Origins

Origins supports migrants, refugees and asylum seekers to better manage their mental health.

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Experiencing a mental illness can affect the things that are important to you, such as:

  • Self esteem
  • Independence
  • A sense of belonging
  • Physical health
  • Meaningful relationships
  • Employment

The Origins team have expertise in providing culturally and linguistically diverse services. With the help of interpreters, we work with people of all cultural and language backgrounds on a one-to-one and group basis.

Origins can support you to achieve:

  • Increased independence
  • Social Inclusion
  • Improved physical health
  • Better relationships
  • Employment and training goals
  • Community connections
  • Stronger skills
  • Secure, stable housing

Origins is best suited to you if you are:

  • A resident of the City of Casey, Shire of Cardinia or City of Greater Dandenong
  • Aged 16-64
  • A migrant, refugee, asylum seeker or a person from a culturally diverse background and you require support adjusting to life in Australia
  • A migrant, refugee, asylum seeker or person from a culturally diverse background and you require support with your mental health

Origins clients are referred to us by other support agencies and we also accept self-referrals.