Mallee District Aboriginal Service (Swan Hill)
Mallee District Aboriginal Service (MDAS)
Mallee District Aboriginal Services is northwest Victoria's leading service provider for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Aboriginal community controlled health organisation has a long history of delivering sustainable, grassroot services and providing the local community with a vehicle for self-determination.
Informed by a goal to improve the health outcomes and life expectancy of Koori people in the Mallee, the service provides a full range of medical, specialist and allied health services delivered in a culturally-appropriate and respectful way.
The service's staff include GPs, Aboriginal health workers, nurses, a midwife and maternal and child health workers. There are also professionals in healthy lifestyles, mental health, drug and alcohol support and counselling.
It offers a medical clinic, aged and disability services, support to quit smoking, foster care, housing and homelessness support, family violence services and drug and alcohol counselling, among several other services.