CCCHS Brokerage Funds are now available.
This funding has been provided by the City of Melbourne for vulnerable and disadvantaged people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness in the City of Melbourne. The funds aim to assist an individual or a family to address their needs to prevent or reduce the impacts of homelessness and improve their health or wellbeing. This may include emergency accommodation, specialist support and/or one-off provision of aid or resources.
Applications can be made by completing the Central City Community Health Service Brokerage Application Form that is attached (and available from CCCHS and on the DGCHS CCCHS website) and faxing it to 9650 2102 between 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday. The Guidelines for the Funding are also attached. Please specify any deadlines that you (or your client) have for receiving the money and call the Duty Worker at CCCHS on 9677 0800 if you have any questions.
Download the Central City Community Health Service Brokerage Program Application Form
Download the Central City Community Health Service Brokerage Program Guidelines
Family Support is now available.
A family support worker with the City of Melbourne is now available to support women and families with children up to the age of 18. It is a free service and Shauna is at the CCCHS every Tuesday from 1.30pm - 2.30pm if you want to make an appointment.
Shauna can provide practical family support and counselling to families with complex issues and link families to specific parenting support,maternal and child health services, social support and community activities. The City of Melbourne Family Support and Counselling Program also provides group programs.
Phone Shauna on 9320 4717 for more information and referrals can be made by phoning Jenny, the Co-ordinator of Family Support and Counseling on 9320 4720. Appointments are available at other times at other sites or through outreach.
Read Health Victoria's web story on the Royal Women’s Hospital's new innovative walk-in health service for homeless women at CCCHS.