The Multicultural Health Service works with residents, health services, community groups and other organisations to facilitate the provision of accessible and culturally competent services within the Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD).

Services include:

  • Counselling, information, support and advocacy services to older people, carers and younger people with disabilities from Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds (a service funded by the Commonwealth Department of Ageing and the NSW Department of Family and Community Services).
  • Provision of information on health services to residents from CALD background and community workers.
  • Facilitation of health education sessions to CALD community groups.
  • Coordination of a health assessment program for newly arrived refugees and humanitarian entrants.
  • Community engagement activities in partnership with small, emerging CALD communities to improve health and well-being and increase access to health services.
  • Cultural competency training for NSLHD staff.
  • Monitoring of the implementation of multicultural health policies in the NSLHD.
  • Annual collection and analysis of data required for completion of the Multicultural Policies and Services Program (MPSP).
  • Service and program development in partnership with NSLHD staff to improve the accessibility and appropriateness of health service provision to CALD clients.
  • Promotion and monitoring of the use of interpreting services in the NSLHD.
  • Resource development for NSLHD staff and CALD communities.
  • Research into the health needs of CALD background communities.
  • Coordination of the NSLHD CALD Communities Advisory Committee and the NSLHD Multicultural Access Committee.
  • Service and program development and cultural competency training for staff of Home and Community Care (HACC) and the Community Care Supports Program (CSP) in the Northern Sydney region (a project funded by the Commonwealth Department of Ageing and the NSW Department of Family and Community Services).

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Eligibility

All residents from Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Referral

Telephone or written referrals are accepted.

Other Information

Community members can telephone the Multicultural Health Service using a telephone interpreter:

  • Call the Translation and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 13 14 50.
  • Tell the operator, in English, the language you speak.
  • The operator will connect you to an interpreter who speaks your language (you may have to wait a while). When connected to the interpreter you can speak in your language.
  • Tell the interpreter you wish to contact the Multicultural Health Service and the telephone number 02 8968 3406.
  • TIS will contact the Multicultural Health Service while you wait on the phone.
  • When you have been connected to the Multicultural Health Service, the interpreter will interpret for you and explain your enquiry.

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Multicultural Health Service,

Cremorne Community Health Centre 231 Military Road,

Cremorne, NSW 2090

Finding Us: Entrance to the Cremorne Community Health Centre is in Cranbrook Avenue.

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8.30am - 5.00pm

Monday - Friday

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13 14 50
Centre direct number:

02 8968 3406