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Refugee Asylum Seeker Health

Do you need healthcare support?

We provide comprehensive health assessments to newly arrived refugee and asylum seeker clients.

At DPV Health, we can provide you with comprehensive health assessments, referral to primary health, and education on Australian health systems. We also communicate with your GP and follow-up on referrals.

We will:

  • Review pre-departure health documents
  • Prioritise your health needs
  • Communicate with your Case Manager
  • Complete comprehensive physical and mental health assessment (with interpreter)
  • Communicate with your doctor
  • Refer to services including:
    • Physiotherapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Dietetics
    • Diabetes Educator
    • Optometry, dental, audiology
    • Mental health support
    • Immunisation catch-up
    • Immigrant health clinic
    • Paediatric refugee clinics
    • NDIS disability access
    • My Aged Care
    • Maternal and child health
    • Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies

We are a registered medical provider for asylum seekers on IHMS (International Health and Medical Services) with no Medicare Card. Our staff work closely with medical practice to provide holistic services to our refugee and asylum seeker clients. Our social workers and counsellers also provide services to the refugee community.

Frequently Asked Questions

All newly arrived refugee and asylum seeker clients and their families are able to access our services. Eligibility for ongoing care is determined at the initial intake assessment.

We will contact you to discuss a suitable time. Appointments are arranged after your Settlement Case Manager completes a Refugee Intake/Referral form with all information on your visa status, prior health documents, and urgent health issues.

All appointments are booked with your relevant language interpreter – free of cost.

All Refugee Health Nurse services are provided free of cost. Fees may be payable for services that are referred onto DPV Health six months after your arrival.

Do you have any more questions?

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Craigieburn VIC 3064, Australia
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Meadow Heights VIC 3048, Australia
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