The Social & Emotional Well-Being Unit is also known
as Maaruma – li Walaay-ba (Healing Place).
Under contractual arrangements with the Commonwealth and State Governments, this Aboriginal Medical Service receives funding to provide health services to members of the Aboriginal Community as a matter of priority. Whilst circumstances may enable the provisions of services to Non-Aboriginal people, due to funding conditions and limited resources, this organisation reserves the rights to decline services to Non-Aboriginal people.
Conversely, subject to the provisions of Section 21 of the Anti Discrimination Act (1977) that enables Aboriginal people access to services or opportunities to meet their special needs. This organisation reserves the right to request Proof of Aboriginality for people seeking access to such services.
The Social & Emotional Well-Being unit’s opening hours are; Monday to Friday: 9am – 5pm. We are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
To make an appointment, please contact Social & Emotional Well-Being Unit on 02 6752 1099 Option 2.
A standard consultation is between 30 minutes to 1 hour duration.
All calls are triaged by the Receptionist and if deemed appropriate put through to the Social & Emotional Well-Being professional.
Transport is available to Aboriginal patients attending the Social & Emotional Well-Being Unit.
If clinically appropriate, Home Visits can be made by our staff. Appointments to made through Reception.
To provide you with the best care, we need your updated information. Details include Medicare Card, Pension and Health Care Card, Address, Phone Numbers etc. Your personal information is for Pius X only and is NOT released to other organisations.
Translating Interpreter Service (TIS) – 1300 131 450
Hearing Impaired (AUSLAN) – 1800 246 945