City Street Health

Outreach support for people in the CBD who are having a tough time due to the effects of drugs and alcohol and other problems.

The City Street Health team provides immediate support in the CBD but can also link people in with meaningful activities and other services and supports such as accommodation and drug treatment services.

Service details

The cohealth City Street Health team is made up of:

  • community nurses
  • peer workers with lived experience of homelessness and substance use
  • case managers
  • alcohol and other drug harm reduction workers
  • dual diagnosis clinicians
  • recreation and inclusion workers.

The team walk the streets and lanes of Melbourne’s CBD, where they chat to people and support them if help is needed by providing links to health and social services and programs.

If you are concerned about someone having a tough time in the CBD due to drugs and alcohol or other problems, please call us on 0438 359 273.

The City Street Health team operates 7 days a week from 9am – 10pm (weekdays) and 10am – 6pm (weekends).

Give us a call

0438 359 273

Fees & eligibility

People in the CBD who are experiencing harm related to drugs and alcohol, including those who are homeless or have severe mental ill health.

People who are concerned about someone else having a tough time in the CBD due to drugs and alcohol or other problems can also contact the team.

This is a free service.

You can contact the Street Health team on 0438 359 273 or email Intake.CBDOutreach@cohealth.org.au.

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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.

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