The refugee health nurse co-ordinates access to health care for newly arrived refugee .and assists them to work towards independence. The program also provides ongoing health care and support to immigrant families and individuals.

Program Information

Who is it for?

Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

What is it about?

The refugee health nurse co-ordinates access to health care for newly arrived refugee .and assists them to work towards independence. The program also provides ongoing health care and support to immigrant families and individuals.

How much time will it take?

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

Who provides it?

Qualified nurse

How do I get into the program?

Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4500 for an appointment.
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.