health update

Community participation

At cohealth we are interested in hearing the voices of the community we work with. Community participation means working together to support better outcomes for our community. Your experiences and your voice help us build a service the makes people feel safe and included.


Why get involved?

How to get involved

There are lots of ways you can get involved and share your opinions and skills. We value your time and input so cohealth offers a range of payments and reimbursements to acknowledge your contributions.


Sign up to our participation register to hear all of the different opportunities you can participate in.

Register your interest by completing and submitting the online form below or downloading and completing the Participation Register Application and mailing it to: Participation, cohealth, 90 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray, VIC 3011 or email to:

There are also opportunities to become a Community Advisor and contribute to regular bi-monthly meetings. Advisors receive training and payment for their time. If you are interested in learning more about community advisory roles please contact us on 9448 5633 or email

Your information will be kept confidential, held securely by cohealth and not passed on to any third party without your consent.


cohealth wishes to identify members from our priority communities to do targeted projects and consultations when appropriate. If comfortable, please complete the following section.

Living with a disabilityLiving with more than one health issueExperiencing unstable housing or homelessnessEngaged in the criminal justice systemHave lived experience with mental healthAboriginal or Torres Strait IslanderLGBTIQ+Refugee, asylum seeker or culturally diverse backgroundUnder the age of twenty-fiveAre a carer

Short surveysWorkshops and focus groups on specific issuesBe on a regular advisory committeeAdvocacyConsumer panels and presenting to groupsResearch and evaluation studiesReviewing and improving documents e.g. policies, flyers etc.Working on projects

Policy submissions

 cohealth has made a strategic commitment to promote health equity through rights based advocacy for…

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