Community Services


The Brotherhood of St Laurence Multicultural Communities Team (MCT)

Skilled volunteers support individuals and groups with applications, form filling, job hunting and navigating social and government services.

Ph: 9422 5650

Commonwealth Home Care Package Program

Brotherhood of St Laurence Retirement and Ageing

Commonwealth Home Care Package Program is a service funded by the Commonwealth of Australia. A Home Care package is for older people who have complex needs that can only be met by a coordinated flexible package of care. The objectives of the program are:

  • To assist older people to remain living at home with services they need
  • To enable older people to have a choice and flexibility in the way that the older person and support is provided at home with services

There are 4 levels of Home Care packages ranging from Level 1 to Level 4. All consumers need to undertake an assessment through My Aged Portal to determine eligibility for the levels of package provision..

Ph: Brotherhood Care At Home Customer Engagement Consultants on 1300 147 147
Web: Visit the Brotherhood Aged Care website

Community Pilot Program (CPP)

The Brotherhood of St Laurence Multicultural Communities Team (MCT)

This is a national trial by the Australian Government to enable communities to assist people to resettle in Australia under its Humanitarian Program. Community members contribute towards the processing of visa applications and the cost of settlement, as well as the provision of practical settlement support. Successful visa applicants are granted permanent humanitarian visas.

Ph: 9422 5650

Chancez Café


Chancez Café provides clients of disability support organisation Araluen, an opportunity to gain work experience and learn new skills.

Ph: 9401 3209

Crossroads Youth and Family Services Network

The Salvation Army

Communities for Respect is a project designed to promote respectful relationships and gender equity in targeted culturally and linguistically diverse communities in the City of Whittlesea.  Workshops are designed for the young people from these specific communities.

The program does not take referrals as such , however if you are from or working with the culturally and linguistically diverse young people and are interested in finding out more about Respectful Relationships education programs.

Program workshops/sports/dance program goes over 12 weeks, and are designed for young people (12-27 years old) who aren’t attending school.


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