Aboriginal Health

The District operates supplementary services for Aboriginal people which includes the Aboriginal Chronic Care Unit, and Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Child Health services. Aboriginal Health Workers (AHWs) are employed across a range of Community Health programs and services. Drawing on their knowledge of the local Aboriginal community they work collaboratively within multidisciplinary healthcare teams to achieve better health outcomes for Aboriginal people and communities, and play a key role in facilitating relationships between Aboriginal patients and other health professionals.

Full list of Aboriginal Health services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Specialist Services - Nowra
Nowra
02 4424 7800
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Specialist Services - Shoalhaven Hospital
Shoalhaven Hospital
02 4429 1666
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Specialist Services - Wollongong
Wollongong
02 4254 1500
Binji & Boori - Aboriginal Maternal Infant Child Health (AMICH)
District Service
02 4295 2417 (Illawarra) 02 4423 9900 (Shoalhaven)
Aboriginal Chronic Care Unit - Nowra
District Service
02 4224 6300
Aboriginal Chronic Care Unit - Port Kembla
District Service
02 4223 8338
Illawarra & Shoalhaven Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander - Drug & Alcohol Services
Illawarra and Shoalhaven
1300 652 226