Health Service

Health Service

If you are ineligible for Medicare and do not have any financial income, our Health Service team can assist you with your general health care.

Healthcare ServiceOur services include health care assessments, medical and oral health consultations, torture and trauma counselling, physiotherapy, referrals, education and advocacy. All of these services are supplied pro bono by our broad network of health care providers.

Clinics and Referrals

Regular clinics are run in:

  • General Practice Medicine
  • Torture and Trauma counselling
  • Oral Health
  • Physiotherapy
  • Optometry

We can also assist with referrals to external health care specialists which can be accessed at no cost:

  • Radiology
  • Children’s Health

Advocacy

We can advocate for fee-waivers for specialist consultations and emergency treatment at public hospitals.

Education

We provide:

  • General health information in your own language
  • Health literacy
  • Women’s health information

Confidentiality

Any information you give to our Health Service team is confidential. This means that we will not pass on your personal information to any other person or organisation without your prior consent (unless we believe there is a serious risk to your safety or somebody else’s safety).

To Make an Appointment

To make an appointment, telephone the Health Service team at the Asylum Seekers Centre on (02) 9078 1900, or send us an email.

 

Emergencies

For medical emergencies, go to the Emergency Department of your nearest public hospital, or call 000 for an ambulance if you cannot get there on your own.

 

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