Several ACT organisations provide healthcare services targeted to meet specific needs of their patients:
People Experiencing Homelessness
The Early Morning Centre runs a weekly GP clinic every Wednesday from 9 – 11am for people who are experiencing, or are at risk of homelessness. A Medicare Card is not necessary.
Phone 6247 5041
Address Canberra City Uniting Church, 69 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra
Youth Health Service
The Junction Youth Health Service offers free healthcare provided by GP’s and nurses to young people aged 12 to 25 and their dependent children. The Service also offers smoking cessation support and case management. The service focuses on youth who are, or are at risk of homelessness or experience other forms of disadvantage. You will need a Medicare Card.
Phone 6232 2423
Address Level 2, 30 Scotts Crossing, Canberra City
Women’s Health Service
The ACT Women’s Health Service offers free nursing, medical, nutrition and counselling services for vulnerable women in the ACT and the surrounding region who are experiencing significant difficulty in accessing health care. Clinics are located in Civic, Gungahlin, Belconnen, Phillip, and Tuggeranong. The service offers short term support and will help you find a regular GP.
Phone 5124 1787
Address Level 1, 1 Moore Street, Civic, ACT 2601
Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service (AHS) is a culturally safe holistic primary health service run by and for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community of the ACT. Services are free and include GP, child health nurses, dental care, diabetes clinic, and mental health services.
Phone 6284 6222
Address 63 Boolimba Cressent, Narrabundah, ACT 2604
Asylum Seekers and Refugees
Companion House provides bulk-billed general practice consultations for asylum seekers and refugees during their first year in Australia. Clients are connected with a community GP after that time.
Phone 6251 4550