4th January 2021
Breast Screening Appointments in Colac; Family Violence; Free Financial Advice; Free Legal Advice
Breast screening in Colac fills up fast so this time we have appointments put aside for Apollo Bay ladies, with transport included if you would like.
Monday 8th Feb appointments between 10am -12pm (bus leaves Marrar Woorn at 9am, returns at 2pm)
Monday 22nd Feb appointments between 1-3pm (bus leaves Marrar Woorn at 11.30am, returns at 4pm)
To book contact Great Ocean Road Health – Apollo Bay Reception on 5237 8500 and let them know if you also need transport to and from Colac for either 8th or 22nd Feb (cost for return transport is $15 per person).
BreastScreen Victoria invites women aged 50-74 who do not have breast symptoms for a free breast screen every two years. Women over 40 are eligible to attend.
Family Violence is never ok, no matter the circumstances or situation.
Call the Police on 000 in an emergency
Contact Orange Door: 1300 312 820 9am-5pm Monday to Friday - people of any age, gender, sexuality, culture and ability welcome.
Contact Safe Steps: 1800 015 188 if you are a woman or woman with children experiencing family violence and in need of immediate help, this service operates 24/7.
1800Respect: confidential counselling 1800 737 737.
Should you need support to help you stop using violence against your family contact 1300 766 491
Free Financial Advice Phone Appointments Available
Do you have concerns about your financial situation? Access free confidential information and support for individuals, families and groups who are experiencing debt problems. Advice on debt management, negotiating with creditors and budgeting is available, as well as information on bankruptcy, credit laws and government assistance.
Financial Adviser Rhonda Mahoney at Colac Area Health is available for free financial advice.
Free Legal Advice Phone Appointments Barwon Community Legal Service
Free phone appointments for legal advice on areas of law including: Centrelink and government services, unpaid fines, car accidents and insurance, debts and consumer contracts, child support, family violence and financial abuse, neighbourhood disputes and personal safety intervention orders, information on how to make a Will or Power of Attorney, and Guardianship and Elder Law.
6 Pengilley Ave, Apollo Bay
Phone (03) 5237 8590
For more information, contact Otway Health on (03) 5237 8500.