NSW Refugee Health Service

Phone: 02 8778 0770

Fax: 02 8778 0790

Location: Suite 1, Level 3, 157-161 George St, Liverpool NSW 2170

Mail: PO Box 144, Liverpool BC NSW 1871

Email:

Web: www.refugeehealth.org.au

Description: Health assessments are available to newly arrived humanitarian entrants at clinics across Sydney. GP health clinics are available for Asylum Seekers. Medicare card is NOT required. The service also has a Disability Support Team to help newly-arrived refugees living with a disability to access necessary equipment and NDIS services. Early Childhood Nurses see all families with children under 6yrs old. The Community Education Program uses sessional Bilingual Community Educators (BCEs) who speak a variety of refugee community languages and provide sessions on Navigating the Health Care System, Oral Health, Women's Health and Quit Smoking sessions. Literature is available in a variety of community languages.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm

Fees: None.

Transport: Close to public transport

Disability Access: Yes (Lift, toilet.)

Area Served: NSW; Sydney Metro

Languages (other than English): Interpreters are used for clinical appointments. Staff speak a variety of community languages. Translated literature available.

Volunteering Note: Yes, to assist clients reach health appointments - phone or see website for full details.

Keywords: Health Education; People with a Disability; CALD; Refugee Support Services; Health Information Services; Newspapers and Printed Publications; Community Participation Programs; Assessment and Referral Services; Group Advocacy

Alternative Names: Refugee Health Nurse Program

Parent Organisation: NSW Ministry of Health and administrated by SWSLHD

© IDEAS [1051] Last Full Review: 25Nov19

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