This specialist counselling program is available to refugees and asylum seekers at any time following arrival in Australia. It aims to help survivors find a way forward as they strive to live with memories and consequences of their experiences with courage and dignity.


Program Information

Who is it for?

Refugees  and  asylum seekers who have experienced trauma and torture

How much time will it take?

Initial appointments are 60 to 90 minutes; further appointments are made as required.

When is it held?

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Where is it held?

Ballarat Community Health

* Lucas - 12 Lilburne Street

* Wendouree - 10 Learmonth Road

 Appointments can also be scheduled at other sites as required.



Who provides it?

Qualified counsellor

How do I get into the program?

  • Waiting times may apply.
  • Intake staff will assess priority.
  • Telephone interpreter services are available on request.

Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4500 for an appointment