or Woolworths gift card for completing an interview.
 
If you are interested in participating in these interviews, fill in the registration form and select the interview option. We are looking for a wide variety of people who represent the Brimbank community.

About us

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.

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