Welcome to Castlemaine District Community Health

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Please note that our programs and services are cancelled on Code Red fire danger rating days.

Castlemaine District Community Health (CDCH) offers a wide range of services and programs aimed at promoting health and preventing illness.

Our objective is to design and provide programs and activities which ensure community members receive primary health, preventative care and community support services which are accessible, responsive and of the highest quality.

Map of Mount Alexander Shire, including Castlemaine, Harcourt, Maldon, Newstead, Guildford, Taradale and Redesdale.

We seek to improve the health out-comes and general social well-being of people in Castlemaine and the surrounding region of the Mount Alexander Shire.

We also work to empower individuals and community groups to achieve self direction in personal health and community health.

We understand health beyond disease and injury; that what keeps us well is as important as what gets us better.

 

Our services range from individual service delivery such as diabetes education and counselling for all ages, to walking groups, group sessions where people can learn, find support and meet others interested in learning about similar issues, as well as community work to support the wellbeing of the community.

To find out more about the services we provide, call us on (03) 5479 1000

Supporting LGBTIQ+ people in our community

Are you passionate about social justice and want to know more about inclusivity? Do you want to better understand the experiences of LGBTIQ+ people?

Castlemaine District Community Health (CDCH) has received a two year government grant to improve the wellbeing of people in the LGBTIQ+ community. To kick off this project, we’ll hold community workshops in September to give everyone in Mount Alexander the chance to find out more about LGBTIQ+ issues and about how they can support their LGBTIQ+ friends.

We want everyone to come along. Doesn’t matter how much you know or don’t know. The most important thing is that you want to learn. The workshops will be spaces where people can come together, ask questions and openly discuss issues that affect LGBTIQ+ people.

Book your place through Castlemaine Community House on 5472 4842 or email reception@cch.org.au

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Community Workshops "Castlemaine Takes Pride"

More broadly, the propose of this grant is to strengthen and build the capacity of the LGBTIQ+ sector, with the overarching aim to improve the health and well-being of people in the LGBTIQ+ community in Mount Alexander Shire. Specifically it will:

More information can be found here;

LGBTI+ Grant Frequently Asked Questions

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