Find a health service, seek health advice or information
Back to health service categories / Community Health
Opening hours: all services | open now only | after hours only | open after Tue 1AM or before Tue 8AM
Narrow your search results by:
- Absolute Home Care
Services Include: Absolute home care provide a home nursing, care service in the ACT and region. We Specialise in caring for people in their own homes. We can create a one off or an ongoing care plan to suit your needs. We are accredited by the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards (ACHS).
- ACT and Districts Stoma Association
Services include: The ACT and Districts Stoma Association Inc is a voluntary, non profit organisation formed to further the mutual interests and welfare of its members (colostomates, ileostomates and urostomates).
- ACT Deafness Resource Centre
Services include: We offer information, referrals, resources and advocacy to the deaf and hearing-impaired communities in the ACT and surrounding regions of NSW. Our constituency is almost without end (based on the Access Economics, 2006, statistic that 1 in 6 people are hearing impaired to some extent and 1 in 4 of the over 65's).
- ACT Health Directorate Village Creek Centre
Services include: The Health Directorate Village Creek Centre brings together a number of Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care Services to improve the coordination of services for clients.
- ACT Independent Living Centre
Services include: An information resource centre displaying hundreds of items of equipment that you can try and compare, to help you make informed choices when purchasing products or accessing services.
- After Hours GP Helpline
Services include: Telephone advice line made available through Healthdirect Australia. The after hours GP helpline lets you speak with a registered or accredited GP for further medical assessment and advice. The line is open when your GP may not be - at nights, on weekends and on public holidays - 365 days a year.
- AIDS Action Council of the ACT
Services include: The AIDS Action Council of the ACT provides support services for people living with HIV. Using a service delivery model, we assist individuals develop coping mechanisms to manage HIV infection. This might include counselling, dietitian clinics, advocacy, support groups and referrals. Using community development principles, we work to provide information and prevention messages about HIV to the Canberra community.
- AMA Federal
Services include: Our Vision - From advocating on behalf of doctors to protecting the health care needs of patients the AMA is working to build a healthy sustainable nation.
- Asthma Foundation ACT
Services include: The Asthma Foundation ACT (AFACT) provides asthma information and training to the ACT community, promotes research and advocates on behalf of people with asthma in the ACT. Our mission is to work together to help people with asthma and linked conditions to breathe better.
- Asthma Nurse Educator Service
Services include: The Asthma Nurse Educator Service provides children, young people, families and community groups with asthma education and support. Registered Nurses are able to provide education in the home to help clients understand asthma as well as the medications and devices used in controlling symptoms. The service works closely with GPs, paediatricians, specialists, hospital staff and the ACT Asthma Foundation. This service also provides education to registered nurses, student nurses, CIT students and other health professionals such as general practitioners and medical students.
- Australian Red Cross - ACT/SENSW
Services include: The Australian Red Cross has several community services such as Meals on Wheels, TeleCHAT, Telecross, Meditrak, Blood Service, Personal Alarm Service and various other visitor programs that are designed to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Canberra.
- BaptistCare - Canberra
Services include: A variety of in-home care and respite services to the local community. In-home care options include low and high care services, as well as dementia care, disability care and respite care.
- Batemans Bay Community Health
Services include: Provides a range of services.
- Bega Community Health
Services include: Bega Community Health provides many aspects of health care including dietitians, diabetic care, wound care, immunisations, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, community nursing, palliative care, cardiac rehab, pulmonary rehab, genetics and a child development unit.
- Belconnen Community Health Centre
Services include: The Belconnen Community Health Centre delivers expanded health services aimed at assisting clients to manage acute and chronic conditions in the community.
- Belconnen Community Service Inc
Services include: Belconnen Community Services Inc (BCS) is a not-for-profit community organisation providing high quality integrated and inclusive service to families, children, and young people in the Belconnen region. We support the community through our transport services, mental health services, counselling, accomodation assistance, social groups, case management and various leisure/fitness programs. See within for more information on our services provided.
- Beryl Women Inc
Services include: Beryl Women Inc. provides crisis accommodation & case management support to women and children escaping domestic violence. People can contact us directly for information and advice. We are located in Canberra, ACT. All referrals for accommodation must go through First Point on 1800 1 POINT.
- Bombala Community Health Service
Services include: The Community Health Service at Bombala provides many aspects of health care including Chronic Disease Management, Diabetes Educator, Audiology, Women's Health Clinic, Physiotherapy, Mental Health, Speech Pathology and Community Health.
- Bombala Council Community Services
Services include: Bombala Council Community Services provides a range of basic support services and assistance for the frail aged, younger people with disability and their carers.
- Braidwood Multi Purpose Service
Services include: A range of acute medical and community health services including an emergency department, well clinic, nursing service, physiotherapy, dietitian, counselling, immunisation clinic, women's health service and community transport services.
- Calvary Community Care ACT
Services include: Calvary Community Care provides services to support people to live independently at home and actively participate in their community. Services can be provided under a government subsidised package, delivered on a private basis or as a combination of both.
- Calvary Health Care ACT - Calvary Public Hospital
Services include: Calvary Public Hospital is funded by ACT Health and managed by Little Company of Mary Health Care. The hospital is the second major hospital in Canberra providing acute care services to the local community and surrounds. As well as providing an extensive range of inpatient services Calvary Public Hospital also provides ambulatory care and outreach facilities and services.
- Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimisation and Advocacy (CAHMA)
Services include: CAHMA provides a peer based user group run by and for past and present illicit/injecting drug users, their families and friends. CAHMA provides advocacy, assistance and education around issues pertinent to the lives of illicit/injecting drug users.
- Canberra Fertility Centre
Services include: Full service fertility clinic providing all Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) procedures including donated gametes and surrogacy, ovulation tracking, ovulation induction procedures and pregnancy monitoring for recurrent miscarriage. All testing including ultrasound andrology and pathology are done on site.
- Canberra Hospital - Canberra Region Cancer Centre
Services include: Cancer Services comprise several highly skilled teams, including Medical and Radiation Oncology, Haematology, Surgery, Bone marrow transplant and Palliative care to provide comprehensive services to patients and their carers with cancer and related illnesses. We are committed to reducing the burden of cancer in the ACT and surrounding region through high quality treatment, research and education.
- Canberra Hospital - Canberra Sexual Health Centre (CSHC)
Services include: Canberra Sexual Health Centre provides free and friendly sexual health care including free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. We provide information and support with STI diagnosis, contact tracing, safer sex, sexual concerns, sexuality and same sex attraction. Canberra Sexual Health Centre also provides specialist outpatient HIV care.
- Canberra Hospital - Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Care (FAMSAC)
Services include: Forensic and medical sexual assault care to people who have been sexually assaulted. Care consists of assessment and medical management of acute injury, pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, as well as psychological support and legal process support.
- Canberra Hospital - Interstate Patient Travel Assistance Scheme (IPTAS)
Services include: Provides financial assistance to permanent residents of the ACT to use towards travel and accommodation when patients need to travel interstate to obtain specialist medical treatment that is not available in Canberra.
- Canberra Hospital - Veterans' Liaison Office
Services include: The Veterans’ Liaison Service provides assistance to the Veteran Community and their families from the ACT and surrounding districts. Our Office is open 8:00am until 4:00pm weekdays.
We visit Veteran patients following their admission to Canberra Hospital and assist with discharge planning and post discharge follow-up.
- Cancer Council ACT
Services include: Cancer Council ACT is a non government not-for-profit community organisation that aims to promote a healthier community by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in the ACT region. The Council depends largely on the generosity of the ACT and surrounding community providing donations and supporting fundraising initiatives.
Services include: Care4All provides services to the aged and people with a disability in the home.
Services include: Communities@Work provides a broad suite of quality community programs of social value and practical benefit. Our vision is for a resilient and socially inclusive community that care for the well-being of all.
- Community Nursing Services
Services include: ACT Health offer community nursing and nursing treatment in the areas of wounds, continence, post chemotherapy symptom management, stomas, drain and tube management as well as palliative care.
- Community Options
Services include: A number of in-home and community based programs providing personal care, social support, community access, domestic assistance, case management and coordination to older people and people with disabilities.
- Community Services #1
Services include: Community Service #1 (CS#1) is a community based not-for-profit, incorporated as an association in 1987. The organisation manages and delivers a range of community services including community development, family support services, training services, children’s services and aged care.
- Cooma Community Health Centre
Services include: A range of on site and visiting services available from child health care, community nursing, dental care, aged care, mental health, occupational therapy & podiatry
- Cooma Health Service
Services include: Outreach treatments given in collaboration with the Local Health Network.
- Department Of Health - National Cervical Screening Program
- Dietitians Association of Australia
Services include: The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) is the leader in nutrition for better food, better health and wellbeing for all. DAA is the national Association of the profession, with branches in each State and Territory and represents more than 5,100 members.
- Doris Women's Refuge
Services include: Doris Women's Refuge provides crisis and transitional supported accommodation to women and children who are homeless and in crisis following experiences of domestic/family violence.
- DUO Services Australia Ltd
Services include: DUO is a leading provider of personal, home and community support services in and around Canberra. We’re here to support people to live how and where they choose through flexible and innovative opportunities for independent living.
- DUO Services Australia Ltd - Veterans' Home Care (VHC) Program
Service include: Quality in-home support, domestic assistance, home and gardening maintenance, respite for our Veterans and War Widows/Widowers and their carers in the ACT under the the Commonwealth Government Veterans’ Home Care (VHC) Program.
- Enrich Living Services (ACT)
Services include: Enrich Living Services has been inspired by our clients to rethink home care. At Enrich, your support starts with you - what really matters to happy, more fulfilled living.
- Fisher Family Practice
Services include: General medical consultations, diabetes checks, mental health assessments, minor procedures (removals), health assessments, baby health checks, spirometry, ECG service, pap smears, health assessments, asthma reviews, nursing consultations, etc. Part of Closing the Gap program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
- Fitzroy Medical Centre
Services include: At Fitzroy Medical Centre, We're committed to providing you and your loved ones with holistic health experience in a compassionate and friendly atmosphere. We believe our patients deserve the best care and we make an effort to make sure you always feel welcome and at ease.
- Ginninderra Medical and Dental Centre
Services include: A walk-in general medical practice that is open 7 days a week until 10.00pm each night. Ginninderra Medical Centre offer bulk-billing to anyone with a Medicare Card and holders of Centrelink Healthcare Cards. The centre is also co-located with Ginninderra Primary Dental which is a private dental practice open between 8:00am - 6:00pm weekdays.
- Goodwin Community Care North
Services include: In-home support services that make it possible for older people to continue to live independently at home. Goodwin provides Government funded and private care packages, tailored to individual needs.
- Goodwin Home Support Services - private (fee for service)
Services include: In-home support services that make it possible for older people to continue to live independently at home. Each In-Home Community Care package is tailored to your needs and managed by a Goodwin coordinator. Our staff emphasise respect, dignity and quality assistance to provide you with the comfort you need - whilst maintaining your independence at home.
- Goulburn Community Health Centre
Services include: Community Health Services are made up of Allied Health and Nursing clinicians who provide a range of primary care services including audiology, counselling/social work, dietetics, sexual health nursing, occupational therapy, podiatry, physiotherapy, speech pathology and health promotion to meet local needs and enable better health outcomes for the community.
- Goulburn Physiotherapy Centre
Services include: Physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy, Remedial Massage, Lymphedema assessment & treatment and Women's Health assessment & treatment
- Gundagai Medical Centre
Services include: Rural family medical practice dedicated to providing continuing and comprehensive care to families and visitors to the Gundagai region. Quality care in a relaxed atmosphere.
- Gunning District Community & Health Service
Services include: The Gunning District Community and Health Service is a non-government organisation which provides clinical and home support services to the community of the former Gunning Shire.
- Health Protection Service - Communicable Disease Control
Services include: The primary role of the Communicable Disease Control Section (CDC) is to minimise the harm caused by the spread of communicable diseases in the ACT. This is done through the implementation of the national immunisation program, the notification and investigation of communicable diseases, the regulation of public health risk activities, and the implementation of disease control measures.
- Healthdirect - 24 Hour Health Advice Line
Services include: Healthdirect Australia is a FREE* 24-hour telephone health advice line staffed by Registered Nurses to provide expert health advice when you need it.
- Healthdirect - Pregnancy, Birth & Baby
Service include: Pregnancy, Birth & Baby is a FREE telephone health advice line to assist on topics including pregnancy, breastfeeding, birthing and parenting up to 5 years. Supporting parents on the journey from pregnancy to preschool. Get the guidance and reassurance you need about developmental and behavioural concerns from our maternal child health nurses or talk to our counsellors for emotional support.
- Heart Foundation - ACT Division
- Hepatitis ACT
Services include: Hepatitis ACT is Canberra's community hepatitis organisation. we are funded by ACT Health to provide a comprehensive range of no-cost hepatitis-related services including information, education, training, prevention, support, advocacy and representation and referral.
- Hepatitis Australia
Services include: Hepatitis Austrlalia, incorporated in 1997, is the peak community organisation to progress national action on issues of importance to people affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Our members are the eight state and territory hepatitis organisations.
- Home Care Services Queanbeyan
Services include: Provides home care assistance for persons frail, aged and younger with a disability and their carers.
- Immunisation Services for Children and Youth
Services include: Maternal and Child Health (MACH) services provide free immunisations for children aged 0-4 years. Immunisations are provided according to the National Immunisation Program Schedule (NIPS). Immunisation clinics operate out of different health centre locations across Canberra.
- Immunise Australia
Services include: The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.
- IRT Kangara Waters
Services include: Everything about IRT Kangara Waters has been designed to create a sense of community, while giving you every option you need to live a peaceful, healthy life.
- Kincare (ACT) Canberra City & Suburbs
Services include: KinCare is located in metropolitan and regional cities throughout Australia. Whatever your needs, we have a team close by who can help you get the services and support you need to continue doing the things you love in your own home.
- Koomarri Disability Services
Services include: Koomarri is the leading service provider for people with a disability in Canberra and surrounding regions.
- Lifeline Care
Services include: Lifeline Care provides quality in home caregivers to keep seniors safe and comfortable in the homes they love. We help families give their loved ones the ability to continue living independently in their own homes through customized in home care plans. Our professional caregivers are experienced and fully trained to provide companion care, recovery care, and chronic care. Our care services allow you to give your loved one the in home safety and enhanced quality of life they deserve.
- Lightning Mobility
Services include: At Lighting Mobility we specialise in rehabilitation and healthcare equipment solutions such as: electric beds, mattresses, wheelchairs, scooters, bathroom and toilet aids, power wheelchairs and lots more. Visit our showroom, where our friendly staff are able to help you. There is ample free parking and wheelchair access available.
- Marie Stopes - Canberra
Services include: High quality care in family planning and reproductive health through our licenced and accredited centres.
- Mercy Health Home & Community Care (ACT)
Services include: Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation providing compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals.
- Mobility Matters - Fyshwick
Services include: Sales, hire and service of mobility and rehabilitation equipment.
- Moruya Community Health
Services include: Provides a range of community services.
- Narooma Community Health Centre
Services include: Providing a range of community health services including: community nursing, early childhood clinics and immunization, diabetes educator, dietician, physiotherapy, sexual health and women's health, social work, mental health counselling and occupational therapy.
- National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)
Services include: The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) is a living embodiment of the aspirations of Aboriginal communities and their struggle for self-determination.
- National Rural Health Alliance
Services include: The National Rural Health Alliance is Australia's peak non-government organisation for rural and remote health. Our vision is good health and wellbeing in rural and remote Australia.
- Northside Community Service
Services include: Northside Community Service's programs provide assistance and support to the community, frail older people, people with a disability and their carers to live independently. Our staff will visit people in their own home and develop an individual support plan that reflects the services they need to support them at home. All services provided have eligibility criteria and may have a waiting period. Our programs include: domestic assistance, personal care, transport, case management, social support, and social groups.
- Nurse Audiometry
Services include: ACT Health provides a Nurse Audiometry Service at Belconnen Community Health Centre, Corner of Lathlain and Cohen Streets in Belconnen. This service is available for children aged over 18 months and adults.
- Pambula Community Health Centre
Services include: The Community health Centre at Pambula provides many aspects of health care including dieticians, diabetic care, wound care, immunisations, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, community nursing, palliative care, cardiac rehab, pulmonary rehab, genetics and a child development unit.
- Queanbeyan City Council Family & Children Services
Services include: Supports child and family services including child care, kindergartens, parenting education & support, immunisation and infant & childhood health.
- Queanbeyan Community Health Centre
Services include: A wide range of community based health services to residents of Queanbeyan and former Yarrowlumla area.
- Relationships Australia (National Office)
Services include: At Relationships Australia we believe that healthy relationships are essential for the wellbeing of children, families, individuals and communities.
- RSL LifeCare At Home - ACT
Services include: The services we provide are flexible; so if your situation or circumstances change we’re able to alter the type of assistance you receive to make sure you continue to have all the help you need. All members of the LifeCare at Home team are motivated people with a can-do attitude who bring energy, enthusiasm and compassion to people they serve every day.
- Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic
Services include: The Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic is dedicated to providing rapid home-based sleep studies, advice from health professionals and timely treatment. We are the snoring and sleep apnea experts. Matching appropriate solutions to your situation including CPAP acclimatisation and review.
- Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic - University of Canberra
Services include: Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic performs home based sleep studies for the investigation of clients with snoring, sleepiness and suspected sleep apnea. You collect the recording equipment from our clinic and then sleep at home in your own bed. The sleep study is analysed and reported by a sleep physician who will rapidly provide recommendations.
If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea we can commence treatment within a few days. Sleep and Lifestyle Clinic also rents and sells CPAP machines and masks. Because your treatment is delivered by a health professional you have the peace of mind that you are getting the right advice and equipment.
- The Cancer Support Group ACT Eden Monaro's Own
Services include: Support services to cancer patients including financial assistance.
- The Junction Youth Health Service
Services include: The Junction Youth Health Service provides free primary health care and supports services to young people aged 12 to 25, along with their dependants. We have a particular focus on young people who are homeless or otherwise experience (or are at risk of) disadvantage. Services include GPs; nurses; paediatric & antenatal care; smoking cessation support; drug & alcohol counselling; case management; youth work support; and outreach to schools, other services and individuals. The Junction also provides information, education, and advocacy on health issues affecting young people in the Canberra region.
- The RSI & Overuse Injury Association of the ACT Inc.
Services include: We help people with overuse injuries by providing referrals and advice on how to manage at work and at home. We offer the opportunity to try out ergonomic devices and voice-operated computing. We have regular guest speakers and a quarterly newsletter.
- Total Mobility ACT
Services include: Total Mobility is an Australian owned company specialising in mobility and access products that are designed to enhance your quality of life and independence. We supply, rent and sell high quality, reliable mobility products as well as providing onsite demonstrations, repairs and consultations.
- Tumut Family Medical Centre
Services include: Tumut Family Medical Centre is a locally owned and operated business known for our professional, prompt and reliable services. We ensure high quality standards and provide the best of medical services for better recovery.
- UC Medical & Counselling Centre
Services include: Medical (Primarily GP & Nursing) as well as psychiatric and counselling (Psychologists and Social Workers) for all students, staff and visitors of the University of Canberra.
- Walk-In Centre - Belconnen
Services include: Free one-off advice and treatment for people with minor illness and injury. The service is open from 7:30am - 10:00pm every day of the year.
- Walk-In Centre - Tuggeranong
Services include: Free one-off advice and treatment for people with minor illness and injury. The service is open from 7:30am - 10:00pm every day of the year.
- Wentworth Avenue Family Practice
Services include: Wentworth Avenue Family Practice is dedicated to providing you and your family with personalised, professional, quality healthcare across a wide range of medical and support services. We have a team of dedicated and friendly staff and doctors who will be pleased to assist you with your healthcare needs. Our purpose built facilites enable our staff and doctors to provide you with quality care in modern and comfortable surroundings.
- Woden Community Service
Services include: Provides practical support to families in the Woden Community.
- Yass Community Health Centre
Services include: Community health service which provides women;s health, generalist counselling, allied health services, child & family health and a sexual assault worker. There is also a mental health team.
- Yass District Hospital
Services include: Hospital services and emergency services.
- Yass Valley Home Living Support Service
Services include: Yass Valley Home Living Support Service (YVHLSS) provides a number of services to eligible residents of the Yass Valley, these include local transport, non local transport, a shopping bus (once a fortnight), home modification and home maintenance, respite care, case management and social support. We also can provide information can on a range of topics relating to ageing, disability and caring. Referrals can also be made to other services such as Meals on Wheels, Home Care, Community Nursing and the Aged Care Assessment Team. Please note that we do not provide emergency services. Please contact us on 02 6226 4555 or see our website through the link provided to find out more information. Office is closed for lunch between 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Not open weekends and public holidays.
New Canberra Hospital visiting hours
Visiting hours at Canberra Hospital have changed to 0600 to 2100, except for Mental Health and the Alcohol & Drug Service.
For serious illness or injury requiring urgent attention, call 000 or go to your local hospital Emergency Department.
Coughs, colds, sprains, rashes - your local pharmacist can give you expert advice on many health issues.
For free expert advice and reassurance 24 hours a day, seven days a week, call healthdirect 1800 022 222, or for the one-off treatment of minor illnesses and injuries seven days a week from 7am-11pm, see a specialist nurse at our Walk-in centre.
For ongoing comprehensive healthcare for everyone, including those with acute problems, children under two years and those with complex medical problems, see this listing of GP's by suburb.
For credible health information by category from Territory, State and National healthcare and health-related organisations, visit the link below.
South Eastern New South Wales
For a complete list of hospitals and health services in the South East region of New South Wales, see this listing from NSW Health.
Register your health service now
To register your service and/or provider information into Find a Health Service, please complete the online forms below:
Alternatively, send an email request to HSD.Admin@act.gov.au