Services and programs that cultivate community

Community connections

Health and wellbeing

Cohealth is our local community health service

Sons of the West and Daughters of the West are health and wellbeing programs run by the Western Bulldogs 

RecWest Footscray is our local YMCA and offers a gym, and group fitness including Active Adults which is designed for people over 50 years to build fitness and strength.

Material aid

Ask Izzy is a website that connects people in need with housing, a meal, money help, family violence support, counselling and much more.


The Victorian Government’s Coronavirus website provides information on:

  • Symptoms
  • current restrictions
  • testing
  • vaccination

There is information on the website in several community languages. You can also phone 1800 675 398. 


Tax Help volunteer Carlo is here on Wednesdays during tax season 

VU Tax Clinic offers general services including advice, representation and advocacy to unrepresented tax payers. Services are free and provided by VU’s TAFE and higher education students under the supervision of tax practitioners.  

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