health update

coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

If you suspect you may have COVID-19, please call the dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398. You can ask for an interpreter in your language

Some appointments and health services will stop or change to reduce the risk of transmission. For more information, go to cancellations and appointments.

Community groups

Afghan women’s group

No cost

Fridays
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Collingwood

Bich Ha - 9448 5528

Arabic / Tigre speaking Diabetes support group

No cost

Ongoing monthly meeting, every third Wednesday of the month.
10:30am – 12:00pm

Kensington Neighbourhood Centre

Thu-Nam Nguyen - 8378 1600

Elderly Somali women’s group

No cost

Monthly meetings on Fridays
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Carlton housing office

Maria - 9448 5528 or 9448 6792

Elderly Turkish women’s group

No cost

Tuesdays
11:00am – 4:00pm

Community Hall Carlton - 510 Lygon Street

Maria - 9448 5528 or 9448 6792

Eritrean men’s group

No cost

Once every week

Community Hall Carlton - 510 Lygon Street

Maria Ibrahim - 9448 5528 or 9448 6792

Greek older women’s group

No cost or admission fees if required

Tuesdays
10:00am – 12:00pm

Collingwood

Bich Ha - 9448 5528

Life! Diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention program

No cost

5 sessions over 6 months.
Twice per year.

Kensington 6 gower street

Thu-Nam Nguyen - 8378 1600

Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes

Gold coin donation

Wednesdays
9:30am – 12:00pm
6 weeks

Niddrie

Vickie Sathasivam - 8378 3500

Mandarin speaking Diabetes support group

No cost

Ongoing monthly meeting, first Wednesday of the month.
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Kensington - Ormond Street

Thu-Nam Nguyen - 8378 1600

Me 1st – women’s hour

No cost

Every 2nd Monday from 1st February

Innerspace

Innerspace - 03 9448 5530

Vietnamese speaking diabetes support group

No cost

Ongoing monthly meeting – every second Thursday of the month.
11:00am – 12:00pm

Vietnamese Welfare Resource Centre

Thu-Nam Nguyen - 8378 1600

Vietnamese women’s group

No cost

Thursdays
10:30am – 1:00pm

Collingwood

Bich Ha - 9349 7333

Young African women’s group

No cost

Every 2nd Tuesday
10:00am – 1:00pm

Carlton housing office

Maria - 9349 7333 or 9411 4333