Women’s Health get $1m funding

BANKSTOWN Women’s Health Centre will receive a $1 million boost to ensure it continues to provide essential health and well-being services, and remains sustainable for years to come.

It is one of 19 centres to share $34.3m in extra funding over the next four years.
The Women’s Health Centre programs provide face-to-face support to an average of 50,000 women across NSW each year, with those from low income and other priority backgrounds, including domestic violence victims, making up the majority of clients.
The centre provide a range of services including tailored healthcare, supporting vulnerable women with their physical and mental health, sexual and reproductive health, as well as preventative classes, events and support groups.
Women’s Health NSW CEO Denele Crozier said the funding would bring an immediate increase in essential health services for vulnerable and at risk women in need, provide sustainability to the sector and stability to the workforce.
“Women who come to our services need specialised care. The work we do and will continue to do will save lives,” she said.
Bankstown Women’s Health Centre is at 1/24-26 Jacobs Street, Bankstown and open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. For more: 9790 1378 or