Vietnamese Community in Australia, SA Chapter Inc.

Organisation Address
62 Athol St Athol Park, SA 5012
Organisation Phone
08 8447 8821
Organisation Fax
08 8447 5527
Organisation Email
PO Box 180 Kilkenny, SA 5009
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

The Vietnamese Community in Australia SA Chapter was established in 1978, as a result of the wave of boat people (refugees) who fled Vietnamese communism after the civil war ended. The organisation has grown significantly and now offers a range of culturally competent services to an increasingly culturally diverse client group: services target Vietnamese and non-Vietnamese people in need, with a focus on people from non-English speaking backgrounds, especially new arrival communities.

Information
Services
  • Adult community education - including English language classes
  • Aged care - respite care, home and community care
  • Children's services - vacation care; tutoring centre
  • Drug and alcohol programs - including prevention, early intervention, treatment and rehabilitation services
  • Gambling Help services - including community education, financial counselling, relationship counselling and case management services
  • Gender equity program
  • Harm minimisation program - including clean needle program
  • Police Drug Diversion Program
  • Reconnect - early intervention for young people at risk of homelessness and their families
  • Vietnamese Festivals - Vietnamese Lunar New Year TET and Moon festivals
  • Vietnamese Community Ethnic School
  • Youth outreach - services to CALD youth at risk of health/ mental health; drugs misuse; abuse; legal issues
Last updated: 25/06/2017
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