We offer a complete medical, nursing and specialised health care service for people who have used, or currently use, alcohol or other drugs in a confidential and non-judgemental environment. Our specialised care offers support for often related issues such as homelessness, food insufficiency, financial, child protection and family violence.

Service details

We provide confidential and non-judgemental access to:

  • medical, access to pharmacotherapy and general health care
  • injecting and safer sex equipment
  • information on safer using
  • information on safer sex
  • vein and wound care
  • HIV, Hepatitis and sexual health testing, treatment and vaccination
  • care during pregnancy (antenatal care)
  • social support
  • information about injecting drug use including steroids
  • counselling and support for both people who are alcohol or drug dependant and their family and friends
  • community overdose prevention education
  • referrals for other health services, support and treatment options
  • Needle and Syringe Program (NSP)

Drop in space

As well as health care services, our drop in space provides:

  • hot drinks
  • shower
  • toilet
  • laundry
  • computer
  • phone access
  • Food, clothing, menstrual products, and other things people may need.

Fees & eligibility

Anyone who uses, or has used, alcohol or drugs.

This is a drop-in service. There is no need for a referral or appointments for most services.

If you wish to see a GP (Doctor), you will need an appointment.

This service is free.

Available at 2 locations

Opening hours

Mon 10:30am - 6:00pm
Tue 10:30am - 6:00pm
Wed 10:30am - 6:00pm
Thu 10:30am - 6:00pm
Fri 10:30am - 6:00pm

Opening hours

Mon 10:15am - 5:00pm
Tue 10:15am - 5:00pm
Wed 10:15am - 5:00pm
Thu 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Fri 10:15am - 5:00pm
Please note this service is closed from 12:30pm - 1pm

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About us

cohealth is a not-for-profit community health organisation. We provide essential health and support services in Melbourne’s CBD, inner-north and inner-west, and the east coast of Tasmania.

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