Learn more about how community participation helps cohealth listen to the voices of the communities we work with.
Community participation means working together to support better outcomes for our community. cohealth is committed to always improving our services for the communities we serve. The best way for us to improve is to invite you to contribute. Your experiences and your voice help us build a service the makes people feel safe and included.
There are lots of great reasons to be involved:
There are different ways you can get involved. You can become a Community Advisor who consults on one-off tasks. Or you can join a Community Advisory Group who have regular consultation meetings every two months.
Once you register your interest, you will hear about all the different opportunities available. Then you can decide what you’d like to be involved in.
Our Community Advisors provide lived experience input into cohealth strategic processes. You contribute individually and there are lots of ways you can share your opinions and skills. We value your time and input and so there are a range of payments and reimbursements. This is to acknowledge your contributions and efforts.
Some examples of opportunities you could be invited to participate in include:
You can also choose to contribute as a member of a group. Our Community Advisory Groups are consulted with at regular bi-monthly meetings. Advisors receive training and payment for their time.
Once you register your interest you will hear about all of the different opportunities you can participate in.
Your information will be kept confidential, held securely by cohealth and not passed on to any third party without your consent.
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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.