Providing individual assistance through the Smoke Free Clinic with advice and ongoing support for individuals as they work towards their goal of being ‘smoke free’. We also work with other organisations to deliver community education and smoking cessation resources.

Program Information

Who is it for?

Anyone who wishes to stop smoking for the first time or has tried before.

What is it about?

Providing individual assistance through the Smoke Free Clinic with advice and ongoing support for individuals as they work towards their goal of being ‘smoke free’. We also work with other organisations to deliver community education and smoking cessation resources.

How much time will it take?

Initial 90 minute appointment, followed by shorter weekly appointments around 8-10 weeks after quitting.
Appointments are arranged to suit individual clients. Phone support available as required.  Phone reviews at 3, 6 and 12 months.

Who provides it?

Community Health Nurse

How do I get into the program?

Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4500 to speak to the Intake Worker or fax 5339 3044

Program Cost

Nursing & Allied Health Services

Allied Health Services include;  Chronic Illness, Community Nursing, Diabetes Education, Dietetics, Physical Activity, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Smoking Cessation programs.

Annual Income Brackets Cost
Individual Couple Family

 

Up to $36,438 Up to$ 55,770 Up to $61,647 $10.00
From $36,438 to $79,514 From $54,007 to $103,830 From $59,884 to $109,342

$15.00

$77,668 or greater $103,830 or greater $109,342 or greater $100.00
(Initial Consultation - One Hour Appointment)
$77,668 or greater $103,830 or greater $109,342 or greater $50.00
(Review Consultation - 30 Minute Appointment)

*Fees effective from 01 July 2015

  • No client will be denied access to services as a result of their inability to pay a fee.
  • No person under the age of eighteen whose family income is within the lowest income tier above will be charged a fee
  • Consumables may attract a separate fee. These fees will be discussed with you by the practitioner prior to being incurred
  • Custom-made Orthotics (Podiatry) require a 50% deposit at the time of ordering.