health update


cohealth strategic plan 2019 – 2023

27th September 2018

Our second Strategic Plan is a transformative one. cohealth will develop new service models and approaches, shape new ways of working, and deliver real impact for the communities we serve. This plan based on an extensive consultation with communities, staff and the wider health sector.

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Review of Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) legislation

28th February 2018

cohealth’s submission emphasises the critical role advocacy plays in the work of charities and in a mature democracy.

We argue that no changes should be made to the ACNC objects or frameworks that would restrict the right of charities to advocate in line with their organisational mission.

cohealth report 2017

22nd November 2017

The 2017 cohealth Report gives insight to the way cohealth works and how this work contributes to creating healthy communities. It also addresses the annual quality reporting requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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cohealth Annual Review 2016

10th November 2016

The 2016 cohealth Annual Review gives insight to the way cohealth works and how this work contributes to creating healthy communities. It also addresses the annual quality reporting requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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cohealth Service Overview

1st August 2016

Get an idea of our low and no cost services for a healthy mind, healthy body, healthy families and healthy communities.

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Reconciliation Action Plan

12th May 2016

This Reconciliation Action Plan contains many actions that will help us to improve access to services, strengthen relationships, create opportunities, and engage more actively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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cohealth Client Survey 2015 Results

31st March 2016

The 2015 cohealth client experience survey was a telephone interview survey of 472 clients who received care from cohealth between 29 October and 10 December 2015. The survey was intended to measure the experience of cohealth clients in accessing our services, in relation to accessibility, quality of care, and realisation of cohealth’s principles and values.

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Letter to the Hon Malcolm Turnbull PM in relation to moving asylum seekers to Nauru 15 February 2016

15th February 2016

cohealth’s letter to the PM calls on the government to halt the transfer of Australian-born babies and their families to detention on Nauru; release all children and their families currently in detention into the Australian community; repeal all laws that allow for children to be detained; and appoint an independent guardian for children seeking asylum to ensure their best interests are upheld.

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cohealth Profile

1st January 2016

From our 40+ locations throughout Melbourne’s northern and western suburbs cohealth provides a broad range of health and support services that assist more than 110,000 people each year. Our services respond to local health needs, particularly those of the most disadvantaged members of our community.

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cohealth Quality of Care Calendar 2016

1st January 2016

We put findings from our Quality of Care Report 2014 – 2015 into a beautiful calendar that everyone is welcome to. It serves to remind us of the ways we are working to improve our services.

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cohealth Strategic Plan 2015 – 2018

1st January 2016

This plan is based on an extensive consultation process with the community, staff and the wider health sector, and reflects many things you would expect from a rights-based community health organisation: better health outcomes; nurturing diversity; a strong and values based workforce; and empowering people to be involved in co-designing the services that they use.

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Open letter regarding women’s rights for abortion to Premier Daniel Andrews November 2015

1st November 2015

cohealth and a large number of sister organisations have written an open letter to the Victorian state government supporting women’s rights to freely and safely choose an abortion.

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Living in Harmony – Pilot Project Report

1st August 2015

The Collingwood Living in Harmony project was developed following community discussions in 2010 that raised the importance of fostering healthy, respectful and equal relationships among individuals, families and communities in the culturally diverse setting of the Collingwood Public Housing estate.

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Listening to North Yarra communities about female genital cutting

1st June 2014

In 2012 NYCH initiated formation of a partnership between the University of Melbourne, the Women’s, and NYCH to conduct research to investigate the impact of FGC in the diverse inner Melbourne communities where they work. The aim of the partnership was to investigate the local impact of FGC in order to better design, deliver and evaluate appropriate responses. This report shares findings from the resultant community-based research project.

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cohealth Annual Financial Report 2013 – 2014

We are pleased to report cohealth’s sound financial position which is largely attributable to the strength of our three founding organisations, and has us well positioned to improve service delivery, be innovative, and advocate for the needs of the community.

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