Aboriginal Health Services – Melbourne metropolitan area

Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS)

186 Nicholson St Fitzroy   Phone  9419 3301 
Optometry clinic operates Tuesdays and Fridays

Bunurong Health Service

3 Carroll Ave Dandenong    Phone 9794 5933
Optometry clinic operates monthly

The Gathering Place Health Service

Unit 5/44-57 Hampstead Road Maidstone 3012 Phone  9317 1777 
Optometry clinic operates monthly 
also occasional services at 7 Wedge Street Werribee 3030  Phone  8742 3144  

Community Health Services – Melbourne metropolitan area

Western Region Health Service

107 – 139 Churchill Ave Braybrook
Contact the community health nurse – Indigenous focus (9334 6659) for referral to optometry clinic

Darebin Community Health Centre

Cnr Blake and Crevelli St Reservoir 
Contact the optometry clinic to arrange appointment (8470 1199) and mention wish to access Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Spectacle Subsidy Scheme 

Peninsula Community Health

8-10 Hastings Rd Frankston 
Contact Koori Programs unit to arrange appointment (9784 8367)

EACH - Eastern Access Community Health (linked to Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place Croydon)

75 Patterson Street Ringwood  ph 9837 3999
Ask for an appointment in the visiting optometry clinic (optometry service operates one day each month)

Merri Community Health Service – Glenroy

5D Cromwell Street Glenroy 
Contact the Koori engagement officer (9304 9200) and ask for an appointment in the visiting optometry clinic (optometry service operates one day each month)

Other services are available in association with community organisations eg Billabong BBQ (North Yarra Community Health) and Rainbow Place (Inner South Community Health).  Please contact the Australian College of Optometry for details.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members are welcome to attend the Australian College of Optometry main clinic cnr Keppel and Cardigan Streets Carlton ph 9349 7400.