Social, health and community services supporting Cardinia Shire

Multicultural Community




AfriAus iLEAC
Culturally appropriate food packages, bags with essential personal care items, food vouchers and referrals to other food and essential services. Thursday 1.30pm-5.30pm at Living Learning Pakenham, Friday and Saturday 1.30pm-5.30pm at Comely Banks Reserve.

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Brother to Brother 24-hour Crisis Line for Aboriginal Men

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CatholicCare
English conversation for migrants.

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Centre of Multicultural Youth (CMY)
The Centre for Multicultural Youth is a not-for-profit organisation based in Victoria, providing specialist knowledge and support to young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

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In Touch Multicultural Centre against family violence
Services and responses to family violence in CALD communities.

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Living Learning Pakenham

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Monash Health
Settlement services - interpreters provided.

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Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre
SMRC supports the settlement of newly arrived refugees with community-based services for migrants and refugees through in-language social, economic, and health and wellbeing programs.

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Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS)
Immediate phone interpreting (24/7)

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Wellsprings for Women
Wellsprings is women-only organisation, established in 1994. → We offer a range of programs & services targeted at isolated migrant and refugee women; including education (EAL, digital literacy, pre-accredited pathways courses), primary prevention of violence against women, specialist case-management for women experiencing family violence, housing, employment, and mental health support. → Weekly we support, 350 women, from 24 countries, speaking 28 languages – 50% of whom have lived experience of family violence.

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Women's Health in the South East

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Yarning SafeNStrong confidential helpline 24/7
Health services for refugees / asylum seekers with medical conditions.

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