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.

What is it about?

This specialist counseling 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.

How much time will it take?

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

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Who provides it?

Qualified counsellor

How do I get into the program?

Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4500 for an appointment.

Other Information

Waiting times may apply.

The intake worker will assess priority.

Telephone interpreter services are used as required.

Program Cost

Free

Ballarat Community Health will, from time to time, offer free community based Health and welfare programs.  The programs are commonly supported through external grants that provide for the general betterment of the community.