DPV Health is committed to narrowing the health equality gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
We provide a range of dedicated consultative services with qualified professionals, to address specific needs and requirements. This provides you with access to the programs and services that you choose are right for your needs.
Our services include:
- Women’s Health
- Child, Family and Paediatric Services
- Planned Activity Groiups
- Housing Support
- Financial Counselling
We have other programs available to you through our Priority Access Clinics:
- Dental: Fortnightly on Monday.
- Mental health: Fortnightly appointments. A referral from your GP is required.
- Ear Health: Audio testing in just 15 minutes
The Priority Access Clinic services are provided through separate offices and specialists.
To make our services wholly accessible to you, we will also send you a courtesy text and/or telephone call to remind you of your next appointment, and we discount parking at DPV Health sites where parking fees apply.
We understand that you may need to ring us to cancel any appointments. If so, please provide at least 24 hours’ notice.
For a list of National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) Aboriginal conferences, events, workshops, and health awareness days, please click here.
People who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander can access our services.
To book an appointment please phone our Intake Team on (03) 9409 8787. They can help determine your eligibility and assess any costs.
Professional referrers (GPs) can phone us on (03) 9409 8787 or fax us on (03) 9408 9508.
You can contact some of our Priority Access Clinics directly on:
- Dental: (03) 94099 8766
- Mental Health: (03) 9408 9508
Fees may apply. Our Intake Team can help assess any costs which may include:
- Dental Priority Access Clinic: Small fee for dentures/repairs. Healthcare Card required
- Optometry Priority Access Clinic: $10 per pair of glasses (not transitions). Limit is one pair per year