Aged Care & Rehabilitation Services

Multicultural Health

The Multicultural Health Service aims to improve the health status and reduce the health disadvantage of culturally and linguistically diverse communities through fairer access and equitable service delivery and the provision of inclusive and culturally sensitive programs and services. Information is provided in community languages where appropriate.

The Multicultural Health Workforce includes a wide range of bilingual and bicultural health education and health promotion professionals.

How does the  Multicultural Health Service work with service providers?
  • Implementing Multicultural Policies which include delivering accredited cultural competency training and tailored workforce development programs.
  • Engaging in research projects with CALD communities.
  • Providing a cultural consultancy service by linking services to communities and providing expert advice on programs and projects.
  • Working in partnership with mainstream services, community based and non-government organisations.
  • Advocating for improved access of CALD communities to mainstream services.
 
How does the Multicultural Health Service work with culturally and linguistically diverse communities?
  • Delivering health education/promotion programs for communities to address health literacy and orientation to the health system
  • Promoting better health in CALD communities through physical activity and healthy lifestyle programs
  • Capacity building with communities through partnerships, training of staff and volunteers and seeking funding to establish new services and programs
  • Providing an information, advocacy and referral service for community members with health service related enquiries.
  • Developing new health resources and media campaigns in community languages
 
How to contact the Multicultural Health Service
 

Inner-West and Canterbury
 
Marrickville Community Health Centre
155-157 Livingstone Road, Marrickville
Contact the Team Manager on, telephone: 9562 0500
 
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
 
Director Multicultural Health Service
 
 
 
 
Marrickville Community Health Centre
155-157 Livingstone Road, Marrickville
Telephone: 9562 0499; email: mansona@email.cs.nsw.gov.au