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A new era for North Richmond Medically Supervised Injecting Room

23 April 2024

North Richmond Health Partners has welcomed the State Government’s decision to appoint it as operator of the North Richmond Medically Supervised Injecting Room from 1 July 2024, saying it signals a new era for Victoria’s first supervised injecting facility.

A new health partnership, North Richmond Health Partners is made up of four longstanding, trusted health services: North Richmond Community Health, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Access Health and Community and Your Community Health.

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AccessHC and Inspiro Potential Merger Announcement

17 April 2024

Access Health and Community (AccessHC) and Inspiro are exploring a potential merger of our two community health organisations. 

We are pleased to share this update and believe that a merger will be a significant and positive step for the delivery of services to our communities across the East, North and Northeast of Melbourne and the Yarra Ranges.  

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New headspace centre opens in Malvern

28 March 2022

Four young people looking happy while sitting on a grassy hill

Young people in Malvern and surrounds will now have better access to tailored and youth friendly support services with the opening of a brand-new headspace in Malvern.

The new site, located at Northbrook House on High Street, officially opens its doors today to young people aged 12-25 and their families offering early intervention mental health services in addition to physical and sexual health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) and work and study support.

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Collaboration cements increased community care

12 July 2021

Access Health and Community (AccessHC) and healthAbility have entered a ‘Connect 4 Health’ alliance agreement to cement our long-standing collaborative relationship.

The communities we each serve will now have even greater access to health and community support services.

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Introducing Anna Robinson, incoming CEO

28 June 2021

Access Health and Community (AccessHC) has appointed Anna Robinson as our incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

A welcome addition to the AccessHC family, Anna is known for her values driven leadership in social justice. She has a reputation for operational leadership, business development in social impact, change management and sustainability.

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Rebuilding community  

21 June 2021

People participating in outdoor activity.

COVIDSafe Community Grants are available to fund community initiatives that will help rebuild community connections that have been impacted by COVID-19.

The grants are coordinated by Access Health and Community (AccessHC) and healthAbility.

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Let’s hear it for our volunteers!

18 May 2021

In a year in which many of us experienced loneliness and isolation, mental health concerns and financial stress, volunteers were there to hold people up. 

This week, for National Volunteers Week, we’re saying a public, heart-felt THANK YOU to everyone who donates their time and talent to helping people in our community. It’s something that should be said every day.  

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How Child Health teams support families

10 May 2021

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re worried about your child’s behaviour or development. Fortunately, you’re not alone.

Watch our video to find out how we work together – and with you – to support your child’s needs and bring out their strengths.

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For after-hours assistance regarding AccessHC property and security call 0466 501 902.

For after-hours medical care call 132660.

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