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.

The Victorian Healthcare Association are running a campaign to support community health.

To say you stand with community health is to stand for a stronger health system.

We are calling on the next Victorian government to:

CDCH would love your support and you can pledge your support by following this link  www.standwithcommunityhealth.org.au

If there are services or programs that you think Castlemaine District Community Health should provide but we currently are unable to due to a lack of funding, please drop us a line or call to let us know.


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

Find out more about the workshops here 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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