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Cabrini Health

Cabrini is a not-for-profit health service and all surpluses are used to develop their services and facilities to provide the best possible care for patients and families. Cabrini supports and operates programs for disadvantaged people in their community.

Since 2009, Cabrini has funded an Indigenous tutoring program at Stonnington Primary School. This program helps Aboriginal children to engage in school and improve literacy to help achieve academic success, better self-esteem and social connectedness.

Cabrini has Community Partnerships with:

CatholicCare since 1992 to deliver a family counselling service in Malvern, and provide asylum seeker support as well as refugee and resettlement programs in eastern Melbourne.

Bentleigh Bayside Community Health’s TransAccess Mobility Support Service to expand its service to the Malvern area.

Very Special Kids in Malvern to provide a pro bono linen service, computer helpdesk support and support to establish a workplace health and safety function.

Family Life in Brighton – collect and donate secondhand goods to their opportunity shops, support its Open Garden Day fundraising initiative and donate Christmas gifts.

Sacred Heart Mission in Melbourne to provide a pro bono linen service. Cabrini also supports the Malvern emergency food program and a community bereavement service, available by gold coin donation.

The Cabrini Linen service provides employment opportunities for people who might otherwise struggle to find employment, including recently arrived migrants, long term unemployed, homeless, at-risk youth and people who have suffered mental illness or addiction. Cabrini Linen Service has more than 100 staff, representing 30 different cultural groups.


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