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Programs and Services

Targeting homelessness and disadvantage

Ozanam Community Centre (OCC) in North Melbourne provides support to men and women who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness, and/or socially excluded.

Ozanam Community Centre is a drop-in centre which offers a wide range of support options, including:

  • Breakfast and lunch meal programs
  • Showers/laundry facilities
  • Housing information and referral
  • An alcohol and other drugs clinician
  • Client volunteer program
  • Women’s programs
  • Community Aged Care Packages
  • Client consultation coordination
  • Generalist support, information and referral
  • Recreation and educational activities
  • Art therapy
  • Music therapy
  • On-site doctors, general dentistry and denture clinic, Royal District Nursing Service – Homeless Persons Program, Psychologist, Dietician, and Podiatrist and Optometry services

Drop-In Program and Meals Service

The drop-in meals program provides a free meal to people experiencing homelessness from Monday to Friday.

The meals program includes a daily breakfast from 9.15am - 10.00am and a two-course lunch-time meal from 12.00pm - 1.00pm.

A weekend takeaway lunch pack is provided by Ozanam Community Centre and is available at Ozanam House from 1.00pm - 1.30pm.

Partners

Eligibility

If you would like to access the services provided at the Ozanam Community Centre, please contact the Centre on the details below.

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Contact Us

Ozanam Community Centre
268 Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne, 3051
T: 03 9329 6733

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 2.30pm, general drop-in support.
Monday to Friday, 2.30pm - 5.00pm, prearranged programs/activities and follow-up appointments.

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