Our Koolin Balit children’s clinic provides culturally safe health care specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 0-18 living in out of home care.
The service aims to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children by looking at each child’s physical health, growth, speech and psychological wellbeing. Once we understand the needs of each child, we develop a health management plan that can be used by child protection workers, community service case managers and carers.
Our health care team is made up of:
The team works with each child and their carer and/or case manager to develop the health management plan.
This service runs monthly on Monday’s (excluding public holidays) from 9.00am – 1.00pm
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 0-18 years who are in out of home care.
A doctor’s (GP) referral is required to come to this clinic.
Referrals are also accepted by other appropriate agencies.
This service is free.
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.