Kensington better health team

Talk to us about a range of issues including homelessness, family violence, mental health, addictions, loss and bereavement and relationship breakdown.

Turn to us when you are in need of support or need access to the right assistance.

Our caring and qualified social workers offer short term counselling and support for difficult personal or family issues and provide information about community support services.

You can talk to Kensington Better Health Team Social Work about a range of issues, including:

  • Homelessness
  • Experiencing family violence
  • Mental health
  • Addictions
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Relationship breakdown

What do I need to do?
This service is available to anyone who can attend 12 Gower Street, Kensington. Contact service access on 9448 5521 to make an appointment.

For general enquiries, contact the Kensington Better Health Team on 94485537.

Due to high level of demand priority is given to:

  • People experiencing homelessness
  • Refugee/asylum seekers
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • People experiencing family violence
  • Marginalised/at risk communities

Contact us to make an appointment. There is generally a 1-2 week waiting list for appointments. A daily emergency appointment is available for homeless, refugee/asylum seeker or family violence.

What will it cost me?
There are no fees for this service.

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